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  1. News - World - ANALYSIS: IRAN

    Tehran protests over collapsing rial pose no threat to regime, say analysts

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Rial protests 'no threat to regime' The protests that have rocked Tehran over Iran's plunging currency expose an undercurrent of tension ... the dollar and shed around 40 per cent of its value, as Western sanctions exacerbate Iran's underlying economic problems. Money changers said virtually no transactions were taking place ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Danger signs for the global economy

    Posted Feb 25th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Danger signs for global economy While people fret about a potential shooting war between three of the world's largest economies in the East China Sea, the real danger ... Instead, there are genuine policy disputes among the major economies. That does not augur well for the recovery of the global economy. ...

  3. Business - Economy - SINGAPORE

    Singapore economy beats forecasts with 1.8pc expansion

    Posted Jan 03rd 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Singapore City state averts recession even in the absence of stimulus from central bank Singapore outpaces forecasts with 1.8pc expansion Singapore's economy expanded ... estimate in a survey was for a 1.6 per cent expansion. The economy grew 1.2 per cent last year. The World Bank last month raised its outlook for emerging East Asia nations, citing China's ...

  4. Euro-crisis storm clouds still hanging over HK's economy

    Posted Jun 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the country's bail-out. With the economy deteriorating fast, compliance simply isn't an option. As a result, markets rapidly came to the conclusion that the events of the last week have merely ... That means the storm clouds are still hanging over Asia's economies. In a new study, Robert Prior-Wandesforde at Credit Suisse in Singapore has attempted to gauge the effect of a Greek exit ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How US creates currency wars with no winners

    Posted May 25th 2013, 12:00am by Andrew Sheng

    ... economies in the region are beginning to slow. The guru on the dollar relationship with the East Asian currencies has to be Stanford professor Ronald McKinnon. He made his name with his first book, ... of negative real interest rates as a tax to finance development. If the dollar is weak because the US economy is weak, then all other currencies will be volatile McKinnon's second area ...

  6. Business - Economy

    Asian central banks seen entering currency markets if Fed tapers off

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

    ... of cheap US dollars could leave Asian economies in the face of the biggest inflection point for investors since 2008- the eventual tightening of US monetary policy. For now, central banks see ... central banks pumped cheap money into the world economy. Stock markets and bonds have declined, but the losses are tiny against the gains of the past two years. The region's economic growth ...

  7. Business - Economy - CURRENCIES

    Hong Kong shoppers cashing in on weak yen

    Posted Apr 06th 2013, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com Cheaper Japanese food imports prove popular in HK, as weak yen also boosts tourism to Japan Shoppers cashing in on weak yen Japanese food retailers and travel agents have cheered the chronic weakness in the yen, which co ...

  8. Shoppers' return brings retailers HK$27b as economy improves

    Posted Mar 31st 2010, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... spokesman said consumer sentiment should stay firm as the economy picked up. 'The improvement in labour market conditions along with the economic recovery has reinforced consumer confidence. ...

  9. HK firms say worst is over but US economy, pollution still a worry

    Posted Dec 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the weakness of the US economy and pollution, according to a survey by accounting body CPA Australia. The annual study, which interviewed 222 members across a range of sectors, reveals that most ... the ensuing weakness of the US dollar and economy continued to dampen optimism, with 32 per cent of respondents supporting a Hong Kong dollar peg to the yuan rather than the greenback, a 2 per cent ...

  10. Business - Economy - CHINA

    Stronger yuan, fear of forex losses hurting exporters

    Posted May 17th 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... which rose 33.2 per cent, Shen said. However, investment from 10 Asian economies, including Hong Kong, Taiwan and Japan, rose only 0.21 per cent. Shen said foreign investment would maintain ...




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