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  1. So is this euro crisis good or bad for China?

    Posted May 24th 2010, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... by capital controls. And although the euro zone was China's largest export market last year, buying 20 per cent of its goods shipments, the crisis-hit countries of Portugal, Italy, Greece ... set to drive a marked rise in the euro zone's trade surplus with the United States. That will make it more difficult for Washington to engineer a rebalancing of its own economy, which ...

  2. Prices rise in Cyprus as investors flood market

    Posted Jul 13th 2005, 12:00am by James Tu

    ... Interest rates must fall from 6.5 per cent to the 3.5 per cent euro-zone level so Cyprus can join the European currency. 'Interest rates have been cut by 1 per cent since May. It is becoming ...

  3. Markets rally as world leaders turn on the taps

    Posted Oct 14th 2008, 12:00am by Nick Westra

    ... to recapitalise banks. French President Nicolas Sarkozy, who hosted a euro-zone summit with Britain on Sunday which agreed on the co-ordinated action, said France would guarantee Euro320 billion of bank ... an unprecedented plan to release a flood of dollars into the credit-starved economy, and major European governments committed Euro1.1 trillion (HK$11.5 trillion) to prop up banks and prevent the collapse ...

  4. The euro wolves are kept at bay, but for how long?

    Posted May 11th 2010, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... But research by the Bank of International Settlements says the problems of high-spending governments are bigger, wider and deeper than the euro zone or the EU or Europe. There are still questions about ... the massive support deal for the euro, finally reached after 2am yesterday. He boasted that the package, which is worth nearly US$1 trillion including backing from the International Monetary Fund, ...

  5. 2010 hits and misses

    Posted Jan 09th 2011, 12:00am by Debasish Roy Chowdhury

    ... on the euro-zone debt front and concerns over inflation in developing economies persist. But signs of a strengthening US economy may check gold's rally, as was evident last week. MPF ... Funds- Iberia A EUR, which lost 17.25 per cent, and Schroder ISF Italian Equity A Acc, which lost 12.37 per cent, as funds that invest in eurozone equities or euro-denominated securities ...

  6. Kim's visit is to get blessing for succession, diplomats say

    Posted Aug 28th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... and a shopping mall in Changchun today. The companies running the factories are interested in investing in a North Korean development zone, and the Euro-Asian mall is a special store for senior ...

  7. French group heals wounds with water

    Posted Jun 01st 2008, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... torch relay and French President Nicolas Sarkozy's possible boycott of the Games opening ceremony. But the earthquake has pushed politics aside. China has accepted Euro380,000 (HK$4.61 ... a lot of connections with the local government, which is necessary to get in,' said Carl Redman, the company's customer service manager for China. In the disaster zone, local officials ...

  8. The spice of life

    Posted Feb 13th 2011, 12:00am by Tim Pile

    ... the higgledy piggledy Berber village is firmly established on the international surfing map. Rustic restaurants serve up Euro-Moroccan fare to hungry wave riders; drinking mint tea is almost obligatory ... to get out of your comfort zone. From Taghazout that means a three-hour bus ride. Marrakesh marches to its own beat. The Red City is as manic as the Mardi Gras and as hip as Hollywood. Rent ...

  9. Traffic woes drive Beijing underground

    Posted Jan 20th 2011, 12:00am by Michael Martin

    ... above ground.' Beijing's plans have other international precedents. Ng said Europe planned to spend Euro800 billion (HK$8.3 trillion) on underground transport links and infrastructure. ... by traditional methods of underground tunnelling like blasting by using mechanised tunnelling, but there were still many potential pitfalls. 'If you also intercept a water head or fault zone ...

  10. Walking the line

    Posted Mar 21st 2010, 12:00am by Daniel Jeffreys

    ... of Euro95 million (HK$1 billion), had debts of more than Euro100 million and was days from bankruptcy. A year later, Versace was in rehab. All the more astonishing then that the company is now back ... Li's One Foundation, set up to help survivors of the Sichuan earthquake. Her work for the latter took her to the earthquake zone near Sanjiang and recalling the experience brings an extra ...




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