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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - MARKETS

    City's offshore yuan pool under threat from trade discount

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 04:10am by Jeanny Yu

    ... outlook following the gloomy August figures." One indirect reason for the worsening situation was the pro-democracy Occupy Central protests, which broke out on September 28, with political ... renminbi deposit rate on Friday to 3.4 per cent, the highest among its peers. Nanyang Commercial Bank, Bang of China (Hong Kong) and Citibank have also increased rates in the past month to retain ...

  2. Business - Economy - MARKETS

    Fear grips markets as investors worry about China's growth and US profits

    Posted Jan 26th 2014, 05:29am by AP

    ... Associated Press in New York Fear grips the markets, sending stocks tumbling Fear is back in the market. Investors are worried about slower economic growth in China, a gloomier outlook ... in Argentina to political instability in Turkey. Those fears converged last week to start a two-day rout in global markets that was capped by a 318-point drop in the Dow Jones industrial average ...

  3. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Panic in the air as sell-off in emerging markets enters new phase

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 05:17am by NICHOLAS SPIRO

    ... the shift in US monetary policy and China's attempts to engineer a soft landing, they are equally troubled by the politics of macroeconomic adjustment and structural reform in emerging markets. ... stimulus by the US Federal Reserve. On the external front, the slowdown in China's economy is arguably of greater significance to emerging markets than the scaling back, or tapering, ...

  4. Business - China Business - MARKETS

    Sina's Weibo files papers to raise US$500m in IPO in US

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 10:58am by Reuters

    ... knowingly make or share information considered defamatory or false could face up to three years in jail in China. "The implementation of this newly promulgated judicial interpretation may have ... sensitive, from open political opposition to criticism of important officials. Responsibility for policing such content often falls on companies such as Weibo, which could face fines or even ...

  5. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Monetary Authority sells Hong Kong dollar for third time in four days

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... is flowing from Japanese businesspeople who are shifting some mainland assets to Hong Kong as tensions have increased between Beijing and Tokyo over ownership of islands in the East China Sea known as the Diaoyus in China and the Senkakus in Japan. Given that political tensions show little sign of easing, analysts think the funds will continue to flow in and the HKMA, the city's de facto ...

  6. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Thailand's boom is sustainable, unlike the one in 1997

    Posted May 06th 2013, 12:00am by Carl Berrisford

    ... of a "political risk discount" on stock valuations, making Thai equities the third cheapest in Asia ex-Japan, after China and South Korea. These all give strong support to the argument ... stabilisation of the country's political situation. Thailand is at the start of a new investment cycle that is expected to last at least until 2020. The most important driver is a government ...

  7. Business - Economy - MARKETS

    Citi Asia chief expects capital markets to benefit from China's urbanisation

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 01:38am by Peggy Sito

    ... investment." Bird said most of the funding for urbanisation so far was supported by the central government. Urbanisation was highlighted by the political leaders when they charted the roadmap ...

  8. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Shanghai stocks swing as Xiao Gang takes over top CSRC job

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 12:00am by Daniel Ren

    ... swing as Xiao takes over CSRC job Mainland equity investors initially appeared unimpressed with the appointment of Xiao Gang as the chairman of the China Securities Regulatory Commission. When ... was that personnel changes would result in an about-face in policymaking by the new securities regulator. But Xiao, who resigned as chairman of Bank of China to take up his new role, has pledged to keep CSRC ...

  9. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Hong Kong equities face midlife crisis as trading loses steam

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 05:25am by Jasper Moiseiwitsch

    ... "US investors see China as just one part of emerging markets, and right now the interest is in developed markets," said Philip Li, a fund manager at Value Partners. Investors have been ... offerings. The mainland's big privatisation push came in the past decade, when its Big Four state banks listed, alongside insurance and energy companies. Industrial and Commercial Bank of China ...

  10. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Mainland stocks still look attractive

    Posted Feb 21st 2013, 12:00am by Jeanny Yu

    ... the past three months, given their low valuations and big re-rating potential following key political conferences next month, according to Allianz Global Investors. The Shanghai Composite Index ... liberalisation, the bond market and the tax system following the key political meetings in March," Chan said. "Those reforms would benefit the financial institutions most." He expects ...



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