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  1. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Beijing's financial reforms will push up interest rates

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 11:41pm by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland The mainland's plan to let market forces set lending costs and allocate credit will be worth it despite the pain endured by some, like state firms Beijing's financial ... guarantees are eliminated will lenders be able to assess credit risk accurately and price loans accordingly. As a result, some private sector businesses, especially service sector companies which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1407148/beijings-financial-reforms-will-push-interest-rates
  2. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Hyenas play a vital role in financial markets, too

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland Wild animals resemble the financial markets with professional short sellers cashing in, but the health of the market ecosystem needs them Hyenas play a vital role in financial ... never be able to form the egg shells of their young. In that way financial markets have a lot in common with natural ecosystems. Even participants who get a lot of criticism for sharp practice ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1039392/hyenas-play-vital-role-financial-markets-too
  3. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    The essential financial reform Beijing cannot afford to ignore

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 01:27am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland Abolition of a mainland agricultural tax boosted farming a decade ago, but also helped to create a massive local government debt pile The essential financial reform Beijing ... twice as high. The pace of this debt expansion is making the central authorities nervous. Last year Beijing instructed banks to cease lending to LGFVs with poor financial prospects. However, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1415294/essential-financial-reform-beijing-cannot-afford-ignore
  4. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    The 4.3tr yuan cost of financial openness

    Posted Oct 01st 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... of financial openness This column has argued ad nauseam that anyone who expects China to open up to free flows of cross-border capital will have a long wait. But before I shut up on the topic, ... outflow could reach 9 trillion yuan, or 18 per cent of China's GDP. However, you don't have to accept my back-of-a-napkin sums. The financial boffins at the IMF have spent far more time ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1321681/43tr-yuan-cost-financial-openness
  5. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    So much for talk about a shift in financial power to the East

    Posted Aug 26th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... a shift in financial power to the East Over the last few years there has been a lot of talk about a shift eastwards in the world's economic centre of gravity and the emergence of China as an engine of global growth. But as the abrupt sell-off in Asian stocks, bonds and currencies over the last few weeks demonstrates, when it comes to the interface between financial markets ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1299394/so-much-talk-about-shift-financial-power-east
  6. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Irrational financial markets disprove wisdom of crowds

    Posted Jun 14th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... should take a look at what has been going on in the financial markets. A market, after all, is made up of a crowd of investors, and its price fluctuations represent swings in the aggregate ... is not rational, let alone wise. Just consider what has been happening recently in Asia's financial markets. Yesterday, Hong Kong's benchmark Hang Seng Index dropped by 2.2 per cent, bringing its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1260239/irrational-financial-markets-disprove-wisdom-crowds
  7. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Tsang's vision of Hong Kong's future is severely out of focus

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 01:23am by Tom Holland

    ... education, welfare and health services, the financial secretary warned we will be plunged into "a structural deficit" in just seven years. Even if the government were to freeze real per ... are not quite sure what that means, the financial secretary made his position clear. "I am all for it," he declared. "I shall not rule out any means to increase tax revenue." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1435878/tsangs-vision-hong-kongs-future-severely-out-focus
  8. Business - China Business - MONITOR

    It's tough, but China must let trust company products fail

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 04:23am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland If the troubled trust which matures this week is bailed out, it will set back the cause of financial reform and magnify mainland moral hazard It's tough, but China must ... Unfortunately, what would be good for individual investors would be very bad for China's financial system as a whole. It's harsh, but the troubled 3 billion yuan (HK$3.85 billion) investment ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1414377/its-tough-china-must-let-trust-company-products-fail
  9. Business - Economy - MONITOR

    Immigration and reclamation won't raise living standards

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 04:34am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland Our financial secretary wants to import more workers and create land, but Singapore's experience shows that will not make Hongkongers richer Immigration and reclamation won't raise living standards John Tsang obviously doesn't read the South China Morning Post. That's a shame, because if he did, Hong Kong's financial secretary might just save ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1429854/immigration-and-reclamation-wont-raise-living-standards
  10. Business - Economy - MONITOR

    To continue growing, China will have to work a lot smarter

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 05:17am by Tom Holland

    ... on credit-fuelled investment by local governments and state industries and a good deal more reliant on private service sector businesses. Where they diverge is on how smoothly reform will proceed, and the impact rebalancing will have on growth. The optimists believe that the planned opening of state-dominated areas of the economy to the private sector, coupled with financial liberalisation, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1422434/continue-growing-china-will-have-work-lot-smarter

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