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  1. Business - Economy - MARKETS

    EU easing under ‘Draghinomics’ a pipedream

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 11:25am by NICHOLAS SPIRO

    ... economy. In July 2012, when financial markets feared that Europe's single-currency area might break apart, Draghi promised to do "whatever it takes to preserve the euro", which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1590030/eu-easing-under-draghinomics-pipedream
  2. Business - Money - MARKETS

    What price political risk?

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 11:43am by NICHOLAS SPIRO

    ... by a fiscal crisis in Greece, which was perceived to be of little significance to the rest of Europe's single-currency area. Against that backdrop, it is clear that markets are too complacent, ... and are likely to remain there for some time to come. Investors' reaction to escalating tensions in Ukraine in the most dangerous geopolitical crisis in Europe since the end of the Cold War ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1441722/what-price-political-risk
  3. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Sticky goings-on in Teflon Thailand

    Posted May 15th 2014, 09:43am by NICHOLAS SPIRO

    ... six-month-long political crisis, which has taken its toll on Southeast Asia's second-largest economy and severely undermined the country's democratic credentials, has entered a more dangerous ... of staging a coup d'état. Yet while the whiff of civil war in Thailand is in the air, investors are taking the political crisis in their stride. The Thai baht is now trading at the same level ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1512480/teflon-thailand-coming-unstuck
  4. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Hong Kong's Exchange Fund turns around from loss to HK$50.5b gain in first half

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 01:25am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Kong Monetary Authority, which manages the fund used as a reserve to back the local currency, said it now has HK$3.07 trillion as gains were mainly driven by better investment returns in bonds ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1562212/hong-kongs-exchange-fund-turns-around-loss-hk505b
  5. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Stocks link with mainland takes Hong Kong market to three-year high

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 02:10am by JEANNY YU AND RAY CHAN

    ... emerge again in the second half. However, with the volatility in the first half, markets are more likely to be immune to those calls that predict an imminent economic and financial crisis ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1558544/stocks-link-mainland-takes-hong-kong-market-three
  6. Business - China Business - MARKETS

    Insurance against a China crisis proves a tough sell

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 12:46am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Singapore Insurance against China crisis proves a tough sell Selling insurance against a financial crisis should not be difficult, five years after the last one nearly wrecked the global economy. But when it comes to the mainland, the probability of a full-blown crisis is apparently so remote that hardly anyone will buy an insurance policy against it, no matter how cheap. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1493926/insurance-against-china-crisis-proves-tough-sell
  7. Business - Economy - MARKETS

    Emerging markets still haunted by the Fed

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 10:15am by NICHOLAS SPIRO

    ... on local currency debt- which is riskier given the vulnerability of many emerging market currencies- has fallen to 6.5 per cent from nearly 7.2 per cent in January. Equities have risen 5.1 per cent ... vulnerable emerging markets had ever been dubbed the "Fragile Five". The currencies of three members of this group- Turkey, India and Indonesia- have risen 8 per cent, 4.7 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1536011/emerging-markets-still-haunted-fed
  8. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Bonds are king in Hong Kong market as investors lose appetite for IPOs

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 01:40am by Jasper Moiseiwitsch

    ... Jasper Moiseiwitsch jasper.moiseiwitsch@scmp.com In contrast to trend before the financial crisis, mainland issuers raise US$70.3b in offshore debt so far this year, far outstripping ... companies in the same period, according to fresh industry data out today. That is in stark contrast to just seven years ago, before the global financial crisis and rounds of quantitative easing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1543251/bonds-are-king-hong-kong-market-investors-lose
  9. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Panic in the air as sell-off in emerging markets enters new phase

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 05:17am by NICHOLAS SPIRO

    ... Nicholas Spiro Panic in the air as sell-off in emerging markets enters new phase with slide in currencies, stocks and bonds Crash course At the end of last year, investor sentiment towards emerging markets was bleak. Now, the whiff of panic is in the air. Last week's aggressive rise in Turkey's interest rates to shore up the country's wilting lira currency, has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1422432/panic-air-sell-emerging-markets-enters-new-phase
  10. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Thailand stocks fall, baht drops amid martial law

    Posted May 21st 2014, 01:11am by BLOOM

    ... falling to a one-week low of 32.66. Five-year credit-default swaps rose three basis points to 128 in Hong Kong. The currency pared losses on suspected intervention by the central bank, according to Kozo Hasegawa, a currency trader at Sumitomo Mitsui Banking. The banking system and financial markets functioned normally yesterday after the army's announcement on martial law, Bank ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1516812/thailand-stocks-fall-baht-drops-amid-martial-law

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