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  1. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Chinese yuan trades strongly in lead-up to US election and 18th congress

    Posted Nov 07th 2012, 12:00am by Kwong Man Ki

    ... Party's 18th congress and the US presidential election, but analysts said the currency's strength was not sustainable. The yuan touched 6.2447 per US dollar in intra-day trading in Shanghai, ... of hot money, said Zhang Zhiwei, a China economist at Japanese bank Nomura. The US presidential election and the 18th national congress, which starts tomorrow, were also behind the strong yuan ...

  2. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Post-congress leaders likely to shun stimulus in favour of lower growth

    Posted Nov 08th 2012, 12:00am by JANE CAI

    ... on further cooling measures by the new government after the party's 18th congress; while others are snapping up properties on expectations that stimulus measures will be rolled out after ... economists led by Huang Yiping. The team also cited historical precedent, observing that authorities "tended to loosen monetary and fiscal policies after most party congresses, though sometimes ...

  3. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    China's statistics chief says numbers back growth

    Posted Nov 09th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... fourth-quarter economic growth with the release of October data today. Ma Jiantang, speaking before the 18th party congress, did not elaborate, but Yi Gang, deputy governor of the People's Bank of China, said the fourth-quarter performance would be "relatively good". The party yesterday began a week-long meeting to choose its fifth generation of leaders as signs appear ...

  4. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Mainland manufacturing contracts for first time in 9 months

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... especially employment, could be good news for policies," Lu said. With macroeconomic indicators falling further in August, ahead of the 18th party congress expected this autumn, Lu believes ...

  5. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Wen turns spotlight on jobs in field trip

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... for the 18th Party Congress," said Xu, who previously worked at the World Bank as an economist. Wen said the labour market has been "basically steady" and the government is confident ...

  6. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Mixed data presents challenges for Beijing

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... and the subsequent National Day holiday, analysts said. Inflation still remained below the central government's annual target of 3.5 per cent. "In the run-up to the third plenum of the 18th [Communist Party] Central Committee [congress] in November, growth and financial stability are still highly valued for new leaders, but we expect Premier Li will very likely 'taper' his ...

  7. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Xi Jinping takes charge of China's economic reforms

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 03:07am by Victoria Ruan

    ... gained added significance with its attachment to the president himself and the marking out of a greater role by the top Communist Party leader in the economic sphere- usually the policy domain ... in the near term may hurt the shift towards a more consumption-led economy. But He Keng, a former vice-chairman of the Financial and Economic Committee of the National People's Congress, said he ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - ECONOMY

    Why economic stimulus no longer works for China

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 10:42am by Derek Scissors

    ... First, there is a simple question of accuracy. It takes smaller, richer countries months to compile the same numbers China publishes in two weeks. Second, there is also the Communist Party ... standards to continue rising. The principal worry about the economy seems to involve GDP growth, but the obsession with GDP is misplaced. The Party will only permit a gradual decline in officially ...

  9. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Outsized conglomerates weigh on Korea's growth

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 02:37am by William Pesek

    ... championed by her own party. She also knows voters have a complicated love/hate relationship with corporate giants. They're proud of what Samsung and groups like Daewoo, Hyundai and LG have ...

  10. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    The two Brazils

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 11:53am by NICHOLAS SPIRO

    ... the economy away from the consumption-led development model favoured by the ruling Workers' Party, headed by President Dilma Rousseff, the protégé of the popular former head of state, Luiz Inacio ... and better governance. The problem is that Rousseff's party has little else to offer them other than "Lulismo", the socially oriented policies that appeal to poorer Brazilians and have ...




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