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  1. Business - Economy

    The rupee is where? Currency collapse confounds India Inc

    Posted Aug 28th 2013, 02:43pm by Reuters

    ... Nandita Bose in Mumbai Indian companies such as Whirlpool of India say they can’t plan more than a couple of months out as a fast-falling rupee currency drives up the cost of imports, ... sales. India’s consumers, whose spending helped see the country through the global financial crisis in 2008, are closing their wallets, squeezing companies from carmakers to shampoo sellers. ...

  2. Business - Economy

    Asian central banks seen entering currency markets if Fed tapers off

    Posted Jun 15th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Singapore Asian central banks seen resorting to currency market intervention if a reduction of Federal Reserve stimulus prompts devaluations Jitters over end of cheap money Asia's central banks are likely to use heavy currency intervention as their weapon of choice in dealing with regional market turbulence but high debt levels will make them more reluctant than ...

  3. Business - Money - ASSET ALLOCATION

    For world’s wealthy, years after financial crisis cash is still king

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 03:21pm by Reuters

    ... to entice them into investing. Private banks have had to repair trust following the financial crisis of 2008-09, which sent their wealthy clients scurrying for cover and taking on ever larger ... the financial crisis not just from a financial point of view but also from a geopolitical point of view has proven to be not that cosy and safe,” Georg Schubiger, the head of private banking at Swiss ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - CURRENCIES

    Deals put Switzerland on path to becoming a yuan hub

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 12:29am by Jeanny Yu

    ... Jeanny Yu jeanny.yu@scmp.com Deals put Swiss on path to yuan hub Switzerland stepped closer to becoming an offshore yuan hub yesterday after it signed a bilateral currency swap agreement with the People's Bank of China and obtained a quota to invest in China's interbank bond market. The swap agreement enables yuan and Swiss francs to be directly purchased and repurchased between ...

  5. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Top Chinese envoy to arrive in Vietnam for talks on 'solution' to South China Sea crisis

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 05:26pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Hanoi A top Chinese diplomat was due to arrive in Vietnam today for the first high-level meeting between the two countries since China’s deployment of a giant oil rig off the Vietnamese coast last month increased tensions between the n ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    International school ‘facing crisis’ in catering to Hong Kong’s expanding French community

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 06:04pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Application handed in for government site as growing French population creates 'crisis' French school in running for campus in Kowloon The French International School has applied to open a new campus at a government site in Kowloon as it nears a crisis point in its efforts to provide enough places for the fast-growing French ...

  7. China Green reports profit growth of 26.6pc to meet results deadline

    Posted Aug 31st 2010, 12:00am by Amanda Lee

    ... Analysts at brokerage Oriental Patron Research yesterday said in a report the delay had escalated into a mini-crisis, caused by poor investor communication in a fragile market. A China Green ...

  8. Business

    Chart of the day: Death cross for loonie

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 12:18am by Nicole Elliott

    ... Nicole Elliot Chart of the day: Death cross for loonie The so-called “death cross” is looming large over technical charts for the Canadian dollar, which is not as bad as it sounds if you are long the loonie – the foreign exchange market’s affectionate term for the currency. The chart shows how many Canadian dollars buy an American one – currently C$1.0650 – and the death cross ...

  9. News - World - IRAQ

    Tony Blair says Iraq crisis not his fault, urges action

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 07:50pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Former British prime minister Tony Blair said on Sunday it was “profoundly wrong” to think that the 2003 Anglo-US invasion of Iraq helped stoke the current crisis ... made things worse, Blair told British TV that the Iraq crisis would have happened regardless of his actions. “You can carry on debating about whether it was right or wrong what we did in 2003 ...

  10. Business - China Business - E-COMMERCE

    Central bank sends mixed signals on online payments

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:18am by DON WEINLAND

    ... founder of Shanghai-based research firm Kapronasia. The emergence of the digital currency bitcoin on the mainland tested the tolerance of the bank over the last year. With negligible oversight, Chinese demand drove its value to more than US$1,200 last November. In December, the central bank banned state banks from trading the currency, but also signalled it would establish a regulatory ...




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