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  1. 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

    ... 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 ... As the first chart shows, even at the height of the property slump in 2001, with residential prices on their way to a 70 per cent collapse from their 1997 peaks, the six-month mortgage delinquency ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1555497/china-risk-real-worry-hong-kong-banks
  2. Business - Banking & Finance - JAKE'S VIEW

    Easy way out for foreign inflows comes with a price in China

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 05:46am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... exchange reserves have become a big burden for us." Premier Li Keqiang Business, August 4 You might reasonably expect quite a number of lifted eyebrows in China at this sort of appraisal ... China can now buy out their companies or acquire other assets considered national treasures. Are savings so great not a measure of strength and standing of which any nation can be proud? Short ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1567901/easy-way-out-foreign-inflows-comes-price-china
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    China's currency swap deal with Switzerland is just plain dumb

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 04:01am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp China's currency swap deal with Swiss is just plain dumb Switzerland stepped closer to becoming an offshore yuan hub yesterday after it signed a bilateral currency swap agreement with the People's Bank of China... The SNB [Swiss National Bank] also obtained a yuan investment quota, with which it could invest part of its foreign exchange reserves ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1559951/chinas-currency-swap-deal-switzerland-just-plain-dumb
  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

    ... 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 ... is a watery bit marked Hudson River, further yet Jersey, then a yellow expanse, another watery bit marked Pacific Ocean, and two blobs in the far distance marked China and Russia. I remember the China ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1530418/chinas-consumer-success-story-still-has-long-way-go
  5. 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

    ... Jake van der Kamp It's employers who are best at distorting labour market "[The minimum wage] is an ineffective solution for addressing poverty, and its main outcome 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1570078/employers-and-not-just-minimum-wage-distort-hong-kong-labour
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    'Grim' retail sales index tells only fraction of story

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 04:25am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... no corruption arrests in China the previous evening, I think). I shall now do my best to make it a less important item of news. This is an easy task, really. It requires the revelation of only one fact. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1565124/grim-retail-sales-index-tells-only-fraction-story
  7. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Hong Kong government's reserves are not big enough to fight 'financial predators'

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 01:01am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... to the US dollar was in occasional question and general confidence was weakened when a certain ship owner's son, mistakenly made chief executive, vowed to trash property prices with a flood ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1563045/hong-kong-governments-reserves-are-not-big-enough-fight-financial-predators
  8. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Trees just the start for axe swinging needed at West Kowloon arts hub

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 12:21am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... China Morning Post July 23 It's time for a proper use of the axe on this bloated wastrel project. Let's not just cut the trees. Let's cut the whole thing. We need to start from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1557771/trees-just-start-axe-swinging-needed-west-kowloon-arts-hub
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    London property not best investment for Hong Kong Monetary Authority

    Posted Nov 10th 2013, 04:31am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp London property not the best investment option for HKMA "London has proven to be a strong, liquid real estate market with robust demand for grade A office and retail assets over different market cycles." Hong Kong Monetary Authority, November 7 And so saying, the HKMA announced that it has jumped into the London property market by paying HK$2.5 billion ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1351914/london-property-not-best-investment-hong-kong-monetary
  10. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Li Ka-shing's stake in investment property is far less than what it seems

    Posted May 13th 2014, 01:03am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... effect Li's actual stake in property rentals not that much Li Ka-shing's apparent move to reduce his investments in Hong Kong could damage the city's economic competitiveness, says a study by a central government think tank. SCMP, May 10 And just how would it have that result? Let us first consider the nature of property development, Mr Li's primary business. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1510838/li-ka-shings-stake-investment-property-far-less-what-it-seems

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