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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - COMMENT

    Acquisitions no easy way for Singaporean banks to win in Hong Kong, mainland China

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:38am by George Chen

    ... in Hong Kong through its marketing and branding efforts. But its business still lags behind those of Bank of China (Hong Kong), HSBC, Standard Chartered, Hang Seng Bank (a subsidiary of HSBC) ...

  2. Business - China Business - Internet finance

    Paper cuts sharpest, says Alibaba's Jack Ma

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 12:00pm by George Chen

    ... second-largest economy. A PwC survey of foreign banks found regulatory uncertainty to have been a factor undermining foreign investors' confidence in China in recent years. As it turns out, Ma once ... the landscape of traditional banking services. Ma's complaint about a potential setback to his business came a few days after the People's Bank of China issued two drafts for consultation ...

  3. Business - Companies - ANALYSIS

    Citic's mega takeover deal comes as win-win for Beijing and Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 01:40am by George Chen

    ... ago when Deng invited Rong Yiren to launch Citic Group, formerly known as China International Trust and Investment Corp, Beijing faced more or less the same challenges as it did with economic ... his top priority keeping the mainland economy growing (and to make that happen, the government must boost efficiency of its big state enterprises) and repeatedly emphasised the urgency ...

  4. Taiwan tops HK as the economy to beat in China

    Posted Jul 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... running. The next best locations are the provinces of Guangdong, Jiangsu, Shandong and Zhejiang, says the China Institute of City Competitiveness, a non-government organisation which has been compiling the rankings for a decade. The new results were released yesterday at Hong Kong Baptist University, whose Advanced Institute for Contemporary China Studies collaborated in the research. ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Asian economies are looking up

    Posted May 08th 2013, 12:00am by ANOOP SINGH, ANDRE MEIER

    ... Anoop Singh and Andre Meier Anoop Singh and Andre Meier praise HK's prudence amid challenges Bright economic outlook for Asia, if it keeps clouds at bay The global economy shows signs ... market conditions, with unemployment at multi-year lows in several Asian economies, including Hong Kong. Additional support comes from loose financial conditions across much of Asia. ...

  6. Business - Money - MR. SHANGKONG

    Hong Kong should not be a dumping ground for middling IPOs

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 05:59am by George Chen

    ... last week, Yao Gang, vice-chairman of the China Securities Regulatory Commission, said the mainland's stock market watchdog may simply abolish a policy requiring mainland companies ...

  7. Economy to rebound, IMF says

    Posted Apr 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Charlotte So and May Chan China's economy should rebound in 2013 despite slowing property and export sectors, the International Monetary Fund says. In its latest World Economic ... rates by half a percentage point, the first rate cut in three years, in a bid to shore up its own developing economy. China had felt the pinch from weakening demand for its exports ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance - INVESTMENT

    Mainlanders use ‘free money’ from Hong Kong banks to earn higher returns at home

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 09:34am by KEIRA HUANG; GEORGE CHEN

    ... and apply for a tax loan at a very low rate, in some cases less than 2 per cent per year. Wang, who spoke to the South China Morning Post on condition that his real name not be used, said he could ... tax loans, but if the amount exceeds HK$100,000, the rate drops to 1.4 per cent. On the mainland, the benchmark interest rate set by the People’s Bank of China, the central bank, is 6 per cent ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Economy can absorb 30pc drop in property prices, analysts say

    Posted Jan 14th 2013, 12:00am by PEGGY SITO AND YVONNE LIU

    ... Peggy Sito and Yvonne Liu Ahead of Leung Chun-ying's policy address, analysts say the economy is strong enough to absorb extra measures to make homes more affordable HK 'can ... and negative wealth effects, which could affect economic activity and lending. "Even if property prices fall 20 to 30 per cent, it would not hit the economy seriously," said economist Kwan ...

  10. Extending services to boost China economy

    Posted Mar 20th 2007, 12:00am by Caitlin Wong

    ... Caitlin Wong ONE OF Polytechnic University's missions is to contribute to the closely related economies of Hong Kong and the mainland. The university sees a huge need for quality training to help upgrade the China workforce, and sees this as crucial to the country's long-term development. PolyU is engaged in various initiatives in the mainland targeted at the practical ...




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