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  1. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Stock investors brace for volatile end to 2014

    Posted Oct 03rd 2014, 11:16am by Reuters

    ... crisis of 2008. Quantitative easing, a pillar of this policy that involved the Fed buying up bonds to add liquidity to the financial system, is due to end later this month. A second aspect, ... driven the currency higher in recent weeks. While this may seem a benign development to American consumers who see their international purchasing power increase, it is proving disruptive ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1608751/stock-investors-brace-volatile-end-2014
  2. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Emerging market residents key to steady capital flows

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Washington IMF report shows buying foreign assets in a crisis helps offset pull-out of global investors Emerging market residents key to steady capital flows Emerging markets ... by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Countries where a surge of capital inflows was offset by domestic residents' purchase of foreign assets fared better during the global financial crisis ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1322475/emerging-market-residents-key-steady-capital-flows
  3. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1377872/investors-look-mine-bitcoin-volatility
  4. Business - Economy - INVESTMENT

    Emerging-market rally fizzles out

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 11:59am by NICHOLAS SPIRO

    ... based in the US and Europe. Foreign investors are still increasing their holdings of local currency bonds in many markets Over the past month, spreads on US dollar-denominated emerging market ... the beginning of this year. Emerging Europe has borne the brunt of the sell-off- mainly because of concerns about the East-West standoff over Ukraine. Yields on 10-year local currency Russian, Turkish ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1573405/emerging-market-rally-fizzles-out
  5. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    New batch of iBonds expected to enjoy high demand from Hong Kong public

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 01:58am by Jeanny Yu

    ... investors because the zero-risk product remains appealing in hedging interest-rate and currency risks, said analysts. "There is a trend for investors to transfer their investment ... due to fears of a major sell-off in the bond market as the US Federal Reserve appears poised for its first interest rate rise since the financial crisis in 2008. "The US central bank ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1556558/new-batch-ibonds-expected-enjoy-high-demand-hong
  6. Business - Banking & Finance - INVESTMENT

    Transparency needed in central banks' equity buying binge

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 09:57am by David Marsh

    ... to increase depleted yields on their much-increased reserves of foreign currencies. Central banks may be overstretching themselves. Jens Weidmann, president of Germany's Bundesbank- which retains ... own efforts to repair the financial crisis. According to calculations by the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum, central banks around the world have foregone US$200 billion ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1533796/transparency-needed-central-banks-equity-buying-binge
  7. Business - Banking & Finance - INVESTMENT

    OCBC unit to boost discretionary services

    Posted Sep 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Jeanny Yu

    ... in the 2008 global financial crisis believed that money management was better left to professional managers. New funds flowing into discretionary portfolio management jumped 20 per cent at Bank ... the opportunity in the internationalisation of the yuan, de Guzman said that as the currency became more widely used, there would be more dual-currency deposits, foreign-exchange products, equity-focused ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1301467/ocbc-unit-boost-discretionary-services
  8. Business - Banking & Finance - INVESTMENT

    Hang Seng customers seek havens in uncertain times, says bank chief

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... companies. "Investors' risk appetite has changed since the global financial crisis in 2008," Fung said. "Before the crisis, investors were more aggressive and they liked to bet ... of the yuan had slowed this year. Yuan investment products were popular over the past two years as the currency has risen by more than 20 per cent against the US dollar since 2004. But this year ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1038681/hang-seng-customers-seek-havens-uncertain-times-says-bank
  9. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Time comes to play it safe

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... crisis", like the others of the previous decade, have learned that recent history is not always the best guide. Bouncing back this time requires considerably more than a bit of belt-tightening ... vanished completely. In most cases, though, it is firmly under control. The one-time level of interest in things like complex accumulators, high-concept internet stocks and currency plays in Brazil ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/investment-products/article/1042434/time-comes-play-it-safe
  10. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Hong Kong's Islamic finance goal boosted by Basel III rules

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 04:28am by Enoch Yiu

    ... for the government to take the lead so that others can follow it," he said. Barzilai attributed the failure of the government's 2007 attempt for a sukuk market to the financial crisis ... flows of US dollars, the main Islamic market currency". Tim Lo, managing director of French private bank CIC Investor Services, said that from a pure investment point of view, whether ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1381481/hong-kongs-islamic-finance-goal-boosted-basel-iii

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