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  1. Government's bonds look a poor buy for retail investors

    Posted May 20th 2009, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... to spot. A look at the indicative quotes on the Hong Kong Monetary Authority's Central Moneymarkets Unit website shows that banks typically charge ordinary investors a bid-offer spread ... really wants to deepen the local bond market, it should push to bring retail bond trading on to the stock exchange and into the central clearing system and ensure that ordinary investors ...

  2. Seeing through China's new property bubble

    Posted Aug 07th 2009, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... with hundreds of gleaming grade A office blocks. The pace of construction outstripped even China's fast-growing demand. With many banks and corporations commissioning grandiose headquarters ... central business district is sitting empty. In Shanghai's Pudong district, the proportion is about 33 per cent. And the situation is getting worse. As the charts below indicate, the building ...

  3. Laying hypocrisy on with a trowel over 'Buy China'

    Posted Jun 24th 2009, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... complaints. Most of both have carried more than a whiff of hypocrisy. Outlined last week in a decree from the State Council, the National Development and Reform Commission and a clutch of ministries, the Buy China policy stipulates that central government procurement programmes should purchase mainland-made goods wherever possible in order to support Beijing's stimulus efforts. ...

  4. PCCW vote exposes the huge flaw in HK's rules

    Posted Apr 07th 2009, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... proposal would have arisen. Without those allegations of skullduggery, and the Securities and Futures Commission investigation that followed, most of us would never have realised just how full ... at the Central Clearing and Settlement System (CCASS) and registered as belonging to Hong Kong Securities Clearing Company. Usually this isn't a problem. In a normal vote, shareholders forward ...

  5. Massive wealth erosion sure to affect demand before long

    Posted Mar 11th 2009, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... at home. Other figures tell a different story. Yesterday, the National Development and Reform Commission said that across the country urban house prices dropped by 1.2 per cent over the year to February, indicating that demand in at least one key domestic sector has gone into decline. That makes the stance of the PBOC all the harder to understand. Although the central bank cut interest ...

  6. HK needs to clean the muck from its financial stable

    Posted Oct 24th 2008, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Executive Council, he is chairman of the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority, chairman of the takeovers and mergers panel of the Securities and Futures Commission, a member of the Exchange ... million to the US Securities and Exchange Commission to settle a charge of insider trading. He did step down from the Executive Council, but he retains his seat in the Legislative Council, where ...



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