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  1. Business - Money

    Chart of the day: Shanghai aluminium springs higher

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 12:18am by Nicole Elliott

    ... Nicole Elliott Chart of the day: Aluminium springs higher Shanghai base metal futures contracts are on a tear. Zinc leads the way with aluminium right behind it and lead lagging a little. All are trading at around this year's highs, following a serious decline that, for aluminium, held in a neat trend channel from the third quarter of 2011. But all that has changed after ...

  2. Business - China Business - COMMENT

    Chinese government defers another default but only for the time being

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 01:39am by BLOOM

    ... [have not been boosted] ANDREW BATSON Two immediate worries spring to mind. One, the mainland's moral-hazard bubble continues to swell as public officials insulate companies from ... billions of dollars of fresh debt. The big worry is that we just don't know how bad the mainland's debt profile really is. As of June 2013, local government debt had swelled to about US$3 ...

  3. Business - China Business - TRAVEL

    China to knock US off the world's business travel top spot

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 01:26am by BLOOM

    ... the forecast shows. In China, the increasing pace of exports since mid-2013, consumer prices running below government targets and nominal wage gains that support more spending and profit growth ... travel market, although it has not seen the fastest expansion. While spending in China increased an average 16 per cent a year since 2000 to reach US$225 billion in 2013, in the US it rose 1.1 ...

  4. Business - Commodities

    EU-China solar deal fails to offer dumping protection

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 01:24am by Reuters

    ... mid-2013, but the minimum price had been cut because of the depreciation of the US dollar to the euro and a conversion of the dollar-denominated Bloomberg index. He said the EU-China deal contained ...

  5. Business - Banking & Finance - CURRENCIES

    Goldman Sachs warns won-yuan trading will weaken South Korean currency

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 02:02am by BLOOM

    ... of South Korea's yuan transactions with mainland China and Hong Kong has jumped by 5.6 times since June 2013, the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications, or Swift, said. ...

  6. Business - Banking & Finance - DEBT

    Local toxic asset managers set up to handle bad state bank loans

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 01:25am by DON WEINLAND

    ... at the end of June, although it is widely believed that the loans are underreported. At the end of 2013, the National Audit Office said government debt had surpassed 30 trillion yuan (HK$37.7 trillion) in debt. County-level governments saw a 77 per cent increase in debt between 2010 and 2013. Bad loans will essentially be transferred from the balance sheets of the state banks on to those ...

  7. Business - Money - BONDS

    Bottom-up research pays off when it comes to assessing distressed debt

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 01:24am by BLOOM

    ... companies in Hong Kong and China. Chinese corporate debt surpassed that of the US for the first time in 2013, S&P said on June 15. With that borrowing comes risk. Although the 7.4 per cent ... deposit-free purchases to clear stock. A survey of 28,000 households in 29 provinces indicated 22 per cent of urban dwellings were empty in 2013, said Gan Li, a director of the Survey & Research ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance - DEBTS

    Outlook for record-low interest rates fuels rally in bonds

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 01:24am by BLOOM

    ... 2013, while German 10-year bund yields dropped to a record 1.109 per cent on Tuesday. The Fed is expected to keep its target for overnight bank lending at zero to 0.25 per cent at the end of its ...

  9. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Hutchison Whampoa's first-half earnings beat analyst forecasts

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 02:02am by CHIM SAU-WAI

    ... of investments increased four times over the same period last year to HK$14.9 million at the Li Ka-shing-owned company. "Generally improving trends first noted in the second half of 2013 continued ...

  10. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Samsung outlook uncertain after lowest quarterly profit in years

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 02:02am by Reuters

    ... in capital expenditure this year, in line with 2013, with 14.4 trillion won of that for its chips business. ...




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