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  1. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    China slowdown risks fuel investor hedging rush

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 04:58am by Bloomberg

    ... Monetary Fund to be twice the global average this year. "China is very central to global macro today and many people have many strong views," said Viktor Hjort, the head of Asia ... 1,000 largest contracts. "I consider Chinese corporate [credit swaps] virtually non-existent," said Damien Buchet, the head of emerging-market fixed income at AXA Investment Managers. ...

  2. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    China's green bonds may lead to rise of similar dim sum debt

    Posted Nov 10th 2014, 03:39am by Enoch Yiu

    ... year, he said. The reason behind this was because many fund houses have introduced new funds or set up investment teams in the United States and Europe that focus on investing in environmentally ... and environmental ethics to address the global challenges in climate change, water scarcity and the preservation of natural resources. David Smith, the head of corporate governance at Aberdeen Asset ...

  3. Business - China Business - INVESTMENT

    Tax breaks no longer the best lure for business in Jing-Jin-Ji plan

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:05am by Victoria Ruan

    ... as reported by state media, to launch a panel headed by Vice-Premier Zhang Gaoli to oversee Jing-Jin-Ji coordination. Doing so would help reduce the motive for local authorities to scramble to lure ... a reasonable deal," said Lu Ze, the head of the Association of Modernistic Logistics of Hebei, who previously was an inspector at the National Development and Reform Commission's Hebei ...

  4. Business - Commodities - INVESTMENT

    China oil giants' overseas buying spree loses steam

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 04:13am by Eric Ng

    ... be the last major acquisition deal by the large state-backed oil firms for a while," said BNP Paribas head of Asia energy research Por Yong-liang. Earlier this year, CNOOC had reportedly been ... Outbound acquisitions by the mainland's state-owned oil and gas majors have fallen after a buying spree over the past few years, and officials are cautious on doing deals amid a protracted ...

  5. Business - China Business - INVESTMENT

    China state investor shifts sights to agribusiness worldwide

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 10:28am by George Chen, Jeanny Yu

    ... CIC has been increasingly concerned about the feasibility of making major investments in the technology sector, particularly in the United States, owing to Washington's distrust of Beijing. US lawmakers have often accused Chinese state-owned technology giants, including Huawei and ZTE, of stealing intellectual property to use in products that could help Beijing spy on foreign ...

  6. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Hong Kong fund houses lobby for extra RQFII quota

    Posted Sep 27th 2014, 05:33am by Jeanny Yu

    ... … and for firms wanting to launch new products, there is no opportunity," Lawrence Au, head of Asia-Pacific at BNP Paribas Securities Services, told the South China Morning Post. The average utilisation rate of RQFII quotas among Hong Kong money managers was 60 per cent in August, two sources said, citing figures released by the State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) during ...

  7. Business - China Business - INVESTMENT

    Sasac denies report on opening state firms to investors

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 03:30am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Victoria Ruan in Beijing victoria.ruan@scmp.com Media report said regulator planned to allow private investors to take stakes of up to 15pc Sasac denies report on opening state firms to investors The mainland's state assets regulator yesterday denied a media report that the government would allow private investors to take a combined 10 to 15 per cent stake in state ...

  8. Business - Commodities - INVESTMENT

    Gold loses its shine as traders bet on a falling prices

    Posted Nov 04th 2014, 05:37am by Bloomberg

    ... days later. Long holdings contracted 3.8 per cent, the most in six weeks. The United States grew at a faster pace than analysts forecast in the third quarter, government data showed on October ... and livestock guys are feeding more and more to meet the increased demand," said Chris Narayanan, the head of agricultural research at Societe Generale in New York. "Bottom line, we have more ...

  9. Business - China Business - INVESTMENT

    US legislative risk looms for expanding Chinese firms

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 03:58am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... the acquisition plans of Alibaba and other Chinese companies in the United States. If enacted into law, the bill, called HR 5881, would extend the reach of reviews conducted by the Committee on Foreign Investments in the United States (CFIUS) to include the "net benefit" of any transaction between a foreign and a US company. CFIUS is the inter-agency committee tasked to assess the national ...

  10. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Stock investors brace for volatile end to 2014

    Posted Oct 03rd 2014, 11:16am by Reuters

    ... keeping official interest rates in the United States at historic lows, is also expected to end within months as the economy strengthens. The prospect of a relative scarcity of US dollars has ... it devalues their overseas earnings in dollar terms and risks making American exports less competitive. Charles Morris, London-based head of Absolute Return at HSBC Global Asset Management, said ...




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