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Group Research / February 01, 2020

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Hong Kong
 201820192020f2021f
GDP growth, % YoY3.0-1.2-7.00.5
CPI inflation, % YoY2.42.71.12.0
 3Q204Q201Q212Q213Q21
Exchange rates, end of period7.757.757.767.767.77
Policy interest rates, end of period

Hong Kong Industry Insights

Hong Kong / Real Estate
COVID-19 changing HK’s property demand

COVID-19 changing HK’s property demand

September 03, 2020

The pandemic is bringing structural change to Hong Kong’s property market over the long term. We take a look at its impact across the different...

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Hong Kong / Real Estate
Expect more project launches for rest of 2020

Expect more project launches for rest of 2020

August 27, 2020

With the COVID-19 outbreak showing signs of stabilisation again in Hong Kong, we expect property developers to roll out new project launches in the m...

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Hong Kong / Real Estate
Dawn has yet to come

Dawn has yet to come

July 24, 2020

Global economic uncertainties and the new wave of COVID-19 infections are dampening the outlook for Hong Kong’s office and retail property sectors.

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Hong Kong Economics Insights

Hong Kong / Inflation
Hong Kong Chartbook: Deflation is unlikely to linger

Hong Kong Chartbook: Deflation is unlikely to linger

September 02, 2020

The risk of another prolonged deflationary cycle like the one over 1998-2004 is unlikely due to the ultra-low interest rate environment.

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Hong Kong / GDP,Export,Retail
Hong Kong: Longest recession ever

Hong Kong: Longest recession ever

July 30, 2020

Real GDP growth came in at -9.0% YoY in 2Q, almost as weak as the -9.1% in 1Q.

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Hong Kong / Rates, GDP
Hong Kong Chartbook: Explaining the resilience of property price

Hong Kong Chartbook: Explaining the resilience of property price

May 26, 2020

Property price movement will diverge over the long run.

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Hong Kong Economics Daily

Hong Kong / Growth
Chart of the Week: Hong Kong’s retail sales and tourism downturn

Chart of the Week: Hong Kong’s retail sales and tourism downturn

August 19, 2019

We are concerned that weakening of retail sales momentum could eventually feed through to commercial rental and the broader economy.

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Hong Kong / Economics
Hong Kong chart book - Gradual improvement in the making

Hong Kong chart book - Gradual improvement in the making

May 06, 2019

The real GDP grew by 0.5% YoY in 1Q19, the slowest growth since 3Q09. Yet, it should improve alongside gradual stabilization of the mainland economy.

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Hong Kong / GDP
Hong Kong: Looking beyond the typhoon

Hong Kong: Looking beyond the typhoon

November 20, 2018

The Hong Kong economy has been hit by a super typhoon and Sino-US trade tensions.

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Hong Kong Equities

Hong Kong / Equity Picks
Hong Kong Equity Picks

Hong Kong Equity Picks

September 07, 2020

High visibility domestic plays

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Hong Kong / Equities
Hong Kong Strategy: Waiting for clearer skies

Hong Kong Strategy: Waiting for clearer skies

September 04, 2020

Fears of escalating US-China tensions ahead of the US presidential elections will likely cap near-term upside on the Hang Seng Index. We outline whic...

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Hong Kong / Equities
Calm before the storm

Calm before the storm

August 07, 2020

Overall risk appetite has improved but the likely volatility ahead of the US presidential elections will weigh on sentiment. Find out which sectors w...

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