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  1. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Two ways currency experts are wrong about the yuan

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... capital account, our results affirm … that China retains its abilities to restrict cross-border financial capital-market movements," conclude the report's authors. "The policies ... capital controls, then financial traders would rapidly take advantage of any yield differential, hedging out their exchange rate risk and arbitraging the difference between yuan and US dollar ...

  2. Business - Economy - MONITOR

    What Shanghai's brand new free-trade zone won't offer

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... forecasting interest rate and capital account deregulation. And on Friday, the mainland government itself promised "interest rate liberalisation" and cross-border currency flows. There is, ... a conduit for unrestricted cross-border capital flows between the mainland and the rest of the world. The financial authorities in Beijing simply cannot risk allowing uncontrolled flows to develop. ...

  3. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Global enthusiasm for yuan overstated

    Posted Dec 13th 2013, 04:30am by Tom Holland

    ... in the statistics as cross-border trade settled in yuan. If you want to get an impression of how widely the yuan is really used in international trade, you need to double-count these transshipments, adjust ...

  4. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    To boost business, WTO must ditch 'all or nothing' approach

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 03:12am by Tom Holland

    ... is a "noodle bowl" tangle of agreements. Some may even have contradictory regulations, for example on rules of origin, making compliance difficult and adding to the cost of doing cross-border ...

  5. Business - China Business - MONITOR

    Remember what's at stake in China's reform debate

    Posted Jul 29th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... risk-adjusted returns, including in markets offshore. And that's the real reason why Beijing needs to scrap its remaining restrictions on cross-border capital flows; not because doing so ...

  6. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Hong Kong's offshore yuan market is driven largely by tax dodgers

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland Speculation not the only thing behind the mainland currency's growth, as data points to soaring cross-border trade being settled in yuan HK's offshore yuan market ... trading in Hong Kong. There's also tax fraud. Glance at the data, and it looks as if Hong Kong's market in yuan trading has taken off in record time. The amount of cross-border trade ...

  7. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    The plenum speech Xi Jinping ought to deliver (but won't)

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 02:32am by Tom Holland

    ... and will dismantle our remaining restrictions on the cross-border flows of capital. Third, because of the hukou system of household registration our enterprises have long enjoyed a plentiful supply ...

  8. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    The 4.3tr yuan cost of financial openness

    Posted Oct 01st 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland That's the net outflow from the mainland if Beijing were to scrap capital controls, the International Monetary Fund's number crunchers estimate The 4.3tr yuan cost of financial openness This column has argued ad nauseam that anyone who expects China to open up to free flows of cross-border capital will have a long wait. But before I shut up on the topic, ...

  9. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Allowing free capital flows is fast going out of fashion

    Posted Sep 27th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... system. But if Li is indeed planning a big relaxation of Beijing's strict controls on cross-border capital flows, he will be swimming against the tide of international economic thought. ...

  10. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Shanghai free zone smells like it's just another property deal

    Posted Sep 16th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... to conduct those experiments. In the case of capital account opening, it would be far easier just to license a limited number of existing bank branches to participate in cross-border yuan loans than ...




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