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  1. Magazines - Money - MONEY TALKS

    The way ahead is asset spread

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 12:00am by MARTIN MERZ

    ... growth? I care about whether stocks go up or down, whether bonds or currencies go up or down.   Well what's going on in the stock markets? If we look at the S&P, it was at 666 on March 6, ...

  2. Business - Comment

    Hong Kong feels effect of US stimulus moves

    Posted Oct 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... the currency within its permitted trading band. Not surprisingly, the inflows also have pushed up prices in Hong Kong's asset markets with the Hang Seng Index climbing 11 per cent since the end ...

  3. Business - Money - CHINA

    Focus on domestic matters

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... says. "We encourage them to go beyond national borders, look to other emerging markets with good growth records, and have some participation in gold as a currency hedge." ... Regarding prospects for the yuan becoming an international reserve currency, he believes the Chinese government can continue to build a compelling case. "There are still many hurdles before ...

  4. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Time comes to play it safe

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... vanished completely. In most cases, though, it is firmly under control. The one-time level of interest in things like complex accumulators, high-concept internet stocks and currency plays in Brazil ...

  5. Magazines - Money - INVESTMENT: CURRENCY

    Yuan products- a shopper's guide

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 12:00am by KEVIN MCQUEEN

    ... Kevin McQueen There has been an expansion in the number of ways retail investors can gain exposure to China's currency, writes Kevin McQueen Yuan products- a shopper's guide ... as an international currency. The market has more "depth" to it says Vishal Goenka, head of local currency and global credit trading for Asia at Deutsche Bank. "This is positive," he says, ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Offshore yuan market gets into its stride

    Posted Aug 20th 2012, 12:00am by Donna Kwok

    ... Donna Kwok Donna Kwok says the strategy of making China's currency truly international is on schedule Growing liquidity of offshore yuan signals a broader and deeper market The offshore renminbi market in Hong Kong has just turned two years old and the currency has made extraordinary strides. Since it took its first toddler steps in July 2010, the daily turnover ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How to turn 'resource curse' into blessing

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am by JOSEPH STIGLITZ

    ... of the curse's economic ingredients are well known:   Resource-rich countries tend to have strong currencies, which impede other exports;     Because resource extraction often entails little job ...

  8. If you want the real outlook, read forecasts back to front

    Posted Jul 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... With the interest rate on a one-year yuan time deposit at just 0.6 per cent, and the Chinese currency falling so far this year at an annualised rate of 2.4 per cent against the US dollar, investors have ... the yuan ranked only 16th as a currency of global payments, 'ready to overtake the South African rand, currently at number 15'. Given that the IMF figures show yuan settlements declining ...

  9. Yuan payments on rise while HK dollar slips

    Posted Jul 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 17.4 times over the period, compared with an average growth of 1.1 times for other currencies surveyed. The group measured the use of currencies for payments in its network, which links 10,000 banks and securities firms worldwide, from October 2010 to June this year. It said the yuan was now the 16th most-used payment currency, up from 35th in October 2010. The yuan is now ahead ...

  10. Industry group to scrutinise Hibor fixing

    Posted Jul 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com The Hong Kong Association of Banks is reviewing the fixing procedures and governance structures of the Hong Kong interbank offered rate (Hibor), following intense central bank scrutiny of the mechanism used for the London inte ...




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