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  1. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Australia faces currency dilemma

    Posted May 12th 2014, 02:58am by DAVID BROWN

    ... David Brown Low interest rates, a rebounding economy and speculative bubbles are putting pressure on the reserve bank to keep the currency from rising Australia in a dilemma The Reserve ... the currency into a new phase of unbridled strength. The aussie is a quicksilver currency. If the climate is right, buying the aussie can be a lucrative, self-fulfilling one-way bet for currency bulls, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1509918/australia-faces-currency-dilemma
  2. News - World - ECONOMY

    World Bank warns of global jobs crisis

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 10:52pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Global jobs crisis, warns World Bank The world is facing a global jobs crisis that is hurting the chances of reigniting economic growth and there is no magic ... to be created worldwide by 2030 just to cope with the expanding population. "There's little doubt there is a global jobs crisis," said the World Bank's senior director for jobs, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1588934/world-bank-warns-global-jobs-crisis
  3. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Weaker mainland China industrial output fuels regional pessimism

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 03:23am by Victoria Ruan

    ... industrial output growth since the global financial crisis, prompting analysts to trim their economic outlook forecasts. Hong Kong's benchmark Hang Seng Index fell 1 per cent, with H shares ... control on bank lending", he said. "Otherwise, China's economy would be like a man swimming in an ocean of currency, whose survival may be endangered if he fails to get enough fresh ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1593498/weaker-mainland-china-industrial-output-fuels-regional-pessimism
  4. News - China - ECONOMY

    US Treasury secretary leaves talks with China pledge to reduce currency intervention

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 04:36am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Victoria Ruan victoria.ruan@scmp.com Commitment to limit control is significant, but challenges remain in carrying it out, US says Beijing pledges to reduce currency intervention US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew praised the annual dialogue with his Chinese counterparts as "good and productive", after Beijing agreed to reduce intervention in the currency market ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1551487/us-treasury-secretary-leaves-talks-china-pledge-reduce-currency
  5. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Investors in Asia calmer over future U.S. interest rate rise

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 04:42am by Reuters

    ... given how rapidly Asia has changed in the past year. The region's current account deficits are smaller, bond yields are high and currencies already quite weak. Governments perceived ... that offer foreigners a seamless transfer from equities to bonds. "If you have both asset classes to offer in local currency, you can actually see a transfer rather than switching out ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1588108/investors-asia-calmer-over-future-us-interest-rate-rise
  6. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Sovereign wealth funds threaten world markets, investors say

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:05am by Reuters

    ... pension money or central bank currency reserves. But the resulting tide of money is in danger of distorting markets, causing prices to reflect political priorities rather than financial reality, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1588875/sovereign-wealth-funds-threaten-world-markets-investors-say
  7. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    China trade surplus hits new high, but exports to Hong Kong fall

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 11:22am by Jeanny Yu

    ... in the past months as expectations of currency appreciation eased. Both Liu and HSBC economist Ma Xiaoping said the market should not over-interpret a single month's data. "Hong Kong's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1587708/chinas-august-exports-grow-94pc-imports-drop-24pc-slowdown
  8. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Hong Kong in lukewarm response to European Central Bank rate cut

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 05:37am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... to a 13-month low against the Hong Kong dollar and looks likely to stay there given expectations for a US rate increase early next year. A cheaper currency will be popular with exporters to China ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1586263/hong-kong-lukewarm-response-european-central-bank-rate-cut
  9. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Japan’s economy shrinks in second quarter as sales tax rise hits

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 09:21am by Reuters

    ... contraction was the biggest since January-March 2009, when the global financial crisis affected Japan's exports and factory output, keeping policymakers under pressure to expand fiscal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1587657/japans-economy-shrinks-second-quarter-sales-tax-rise-hits
  10. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Canada faces a currency conundrum

    Posted May 19th 2014, 03:22am by DAVID BROWN

    ... recession. It was spared the deeper downturn that blighted its Group of Seven partners. Now there is a risk that the strategy could backfire. Super-easy money policy, combined with a soft currency ... with a competitive currency, are mutually exclusive objectives. Stronger growth, rising inflation and tougher rate policy will be seen by the markets as a forerunner to a stronger loonie. The bank has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1515036/canada-faces-currency-conundrum

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