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  1. Currency speculation

    Posted May 19th 2005, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu A revaluation of the yuan will have little impact on the mainland, according to Aya Ebrahim of HSBC Investments. The director and chief investment officer for equities, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), said there were many positive factors suppor ...

  2. Business - THE VIEW

    HSBC seems to find it easier to pay fines than fix corporate culture

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 03:09am by Peter Guy

    ... in physical US dollars from Mexico. According to Taibbi, HSBC played a key role in exchanging currency for Mexican and Colombian drug cartels. HSBC's communications strategy has failed ...

  3. Business - Banking & Finance - BONDS

    HSBC and Citi compete for Asian bond supremacy

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:26am by Bloomberg

    ... offering of notes in the US currency by an Asian issuer in more than a decade. The amount matched a sale in November 2003 by Hutchison Whampoa. CNOOC, the mainland's largest offshore explorer, ...

  4. Bank on convertibility

    Posted May 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The mainland has accelerated steps to making the yuan a global currency, and the United States Federal Reserve's decision to allow Chinese banks to expand their operations in the US will give further impetus to it. Last month, HSBC said it would issue the first international yuan-denominated bond in London, which currency experts say signals an important stage in the mainland ...

  5. Dealer's choice

    Posted Jul 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jasper Moiseiwitsch If an investor decides to take the plunge into foreign-currency investments, there are plenty to choose from. HSBC offers a wide range of foreign-currency time deposits. For example, the bank pays 3.25 per cent (annualised) for a six-month Australian dollar deposit. The catch is that the account holder is exposed to the ups and downs of the currency ...

  6. Business - Banking & Finance - MONEY LAUNDERING

    US monitor says HSBC’s anti-money-laundering fixes leave ‘much work to be done’

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 03:51pm by Reuters

    ... prior to the agreement, an order by HSBC’s regulator, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, cited failures to properly police high-risk cash transactions and ordered ...

  7. Upbeat outlook for market

    Posted May 20th 2010, 12:00am by Kenneth Ko

    ... Kenneth Ko The flight east by titans of the global finance industry is one of the positive factors driving the luxury residential property market this year, analysts say. In an upbeat first quarter report for the 2010 luxury residential market, CB Richard ...

  8. Yuan bond market 'to face pressure'

    Posted Jul 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maria Chan The central government might come under pressure to open up the yuan-denominated bond market as it steps up the internationalisation of the country's currency through ... for international business settlement, the next phase would be expanding the currency's role in international investment, Mr Zhang said. Law Ka-chung, a chief economist at Bank of Communications, ...

  9. New rules mean business as usual

    Posted Nov 19th 2003, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Kelvin Chan The new rules allowing Hong Kong banks to take renminbi business will bring both convenience and competition but some people still prefer to use long established underground channels to transfer cash. Banks would not drive m ...

  10. Shooting down some common misconceptions about the HK$

    Posted Nov 29th 2010, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... of yuan deposits in Hong Kong, and concluded that the city should bow to the inevitable and abandon its long-standing currency link to the US dollar in favour of a peg to the yuan. These ideas ... shrift to the notion that Hong Kong would be better served by an exchange rate regime that linked the Hong Kong dollar to a basket of currencies instead of just the US dollar. China's ...




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