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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - SECURITY

    Xi Jinping's security commission to also tackle financial industry

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 04:30am by George Chen, Teddy Ng

    ... George Chen and Teddy Ng Fears speculative foreign capital could threaten domestic stability one reason for top-level division within new National Security Commission New panel to keep ... into the "emerging threat" category. "We do have several different departments to tackle financial security matters. For example, the State Administration of Foreign Exchange has been monitoring ...

  2. Business - Economy - EUROPE

    European stocks mixed, sterling gains as Britain exits recession

    Posted Oct 26th 2012, 01:31am by AFP

    ... expected the British economy to expand by 0.6 per cent from the previous three-month period, after falling into a second trough of recession in late last year. Elsewhere in European trading, ... Capital trader Markus Huber. In foreign exchange trading, sterling jumped to US$1.6121 from US$1.6041 late in New York on Wednesday. The euro fell to 0.8037 pounds from 0.8086 pounds, while ...

  3. Unicom faces uphill battle playing second fiddle

    Posted Nov 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung Founded in 1994, China Unicom was intended to break the monopoly of bigger rival China Mobile. But from the beginning, the country's second mobile operator ... Unicom was charged with introducing and developing a code division multiple access (CDMA) network in the mainland that played second fiddle to the globally adopted GSM network. The CDMA network ...

  4. Shenzhen second board demands profit record

    Posted Apr 05th 2004, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Strict requirements mean the market for small-caps will pose little threat to GEM in the short term A second trading board to be launched by the Shenzhen Stock Exchange ... selling their holdings to buy shares in the new listings. Unlike the GEM or the Nasdaq in the United States, which do not require new listings to have profit records, Shenzhen's second board ...

  5. Business - Banking & Finance - FUND MANAGEMENT

    Son-in-law of Chinese vice-premier sets up Hong Kong fund

    Posted Jul 18th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... Ka-shing. Boyu, launched in 2011, is now raising its second fund. Former premier Wen Jiabao's son, Winston Wen, who studied at Northwestern University in the US, returned to China to co-found ...

  6. Zijin readies A-share IPO to aid foreign push

    Posted Apr 04th 2008, 12:00am by Carol Chan

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai and Carol Chan Zijin Mining Group, the mainland's second-largest gold miner, will start selling 1.5 billion A shares next week as the company moves to speed up ... as investors were wary of a fresh influx of new equity. Miner details Zijin's outlay on acquisitions of foreign mines is expected to exceed, in yuan 5b ...

  7. Just hang in there

    Posted Jan 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... of keeping a rein on the currency's value. It's a different story for Hong Kong's all-time favourite investment- property. Prices had been rising steadily since the second quarter ...

  8. A-share market opens up

    Posted May 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... That largely explains interest surrounding the move by the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) to raise the limit foreign funds can invest in the A-share market. Last month's announcement will allow international asset managers to apply for expanded quotas under China's qualified foreign institutional investor (QFII) scheme. The total quota will increase from US$30 ...

  9. Business - Money

    Baring Asset Management sees value in Japan stocks after sell-off

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 12:00am by Jeanny Yu

    ... more than 70 per cent since the start of November. The mainland economy may perform worse than expected because of the possible re-emergence of inflation in the second half of the year, he ...

  10. Business - Money - EQUITIES

    Hang Seng soars as mainland rally excites investors

    Posted Jan 31st 2013, 12:00am by Jeanny Yu

    ... institutional investors might have an extra 100 billion yuan (HK$123 billion) added to their quota to invest in the mainland capital market under the qualified foreign institutional investor scheme. ...




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