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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Structural change in United States will impact on China

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 05:39am by Howard Winn

    ... of this is that emerging market economies have embarked on a borrowing binge of US dollars to make up the shortfall of earned US dollars. Napier believes many economies are contracting as a result of this dynamic. ... for commodity prices and emerging market economies. Some could face credit shocks and even bankruptcy. The most likely are Eastern European countries, Turkey and South Africa. This is unlikely ...

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    Solution found for US chicken and egg problem

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:55am by Howard Winn

    ... according to a Bloomberg report, is that a defeat for Brazil would be good for financial markets since it would dent the re-election prospects in October of President Dilma Rousseff whose policies are seen to be responsible for the country's current stagflation. However, according to Geoffrey Dennis, the head of emerging-market strategy at UBS, the defeat was so crushing that it could ...

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    Hong Kong tops wealth concentration table

    Posted May 31st 2014, 12:56am by Howard Winn

    ... Hong Kong is third after Colombia and Brazil. One of the report's conclusions is that unless there is policy intervention, in the longer term "emerging markets are likely to become ... markets, as they go on to enumerate 10 implications of plutonomy for investors. Piketty projects that the global private wealth to national income ratio will rise from 440 per cent in 2010 ...

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    Former RMJM employees owed HK$3m in unpaid wages

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 01:53am by Howard Winn

    ... pushing into the [United States] or growing what they have here already," she told the website. Emerging markets are apparently seen to be deflating, and there is concern over China's ... 60 staff worldwide, with about 10 in Hong Kong. The Hong Kong group of 25, according to its spokesman, former marketing director Liliana Silva, approached Lee because it was concerned ...

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    SF Express thinks it's OK to occupy Wyndham Street

    Posted Sep 25th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... Fischer generally opposed intervening in the foreign exchange markets. But some years later as Governor of the Bank of Israel he was responsible for aggressive intervention to stop the shekel from appreciating. So he would have recognised the curveball lobbed to him after his keynote speech at the CLSA Investor Forum: "Should emerging market central banks be criticised for not allowing ...

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    Supine government response to anarchy at Ho Chung

    Posted Sep 27th 2014, 05:33am by Howard Winn

    ... Morning Post asked the Lands Department what it intended to do about it since it blocked access to emergency vehicles. It took eight days to respond and did so in cautious, narrow legalistic terms. "According to the EVA [Emergency Vehicle Access] conditions, the licensees or the owners of the Small Houses subject to the EVA conditions (the Responsible Parties) are responsible ...

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    'Humble Scottish merchant' writes to the Financial Times

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 06:13am by Howard Winn

    ... might qualify are more interested in the top job. She covers regulation of Hong Kong retail investment products, policies on international engagement, and market developments in China and Hong ... believes the bank can do even better in Asia with both retail and institutional clients from the emerging affluent in the region and the growth globally of Asia's corporate champions. ...

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    We will die poorer than our parents, says Marc Faber

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 05:10am by Howard Winn

    ... not go up commensurately." However, this will not be the case for people living in emerging economies, who will experience faster economic growth and improving standards of living. ... 1.3 per cent. So where are we now? "By historical standards we are in an ageing recovery and an ageing bull market," he said. The world is hardly growing and Faber expects ...

  9. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Is 'one country, two systems' Hong Kong's driving force?

    Posted Nov 14th 2013, 02:27am by Howard Winn

    ... by their performance, the markets were evidently disappointed at the lack of concrete details to emerge from the conclave of top party leaders. The HSI was down almost 2 per cent while the CSI300 (Composite ... telling everyone what a great system "One country two systems" is, but we all know Hong Kong is a good deal less independent than officials would have us believe.   Market ...

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    Grim report on air pollution and how it affects children's lungs

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 02:04am by Howard Winn

    ... to return to a "normal" condition.   A concept-driven market The mainland's stock market investors have of late shown a penchant for pursuing "concept" stocks. This generally takes the form of scrutinising pronouncements of the central government. We saw recently that while the broader market declined, defence and surveillance-related stocks rose sharply ...




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