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  1. Business - Economy

    Euro zone crisis, slowing mainland take toll on Japanese exports

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 10:59am

    ... Japan’s exports slumped the most in six months in July as sales to a debt-ridden Europe and a sluggish China dropped, adding to concerns over global demand after a string of dire trade figures from Asia’s export engines. The 8.1 percent annual fall was fa ...

  2. Hong Kong moneymen join ride to rescue euro

    Posted Jun 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in an interview in Beijing on Monday that China had already taken precautions for a worst-case scenario in the euro zone. 'A total collapse of the euro zone is very unlikely because no one ... with any fallout from the euro zone. The two have been briefed by chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying to keep a close watch on the crisis. Europe's financial difficulties could deteriorate ...

  3. Bracing for the euro fallout

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Staff reporters 'Should I stay or should I go' could be Greece's new national anthem, amid rising fears over its ability to stay in the euro zone. It's possible exit ... produce a left-wing government determined to stay in the euro zone but set on rejecting key conditions imposed as part of a European Union and International Monetary Fund bailout. The make-up ...

  4. 'Stimulus needed' for euro woes

    Posted May 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... May Chan and Sophie Yu China may need a 600 billion yuan (HK$738 billion) stimulus package to shield the economy from any fallout caused by a possible Greek exit from the euro zone ... in retreat on fears Greece might leave the euro zone. The timing of any announcement would also be a challenge, with Bloomberg saying Greece would only have a 46-hour window to execute such a move- ...

  5. Euro debt crisis a win-win for China

    Posted Nov 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... A week ago European leaders finally clinched a complex deal to stem the euro zone's financial crisis in time to present a united front at this week's G20 summit on the global ... the European currency, even assuming the euro zone is still prepared to advance the country's second debt bailout of US$139 billion in view of the referendum. As a result the plan is in disarray, ...

  6. Business - Economy

    Greek PM hopes China trip will boost his country’s ailing economy

    Posted May 13th 2013, 12:05pm by AFP

    ... bilateral commerce between the two countries, negligible in the 1970s, jumped to 3.29 billion euros (HK$33.2 billion) in 2010. In 2011, despite the economic crisis, it reached 3.25 billion euros ...

  7. Zoning in on trouble

    Posted Dec 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... dramatically since the summer, when they were calling for 1.6 per cent expansion in the euro zone next year. The latest consensus forecast is for zero growth. European companies with a presence ... caused by the euro-zone crisis, Hong Kong banks could benefit by stepping into trade finance in the wake of retreating European banks. Michael Werner, a senior analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein, ...

  8. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    From Beijing to Berlin, economic struggles persist

    Posted Aug 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... business surveys yesterday painted a picture of economic malaise stretching from Beijing to Berlin, adding to concerns that the world economy is slowing down. The 17-country euro zone appeared ... of contraction. German economic growth slowed to 0.3 per cent in the second quarter, suggesting it can no longer be counted on to pull the euro zone out of a deep slump. ...

  9. Clock ticking on a global implosion

    Posted Jun 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... nothing to dispel these ideas as they continue to bicker and fail to come to grips with reality. Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti spoke of his confidence of common euro zone bonds becoming ... the seven 'neins': no euro zone bonds; no deviation from austerity, including for Germany itself; no increase in the Euro500 billion (HK$4.7 trillion) funds available for the European ...

  10. The US is to China what Italy and Greece are to Germany

    Posted Nov 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... zone above 7 per cent. At that rate of interest, markets doubt Rome's ability to refinance the Euro238 billion (HK$2.51 trillion) of government bonds maturing over the next two years without outside help, let alone raise new debt (see the first chart). Many observers believe this leaves the euro zone with just two options. Given that government austerity measures are clearly ...




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