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  1. Business - Economy - RETAILING

    Hong Kong most optimistic market in Asia-Pacific for luxury spending

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun in Beijing celine.sun@scmp.com HK leads Asia for optimism over luxury spending Hong Kong is the most optimistic market in the Asia-Pacific region in terms of its luxury spending outlook; but the mainlanders still top the charts in terms of spending power and future growth potential. A MasterCard Worldwide survey reveals that some three-quarters of respondents in Hong Kong ...

  2. Business - Economy - WEALTH

    Asia-Pacific the region with the most rich people

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by Lulu Chen

    ... Lulu Chen lulu.chen@scmp.com Asia-Pacific region with the most rich Asia-Pacific the region with most rich people The Asia-Pacific overtook North America to become the region ... a person's primary residence, collectibles and goods that can be consumed. The Asia-Pacific surpassed Europe in 2010. The latest findings are contained in the seventh annual Asia-Pacific Wealth ...

  3. Business - Banking & Finance

    Confident HSBC expands prime services team in Asia-Pacific

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg Three more directors hired as bank pushes hedge fund servicesin Asia-Pacific region Confident HSBC expands key team HSBC Holdings, Europe's largest bank, hired three directors for its Asia-Pacific prime services team in the past two months, undeterred by a shrinking market hit by the European debt crisis and global economic slowdown. The new hires brought ...

  4. Business - Companies - TAKEOVERS

    Thai Beverage chief backs Heineken's Asia Pacific Breweries bid

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... fight to take control of Asia Pacific Breweries as billionaire stakeholder Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi's Thai Beverage pledged its support. Thai Bev and Charoen's TCC Assets will back ... in China, Southeast Asia and Sri Lanka, and Heineken from China to New Zealand. TCC, controlled by 68-year-old Charoen, offered S$9 billion on September 13 to buy the 70 per cent of F&N he did ...

  5. G-Resources seeking to buy mines in Asia-Pacific

    Posted Jul 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com G-Resources, a gold miner in Indonesia that is led by Western managers and listed in Hong Kong, is eyeing opportunities to buy mines in Asia and Australia ... the one million ounce mark, it plans to add a further 500,000 to 600,000 ounces of annual output capacity through acquisitions in the region. 'We prefer Asia, because we know the rocks ...

  6. Asia-Pacific focus vital to success

    Posted Mar 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Asia-Pacific, its financial and technical strength, and the consistency with which the company was implementing the clear strategy of targeting sustained growth in shareholder value. Tucker says ... customers across Asia-Pacific, with a particular focus on promoting the take-up of accident and health cover. 'We have also taken steps to make further improvements in the persistency ...

  7. RBS sells Asia-Pacific businesses to CIMB

    Posted Apr 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com Royal Bank of Scotland has signed the final deal to sell most of its equity capital market business in the Asia-Pacific region to Malaysia's CIMB. RBS ... assets did not come as a surprise to the finance industry, which was more interested in the price tag. Some analysts saw RBS' sale of its Asia-Pacific equity capital market business ...

  8. Asia-Pacific region is crucial to global economic recovery

    Posted Nov 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Mukul Munish Global wealth creation is becoming tougher in the present economic climate, but Asia-Pacific continues to rise in the wealth creation ladder. A report by Swiss investment bank Credit Suisse finds that Asia-Pacific has emerged as the key contributor of global wealth growth, accounting for 36 per cent of all global wealth creation since 2000, and 54 per cent since ...

  9. Asia Pacific office rents show strongest growth

    Posted Aug 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in the Asia Pacific. The Global Office Rent Index, compiled using data from 123 cities around the world, posted a year-on-year increase of 7.4 per cent during the second quarter, the fifth straight quarterly rise, CB Richard Ellis reported. The Asia Pacific saw a 13.4 per cent year-on-year increase in rents in the second quarter, the most since their previous peak in the fourth quarter ...

  10. HK and Asia-Pacific spur HSBC profits to US$11.1b

    Posted Aug 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... May Chan may.chan@scmp.com Hong Kong and Asia-Pacific led growth in HSBC's global revenues as the region's economic momentum continued to outstrip North America, Europe and Latin America. Profit before tax in Hong Kong increased 26.9 per cent to US$3.1 billion in the first half compared with the same period last year, while the rest of Asia-Pacific posted a 32.6 per cent ...




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