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  1. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Would you like a rise with that? How Hong Kong fares on the Big Mac Index

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 10:50pm by PHILA

    ... Sew-tong, climbed to HK$30 in May last year. Meanwhile, the monthly median wage for men jumped 21 per cent to HK$15,800 from the second quarter of 2010 to that of 2013. It also rose 19.6 per cent ... commission is using 2013 figures to decide the next level later this year, in 2014. And the new level will only be implemented in 2015," Tang said. "When the new level becomes effective ...

  2. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Central banker sees no mainland threat to HK

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 03:31pm by Enoch Yiu

    ... Kong as new port facilities began springing up on the mainland," Chan wrote, refuting the view with statistics. The mainland's trade volume grew to US$4 trillion last year, almost ...

  3. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    African lions hope to emulate economies of Asian tigers

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 03:26am by Bloomberg

    ... 2013, according to the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, which takes into account indicators such as safety and rule of law, human rights and economic progress. "There's nothing to stop Africa ...

  4. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Deutsche co-chief for Asia an unabashed bull

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:18am by Jasper Moiseiwitsch and Ray Chan

    ... of such businesses to expand offshore. An example of this is Thai billionaire Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi's 2013 acquisition of Singaporean conglomerate Fraser and Neave. ...

  5. News - China - ECONOMY

    Xi Jinping departs for South America tour

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 11:15am by AFP, Reuters

    ... attend a meeting, hosted by Brazil, of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) group of emerging powers, at which he will have his first encounter with India's new Hindu ...

  6. News - China - ECONOMY

    Local government debt show signs of improving

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 07:48pm by Keith Zhai

    ... This was seven percentage points below the average rate for the first half of 2013. However, almost 58 billion yuan of expired debt was repaid by funds from new loans. Official spending on meetings, ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Hong Kong's economy does not rely on mainland tourists, says financial secretary

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 04:53am by Ernest Kao

    ... of all mainland visitors in 2013. ...

  8. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    High Noon for ECB

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 03:07am by DAVID BROWN

    ... on the express train to recovery. The ECB needs to do the same. Unless the ECB intends springing a huge surprise on the markets, the QE option appears sidelined for now. That is despite past promises ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Hong Kong’s economic growth in first quarter slowest since 2012

    Posted May 16th 2014, 06:35pm by Amy Nip

    ... people were still spending more than half their income on mortgages, she said. The 20-year average mortgage payment to income ratio was about 47 per cent from 1994 to 2013, while the latest ratio ...

  10. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Canada faces a currency conundrum

    Posted May 19th 2014, 03:22am by DAVID BROWN

    ... and Canada- the signs are the US economy is springing back hard. Employment conditions are improving dramatically. Recent payrolls data showed 273,000 jobs added in the past month alone. ...




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