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  1. Business - Banking & Finance

    US government auction of bitcoins attests to virtual currency's appeal

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 01:08am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Washington Despite the plunge in the virtual currency's value, investors are lining up for US sale Auction attests to bitcoin's appeal Buyers from Wall Street to Silicon Valley are lining up to bid on a cache of bitcoins worth US$17.4 million, underscoring the interest in the digital currency even after its boom and bust. Pantera Capital Management, a San ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1540546/us-government-auction-bitcoins-attests-virtual-currencys
  2. In Brief

    Posted Oct 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... announced on Tuesday was a temporary measure applied at a delicate time when confidence in the banking system was threatened by the global financial crisis. 'Prevention is better than ... risk, in our view, that the pendulum could stay at the extreme end of pessimism for longer, as the financial crisis in the west still has some ways to go,' the bank said. 'Given ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/656622/brief
  3. News - World

    Shooting down of Malaysia Airlines plane likely to have significant impact on Ukraine crisis

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 01:52am by WASHPOST, Andrea Chen

    ... The Washington Post and Andrea Chen Analysts question what effect the shooting down of MH17 will have on the Ukraine crisis, but China is likely to remain on the sidelines Attack on jet deepens crisis The shooting down of a Malaysian commercial airliner over Ukraine could dramatically broaden the Ukrainian crisis, even before it is determined who bears responsibility. What has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1556575/shooting-down-malaysia-airlines-plane-likely-have-significant-impact
  4. Business - Banking & Finance - CURRENCIES

    Oversold British pound to test a six-year high on markets

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 01:34am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Tokyo British currency retreats 1 per cent this month after reaching peaksince October 2008 Oversold pound to test 6-year high against dollar The British pound is poised ... level since March last year as it fell 1 per cent, the worst performance among major currencies. There’s no reason why we can’t see a retest of the multi-year highs MITUL KOTECHA, BARCLAYS ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1577200/oversold-british-pound-test-six-year-high-markets
  5. Business - Banking & Finance - CAPITAL MARKETS

    Standard Chartered's new Hong Kong chief May Tan eyes China growth

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:18am by Ray Chan

    ... crisis," said Tan, who managed 200 regional staff for the broker. Despite her optimism in capital markets, the London-headquartered group warned earlier that its first-half operating profit could ... their equities and fixed-income, currency and commodities units, sending a clear message to executives that the landscape remains challenging. Tan, who reports to Benjamin Hung, Standard Chartered's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1556880/standard-chartereds-new-hong-kong-chief-may-tan-eyes-china
  6. Investors flee further from Asian currencies

    Posted Sep 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Amanda Lee amanda.lee@scmp.com Asian currencies, including Hong Kong's growing pool of yuan, fell further yesterday as investors sought the safety of the US dollar amid fears a global ... Reserve to boost the troubled US economy. Central banks from South Korea to Indonesia intervened to prop up their currencies, a sharp turnaround from recent concerns that their currencies were too ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/979951/investors-flee-further-asian-currencies
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MACROSCOPE

    Too early to pass judgment on Modi

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 09:23am by NICHOLAS SPIRO

    ... rally in Brazilian stocks on hopes that a reform-minded candidate will win Brazil’s presidential election in October. While the rupee, India’s currency, strengthened 7 per cent against the US ... reform. Foreign investors have been increasing their holdings of Indian local currency bonds – in stark contrast to several markets in the more vulnerable Emerging Europe region. In a further sign ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1578265/too-early-pass-judgment-modi
  8. Official calls for yuan convertibility

    Posted Nov 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... but the subprime mortgage crisis has sparked fears of a weaker US dollar amid low interest rates. Ms Wu said it was difficult to find an alternative reserve currency but added that the yuan was ready ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai Former central bank executive says unit should be an international reserve currency Beijing should gear up preparations for the yuan's full convertibility, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/660843/official-calls-yuan-convertibility
  9. Hot money inflow loses momentum

    Posted May 21st 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... the Hong Kong dollar and which the HKMA invests in bonds, stocks and local and foreign currencies. The fund reported an investment income of HK$10.8 billion in the first quarter, up slightly on the HK$10 billion of the previous quarter. This compared with a loss of HK$33.5 billion in the first quarter last year when the market was still in the throes of the financial crisis. However, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/714948/hot-money-inflow-loses-momentum
  10. Business - Money - REGULATION

    Fund managers’ lobbying on regulation backfires

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 10:06am by Reuters

    ... the focus had been on banks. World leaders wanted supervision of all parts of the financial system reviewed after the 2007-09 financial crisis resulted in taxpayers having to bail out many banks, ... managers were being targeted since, it argued, they were not responsible for the crisis. Details of the new proposals are still sketchy, but fund management industry sources said the tools being ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1578298/fund-managers-lobbying-regulation-backfires

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