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  1. HKMC considers reverse mortgages

    Posted Sep 11th 2004, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... years in 2001 as a result of declining fertility and longer life-spans. Hong Kong's fertility had shown a marked and continuous decline over the past two decades, the department added, with the fertility rate falling by about 52 per cent from 1,933 live births per 1,000 women in 1981 to 927 in 2001. At the same time, there was a continuous decline in mortality during the 1981-2001 period, ...

  2. Adaptation the key to surviving an evolutionary trend

    Posted Nov 04th 2004, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... are experiencing zero population growth and a 'greying' of their population pyramids. None more so than Hong Kong, where the fertility rate has fallen to the lowest level in the world, with only ... Louis Beckerling Banks that have clung to survival by taking in customer deposits and lending at higher rates of interest to borrowers than they pay their depositors are rapidly becoming ...



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