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  1. Business - Economy - CURRENCIES

    Hong Kong dollar stable despite Occupy Central unrest

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 04:18am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg Occupy Central protests have not created volatility in local currency, and after decades of surviving far more serious crises, analysts are sanguine HK dollar solid as a rock in face of unrest For a gauge of how markets view Hong Kong's worst civil unrest since the 1960s, take a look at the local dollar, where volatility is a fraction of its levels during ...

  2. Business - Money - LISTINGS

    IPO fundraisers arrive in Hong Kong despite civil strife

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 04:18am by Ray Chan

    ... by floating shares in Hong Kong. Against the backdrop of rising political uncertainty due to civil unrest that broke out on Sunday, a handful of institutional investors have increased their cash ... Ray Chan ray.utchan@scmp.com Political uncertainty increases caution among investors, but listing candidates are still arriving IPO fundraisers arrive in HK despite civil strife Three ...

  3. Business - Money - STOCKS

    Through-train stock scheme likely to see slow start amid Occupy unrest

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 04:10am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Impact of Occupy Central protests on stock valuations may result in quiet debut for stock trading scheme as arbitrage opportunities diminish Through train likely hit by Occupy sell-off Financial fallout from Occupy Central and ...

  4. Business - Economy - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Despite street protests, Hong Kong's global image remains untarnished

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 11:39am by Benjamin Robertson, Toh Han-Shih

    ... Benjamin Robertson and Toh Han-Shih While one index ranks city's civil unrest level below Liberia and North Korea, traditional ratings agencies say it is business as usual HK's ... of North Korea, according to an index published yesterday. The Civil Unrest Index, from British risk consultancy Maplecroft, assesses the likelihood that economic, social and political factors ...

  5. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Singapore shooting-range builder Starburst to gain from Mideast unrest

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 01:10am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Singapore Shooting-range builder to gain from Mideast unrest Starburst, a Singaporean builder of shooting ranges, expects revenue to rise fivefold as Middle East defence spending surges following the Arab Spring uprisings. The company was pursuing as many as six contracts to provide firearms training facilities to countries including the United Arab Emirates, ...

  6. Business - Money - THE INSIDER

    Buybacks surge during week of market turmoil

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 04:10am by Robert Halili

    ... Robert Halili Directors take advantage of plummeting share prices while city is gripped by civil unrest Buybacks surge during week of market turmoil The sharp fall in the market that arose from civic protests resulted in a surge in director buying last week, with 51 companies recording 202 purchases worth HK$1.84 billion based on exchange filings. The three-day totals, ...

  7. Business - Companies - LISTINGS

    Bangkok Airways's US$401m IPO almost two times oversubscribed

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:39am by Reuters

    ... of political unrest. The country is still under martial law following a military coup on May 22. However, the airline said it had received strong interest from retail investors, with shares ...

  8. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    SFC's civil action against Citic is a good first step

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 04:47am by Howard Winn

    ... the results of the police investigation." But as David Webb, editor of webb-site.com points out, with the 6-year limit for civil action expiring yesterday, the SFC could not afford to wait ...

  9. Business - Economy - THE VIEW

    Sell public housing to help defuse Hong Kong protests

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 01:44pm by Richard Wong

    ... Richard Wong Selling public flats can help defuse students protests and tackle the underlying political problem Housing the unrest The youth protest movement that started on September 26 is demanding greater political freedom, but there is also an obvious socioeconomic cause behind this action: the divergence in fortunes between the city's rich and the general public. Hong Kong ...

  10. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Greenlight Capital ready to exploit market turmoil

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:05am by Bloomberg

    ... of conflicting economic data, global unrest and looming overdue Fed exit from quantitative easing, we remain cautiously positioned," Einhorn said. In April, the firm said in a quarterly letter ...




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