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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - CURRENCY

    Euro stops two-year loss on Mario Draghi commitment on debt crisis

    Posted Dec 31st 2012, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in New York ECB's pledge on debt crisis lifts shared currency while yen extends loss over stimulus push Euro ends two-year drop on Draghi reassurance The euro halted a two-year losing streak as European Central Bank president Mario Draghi's commitment to backstop the shared currency stymied a debt-contagion threat. In its 14th year, the 17-nation currency ...

  2. Business - Banking & Finance - BONDS

    Dim sum debt leapfrogs rivals to be best in Asia

    Posted Dec 28th 2012, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg Dim sum debt leapfrogs rivals to be best in Asia Dim sum bonds were transformed into the best local-currency company notes in Asia this year from the worst in 2011, and are among ... currency company bonds from any other Asian country, according to HSBC indices. Dim sum debt beat the 4.8 per cent on non-government Hong Kong dollar notes and the 4.7 per cent increase in similar ...

  3. Fears over U.S. debt and Euro help lift sales

    Posted Aug 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... willing to cut prices steeply. 'The debt crisis in Europe has worsened and the US credit rating was lowered, which has led to slumps on the global stock markets, residential flat transactions ... The owner cut the price by a further HK$500,000 after the outbreak of the European debt crisis, saying it would be more profitable to buy stocks than hold bricks. But not everyone is seeing ...

  4. CR Logic gets HK$1.5b new loan to repay debt

    Posted Mar 15th 2007, 12:00am by Carol Chan

    ... five-year loan to repay its existing debts. The loan facility, in the form of a club deal for participating banks including Calyon, Bank of China (Hong Kong), Mizuho Corporate Bank, The Bank ... CSMC's,' chief financial officer Ken Ong Thiam-kin said. Mr Ong said the new loan would be used mainly to repay debt to keep the company's gearing, or net debt to net assets, at 44 per cent. ...

  5. HK must improve debt markets structure

    Posted May 24th 2006, 12:00am by Leland Sun

    ... loan-to-deposit ratios (see table). Second, Hong Kong's debt capital markets continue to be used as an arbitrage market, with many foreign entities issuing Hong Kong dollar bonds and then swapping ... cost of funds in the foreign currency. For Hong Kong to become a true debt capital markets centre and help mainland Chinese companies issue debt in the future, similar to its successful role ...

  6. HKMA considers more Exchange Fund paper

    Posted Jan 20th 2004, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) could take the exceptional step of mopping up the large pool of Hong Kong dollars by issuing more Exchange Fund paper, according to its chief executive, Joseph Yam Chi-kwong. This could mean the authority ...

  7. HKMC retail bond gets tepid response

    Posted Jul 27th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kelvin Wong and Maria Chan Stiff competition from rival investment products and concerns over the outlook for interest rates ensured a lukewarm response yesterday to the latest Hong Kong Mortgage Corp's (HKMC) retail bond issue. The HKMC attracted ap ...

  8. Inflation hits everybody- dead or alive

    Posted Apr 06th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip Inflation is here: it's a fact in Hong Kong and could be eating its way into the underworld. Those alive can never be sure about how things are six feet under, but many appear to think that their ancestors need more cash this year. The face v ...

  9. Investors stoke yuan bond market

    Posted Jul 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Yuan debt sold on the mainland and in Hong Kong grew 23 per cent in the first six months of this year as Chinese firms loaded up on borrowings from investors wanting exposure to the rising currency. According to Thomson Reuters, yuan-denominated bonds led local-currency debt ahead of the Australian dollar, South Korean won, Indian rupee and Malaysian ringgit in the league table ...

  10. Business - Economy

    Asian central banks seen entering currency markets if Fed tapers off

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

    ... 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 ... in the past 48 hours. Moreover, corporations and retailers have binged on the central bank largesse. Credit growth is running at double digits in most parts of Asia. The region's debt ...




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