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  1. Business - Money

    Chart of the day: Crisis mode in the euro zone

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 12:06am by Nicole Elliott

    ... Nicole Elliott Chart of the day: Crisis mode in euro zone Investors seem to be thinking that the euro-zone economy is again in imminent danger of collapse, at least if the chart ... collapsed and European Central Bank president Mario Draghi was famously forced to promise to do "whatever it takes" to ensure the single-currency bloc's survival. Whatever confidence ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1555887/chart-day-crisis-mode-euro-zone
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    March of renminbi as global currency has passed the point of no return

    Posted May 06th 2014, 05:15pm by CARMEN LING

    ... the 1997 Asian financial crisis. A significant proportion of the country's trade is still settled in its local currency today, and Japan's economy is still too big to be ignored by global ... Carmen Ling Carmen Ling says political will remains a key driver even if China's massive economy is slowing March of the yuan as global currency has passed the point of no return ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1505765/march-renminbi-global-currency-has-passed-point-no-return
  3. Business - Economy - COMMENT

    Europe’s rapidly unravelling economic reform agenda

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 11:26am by NICHOLAS SPIRO

    ... Nicholas Spiro There are many casualties of the four-year-old crisis in the euro zone. One of the most conspicuous and troubling ones is the political will to implement much-needed fiscal ... of last year). Italy has been in a more or less permanent recession since the euro-zone crisis erupted in early 2010 and suffers from a much higher youth unemployment rate than France ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1581392/europes-rapidly-unravelling-economic-reform-agenda
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hong Kong's MTR shows bad crisis management over stray dog

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 04:35am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Bad MTR crisis management over stray The unfortunate MTR stray dog incident has become a full-blown crisis. Assuming that staff on the ground did not do their job humanely, protesters used the full might of social media and street protests to demonise MTR staff and management. Memorials and an online petition attracting tens of thousands of signatures ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1580700/hong-kongs-mtr-shows-bad-crisis-management-over-stray-dog
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    When the Hong Kong government becomes the problem

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 04:46am by Alex Lo

    ... surely one of our most successful economic anchors, was created in response to the Hong Kong currency crisis of 1983. We inherited our public housing, education and health care systems and our ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1581903/when-hong-kong-government-becomes-problem
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Defeating deflation in EU and Japan key to global economic outlook

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 04:46am by SCMP Editorial

    ... "all the available instruments" to combat the threat of deflation there. The bank had earlier cut its growth targets for the single-currency zone to 1 per cent this year and revised down ... acute phase of the crisis there. This earned him his nickname "Super Mario". The signs are that he is ready to perform his "superhero" duties again. The consensus view ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1581939/defeating-deflation-eu-and-japan-key-global-economic-outlook
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Put patients first in medical staffing crisis

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 04:30am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Put patients first in staffing crisis An expert British task force advised the Hospital Authority two years ago that Hong Kong must ease restrictions on overseas recruitment of doctors because a staffing crisis in our public hospitals posed a threat to patient safety. At the time the hospitals, which treat 90 per cent of patients but employ only 40 per cent of the city’s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1578816/put-patients-first-medical-staffing-crisis
  8. 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
  9. Business - Banking & Finance

    Time for ECB to man the quantitative easing pumps

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 03:33am by DAVID BROWN

    ... grinding to a halt. Economic confidence has been in retreat for months due mainly to weak internal demand. The fallout from the euro-zone financial crisis- debt deflation, deleveraging and acute ... have been shelved as optimism has tumbled. The ECB missed an opportunity in the early phase of the crisis to co-ordinate simultaneous quantitative easing with the United States, Britain ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1580410/time-ecb-man-quantitative-easing-pumps
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Why HK needs to be cautious about deposit guarantee

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 03:14pm by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... in October 2008, the beginning of a period of record strength for the currency's exchange rate. Some harbinger of crisis that. There were plenty of bargain hunters about and confidence would ... Jake van der Kamp When a government backs liabilities but gives crooks free rein over assets, it invites a crisis Depositors must be wary of Norman's guarantees At the onset ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1566181/why-hk-needs-be-cautious-about-deposit-guarantee

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