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  1. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Debt in riskiest markets a frontier too far?

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 10:06am by NICHOLAS SPIRO

    ... in the country's oil industry embarrassed the government. This put further strain on Nigeria's already vulnerable currency, the naira, which plunged to a record low against the dollar. Nigeria's ... currency, the kwacha, forced the country's central bank to raise interest rates by a hefty 175 basis points last month to 12 per cent. The good news is that investors demanded a higher premium ...

  2. Business - China Business - INVESTMENT

    Russia looks east for new investors

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 01:09am by Toh Han Shih

    ... for investors The Ukraine crisis will increase Chinese investments in Russia, said participants at the "Russia and China Dialogue" conference in Hong Kong yesterday. "Ukraine is one ... relations between the European Union and Russia will fall off "slightly" because of the Ukraine crisis, Yi said. "It will be a huge opportunity for Chinese and Hong Kong companies ...

  3. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Funds returning to Chinese stocks as reforms seen improving prospects

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 02:49pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Hong Kong China’s first-ever domestic bond defaults, a weakening currency and slowing economic growth are not normal buy signals, but money managers see them as a sign ... in the right direction,” said Bill Maldonado, Asia-Pacific chief investment officer for HSBC Global Asset Management. “What would you call the widening of the currency bands? What would you call ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - INVESTMENT

    China bond sale suffers setback amid expected of rate rises

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 12:59am by BLOOM

    ... The currency has retreated 2.7 per cent from a 20-year high reached on January 14 to 6.2094 per US dollar. The finance ministry had scheduled 16 debt auctions for this quarter, compared with nine ...

  5. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Focus on value in a time of investment trend reversals

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 03:51pm by Hao Hong

    ... Hao Hong We have seen three significant investment trend reversals in the past few weeks. First, the valuation of Russell 2000 saw its third peak in 20 years, with the previous two occurring during the 1997 Asian Crisis and the 2000 internet bubble. Emerging markets' relative performance, after plunging to levels last seen in the week of October 24, 2008, has started ...

  6. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Long yield holds the key in latest market rebound

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 11:29am by Hao Hong

    ... in late October 2008- the depth of the global financial crisis. China and Hong Kong’s relative performance is around where it was in early 2005. Meanwhile, Russell 2000 is at its all time high, ... also appears to believe that low short rates bode well for stocks, drawing from the experience during the liquidity crisis last June. This view is also misguided, as long-term interest rate, ...

  7. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Sovereign funds wary of emerging market volatility

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 12:59am by Reuters

    ... central banks, said that currency reserve management was becoming more divergent, with one group pursuing liquidity to be ready to intervene in local markets and the other trying to achieve ... their decreasing foreign reserves and help support local currencies. And others may also be tempted to keep liquid investments such as Treasuries as a contingency. "If you need to intervene ...

  8. Business - China Business - INVESTMENT

    Chinese firms enter US industrial heartland

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 01:30am by BLOOM

    ... it's not reasonable." The business card makeover illustrates Du's deft shepherding of Nanshan's US$160 million investment amid Sino-US quarrels over currency values, intellectual ...

  9. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Russian tycoon Alisher Usmanov shifts focus to Chinese tech firms

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 01:25am by BLOOM

    ... Russia's largest iron ore producer, might switch to shipping to China and other markets should Europe apply sanctions on its exports due to the crisis in Ukraine's Crimea region, Streshinskiy ...

  10. Business - Banking & Finance - INVESTMENT

    Investors look to mine Bitcoin volatility

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 05:05am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Shanghai Extreme fluctuations in the virtual currency's values provide profit opportunity for mainland speculators, but they come with risks as well Investors look to mine Bitcoin volatility Mainland speculators have seen Bitcoin values plunge, soar and plunge again within days, but say the virtual currency's extreme volatility is a profit ...




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