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  1. Business - Economy

    Economists fear low birth rates in developed world will choke growth

    Posted May 12th 2014, 10:31pm by AP

    ... 1.7 children in their lifetimes. Demographers say the fertility rate needs to reach 2.1 just to replace deaths and keep populations constant. The effects on economies, personal wealth ... Associated Press in New York Birth rates have been down in the developed world since the crippling 2008 financial crisis, further putting the brakes on global growth Economists see future ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1510742/economists-fear-low-birth-rates-developed-world-will-choke-growth
  2. Business - Money - SINGAPORE

    Singapore's bid to start baby boom

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... in 1965, bringing million-dollar high-rise apartments and shopping malls in place of pig farms and fishing villages. In 1965, the country had a 4.7 fertility rate. So many women gave birth ... as the economy developed brought the fertility rate down to 1.82 by the end of the decade. A survey by I Love Children, an organisation that promotes a "children-plenty" Singapore, showed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1136058/singapores-bid-start-baby-boom
  3. Business - Economy - SHIPPING

    Asian bulk capesize rates seen falling as ships exceed new cargo volumes

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 01:31am by Reuters

    ... bulk capesize rates Rates for capesize bulk carriers on key Asian routes will continue to fall next week as the number of ships available for charter outpaces the volume of new cargoes, brokers ... estimated there would be around 90 capesize vessels available for charter by the end of this week. "There will be a gradual slide in rates. The market will continue to soften, although owners ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1551431/asian-bulk-capesize-rates-seen-falling-ships-exceed-new-cargo
  4. Business - Banking & Finance

    South Korea holds key bank rate as strong won threatens growth

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 01:31am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Seoul South Korea holds key rate as growth threatened The Bank of Korea left its key rate unchanged as governor Lee Ju-yeol seeks to spur an economy that Finance Minister nominee Choi Kyung-hwan warned faces increasing downside risks. The central bank held the seven-day repurchase rate at 2.5 per cent for a 14th consecutive month, it said in a statement in Seoul ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1551492/south-korea-holds-key-bank-rate-strong-won-threatens-growth
  5. Business - Banking & Finance - CURRENCIES

    Mainland China banks set own yuan rates for retail clients

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 01:41am by DON WEINLAND

    ... Don Weinland don.weinland@scmp.com Beijing's latest easing on exchange rate with greenback comes in lead-up to talks with US Mainland banks set own yuan rates for retail clients Mainland banks set their own exchange rates for the yuan against the US dollar for the first time yesterday in deals with retail clients, following the latest steps by the People's Bank ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1546129/mainland-china-banks-set-own-yuan-rates-retail-clients
  6. Business - Banking & Finance

    ECB holds interest rates at record low

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 01:41am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Frankfurt ECB holds interest rates at record low The European Central Bank left interest rates unchanged at record lows yesterday, holding fire while it assesses the impact of a barrage of measures launched last month to pep up the flagging euro-zone economy. The ECB held its main refinancing rate at 0.15 per cent and its deposit rate at minus 0.1 per cent, effectively ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1546119/ecb-holds-interest-rates-record-low
  7. Business - Banking & Finance - MONETARY POLICY

    ECB stimulus comes with hidden message on interest rates

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 04:05am by Bloomberg

    ... with rates message Mario Draghi's latest stimulus tool contains a hidden message: if you think interest rates will rise before 2018, take the money now. The European Central Bank president has ... will keep policy loose for longer than the US Federal Reserve and Bank of England, the link between the size of stimulus now and the prospect of higher rates later is a reminder that cheap money ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1543894/ecb-stimulus-comes-hidden-message-interest-rates
  8. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Rise in interest rates is something to welcome, not worry about

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 04:05am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... rise in interest rates, welcome it Homeowners do not have to worry about a sudden surge in interest rates, which would further hit an already ailing property market after the United States ... Business, June 30   I am sure Professor Chan is right. All this talk of tapering by the Fed is just that, talk. The United States is so addicted now to ultra-low interest rates that going into rehab ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1543904/rise-interest-rates-something-welcome-not-worry-about
  9. Business - Economy

    World Bank warns Asia to be alert against risks from US rate rises

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 01:09am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... Benjamin Robertson and Bloomberg benjamin.robertson@scmp.com While conditions support short-term growth, agency warns against complacency with risk of reversed capital flows after US rates ... as capital flows could reverse quickly once United States interest rates rise, World Bank economists said in a global outlook report. Since March, long-term interest rates and market volatility ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1542084/world-bank-warns-asia-be-alert-against-risks-us-rate-rises
  10. Business - Banking & Finance - FREE-TRADE ZONE

    Interest rate reform rolled out to all of Shanghai

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 01:04am by Daniel Ren

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai ren.wei@scmp.com Banks outside city's free-trade zone to decide foreign exchange deposit rates from today Interest rate reform rolled out to all of Shanghai The mainland's central bank will let all banks based in the city of Shanghai and not just those operating in its free-trade zone to set the rates for foreign exchange deposits from today, in a move ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1541283/interest-rate-reform-rolled-out-all-shanghai

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