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  1. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Beijing under pressure to ease monetary policy

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 06:19am by Jeanny Yu, Ray Chan

    ... reflected investors' worries over the growth trajectory. "Import volume of bulk commodities has been slowing for the past few months, adding downward pressure on domestic commodities ...

  2. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    US job growth slows to 8-month low

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

    ... 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 ...

  3. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Trade boost fails to dispel fears over contraction in German economy

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 04:10am by Reuters

    ... because of weak demand in the euro zone and below-average bulk orders, and output undershooting forecasts with only a modest rise. Germany's trade surplus narrowed to €16.2 billion (HK$167.9 ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - ECONOMY

    Emerging economies still face headwinds in 2014

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 09:03am by Lun Wende

    ... and expectations that prices of bulk commodities will fall. This may exacerbate the risk of debts held by countries that rely heavily on the export of resources, among them Russia, South Africa, Brazil ... way to go before their economic transition can be completed. So far, Brazil and Russia still heavily rely on the exports of bulk commodities. Countries such as India and Indonesia remain ...

  5. Business - Banking & Finance - ECONOMY

    Local government financing needs revamp to avoid risk of excessive debt, analysts say

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 10:21am by Victoria Ruan

    ... authorities have to rely on financing, with the bulk borrowed at high costs owing to regulatory curbs on bank lending, which has pushed up market interest rates," Li said. Mainland leaders would ...

  6. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    China pushes regional development banks

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 05:19am by JANE CAI

    ... an economist with Mizuho Securities. While China has the world's largest foreign reserves at US$3.66 trillion, with the bulk invested in US treasuries, Beijing is under pressure to preserve ...

  7. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    HKMA warns of capital outflow as US stimulus ends

    Posted Sep 07th 2013, 12:00am by Jeanny Yu

    ... is used to manage the reserves, was denominated in US dollars last year, the HKMA said in its annual report. The bulk of the fund, under the "backing portfolio", was invested in highly ...

  8. News - China - ECONOMY

    Chinese entrepreneurs milk Germany's supply

    Posted Aug 19th 2013, 06:25pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... traders from China started bulk buying infant formula and shipping it to China in 30kg packages,” said industry lobbyist Heuser. “How they get through Chinese customs... I don’t know.” ...

  9. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Local government plans signal robust investment

    Posted Mar 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... local governments have increasingly turned to bond sales and riskier shadow banking to raise funds. Pressures for debt repayment may become huge in 2018-19, when a bulk of the bonds sold last ... for debt repayment may become huge in 2018-19, when a bulk of the bonds sold last year mature," he said. It is widely understood that much of the quantitative measures to gauge ...

  10. News - World - ECONOMY

    Ben Bernanke says raising US interest rates early risks economic growth

    Posted Mar 03rd 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... to rise gradually toward more normal levels over the next several years," he said at a San Francisco Fed conference on monetary policy. Bernanke devoted the bulk of his speech to an analysis ...




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