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New bar and res­tau­rant group

No­ble Con­cepts brings the city a bar em­body­ing this fi­nan­cial cen­ter’s fa­vorite pas­time: the stock mar­ket. And what bet­ter lo­ca­tion than right at the foot of Lan Kwai Fong, ready for the fi­nance crowd to pop bot­tles right af­ter the mar­ket closes?

The two-story space in­spired by an ex­change floor. Sport­ing all-black walls with bright LED light fea­tures, the ceil­ing is wrapped in stock ticker signs, liquor prices read­ing “VOD” or “RUM.” Up­stairs, The Trader’s Room—reached via a very nar­row spi­ral stair­case (or less glam­orously, the com­mu­nal lift)—is where you go to sip cock­tails, snack on bar bites, and open bub­bly.

The main wall down­stairs is dom­i­nated by the most stand­out fea­ture of Wolf Mar­ket: the drinks menu, with prices that go up when de­mand is high, or fall when it’s low. It’s com­pletely au­to­mated: Af­ter we or­dered a G&T, we saw that the base price of Hen­drick’s ($108) in­stantly rose by a few dol­lars. The bar tells us that prices down­stairs can drop or rise by $20 on an av­er­age night. Up­stairs, the menu is static. The most pop­u­lar cock­tail on the Trader’s

Room menu is the Jazmin ($118), which blends vodka

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