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  1. News - China - ECONOMY

    US Treasury secretary leaves talks with China pledge to reduce currency intervention

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 04:36am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Victoria Ruan victoria.ruan@scmp.com Commitment to limit control is significant, but challenges remain in carrying it out, US says Beijing pledges to reduce currency intervention US ... as conditions permit. Lew added that how that promise would be met remained to be seen. China's commitment on reducing control and offering greater transparency on foreign exchange "will help ...

  2. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Mainland China growth rates don't add up

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 03:09am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... and prices were overstated, especially prior to 2002 when elements of the Soviet-style control economy still lingered, and the government also "covers up" economic slumps. Among other ...

  3. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Euro endgame

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:29am by DAVID BROWN

    ... famously quipped that "if you've got a squirt gun in your pocket, you may have to take it out. If you've got a bazooka, and people know you've got it, you may not have to take ...

  4. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    China eases credit flow to fight slowdown

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 05:57am by Victoria Ruan

    ... issued through non-banking channels, fell to 1.4 trillion yuan last month from 1.55 trillion yuan in April, as regulators retained tight control over shadow-banking lending. Analysts say the PBOC ...

  5. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Worst may be over for China economy as stimulus kicks in

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 04:21am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Australia Bank, said the mainland might see a "controlled softening" rather than a hard landing. ...

  6. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Military coup raises fears over Thailand's sick economy

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:29am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok Investors are concerned whether soldiers will repeat the mistakes of the last putsch in 2006 and impose drastic foreign capital controls Fears grow over Thailand outlook amid military coup The last time Thailand had a coup, the stock market crashed when the kingdom imposed strict capital controls. This time round, investors hope the generals have ...

  7. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Time for Asia to tighten monetary policy

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 05:08am by ROB SUBBARAMAN

    ... an absence of capital controls, the core choice facing the region's central banks can be summed up as this: tighten and be swamped by even more capital inflows fuelling the financial upcycle; ... financial upcycle. Credit and property market booms have been building for some time. Policymakers have tried to handle them by using macroprudential measures, such as controls on real estate ...

  8. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Beijing prodded to act on growth amid risk of further slowdown

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 03:07am by Victoria Ruan

    ... it's impossible to control, though Beijing is going to try hard to push it into priority areas," he said. It is estimated that a broad-based reserve ratio cut of half a percentage point ...

  9. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Australia to invest A$82b in roads as part of 'contribute and build' budget

    Posted May 12th 2014, 02:58am by Reuters

    ... in September promising to bring the budget back under control and aiming to become known as "the infrastructure prime minister". Hockey refused to comment on a widely speculated increase ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Li Ka-shing’s rumoured plan to reduce investments ‘could damage Hong Kong’

    Posted May 09th 2014, 11:41pm by Sandy Li and Peggy Sito

    ... competitiveness," the report said. Coincidentally, Cheung Kong and Hutchison Whampoa- the two flagship firms controlled by Li- reduced their shares in Hong Kong-listed Hui Xian Real Estate Investment Trust ...




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