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  1. Don't get in the way, it's a stampede for the exit

    Posted May 26th 2010, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... cent against the US dollar. But other markets in the region have suffered just as severely. Over the last few weeks, the Jakarta stock market has dropped a hefty 15 per cent. The main Australian stock index has fallen by a similar amount, while the Australian dollar has dived 13 per cent. Hong Kong has not escaped the broader regional rout. Following yesterday's sell-off, ...

  2. Lurking dangers

    Posted Oct 21st 2008, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... in the 4-6 per cent range despite high commodity prices, and one of the highest household debt levels in the world! Although much of its foreign debt is in Australian dollars, the net foreign ... there is still very little cross-border bond investment and local currency bond issuance that would reduce reliance on US dollar funding, which can be hostage to the prejudices of dealers in New York ...

  3. Trade concerns as yuan on the rise in Australia

    Posted Mar 21st 2011, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... and can't convert them to Australian dollars.' Andrew Ryan, a corporate chauffeur, said he would invest in yuan if it brought him good returns. 'If the yuan could be traded like other ... Enoch Yiu in Sydney Australia and New Zealand Banking Group began offering a suite of yuan services for customers in the country last week despite many Australian firms not knowing whether ...

  4. On the lookout for trouble at sea

    Posted Jul 08th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... Michael Richardson As China prepares to receive its first natural gas from Australia next year, it may be relieved to know that Australian security agencies have started to strengthen ... to strengthen security in the waters around the Philippines. A large majority of the exports of Australian goods to Asia are carried north in tankers, bulk carriers and other vessels through the Lombok ...

  5. The challenges facing the next finance chief

    Posted Jul 28th 2003, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... in China and the increasing future role of non-dollar currencies. But that can wait until the next round of global currency adjustments - which began with the Euro and Australian and Canadian ... Others, such as Taiwan, Malaysia and South Korea, would follow with their own adjustments to exchange regimes, which would bring about further changes to the yuan's value against the dollar ...

  6. Painted out of a corner

    Posted Apr 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... but aggressive and pragmatic fund-raising manner, he transformed the CCPP from humble, hand-to-mouth penury to profitability. After raising thousands of dollars to ensure it had a firm foundation, in 2009 he embarked on a children's art tour of seven Australian cities to raise funds. A year later, he staged 23 exhibitions in 15 European countries. As a result of this, the CCPP has ...

  7. Asia's challenges call for a singular approach

    Posted Oct 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Community. His Australian opposite number, Kevin Rudd, pushed a similar idea at yesterday's East Asia Summit, which includes three more members- India, Australia and New Zealand. A good measure ... development in Southeast Asia, Japan's programme on efficient use of energy and South Korea's US$100 million project to help the region respond to climate change. The billions of dollars ...

  8. Conmen target HK's richest in gold scam

    Posted Jun 21st 2009, 12:00am by Naomi Rovnick

    ... as a hedge against a tumbling US dollar. It appears to be feeding on uncertainty over the future of Thailand after the reign of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who is 81 and in poor health. A financial ... stash of gold. In 1997 an Australian was arrested in Melbourne on charges of faking documents claiming he had access to US$9 billion worth of the gold. Additional reporting by Greg Torode ...

  9. Muddle kingdom

    Posted Jun 16th 2006, 12:00am by Eric Ellis

    ... of control.' Competition in Kathmandu for Everest dollars is largely unregulated, despite being hugely important as a moneyspinner. The business is also often nasty and, according to many climbers, ... who last month died just below the summit, reportedly being passed by other climbers, and the Australian climber Sue Fear, who died on Manaslu, the world's eighth-highest peak. Mr Jijon ...

  10. The primping of paradise

    Posted Feb 01st 2005, 12:00am by Gary Jones

    ... The Miss World pageant put the spotlight on Hainan, now the island's sleepy beach community of Da Dong Hai is being dolled up to grab the tourist dollar, writes Gary Jones NESTLED ... itself. It does this by selling incongruous wooden handicrafts made by Aboriginal Australians (more likely carved by farmers within the island's interior; salaries in Hainan are among ...



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