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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Developers misread market for flats

    Posted Sep 15th 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake Van Der Kamp Developers way off beam when it comes to sizing up the market [Sun Hung Kai Properties] co-chairman Thomas Kwok Ping-kwong said: "We will definitely follow ... is the point about the developers. You would have thought that knowing the property market inside out, as they are supposed to know it, they would have seen this pricing shift from big to small flats ...

  2. Shanghai lives up to its name for abandoned B-share investors

    Posted Oct 12th 2005, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... investor who is likely to see the share prices of his holdings plummet when the drop is dropped. It is now becoming clear what that something will be. Shenzhen-listed property developer China Vanke ... tough luck for them. The idea is that they are to get nothing. The B-share market is now a bit of an anachronism, you know. The mainland's financial development has gone past it and, in any ...

  3. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    China risk is the real worry for Hong Kong banks

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 01:09am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... be moaning about sheep purchases or car loans, would he? And given the scare stories now coming out of China about wealth management products and developer finances, even Aussie dollar lending might ... Jake van der Kamp Jake.vanderkamp@scmp.com While HKMA boss fusses over trifling mortgage delinquency ratios, exposure to borrowings from across the border should be his target China risk ...

  4. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    China's consumer success story still has a long way to go

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 01:51am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... in the US. Yes, it is true that developing economies need to put proportionally more of their money into infrastructure development but in China it has long been excessively done with fixed capital ... Jake van der Kamp After decades of infrastructure spending, the mainland must focus on the consumer sector China's consumer success story still has a long way to go The new Chinese ...

  5. The buck from Shanghai property debacle stops on HK's doorstep

    Posted Dec 16th 2005, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... that the Shanghai property market is not quite a real market. It seems that what many developers have done is sell their flats to the public with a promise to take them back again and return the purchase ... to developers or threaten to do so. Foreclosing on their properties will do the developers little good. The buyers who could take those properties on resale are vanishing from the market and resale ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    There's no proof that graft has harmed China's market development

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 04:33am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp Graft has clearly not harmed China's market development Corruption has done immeasurable damage to China's market development. Prosperity cannot be built ... done immeasurable damage to China's market development? Is it truly impossible to build prosperity on a corrupt foundation? The first thing to bear in mind about this is that corruption ...

  7. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Cyberia's worrying lack of IT start-ups

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 02:03am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... On Capital Consultants- A private equity fund management firm focused on China. It may have some of its money in IT companies. So does HSBC. Outblaze- A hit! A Hong Kong based and bred software applications developer. We might quibble as to whether app writers really do anything more than piggyback on technology but we won't. P acific Century Premium Developments- A property arm ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Employers, and not just the minimum wage, distort Hong Kong labour market

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 04:50am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... is to distort the labour market decisions of employers and employees. Professor Richard Wong Yue-chim South China Morning Post, July 30 I'm a coward. I like easy targets. But let me pretend ... supply of the labour market. It is not only unfair but it freezes Hong Kong's economy at a more primitive stage of development, with wide income disparity and too heavy a reliance on menial ...

  9. Business - Banking & Finance - JAKE'S VIEW

    Losers' Clubs spend good money on bad ideas

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:55am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... in Tokyo. This new BRICS Development Bank will be no better. The only difference is that China, not Japan, will be top dog and get the export edge. They didn't actually like that in New Delhi. India wanted to be equal with China. Tough luck. Funding will be in strong yuan, not weak rupee; shades of the ADB. Development banks are a dated idea, a concoction of the international ...

  10. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Rise in interest rates is something to welcome, not worry about

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 04:05am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp The easier it is to pay off a mortgage, the more likely it is that prices will go up and nowhere is this equation truer than in the property market Don't worry about rise in interest rates, welcome it Homeowners do not have to worry about a sudden surge in interest rates, which would further hit an already ailing property market after the United States ...




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