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  1. Beating the slowdown by banking on S.O.E. reform

    Posted Jun 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The Second National Economic Census conducted in 2008 found that SOEs controlled some 30 per cent of the industrial and service sectors on the mainland and together were valued at 63 trillion yuan ...

  2. Credit crunch to pressure factories despite gains posted in mainland

    Posted Oct 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... The Purchasing Managers' Index rose to 56.1 from 54 in August, according to the China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing, which compiles the index on behalf of the National Bureau of Statistics. ... last year, 11.5 percentage points lower than in July. Charles Li Kui-wai, an associate professor of economics and finance at City University of Hong Kong, said despite slowing exports, ...

  3. Property market curbs to hit HK investors

    Posted Jul 07th 2006, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... will be restrictions to make sure the properties are for the personal use of buyers.' Professor Yi refused to give details about the measures, but a report in the China Business News yesterday said ...

  4. Debt row with paper delays PICC listing plan

    Posted Jul 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lulu Chen lulu.chen@scmp.com A dispute between state-run People's Daily and People's Insurance Company of China Group (PICC) is delaying the insurer's expected initial ... Assets Exchange last month to sell its 55 per cent stake in China Huawen Investment Holding, in which People's Daily also holds a stake. During the application process, PICC said ...

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    Explaining why so many forecasts fail

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... Science The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail-- But Some Don't by Nate Silver The Penguin Press Three and a half stars Richard James Havis The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail- But Some Don't by Nate Silver The ...

  6. Moving on from a year to forget

    Posted Nov 24th 2009, 12:00am by Mukul Munish

    ... continue on a roller-coaster ride, corporates would lay off employees and major economies would struggle with negative growth. The world's focus was turned on one country, China, as it celebrated the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic. In the story inside, we look at what lies ahead for investors on the mainland and how the country can pull the Asian ...

  7. China Life still keen on M&As after dropping bid for AIA

    Posted Mar 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jane Cai in Beijing and Natalie Chiu China Life Insurance, the country's largest insurer, said it remained interested in foreign acquisitions after pulling out of its bid for American International Group's Asian unit. Speaking on the sidelines of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, China Life chairman Yang Chao said the company was actively seeking ...

  8. Speculative China forays call for caution

    Posted May 31st 2010, 12:00am by Michael Pettis

    ... impossible for investors to predict the behaviour of management. And with interest rates heavily controlled by the People's Bank of China, and subject to policy shifts, investors are not even ... not the case in China. Why not? Investors in any market will follow a variety of different investment strategies, and the performance of the market will reflect the mix of these various approaches. ...

  9. Managed futures bear fruit in barren marketplace

    Posted Feb 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Nick Westra

    ... 'In general in Asia, and especially in Hong Kong, you cannot really change people's minds. They are very equity-driven, very China-story-driven,' Mr Santer said. 'So we still ... of between 18 and 32 per cent in a history that stretches back about nine years. Mr Santer attributes the strong performance to being diversified and spreading bets across the investment spectrum. ...

  10. Guessing game on home prices in China

    Posted Feb 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the People's Bank of China indicated it would support first-time home purchases. 'The recent development shows giving support to end-users will be tolerated by the central government, ... of the general public's response, short-term healthiness of the overall economy, and the government's long-term vision of what China's economic structure should look like,' he said. ...




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