|Bid||46.150 x 0|
|Ask||46.200 x 0|
|Day's Range||45.800 - 46.200|
|52 Week Range||42.500 - 55.750|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||N/A|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||17.48|
|Earnings Date||Mar 05, 2020 - Mar 09, 2020|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y Target Est||43.45|
Hong Kong rail operator MTR Corp Ltd said on Thursday it would suspend sales of high speed tickets to and from China's Wuhan city, the source of an outbreak of a new flu-like virus. The MTR Corp said in a statement that the decision had been made after communicating with its railway partners in China. Train services between Hong Kong and Wuhan would remain normal, however, the operator said, without elaborating.
The annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) kicked off on Tuesday in the ski town of Davos. Greta Thunberg and U.S. President Donald Trump dominated as they both attempted to frame arguments around climate change. Speaking thousand miles away from where his impeachment trial was due to start, Trump backed a tree planting initiative and dismissed the "perennial prophets of doom" on climate change.
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam sought on Tuesday to convince global business and political leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos that the Asian financial hub is open for business. Hong Kong's status has come under scrutiny as seven months of sometimes violent demonstrations paralysed parts of the city and forced businesses to close, posing the gravest popular challenge to Chinese President Xi Jinping since he took power in 2012. Lam and "Team HK", including its trade secretary, top officials from the stock exchange, airport authority, MTR Corp and the head of Swire Group, are in the Swiss mountain resort after Moody's this week downgraded Hong Kong.
For Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam the World Economic Forum in Davos is a chance to convince global business and political leaders that the Asian financial hub is back on track. After more than seven months of turmoil Hong Kong's status as a financial centre has come under scrutiny as sometimes violent demonstrations paralysed parts of the city and forced businesses to close, posing the gravest popular challenge to Chinese President Xi Jinping since he took power in 2012. Lam and "Team HK", including its trade secretary, top officials from the stock exchange, airport authority, MTR Corp and the head of Swire Group, are in the Swiss mountain resort two days after another violent clash and more are planned for the weekend of her return.
Investing.com - MTR Corp Ltd (HK:0066), Hong Kong’s rail operator, may recover quicker than expected from months of protests in the city which have sent the company’s stock prices down 20%, analysts from the Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE:GS) said on Wednesday.
Fewer than 100 protesters remained holed up in a Hong Kong university on Thursday as riot police encircled the campus, with some activists still desperately searching for ways to escape while others hid. -- 9:33 a.m. (0133 GMT): Hong Kong government expresses deep regret over passage of the "Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act" and another act on Hong Kong by the U.S. Senate, saying the acts are unnecessary and unwarranted. -- 10:36 a.m. (0236 GMT): Hong Kong's Secretary for Security John Lee says 730 people were arrested on Tuesday, and nearly 900 people surrendered to the police, including 300 who are under 18.
The last band of anti-government protesters trapped inside a besieged Hong Kong university were weighing a narrowing range of options on Wednesday as police outside appeared ready to simply wait them out. -- 0.30 a.m. (1630 GMT): The government says about 800 people had left the campus of Hong Kong Polytechnic University in a peaceful manner as of 11 p.m. on Tuesday, of which 300 are under 18 years old. -- 3.12 a.m. (1912 GMT): The UN human rights office calls on Hong Kong authorities to do all they can to de-escalate a standoff between police and anti-government protesters holed up in Polytechnic University, broadcaster RTHK reports.
Anti-government protesters holed up in a Hong Kong university searched for escape routes on Tuesday after more than two days of clashes with police, dramatic breakouts by rope and motorcycle and more than 1,000 arrests in 24 hours. About 100 protesters were trapped in the Polytechnic University a day after students, some tired and fearful of police storming the campus, tried again and again to flee, only to be beaten back by police firing rubber bullets, water cannon and tear gas.
Hong Kong's new police chief called for the support of all citizens to end social unrest that has disrupted the city for more than five months, while protesters remained trapped by his officers at a university for a third day on Tuesday. About 200 protesters were still inside the sealed-off Hong Kong Polytechnic University campus, raising fears of bloody clashes with no resolution in sight. China’s top legislature, commenting on a ruling that said a proposed ban on face masks worn by protesters was unlawful, said Hong Kong courts had no power to rule on the constitutionality of the city's legislation, according to state media outlet Xinhua.
Police in Hong Kong battled pro-democracy protesters at several university campuses in sometimes savage clashes, as parts of the city were paralysed including Hong Kong's Central financial district that was tear-gassed for a second day running. At the rural Chinese University near Tai Po, some of the fiercest fighting broke out at night as riot police stormed the campus where hundreds of protesters congregated, firing a barrage of tear gas, rubber bullets and water cannon.
Investing.com - MTR Corp Ltd (HK:0066), Hong Kong’s subway operator, will probably have to pay for the bill for damages suffered over the past four months during the city’s political unrest.
Petrol bombs were thrown inside a Hong Kong metro station on Saturday but no one was injured, the government said, as pro-democracy protesters again took to the streets angry at what they believe is Beijing's tightening grip on the city. The Kowloon Tong station was seriously damaged in the attack, the government said in a statement.
Fifteen people were wounded on Tuesday after a day of running clashes between police and protesters, with one person in critical condition, Hong Kong's Hospital Authority said. The South China Morning Post and television reports said at least one person was wounded in the chest by police firing live rounds. Video footage of a police officer firing at a protester at close range went viral, but there was not immediate verification of its authenticity.
Thousands of Hong Kong university and school students boycotted class and rallied peacefully for democracy on Monday, the latest acts of defiance in an anti-government movement that has plunged the Chinese-ruled city into crisis. The boycott followed a weekend marred by some of the worst violence since unrest escalated more than three months ago, with protesters burning barricades and throwing petrol bombs, and police retaliating with water cannon, tear gas and batons. Police fired tear gas to clear protesters in the densely populated Mongkok region of the Kowloon peninsula.