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  1. Greek euro exit fears rattle stock markets

    Posted May 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... May Chan may.chan@scmp.com Stock markets went into reverse yesterday as the euro-zone crisis showed signs of escalating amid fears of a Greek exit, or 'Grexit', from the currency ... opposes austerity measures supported by Germany. Stock markets in Europe were hit by a wave of selling. Britain's FTSE 100 fell 2.0 per cent to 5,461 points and Germany's DAX tumbled 2.3 ...

  2. HK's stock market should withstand the end of QE2

    Posted Apr 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... by the markets- the news had a galvanising effect on Hong Kong stocks. Over the next few weeks the market climbed by 12 per cent (see the first chart below). So it is hardly surprising that with QE2 set ... pushed up Treasury yields, improving their attractiveness, it also focused attention on the cheap valuations available in the US stock market. As a result the fund flows have already reversed. ...

  3. SFC collective wisdom leaves stock market investors none the wiser

    Posted Mar 20th 2006, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... that spill out of the SFC and stock exchange every day. What you forget, as all your colleagues at the SFC so frequently do, is price. There is a reason that people who deal frequently on the market ... and notices of the reit or the listed company before taking any action.' Doctor, doctor, I have a problem. It is a problem with my eyes. Whenever I try to read SFC and stock exchange circulars ...

  4. Ex-regulator rules out stock market bubble

    Posted Mar 21st 2007, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... developed in the mainland's stock market, even amid measures taken by the authorities to prevent its bursting. Zhou Zhengqing, the former chairman of the China Securities Regulatory Commission, said the current development of the stock market was basically healthy and government officials were adopting a cautious approach. His remarks came as the stock market regulator yesterday ...

  5. Stock market faces tough week

    Posted Nov 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tim Lee-Master The Hong Kong stock market is bracing for a difficult start today and may fall as much as 2,000 points this week after the central government raised the reserve ratio ... the stock and property markets. It is the ninth time the central bank has raised the reserve ratio, which requires banks to hold on to a set percentage of their total deposits. The central ...

  6. FYI: Why, when one stock market tumbles, do others follow suit?

    Posted Apr 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cameron Dueck Recent wobbles in the stock markets of Hong Kong and Shanghai sent shivers through counterparts around the world, prompting investors in New York and London to dump ... in the economy and markets of another. While there are often sensible, fundamental reasons to, for example, sell US stocks because those in Shanghai are falling, contagion normally involves a large dose ...

  7. Stock market ignores 'recoupling' threat

    Posted Nov 30th 2007, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland Judging from the performance of the stock market yesterday, you would think the subprime scare is as good as over. In fact, the crisis may just be beginning. And far from ... yesterday, boosted largely by hopes that the US Federal Reserve will cut interest rates when its policy board meets on December 11. Mainland markets rose by a similar amount. The rise, which mirrored ...

  8. Business - Economy - MONITOR TOM HOLLAND

    Five years after crisis began, we still can't see the elephant

    Posted Aug 17th 2012, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... earlier. Whatever the exact date, the convulsions have gone on ever since. First we had the credit crunch, then the bursting of the mainland stock market bubble, followed by the commodity boom that saw the price of oil hit a record US$144 a barrel. Then came the implosion of Lehman Brothers, a stock market crash that wiped US$20 trillion off the value of shares globally, the collapse ...

  9. Weak sentiment sustained

    Posted Sep 24th 2003, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... A street poll conducted by the Property Post reveals that confidence in the property market and the general economic situation has not been fully restored. Au Yin-kwan, 70, housewife ... no intention of moving. But I notice that my friends are getting interested in stocks and properties again.' Yeung Man-wa, 52, housewife 'The general economic environment has improved ...

  10. Seeking a cure for capitalism

    Posted Jul 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Rafferty Modern market capitalism used to be heralded as the best way to run an economic system, especially after the collapse of the Soviet Union. It was said that it promoted rapid ... and have no room for manoeuvre: if they try to boost growth they risk capital markets turning against them; if they choose austerity to get on top of the debt they risk sending growth plummeting ...




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