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  1. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    No pills to treat Beijing's headache over required reserves

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 12:49am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... in a dam that always threatens to break. Statutory reserves are an old-fashioned tool of monetary control. The idea is that every time you make a deposit your bank sets a small proportion ...

  2. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Only higher rates will ease property prices

    Posted Oct 24th 2013, 02:07am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... the floodgate of a dam to water behind that dam. Open the floodgate too much, as is done with money when interest rates are pushed too low, and you will get that flood downstream. Imposing higher stamp ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Free-trade Shanghai will trigger brief tsunami of cash flowing out, that's all

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... The money will flood in from across the country. It will be like a breach of the Three Gorges Dam at the height of the rainy season. First stop will be Hong Kong. That's the tsunami we will see ... to close it again. The problem is that trying to close it may be like trying to repair a breach of the Three Gorges Dam, not until the full flood is gone. Don't be so pessimistic, you say. ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    HKMA just doing its bit to bolster a tiring currency

    Posted Jul 28th 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... have seen recently of water releases from dams on the Yellow River. Naturally the HKMA was also called on to do its bit and it has thus announced both an overnight and a one-day window of yuan ...

  5. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Fear not the retail investor- for now

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... within China's borders. It could easily swamp any domestic investment market if it remains dammed up this way. There is reason indeed for Mr Guo's fears. It is himself he should fear, ...



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