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  1. 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
  2. Business - Companies - DEBT

    Investors told to buy Sony bonds after ratings downgrade

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 05:10am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Tokyo Investors told to buy Sony bonds after downgrade Sony Corp may reward investors if they wait to buy its bonds after an expected ratings downgrade, BNP Paribas said. ... indicated it might cut the firm's rating to non-investment grade. "[Sony] needs to concentrate on its good points like semiconductors, and they have very good financial divisions, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1596345/investors-told-buy-sony-bonds-after-ratings-downgrade
  3. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Regional indices end mixed after US Fed says rates still some time away

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 05:34am by Reuters

    ... Reuters First increase in interest rates may come faster than expected next year as Japan closes at eight-month high and HK ends the day down Regional indices end mixed on Fed news Asian markets were mixed yesterday after the US Federal Reserve said an interest rate increase would not happen for a "considerable time" while also indicating it could raise borrowing costs ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1595669/regional-indices-end-mixed-after-us-fed-says-rates
  4. Business - Banking & Finance - CURRENCIES

    Emerging-market exchange rates slump

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 04:56am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg Developing nation currencies have weakened after concern that higher interest rates in the US will curb asset demand in riskier countries Emerging market exchange rates slump It's back. The rout that gripped emerging market currencies last year is now sending exchange rates to their weakest levels since 2009. An index of 20 major developing-nation exchange rates ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1595560/emerging-market-exchange-rates-slump
  5. Business - Economy - BRITAIN

    Drop in jobless rate points to rebound in Britain

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 05:57am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in London Drop in jobless rate points to UK revival British unemployment fell to the lowest in six years, indicating continued strength in the labour market that Bank of England governor Mark Carney says will eventually boost earnings. The jobless rate based on International Labour Organisation methods dropped to 6.2 per cent in the three months to July from 6.4 per cent, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1595010/drop-jobless-rate-points-rebound-britain
  6. Business - Banking & Finance

    Investors brace for US Fed verdict on interest rates

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 11:08am by Reuters

    ... that a roller-coaster debate over a new tool for controlling interest rates is nearing its resolution. Investors worldwide are watching the US central bank’s policy meeting that ends on Wednesday for hints ... become the main lever for steering interest rates and play a central role in a new monetary policy framework. However, after a long debate over the merits and potential risks of the new tool ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1594472/investors-brace-us-fed-verdict-interest-rates
  7. Business - Banking & Finance - EQUITIES

    Europe profit revisions raised as ECB cuts rates

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 04:47am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in London Investor optimism rises as European Central Bank pledges to hold down borrowing costs Profit revisions raised after cutin ECB rates In the tug of war between investor ... the European Central Bank unexpectedly cut interest rates and announced a plan to buy securities. "It's good to finally see revisions improve as analysts feed the lower euro ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1591243/europe-profit-revisions-raised-ecb-cuts-rates
  8. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Hang Seng falls amid concerns of looming Fed rate rise

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 01:26pm by Jeanny Yu

    ... over rise in U.S. rates The Hang Seng Index posted its biggest single-day fall since February on fears the United States Federal Reserve may raise interest rates sooner than expected. ... Francisco hinted markets might be underestimating the pace at which interest rates might rise. The selling spree was also fuelled by Premier Li Keqiang's comments on Tuesday the nation's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/article/1589308/hang-seng-falls-amid-concerns-looming-fed-rate-rise
  9. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Investors in Asia calmer over future U.S. interest rate rise

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 04:42am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Singapore Reform-minded governments in India and Indonesia are among the reasons investors look set to stay in Asia when US interest rates increase Investors calmer over future U.S. rate rise Faced once again with the prospect of rate rises in the United States, investors in Asia are no longer selling and running as in the past, choosing instead to stay in markets ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1588108/investors-asia-calmer-over-future-us-interest-rate-rise
  10. Business - Banking & Finance - CURRENCIES

    Goldman Sachs bullish on dollar as Fed moves toward higher rates

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 05:37am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in New York Greenback enjoys groundswell of support as Fed moves towards higher borrowing costs, with Goldman predicting parity with the euro by 2017 Dollar strengthensas rate ... as the Federal Reserve stops buying bonds and expanding the supply of money as it moves towards its first interest rate increase since 2006. That is boosting the appeal of dollar-denominated assets ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1586216/goldman-sachs-bullish-dollar-fed-moves-toward-higher-rates

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