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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - THE KRUGMAN COLUMN

    Supporters of the gold standard are usually set in their ways

    Posted Apr 14th 2013, 12:00am by Paul Krugman

    ... Paul Krugman Conservative thought in America pushes the gold standard as the cure for all financial ills, no matter how wrong it proves to be Once bitten by the goldbug, it's hard ... it also means that all would be well if we abolished the US Federal Reserve and returned to the good old gold standard, in which the dollar was fixed to gold supply and that was that. And both ...

  2. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    Green wave going strong in 2013 investment scene

    Posted Jan 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... will have large financial consequences for most companies," Webber said. "New energy regulations and standards are driving consumer awareness of home energy consumption." European countries had already adopted carbon emission standards while governments in emerging markets such as China, India and Brazil as well as advanced markets like the United States were also ...

  3. Lai See

    Posted Jun 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... agglomerator, which removes particle matter, but no scrubbers, which take out sulphur. The government is pressing the power companies to meet emission standards but it would appear that it only wants them to 'meet' these standards rather than to better them by a wide margin. That is, the Environment Bureau doesn't want them to improve their emissions too much, because ...

  4. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    China a green energy leader? Don't make me laugh

    Posted May 01st 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Climate Commission proclaims that today "China is reducing its emissions growth". Right, time for a reality check. First, you will note that the Climate Commission does not say China is reducing its emissions, only that it is reducing its emissions growth. In other words, China's greenhouse gas emissions are still rising, just not quite as fast as before. And as the first ...

  5. Business - Banking & Finance - STOCKS

    Time to buy, StanChart tells local bargain-hunters

    Posted Apr 12th 2013, 12:00am by Jeanny Yu

    ... The time is ripe for mid-term investors to find some bargains on the local stock market, now that a significant pullback since the beginning of this year has made shares fairly cheap, Standard Chartered Bank says. Investors should not miss the chance to buy during the dip, as the Hang Seng will enjoy a strong rebound in the second half and is likely to climb as high as 28,000 ...

  6. Business - Money - ENERGY

    Squeezed funds shy away from green investments

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... their returns." Tom Murley, head of renewable energy at London-based private equity firm Hg Capital, told the forum that investment returns on companies focused on carbon emission mitigation-related ...

  7. Business - Economy - CHINA

    S&P sounds alarm on China's overinvestment

    Posted Feb 01st 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Victoria Ruan victoria.ruan@scmp.com S&P sounds alarm on China's overinvestment The mainland's investment-driven growth could put the country at great risk of an economic correction, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services warned, joining other analysts in calling for a timely shift in the country's growth model. "China has the highest investment-to-GDP ...

  8. HSBC pushes team to set higher standards

    Posted Nov 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... recognition and helps the industry drive financial planning standards up. ...

  9. ICBC to buy 20pc of Standard Bank

    Posted Oct 26th 2007, 12:00am by Tom Miller

    ... US$5.6 billion for a 20 per cent stake in South Africa's Standard Bank, seeking greater ties with the resource-rich continent. As part of the deal, the two banks will look into setting up a US$1 billion investment fund targeting natural resources such as metals, oil and gas. Standard Bank, with assets of US$162 billion in June, is South Africa's largest lender. It had ...

  10. Business - Banking & Finance - INVESTMENT

    Hong Kong brokers face funding squeeze in rush for iBonds

    Posted Jun 06th 2013, 09:09pm by Jeanny Yu

    ... this golden opportunity to add new clients," said Sharon Wong, a director at Shenyin Wanguo Securities. "HSBC, Standard Chartered and Bank of China- all said no this time." ...




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