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  1. Business - China Business

    China 'to play its part' in euro zone debt crisis

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 09:20pm by Agence France-Presse, Reuters in Brussels

    ... resolve the euro zone debt crisis, after months of investing in European sovereign bonds. “China will continue to play its part in helping resolve the European debt issue through appropriate ... and discussed ways of cooperation with the ESM,” Wen said, referring to the European Stability Mechanism, a new 500-billion-euro rescue firewall set up by euro zone leaders and due to become operational ...

  2. Business - Economy

    Euro slumps in Asia after EU fails to agree Greece deal

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 02:59pm by Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong The euro fell in Asian trade on Wednesday and shares eased after euro-zone finance chiefs said they had failed to agree on a deal to unlock the latest ... government debt”. “It was progress but we have to do a little bit more,” International Monetary Fund (IMF) boss Christine Lagarde told reporters as she left the meeting. The major sticking point had ...

  3. Business - Banking & Finance

    Italian banks plunge on Monti resignation plan

    Posted Dec 10th 2012, 06:23pm by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg Italian banks plunged on Monday, leading declines in the European Stoxx 600 Banks Index, after an announcement that Prime Minister Mario Monti will step down threatened to open a new front in Europe’s debt crisis. UniCredit, Italy’s biggest bank, declined 22 cents, or 6 per cent, to 3.43 euros at 6.36pm HK time in Milan trading, the biggest decline since September. ...

  4. News - World - SPAIN

    Police seal off Spain Parliament ahead of protest

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 06:21pm by Associated Press in Madrid

    ... of the economic crisis. The demonstration, organised behind the slogan ‘Occupy Congress’, is expected to draw thousands of people from around Spain. Madrid’s regional Interior Ministry delegation said ... billion) in short-term debt but at a higher cost. It sold 1.39 billion euros in three-month bills at an average interest rate of 1.2 per cent, up from 0.95 per cent in the last such auction ...

  5. News - World - GREECE

    Greek protest turns violent during general strike

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 08:50pm by Associated Press in Athens

    ... in central Athens on Wednesday, held during a general strike against new austerity measures planned in the crisis-hit country. The action, the first large-scale walk-out since the country’s coalition ... Without them, Greece would be forced into a chaotic default on its debts and possibly into an exit from the 17-country bloc that uses the euro. The country’s lenders have demanded more fiscal ...

  6. Business - China Business

    Chinese cool on overseas acquisitions

    Posted Oct 19th 2012, 12:00am by Ray Chan

    ... Ray Chan ray.utchan@scmp.com Survey shows that euro debt crisis and valuation concerns prove big hurdles Chinese go cool on overseas acquisitions The appeal of pursuing outbound mergers and acquisitions for Chinese executives dropped to a two-year low, due to a grim outlook over the lingering euro-zone debt crisis and a large valuation discrepancy between listed and non-listed assets. ...

  7. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    China Construction Bank unlikely to buy into Europe

    Posted Sep 29th 2012, 12:00am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... Kwong Man-ki in Beijing phoenix.kwong@scmp.com Chairman Wang Hongzhang is quoted by analysts as saying that the euro-zone debt crisis added risk to any purchases made in region European deal ruled out for CCB China Construction Bank is seeking to expand overseas but is unlikely to acquire large banks in Europe as the debt crisis remains unclear, Barclays' analysts say ...

  8. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Iceland's harsh cure would be a better medicine for Cyprus

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... with relief in much of the rest of the euro zone, whether the package is really such a good outcome for either the economy or the people of Cyprus people is debatable, to say the least. Olli Rehn, ... Tom Holland Volcano island survives after its economy shrank thanks to capital controls and a devalued currency – but it wasn't a member of the euro Iceland's harsh cure would ...

  9. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Global M&A activity dulls for the first three quarters

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 12:00am by Ray Chan

    ... Ray Chan ray.utchan@scmp.com Global market experiences a dismal first nine months as euro-zone debt problems and other uncertainties weigh on would-be acquisitors M&A activity dulls to almost a standstill The global mergers and acquisitions (M&A) market has been dismal in the year's first nine months, battered by euro-zone debt problems and an uncertain ...

  10. News - China - ECONOMY

    Wen Jiabao to meet EU amid debt crisis, solar row

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 12:42pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... investing in euro zone sovereign debt markets “on condition of fully evaluating the risks”. He also said China was ready to strengthen communication and discussion with the EU, the European Central Bank, the International Monetary Fund and key countries to support indebted euro zone nations. Europeans have expressed hope that China could deploy some of its trove of about US$3 trillion ...




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