• Saturday
  • October 25, 2014
  • Last updated: 3:05am
Hong Kong




Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 165 for euro-zone crisis

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Puzzling times

    Posted Jun 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... volume for 50 major private housing estates reached a 19-week low. The reasons why fewer people are entering the market are well documented, particularly because of the euro-zone debt crisis ...

  2. Financial secretary warns on economy as stocks sink

    Posted Jun 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... out its gains for the year. The deepening debt crisis in the euro zone and global economic uncertainty add up to 'turbulent' months ahead, John Tsang Chun-wah said, on a day when ... in the next few months,' he said, adding that if Greece left the euro zone, there would be a 'massive impact' on the financial market. Economist Kwan Cheuk-chiu said ...

  3. 'Significant' fall in home loans likely, agency says

    Posted Jan 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in November 2010 to cool the market. Increased land supply, increased downpayment requirements for certain types of properties, tightened lending on the mainland, the euro-zone debt crisis ...

  4. HKMA warns banks to keep loan growth in check amid risky climate

    Posted Jan 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... percentage points from 2010, it said. Apart from monitoring credit growth and the impact of the euro zone's debt crisis, the HKMA said it would continue with credit card reform, regulate ...

  5. Property - International - SWITZERLAND

    Will Switzerland's red-hot housing market boil over?

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... on the franc currency, which rose sharply in value last year as investors sought shelter from the euro-zone debt crisis. With the Swiss National Bank unable to lift the ultra-low interest rates ... "There are some signs we're in a state of overheating." According to SNB data, prices for owner-occupied flats and homes have risen by roughly 20 per cent since the financial crisis ...

  6. Government ready to unwind curbs

    Posted Dec 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... continue falling. The euro-zone debt crisis and global slowdown have unnerved investors. Tsang said housing prices were 'slowly coming down'. The trend 'will continue for a bit ... 'It's still uncertain how the European financial crisis will affect the property market. Properties could still be an option for investors in a low-interest-rate environment,' he said. ...

  7. Things always end badly when capital is mispriced

    Posted Nov 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... As investors reasoned a single currency meant a single degree of sovereign risk across the euro zone, Italian, Spanish and Greek yields all tumbled. Hardly able to believe their good fortune, ... high-yielding structured products. Collapse and crisis inevitably followed, and the root cause was a simple mispricing of capital. The source of Europe's debt problems is much the same. ...

  8. Game over for property bubble

    Posted Nov 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... down other big external variables, such as how the euro-zone sovereign debt crisis will play out. But this much is clear: by all accounts, after a massive rally, Hong Kong's property ... economy and investing emanating from the euro zone is depressing interest in a major purchase such as a flat; mainland economic growth is slowing; and the Hong Kong government has greatly expanded ...

  9. Property - International - BRITAIN

    'Modest' upward trend in UK house prices predicted

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... in February, as a stagnating economy and turmoil in the euro zone hit confidence. "Weak income growth and continuing below-trend economic growth are likely to remain significant constraints ...

  10. Property - International - BRITAIN

    UK home prices rise most in three years

    Posted Mar 27th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... of the FLS have supported increased activity," said Richard Donnell, director of research at Hometrack. "The weakening pound and concerns over Cyprus and the euro zone will only serve ...




SCMP.com Account