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Bloomberg - Hong Kong regulator IPO warning

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The enforcement chief of Hong Kong’s securities regulator said some sponsors of initial public offerings in the city have been “extremely reckless,” signaling more penalties to come after the regulator slapped a ban on UBS’s local unit this month.

Reuters - Business as usual at UBS

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UBS has told staff that it is “business as normal”, after the Swiss bank revealed on Friday it is fighting an 18-month suspension in Hong Kong from leading initial public offerings (IPOs).



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Hong Kong's IPO market is headed for a banner 2018

Hong Kong's booming IPO market is set to reach more than 300 billion Hong Kong dollars ($38.4 billion) in 2018, according to consultancy KPMG. The city continues to attract mainland Chinese companies and is likely to finish the year as the world's top market for new listings.