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    Posted Dec 29th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Hong Kong Red Cross and World Vision have both opened appeals for the victims of the Iranian earthquake Red Cross donations can be made to HSBC account number 567-650155-025, or crossed cheques made out to 'Hong Kong Red Cross Iran Relief Fund' sent to Hong Kong Red Cross at 33 Harcourt Road World Vision donations can be made to HSBC account number ...

  2. Industrial sector deals surge past the 1997 peak

    Posted Sep 21st 2005, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... recorded. Last year, total transactions of industrial units climbed to 4,603, helped by a rebound in the global economy that fuelled the growth in re-export volume. Alvan Chan Wai-chi, sales ...

  3. News - China - FINANCE

    Savers boosting bitcoin demand in China, exchange says

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 05:26pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... trading platform, suddenly closed in October, a newspaper reported on Thursday. Beijing keeps a tight grip on the domestic yuan currency, worried about potential disruption of the economy ...

  4. Portfolio Picks

    Posted Jul 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... banks will be badly hurt. But I cannot see such a signal yet. As the global economy continues to slow and the yuan appreciates, mainland exporters will suffer and this might hurt the banks. ...

  5. Home sales jump as economy slackens

    Posted Jul 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai ren.wei@scmp.com The mainland's residential housing sales jumped last month as homebuyers shrugged off property curbs amid expectations that a slowing economy ... But would-be homebuyers, after a year of the austerity measures that were introduced to cool the once-hot property market, seemed to think otherwise. With the economy slowing, many now believe ...

  6. StanChart first to fight US charges

    Posted Aug 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... violations of sanctions on Iran. Despite the bank's 'strong rejection' of the regulators' version of the facts, a sell-off wiped out most, if not all, the goodwill component ... records and filings to evade sanctions on Iran. What most sets it apart, however, is that it faces a threat by the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) of withdrawal of its New ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Mafia extortion or double standard?

    Posted Dec 07th 2012, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with, the rest of the US mafia crew otherwise known as federal regulators, with a fine of US$330 million for breaching US sanctions against Iran. New York State's top financial regulator, ... routed through the US while their origin and destination are overseas and the clients reside outside the US. That apparently is what got StanChart into trouble for transactions it did for Iran ...

  8. New rules 'will hurt global economy'

    Posted Mar 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com The proposed new global banking and insurance regulations set up in response to the financial crisis will hurt the world economy and should be adjusted, former British trade minister and veteran banker Mervyn Davies warns. 'The world economy is facing a number of challenges. The new banking regulation Basel III and insurance regulation Solvency II ...

  9. Opportunity knocks when the economy slows down

    Posted Dec 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... growth for next year, although Wednesday's announcement indicated mounting worries of Chinese leaders over the worsening euro-zone crisis and its impact on the mainland economy. Let's ... the mainland economy to ease further next year, with the most pessimistic forecasts at 8 per cent. That may signal a significant slowdown, but as many pro-reform mainland economists have argued ...

  10. Collusive land policy a harmful way to finance our economy

    Posted Mar 18th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... (as Mr Cheng acknowledged). In a market economy, boom and bust cannot be prevented, but the government should aim to ameliorate business cycle excesses (rather than fuel them). ... lump sums to place into the capital works account. This is not a prudent way to finance our economy. Roger Emmerton, Wan Chai ...




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