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  1. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korean bank official 'linked to state slush funds seeks asylum and flees with US$5 million'

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 12:02pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... in weapons, drugs and counterfeit currency. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1581662/north-korean-bank-official-linked-state-slush-funds-seeks-asylum-and-flees
  2. Business - Economy

    Systemic risk answers sought as HKMA intervenes on currency

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 11:30am by NICK EDWARDS

    ... Lawmakers are demanding answers from the government on measures to bolster the city’s financial system stability as it emerged that authorities had been forced to intervene in currency markets ... Stable Funding Requirement, which requires banks to increase their deposit base if their loan book grows by more than 20 per cent per year. The Hong Kong dollar’s currency board peg ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1544805/systemic-risk-answers-sought-hkma-intervenes-currency
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Business - Banking & Finance - DEBT

    Taiwan insurers chase foreign bond offerings

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 01:10am by BLOOM

    ... on local-currency debt. The 10-year sovereign Taiwan dollar yield fell to an average 1.59 per cent this year from 2.66 per cent in 2004. Formosa notes "fulfil the need of insurers to raise ... Taiwan's fourth-largest listed financial firm by market capitalisation, sold Taiwan's first yuan bonds in February last year after a currency-clearing pact with the mainland paved the way ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1580684/taiwan-insurers-chase-foreign-bond-offerings
  6. 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
  7. Business - China Business - ACQUISITIONS

    Chinese firms on foreign acquisition trail learn to ease local fears

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 01:29am by Toh Han Shih

    ... more transparent. Another driver is the economic reality of business necessity. The global financial crisis of 2008-09 has been a game changer. "If not for the crisis, we probably wouldn't have bought Volvo," Wang said. Under pressure from the global financial crisis, which started in 2008, Ford decided to sell Volvo, he said. Geely's US$1.8 billion acquisition ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1581848/chinese-firms-foreign-acquisition-trail-learn-ease-local
  8. Business - Comment - THE VIEW

    Finance spin masters need to ensure the market will keep listening

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 01:02am by RICHARD HARRIS

    ... a severe beating over uncertainty about the Hong Kong handover. He outlined a complex but elegant plan devised by local economist John Greenwood which is known as the currency board; what we call ... Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke did in 2008 during the global financial crisis. At other times, they may talk markets down to dent irrational bullish enthusiasm. Central bankers must be masters ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1573843/finance-spin-masters-need-ensure-market-will-keep-listening
  9. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    I’m going nowhere, defiant PM Nawaz Sharif tells Pakistanis demanding he quit

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 10:37pm by AFP

    ... Pakistan's embattled prime minister said he would not cave in to protests demanding his resignation, striking a defiant note in his first major speech since a political crisis erupted two weeks ago. ... Sharif quit, claiming the election which swept him to power last year was rigged. The crisis has rattled Sharif's government 15 months into a five-year term and prompted rumours the army may ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1581277/im-going-nowhere-defiant-pm-nawaz-sharif-tells-pakistanis-demanding-he
  10. Business - Banking & Finance

    Shades of Chiang Mai as BRICS unveil currency fund

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... led the creation of the Chiang Mai Initiative following the 1997 Asian financial crisis that sank currencies across the region. ... Bloomberg in New York and Johannesburg BRICS countries' creation of a fund to support their currencies has echoes of a similar initiative 13 years ago, which has never been used ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1308552/shades-chiang-mai

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