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  1. Magazines - Style

    Anita Fung: The HSBC chief executive who broke through the glass ceiling

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00pm by Jane Moir

    ... the bank's presence in China. This did not detract from Fung's relish in taking up the role. "For me it is a great honour to be the first woman to take up the role of CEO of Hong Kong ...

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    Alexa Lam: 'If you sense there is discrimination, just ride over it', says stock market guardian

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by Jane Moir

    ... of its policy, China and investment products division. She is the only female executive director. For a brief period last year, she acted as interim CEO, a position many believed she would ...

  3. Business - Money

    Hong Kong mints new batch of HK$5 coins for first time in 14 years

    Posted Oct 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... noticing one of the shiny new HK$5 coins stamped 2012, the South China Morning Post inquired if a new issue was being minted. The HKMA, the city's de facto central bank, said the new HK$5 ... by the three note issuing banks- HSBC, Standard Chartered and Bank of China (Hong Kong)- but the government is responsible for coins. At the end of last year, there was a total of HK$6 billion worth ...

  4. Magazines - Money - INVESTMENT: PRIVATE BANKING

    High stakes

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 12:00am by KEVIN MCQUEEN

    ... forecasts that emerging Asia, led by China, will contribute 60 per cent of the world's GDP growth by 2016. And that by 2020, the number of millionaires in mainland China and Hong Kong alone ... stuttering from the repercussions of the 2008 financial crisis and the euro-zone fiasco, Sermon Kwan, head of private banking for Hong Kong and Greater China at Bank of Singapore, thinks Asia has ...

  5. Business - Comment - THE INSIDER

    Directors dip into cement buys as share prices fall

    Posted Aug 27th 2012, 12:00am by Robert Halili

    ... total of HK$164.6 million. Cement plays took the spotlight with buys recorded in West China Cement, Asia Cement (China), and China Shanshui Cement. The acquisitions were made on the back of sharp drops in their share prices and announcements of steep falls in earnings this month. Chairman Zhang Jimin recorded his first on-market trades in cement producer West China Cement since ...

  6. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Rivals move in on Standard Chartered staff

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... George Chen and Lulu Chen British bank becomes a hunting ground for poachers after it ran afoul of US regulators Rivals move in on StanChart staff With Standard Chartered running into trouble over its dealings with Iran, potential poachers are circling the bank's Asia-based staff aiming to pick up talent. People in the financial industry told the South China Morning Post ...

  7. Business - China Business

    China Vanke seeks to study property abroad before making plunge

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Angela Che

    ... Angela Che angela.che@scmp.com China Vanke plans to study overseas China Vanke, the mainland's biggest listed property developer, will study overseas markets for at least two to three ... be primary choices for the company. But further studies were needed before it drew up detailed plans and a timetable. Yu made the remarks after the presentation of China Vanke's interim results. ...

  8. Business - China Business - RESOURCES

    Chalco tipped to drop SouthGobi takeover

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... me seems highly unlikely that the bid is going to go forward … It's 100 per cent clear that Mongolia has made the deal impossible." Aluminium Corp of China, better known as Chalco, ... interest in SouthGobi, which owns large coal projects in Mongolia close to China. Chalco has until September 4 to formalise its bid. Molyneux said SouthGobi had had no formal contact from Chalco ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Then & now: all that glisters …

    Posted Aug 12th 2012, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... generally associated the world over with Chinese communities, silver has also played a long and- for the most part- honourable role in the Chinese economy. China remained on the silver standard ... by massive speculative buying and stockpiling of silver bullion by United States financial interests during the Great Depression. China's economic restructuring (which, given internal problems ...

  10. HKEx cites tough times for listed firms' troubles

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... profit warnings in the past three months. Of those, at least 10 were listed in just the past 12 months, according to data compiled by the South China Morning Post based on HKEx information. ... 'Because of [economic] challenges, especially in China, a lot of companies have tighter cash flows,' said Edward Au, a partner of international accounting firm Deloitte. Au said companies ...




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