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  1. Business - Comment - MONEY MATTERS

    Yuan anti-speculation drive brings ill wind from the north

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 01:04am by Shirley Yam

    ... billion was invested in yuan-denominated products and entrusted loans with mainland banks. That was 30 times the amount in 2012. In short, Chengtong had betted heavily on yuan appreciation. Why ... directors considered the above arrangement would be a better utilisation of funds and could create a higher return to the group," the circular said. This greed had been well-fed by the banks ...

  2. Business - Comment - MONEY MATTERS

    Asking for a thing at the right time pays off for Citic Group

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 01:10am by Shirley Yam

    ... the oil giants and banks did not manage to gain exemptions. To become a Hong Kong or overseas company is a dream for any mainland firm. It not only means they need far  fewer regulatory approvals and  less horse trading coupled with  higher efficiency and  the ability to do things that could not be done before. Managers at Citic Bank and Citic Securities are already buzzing about ...

  3. Business - Comment - MONEY MATTERS

    Trust product sounds great, so long as you don't ask questions

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 01:50am by Shirley Yam

    ... Shirley Yam It promises high returns with big-name backing, but a scheme touted at Ping An Bank highlights murky world of mainland investment offerings Trust product sounds great, so long as you don't ask questions Yuan accounts with mainland banks that bear high interest rates are increasingly popular in Hong Kong. So are the pitches of various investment proposals e-mailed ...

  4. Business - Comment - MONEY MATTERS

    All honour and public service, plus the cash to go with them

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 12:34am by Shirley Yam

    ... exchanges, banks, FTSE100 companies and HSI companies". There are no details on the formula and comparison employed by McLagan. The Intercontinental Exchange Group (ICE), which runs 23 regulated ...

  5. Business - Comment - MONEY MATTERS

    Casino junket stocks much the same as playing slot machines

    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 12:32am by Shirley Yam

    ... for money or shares and gets a backdoor listing. This is the only way that a junket business can gain access to the image, bank loans and business opportunities that come with listed status. Other ...

  6. Business - Comment - MONEY MATTERS

    Investors in Poly Culture IPO should take note of its firepower

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 01:08am by Shirley Yam

    ... founders and executives, an ex-president of Columbia University, a former New York state superintendent of banks, a corporate lawyer, an investment banker and a heir. Its chairman and chief ...

  7. Business - Comment - MONEY MATTERS

    Market is puzzled over Evergrande's HK$6.8b share buyback spree

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 01:37am by Shirley Yam

    ... to build their land bank, and facing repayment of a significant loan within months, why would Evergrande throw out its hard-earned and interest-bearing money? For the benefit of its shareholders? ...

  8. Business - Comment - MONEY MATTERS

    Wen's gone, Wu's not. So what matters more than integrity?

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 01:23am by Shirley Yam

    ... Shirley Yam Huishang Bank director opted to quit amid probe, but Agricultural Bank director is staying on despite professional misconduct ruling Wen's gone, Wu's not. So what matters more than integrity? Huishang Bank is nowhere near Agricultural Bank of China in terms of size, status or influence. Yet it did something last week that seems beyond its giant rival. ...

  9. Business - Comment - MONEY MATTERS

    Yu E Bao's future may offer clue to the potential of state reforms

    Posted Dec 28th 2013, 12:55am by Shirley Yam

    ... E Bao. You get more than 5 per cent interest from Yu E Bao, compared with the close to zero rate offered by banks. And you can spend the money at any time on a must-have item found on the internet. It is not hard to imagine the shock this has caused to traditional banks. Who will keep their money in banks when they can enjoy the convenience of a demand deposit with the returns ...

  10. Business - Banking & Finance - MONEY MATTERS

    Cinda's sweetener fails to hide toxins of sugar-coated poison

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 04:27am by Shirley Yam

    ... Shirley Yam 'Monopoly' status allows asset manager to borrow money from banks and pour it into dubious entities – cash-strapped private enterprises Cinda's sweetener fails ... was established to take over 396.3 billion yuan of bad loans at its original value from China Construction Bank. The chance of recovery of these loans is close to zero. The ministry is, however, reluctant ...




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