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  1. Business - Companies

    Danone sales slow as Russia, China bite

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 01:09am by Reuters

    ... group sales adjusted for currency effects and acquisitions grew 2.2 per cent year on year in the quarter, a slowdown from the 2.9 per cent growth in the fourth quarter of last year, Danone said yesterday. Total sales, which include the effects of foreign exchange fluctuations, reached US$7 billion. Excluding currency effects the decline was 5.2 per cent. China contributes 6 per cent ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Self-interest rules in China's stance on Ukraine crisis

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 04:39am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Self-interest rules in stance on Ukraine In logic, there are paradoxes, weird statements that are false if true, and true if false. China seems to be facing the diplomatic equivalent of a logical paradox over the crisis in Ukraine. A cornerstone of its diplomacy has been its much advertised principle of non-interference in other countries' affairs. So ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - MONITOR

    Four reasons the yuan will struggle to gain acceptance

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 04:24am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland Open and well-regulated markets, transparent governance and solid banking system needed for Chinese currency’s rise to dominance Four reasons the yuan will struggle to gain acceptance Talk to financiers in Hong Kong and you will get the impression that it is the manifest destiny of China's yuan to displace the US dollar as the world's dominant currency ...

  5. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    John Kerry assures China’s Li Keqiang that US committed to ending fiscal crisis

    Posted Oct 10th 2013, 11:56am by Reuters in Bandar Seri Begawan

    ... raised concerns over a drawn-out crisis in Washington. According to data from the US Treasury, Beijing holds $1.28 trillion of Treasury debt. It also has additional US agency debt. The US ... recent eight-month low against other major currencies. “They also agreed that the United States has one of the strongest economies in the world and that they have a shared interest in continuing ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Rumours of a Chinese crash are greatly exaggerated

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 05:12pm by Yu Yongding

    ... that the assumptions underpinning them will invariably change. Consider China's high leverage ratio, which many argue will be a key factor in causing a crisis. After all, they contend, developing countries that have experienced a large-scale credit boom have all ended up facing a credit crisis and a hard economic landing. But several factors must be accounted for in assessing whether ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Fixing China's debt burden will bring pain before it brings relief

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 03:33am by Lim Say Boon

    ... Lim Say Boon Lim Say Boon says while China's debt problems are nowhere near crisis levels, they must be tackled sooner rather than later or they will continue to sap the economy ... And that might actually help advance the renminbi's evolution towards reserve currency status. After all, one of the requirements for a reserve currency is that the government has to issue debt ...

  8. Business - Companies - PUBLIC RELATIONS

    Some disasters can defeat a firm's best efforts at crisis communications

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 11:10am by Stephen Vines

    ... Stephen Vines The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines' jetliner has put to the test the firm's crisis communications experts, who can only hope to limit damage Fright job ... profoundly saddening events. The title in this case is "crisis communications". Once the problem has been identified, a clear-cut attempt to provide solutions is vital But no amount ...

  9. Business - Money - DEBT

    China Properties drops plans for yuan bonds in favour of US currency debt

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 01:16am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Singapore China Properties drops plans for yuan bonds China Properties Group has abandoned plans to sell yuan-denominated bonds in favour of notes denominated in US dollars as mainland developers return to US currency debt markets. Hong Kong-listed China Properties is marketing three-year notes to yield about 12.75 per cent, a source said. The company said in a statement ...

  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - MAINLAND

    Foreign investors cool on Chinese real estate

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 03:05pm by Langi Chiang

    ... financial crisis. But even in its heyday, foreign participation had never exceeded 2 per cent of total sources of funds into the sector, which affects dozens of other industries in the world's second-largest economy. Some investment banks, including Goldman Sachs, left the mainland's real estate market after the global financial crisis. But other foreign investors- including sovereign ...




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