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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - TALKING POINTS

    Talking points

    Posted Dec 10th 2013, 03:20am

    ... to Korea since 2009.   Local government debt under microscope Yifan Hu, chief economist at Haitong International, will discuss local government debt and the sustainability of China's local ... report that China's local government debt issue was "serious but remains manageable", provided immediate action was taken to control the situation before any potential defaults. ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - TALKING POINTS

    Talking points

    Posted Jan 03rd 2014, 03:38am by STAFF

    ... country's lenders through the dark days of Europe's debt crisis, will today become the first ever chairman of the European Central Bank supervisory board. The ECB will have direct oversight ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - TALKING POINTS

    Talking points

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 04:17am

    ... as country investment targets. Other topics for debate include African-Asian merger and acquisition deals, the development of African debt capital markets, and Asian investor perspectives on Africa. ...

  4. Business - Economy - TALKING POINTS

    US economy: fiscal cliff or financial pothole?

    Posted Nov 26th 2012, 12:00am by Carl Berrisford

    ... for global growth. Why is the so-called fiscal cliff being flagged as more significant for the US economy than the recent presidential elections? At present, the US government debt burden is believed to be above US$16 trillion- perilously close to the US$16.4 trillion debt ceiling. The debt burden is a can that has been kicked down the road by successive US administrations, with Congress raising ...

  5. Business - Money - TALKING POINTS

    The Italian job

    Posted Mar 04th 2013, 12:00am by JOHN WOODS

    ... about the euro-zone sovereign debt crisis. But if euro-zone electorates appear set to ignore the diktats imposed by the European Union, where does that leave Germany's leverage ... more yield to buy the debt. Credit spreads are a kind of anxiety index for investors. When the spread goes up investors are expressing a more fearful view of the outlook for corporate bond ...

  6. Business - Money - TALKING POINTS

    Outlook for second half: sweet with a dash of sour

    Posted May 13th 2013, 12:00am by JOHN WOODS

    ... with the highest debt levels. And it explains why, globally, yield-rich defensive stocks (think utilities) have convincingly outperformed cyclical ones (think airline stocks). So exactly how should ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - TALKING POINTS

    Talking points

    Posted Dec 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... battles its debt crisis and comes to terms with austerity.   Still want to shop? Head to Guangzhou Shopaholics tired of Hong Kong's Christmas rush can head to Guangzhou, which is opening its ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - TALKING POINTS

    Talking points

    Posted Dec 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for the city's employers. The survey compares the proportion of employers planning to add staff to those looking to reduce their headcounts. It will offer clues as to how bosses view the continuing debt ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - TALKING POINTS

    Talking points

    Posted Nov 30th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... deal The Bundestag, the lower house of Germany's parliament, votes on funding the latest package of measures to reduce Greece's debt. But while the vote is expected to go ...

  10. Business - Money - TALKING POINTS

    US Elections and Financial Implications

    Posted Oct 29th 2012, 12:00am by HARTMUT ISSEL

    ... Hartmut Issel moneypost@scmp.com Economy hangs over their heads Much is at stake in the United States presidential elections this year. The Barack Obama presidency has been fraught with battles in a deeply divided Congress, leading to paralyses on such topics as government debt, and compromises on others such as healthcare reform. Should Obama lose his re-election bid, ...



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