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  1. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    It's risk-off again as troika plays with fire in Cyprus

    Posted Mar 19th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    .... Alternatively, the authorities might hold deposit rates down, keeping the spread between deposit and lending rates artificially wide in order to recapitalise the banks at depositors' expense; ... As a result, savers in Greece, Spain, Portugal and Ireland will naturally be prompted to reassess the security of their bank deposits. To be on the safe side, many are likely to decide to shift ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1194011/its-risk-again-troika-plays-fire-cyprus
  2. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Beware of bankers under the influence of bonuses

    Posted Jan 10th 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... to this question, here is another: Why haven't you come to the same conclusion about your bank? At one time you yourself were the safeguard of your deposits. You didn't put money ... and you might not know what banks you could trust. They therefore came up with the concept of deposit insurance. If your bank fails your deposits will be safe. The insurance will cover what ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1124112/beware-bankers-under-influence-bonuses
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Removing chains on deposit rates will free capital for more efficient use

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 03:33am by SCMP Editorial

    ... that People's Bank of China Governor Zhou Xiaochuan envisages a time frame for the last, vital step- the liberalisation of deposit rates. Speaking on the sidelines of the NPC meeting, Zhou said ... on official deposit rates that has created a huge, unregulated shadow banking sector. With an unattractive official deposit rate, distrust of the stock market and wariness of a property bubble, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1449533/removing-chains-deposit-rates-will-free-capital-more
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    European Central Bank may need to join the quantitative easing club

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 04:51am by SCMP Editorial

    ... rate to 0.15 per cent, from 0.25 per cent; charging commercial banks a 0.1 per cent interest rate on money they deposit at the central bank, in other words making them pay to park money there; ... SCMP Editorial Europe may need a stronger tonic The European Central Bank has finally moved to counter sluggish growth, persistently high unemployment and the threat of deflation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1528949/european-central-bank-may-need-join-quantitative-easing-club
  5. Business - Banking & Finance - MR. SHANGKONG

    Banking chiefs preoccupied with looming Occupy Central

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 03:08am by George Chen

    ... such as providing a nearby secured location where customers can deposit, withdraw or transfer money on a timely basis. Other banks also considered allowing their staff to work remotely, for example from ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com Mention of protest movement is taboo as lenders spend time preparing plans to ensure all operations run smoothly in case event hits district Banking chiefs ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1538530/banking-chiefs-preoccupied-looming-occupy-central
  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Cheung Kong executive proved right as homebuyers' sentiment turns

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 11:23am by Peggy Sito

    ... to normal or even positive. Some investment banks, which had been pessimistic about the market, raised their forecasts last week. Bank of America Merrill Lynch and JP Morgan said home prices could ... arrangement. Since prices for the first batch were announced on Friday, more than 4,000 people have put down deposits for flats in the project. Official sales begin on Saturday. peggy.sito@scmp.com ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1556955/cheung-kong-executive-proved-right-homebuyers-sentiment
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    What China's balance sheet tells us about the state of the economy

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 02:32pm by Andrew Sheng

    ... in debt instruments and equity, whereas Chinese financial assets are mostly in bank deposits and bonds, with nearly half of GDP holdings in foreign exchange reserves. US equities were 148 per cent ... of Finance and Banking, a team of academy researchers has built on an earlier study by Dr Ma Jun, currently chief economist at the People's Bank of China. For the first time, the study reveals ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1556109/what-chinas-balance-sheet-tells-us-about-state-economy
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    To be effective, China's policy fine-turning has to go hand in hand with reforms

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 01:06pm by Hu Shuli

    ... of banks' deposit reserve ratios. While the government's attention is undoubtedly focused on the right sectors, the wisdom of its policy choices is open to debate. Take its attempt to reduce deposit reserve ratios for some banks. That small businesses face great difficulties raising money is a well-known problem. But a liquidity bottleneck isn't the cause. Rather, the problem ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1544849/be-effective-chinas-policy-fine-turning-has-go-hand-hand-reforms
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China must come clean on capital transfers abroad

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 05:09am by SCMP Editorial

    ... markets, especially for property, which suggests investors must be circumventing the regulations. Indeed a recent report by state broadcaster CCTV accused the Bank of China, one of the country's five biggest state-owned commercial banks, of effectively offering a money-laundering service to wealthy clients by helping them siphon cash out of the country. The bank responded ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1554295/china-must-come-clean-capital-transfers-abroad
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Do we need a BRICS development bank?

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 04:45am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Development banks aplenty in the world Does the world need another development bank? Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa have signed an agreement to create the Shanghai-based BRICS development bank. The aim is to create an alternative to the Western-dominated International Monetary Fund and World Bank. Along with the new bank, the five ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1555464/do-we-need-brics-development-bank

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