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Economy 14 Jun 2018 | 3:02 AM

Hong Kong's central bank raises base rate 25 bps after Fed hike

HONG KONG: The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) raised the base rate charged through its overnight discount window by 25 basis points on Thursday to 2.25 percent after the U.S Federal Reserve raised interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point.

Analyst Reports 05 Sep 2015 | 12:00 AM

Hong Kong dollar a natural hedge

Hong Kong Monetary Authority has a problem. It’s facing excessive inflows that is overwhelming its capacity to manage the Hong Kong dollar peg.

Business 04 Sep 2018 | 12:00 AM

Hong Kong currency intervention seen intensifying this month

HONG KONG: The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) could be even busier with currency buying in September.

Business 31 Oct 2007 | 12:00 AM

Bank Negara, HK Monetary Authority in cross-border DvP

Bank Negara and the Hong Kong Monetary Authority on Monday implemented a cross-border delivery-versus-payment (DvP) link between Hong Kong's US dollar real time gross settlement (RTGs) system and Malaysia's RTGS system.

Forex 14 Apr 2018 | 12:00 AM

HKMA intervenes to buy local currency

HONG KONG: The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) bought the local currency for the first time since the current trading band was imposed in 2005, after the exchange rate sank to the weak end of its permitted range.

Banking 15 Jul 2017 | 2:58 PM

Will chums among Hong Kong’s financial gatekeepers hold the barbarians at bay?

HONG KONG: These are important days for Hong Kong’s financial and insurance community. There are far-reaching debates within our city and major global trends under way that will determine the financial future of Hong Kong.

Business 13 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Hong Kong Money Authority buys HK$780mil, sells US dollars

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA), the territory's de facto central bank, said yesterday it had bought HK$780mil from banks in exchange for US dollars.

Economy 15 Jun 2017 | 7:33 AM

HK central bank raises base rate 25 bps after Fed hike

HONG KONG: The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) raised the base rate charged through its overnight discount window by 25 basis points to 1.50% on Thursday, and the central bank chief said he expects banks in the city to gradually increase mortgage rates.

Business 09 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

Bank Negara, HK authority agree on large-value payment link

Bank Negara and the Hong Kong Monetary Authority have signed a memorandum of understanding on the establishment of a large-value payment system link between the two countries.