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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Admit it's a 'Western financial crisis'

    Posted Jan 31st 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... by the euro zone crisis. However, the major emerging economies recovered quickly and came out relatively unscathed. The answer is, of course, Western arrogance- particularly American arrogance. In a moment of frustration during the height of the euro zone crisis last year, European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso stated that the continuing global crisis was triggered in the US. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1139668/shouldnt-we-call-it-western-financial-crisis
  2. US putting dollar status at risk, economist says

    Posted Jan 17th 2011, 12:00am by Lulu Chen

    ... the obvious possibility will be the [yuan].' King said the world would see a rising level of crisis between creditors and debtors. 'What we're seeing in the euro zone today is a dress rehearsal for a much bigger global crisis between creditors and debtors,' he said. In the euro zone, the major creditor is Germany, while the major debtors include many of the peripheral ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/735950/us-putting-dollar-status-risk-economist-says
  3. News - World - GLOBAL ECONOMY

    G20 ministers warn US fiscal cliff could cause global crisis

    Posted Nov 06th 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in Mexico City

    ... to the euro zone crisis the fiscal cliff issue is much easier to solve." The euro crisis, which erupted more than two years ago, has eased after the European Central Bank said in September ... Reuters in Mexico City If Congress doesn't deal with crisis quick enough global crisis may ensue US fiscal cliff biggest threat to world growth, warns G20 Leading world economies ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1075694/g20-ministers-warn-us-fiscal-cliff-could-cause-global-crisis
  4. Economy mires climate change talk

    Posted Jul 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... The Arctic ice cap may be undergoing its incremental summer shrinkage, but this is not a good time to hold a global climate-change summit. World leaders' attention is focused on economic uncertainty created by the euro-zone debt crisis, not to mention the distractions of a US presidential election campaign and turmoil in the Middle East. Expectations of the just-concluded ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1005641/economy-mires-climate-change-talk
  5. America the beautiful

    Posted Jun 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of this was the proverbial flight-to-safety as a result of another flare-up in the euro-zone crisis. But tellingly, US$1.3 billion exited emerging market equity funds at the same time. Mainland gross domestic ... particularly the euro-zone crisis. But there is another, home-grown explanation, which is that their respective booms have resulted in wasteful investment, bad debt and over-consumption. There's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1004278/america-beautiful
  6. Ask our experts

    Posted Jan 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of fears of the euro-zone debt crisis. Recent macroeconomic data from the US, the euro-zone and China shows signs of stabilisation in global growth, and corporate earnings have been better than ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/991210/ask-our-experts
  7. Good reasons to be scared

    Posted Dec 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... on the public purse. The US economy is sick and deeply riven by social problems. But the issue of the moment is the euro. The OECD last week declared: 'The euro area crisis remains the key risk to the world economy.' It urged 'decisive policies' be put in place 'urgently' or the euro-zone crisis could spread and damage the whole world. After fresh huddles, Merkel ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/987060/good-reasons-be-scared
  8. All talk, no action

    Posted Nov 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... which was preoccupied with the euro zone crisis. The East Asia Summit will follow a week later, convened by Asean and including, for the first time, Russia and the US. What can this season ... with inflation and mounting bad debts from loose credit. While doing relatively well, the region will be affected by the European crisis and poor American prospects. At the Apec summit, a centerpiece ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/984509/all-talk-no-action
  9. Ask our experts

    Posted Sep 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... exports. Although robust, Asian economies remain exposed to downturn: the US and euro-zone debt crisis adversely affected Asian equity markets. ... There was no decoupling during the 2008-09 recession and there won't be any decoupling should Europe spiral into a financial crisis or the US a severe downturn, Leung says. 'Countries around the world ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/978126/ask-our-experts
  10. US speaks sense but no one listens

    Posted Sep 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... is now more of a problem than a solution. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner was invited to a meeting of euro-zone finance ministries. Seeing how European officials have messed up in their handling of the financial crisis, what Geithner said actually made sense. He essentially said euro-zone countries needed to act with one voice to calm markets, and to put up much more money ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/979506/us-speaks-sense-no-one-listens

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