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  1. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    G20 ministers and central bank governors push for 1.8pc growth spurt

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 04:28am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Cairns G20 pushes for 1.8pc growth spurt G20 nations including the United States and China said yesterday that they could overcome geopolitical tensions and financial risks to achieve extra combined growth of 1.8 per cent, adding trillions of dollars to the world economy. Their two-day meeting in Cairns was focused on developing a set of policies ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1597641/g20-ministers-and-central-bank-governors-push-18pc-growth-spurt
  2. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    G20 chiefs fear market risks from low interest rates

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 04:28am by Bloomberg

    ... The global economic recovery has faltered since a February G20 meeting in Sydney, as signs that Europe risks slipping into deflation offset more buoyant economies in the United States and Britain ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1597565/g20-chiefs-fear-market-risks-low-interest-rates
  3. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Sovereign wealth funds threaten world markets, investors say

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:05am by Reuters

    ... pension money or central bank currency reserves. But the resulting tide of money is in danger of distorting markets, causing prices to reflect political priorities rather than financial reality, ... equity, real estate and infrastructure, the forum says. Yngve Slyngstad, chief executive of Norway's sovereign wealth fund, conceded the potential for distortions created by state ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1588875/sovereign-wealth-funds-threaten-world-markets-investors-say
  4. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    US job growth slows to 8-month low

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 05:37am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington Surprise weakening in labour market likely to delay rise in interest rates US job growth slows to 8-month low Job growth slowed sharply in the United States last ... the economy. The private sector accounted for the bulk of the increase in payrolls, advancing 134,000 after rising 213,000 in July. Government employment rose 8,000 as state governments hired teachers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1586262/us-job-growth-slows-8-month-low
  5. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Investors in Asia calmer over future U.S. interest rate rise

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 04:42am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Singapore Reform-minded governments in India and Indonesia are among the reasons investors look set to stay in Asia when US interest rates increase Investors calmer over future U.S. rate rise Faced once again with the prospect of rate rises in the United States, investors in Asia are no longer selling and running as in the past, choosing instead to stay in markets ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1588108/investors-asia-calmer-over-future-us-interest-rate-rise
  6. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Hong Kong Monetary Authority chief Norman Chan adds to gloom on economy

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 11:28pm by Patsy Moy

    ... chief Norman Chan Tak-lam warned that the city's financial system could come under pressure when the United States raises its interest rates- a day after Financial Secretary John Tsang ... economic outlook, which is already clouded by political turmoil, stubbornly high home prices and sluggish retail sales. In the Hong Kong Monetary Authority's bulletin yesterday, Chan warned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1571643/hong-kong-monetary-authority-chief-norman-chan-adds-gloom-economy
  7. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Hong Kong retail sales slump by 3.1pc in July as consumers scrimp on luxury

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 05:54pm by Amy Nip

    ... with sales of cosmetics and medicine picking up 14.3 per cent year on year. Retail Management Association chairwoman Caroline Mak Sui-king said political uncertainty would rock the boat from now ... The association maintains an optimistic forecast of 3 per cent sales growth for the full year. The Federation of Hong Kong Hotel Owners also noted the political factor, saying bookings this month had been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581472/hong-kong-retail-sales-slump-31pc-july-consumers-scrimp-luxury
  8. News - China - ECONOMY

    Top Communist Party official's inclusion on task force reflects China's economic concerns

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 05:02am by Cary Huang

    ... leader Premier Li Keqiang, and members Liu and Executive Vice-Premier Zhang Gaoli. In past administrations since its 1980 debut, the group has been headed by the party chief and state president, ... and Securities Institute, said Liu's inclusion suggested the need for more cooperation and coordination in economic management among departments. Ma Guoxian, a political economist with the Shanghai ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1577934/top-communist-party-officials-inclusion-task-force-reflects-chinas
  9. News - China - ECONOMY

    Xi Jinping departs for South America tour

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 11:15am by AFP, Reuters

    ... Xi Jinping has departed for a visit to four South American countries, including Brazil, to build ties in a resource-rich region traditionally considered the backyard of the United States. Xi left Beijing early yesterday with a delegation which includes State Councillor Yang Jiechi, the most senior foreign affairs official, Xinhua reported. During the trip, Xi will pay formal state ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1553212/chinas-leader-xi-jinping-departs-south-america-tour
  10. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Hong Kong economy slows as stocks climb, property booms

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 06:20pm by Amy Nip

    ... reversals of cross-border fund flows due to uncertainties over interest rates. The Federal Reserve in the United States plans to stop buying Treasury bonds and mortgage-backed assets in October, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1574301/hong-kong-lowers-annual-growth-forecast-after-worst-quarter-2012

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