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  1. Poorer districts lose out as banks cut branches

    Posted Mar 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zoe Mak The number of bank branches in Hong Kong has dropped by 17 per cent in five years with low-income districts hardest hit, the Consumer Council said yesterday. The council said ... of its member banks, the Hong Kong Association of Banks said the city had one of the highest concentrations of bank branches and ATMs in the world, both in terms of population and land area. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/586990/poorer-districts-lose-out-banks-cut-branches
  2. Land value tax system can propel Hong Kong into the 21st century

    Posted Aug 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... with Jake van der Kamp In the book, she [Alice Poon Wai-han] says weak government and the dominance of Hong Kong tycoons contributed to the formation of cartels in the real estate market as well as in telecoms, retailing and utilities that affect the livelihood of everyone in Hong Kong. Among the suggestions that have sparked debate, Poon urges the government to consider ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/721186/land-value-tax-system-can-propel-hong-kong-21st-century
  3. News - Business - FINANCIAL MARKETS

    Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange closes its doors

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by NICK EDWARDS

    ... Commodities exchange shuts its doors The Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange will go ahead with a planned US$100 million rights issue and be ready within months to reapply for the trading licence it handed ... almost two years ago to the day on May 18, 2011. In contrast, the London Metal Exchange, owned by Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, saw record volume in April of 14.5 million lots traded. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/article/1240917/hong-kong-mercantile-exchange-closes-its-doors
  4. Business - Banking & Finance - TRADING

    Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange fails amid dearth of gold futures trading

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by Eric Ng, Enoch Yiu

    ... Eric Ng and Enoch Yiu Market players say Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange unable to compete with more established rivals, with trading in its gold futures very thin HKMEx closure brings no surprise The Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange's failure to come up with a viable gold futures business proved to be its undoing as it wilted under competition from more established domestic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1241466/hong-kong-mercantile-exchange-fails-amid-dearth-gold
  5. Lifestyle - Technology - BUSINESS CROWDFUNDING

    With Hong Kong's FringeBacker, achieving big dreams just a click away

    Posted May 07th 2013, 12:00am by Kylie Knott

    ... Kylie Knott kylie.knott@scmp.com A Hong Kong-based crowdfunding website is helping creatives worldwide turn their ideas into reality, writes Kylie Knott Fringe benefits Syrus Kwan Siu-fung ... Churdy stretches out on the chaise longue-like Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. "That's Kristy at the HSBC building," says Kwan, 27. "I love to draw that building, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1231508/hong-kongs-fringebacker-achieving-big-dreams-just-click-away
  6. Hong Kong still sweeter than Singapore's chocolate bait

    Posted Jan 25th 2007, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... are also important. Hong Kong certainly counts as a high-cost destination in some areas. Top-class office rents in Central are almost twice as much as those in Singapore's business district ... destination, especially compared with Hong Kong. Amid all the celebration, some seemed to forget that the proposed corporate tax cut is intended to offset an increase in Singapore's goods ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/579505/hong-kong-still-sweeter-singapores-chocolate-bait
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW JAKE

    London and Hong Kong set to ignore EU money-laundering rules

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... ahead with this beauty. It's a beauty because it's custom-made for what Hong Kong has traditionally done best, which is offer reliable corporate services at low cost and look the other ... just as easy in Hong Kong. This town stands to add to its allure as a listing and trading centre. But we will have to accept that what silly laws in the EU treat as money laundering ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1151929/london-and-hong-kong-set-ignore-eu-money-laundering-rules
  8. Business - Money

    Top 10 funds available in Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 12:00am by Jasper Moiseiwitsch

    ... with all the risks involved. The funds here offer some of the best returns and governance for the fees charged, compared to equivalent funds. Tracker Fund of Hong Kong (2800) The first ETF to hit Asia outside of Japan. It was created from the Hong Kong government-led massive intervention in the local share market in 1998, at the height of the Asian financial crisis. The government ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/investment-products/article/1054705/top-10-funds-available-hong-kong
  9. Business - Comment

    Gerard McCoy denies move to be Hong Kong's next DPP

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... of chambers, a number of people assumed that he was preparing to become Hong Kong's next DPP. However, McCoy has sent a note to those in his chambers saying that this is not the case and he ... with the airline industry when it comes to emission controls. Ocean-going ships are fuelled by probably the dirtiest fuel on the planet, which generally has a 3.5 per cent sulphur content. Hong Kong is one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1040945/gerard-mccoy-denies-move-be-hong-kongs-next-dpp
  10. News - Hong Kong - AGEING POPULATION

    Hong Kong faces same tough tax choices as Singapore, academic says

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong and Bloomberg Academic says shrinking labour force means either productivity or taxation must increase HK faces 'same tough tax choices as Singapore' Hong Kong faces ... at the University of Hong Kong, said this was the likely scenario if the government did not invest in education and occupational training to boost productivity. "We have a shrinking labour force, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1023972/hong-kong-faces-same-tough-tax-choices-singapore-academic-says

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