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  1. Business - Economy

    Beijing signals slowing interest rate liberalisation, analysts say

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 01:35am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Victoria Ruan in Beijing victoria.ruan@scmp.com Analysts say Cabinet wants to lower financing costs by slowing down interest rate reform Beijing signals slowing interest rate ... of interest rate liberalisation. Some of the steps which come in the form of administrative orders and seek to shift the burden on banks would not help much in lowering borrowing costs, analysts said. ...

  2. Business - Money

    Chart of the day: So much for Fed tapering

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 11:51pm by Nicole Elliott

    ... Nicole Elliott Chart of the day: So much for Fed tapering Markets are mesmerised by the prospect that interest rates in the United States will rise to return to more "normal" levels as the Federal Reserve completes the tapering of bond purchases done under its quantitative easing programme. But the fact is US 10-year rates have been retreating for the best part of six ...

  3. Business - Companies - FUNDRAISING

    Yangtze delta developer issues US$350m in senior notes

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 10:32am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Mainland property developer Future Land Development has issued US$350 million in senior notes, with the funds to be used to repay debt and acquire land for residential and commercial development, the company announced on Wednesday morning. The notes, due 2019, have an interest rate of 10.25 per cent. The company focuses on the building of residential ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance

    New Zealand central bank puts rates on hold after run of increases

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 01:35am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Wellington Reserve Bank raises key interest rate to3.5 per cent, spurring fall in NZ dollar NZ rates seen on hold after latest rise New Zealand's central bank lifted its official cash rate by 25 basis points to 3.5 per cent as expected yesterday, but then suspended its rapid-fire run of interest rate rises to study their impact on the economy. It was the Reserve ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Help for the helpers: New Hong Kong employment agency aims to stamp out 'modern-day slavery'

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 11:12pm by Angharad Hampshire

    ... to HK$21,000. As most cannot foot this sort of bill, they are "loaned" the money and made to pay it back at a rate of 70 per cent to 80 per cent of their monthly salary for seven or eight ... self-sustaining. "The helpers will pay for their training, but we are sourcing that at a reasonable rate," says Stiles. "We won't charge them 10 per cent of their first pay packet as, ...

  6. Business - Economy

    Turkey's interest rate policy a lesson in how not to prepare for worst

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 01:29am by NICHOLAS SPIRO

    ... and is emerging as a case study on how not to prepare for the possibility of a sharp deterioration in sentiment once US interest rates finally begin to rise- probably in the middle of next year but possibly sooner. On July 17, Turkey's central bank cut its benchmark interest rate by 50 basis points to 8.25 per cent despite persistently high inflation that stood at 9.2 per cent in June. ...

  7. News - China Digest

    The Post's daily China news round-up- August 11, 2014

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 07:28am

    ... plan to "stabilize fertility" among some Uygurs |Source: Foreign Policy The plan, part of a blueprint for restoring peace and stability, was announced by Xinjiang's top official ...

  8. News - World

    Ferguson protests highlight growing US suburban underclass

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 12:24am by BLOOM

    ... of America's cities, as suburbs have become home to a majority of the nation's poor. In Ferguson, Missouri, a community of 21,000 where the poverty rate has doubled since 2000, the dynamic has ... at the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Programme in Washington. "In those communities, we see things like poorer health outcomes, failing schools and higher crime rates." Ferguson, once a majority ...

  9. Business - Banking & Finance

    Cash pile mitigates liquidity worries in US bond market

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 01:34am by BLOOM

    ... Cordell Eddings Given debt fund managers' strong cash position, depletion fears due to a flood of redemptions in the wake of rising rates seem to be overblown Cash pile mitigates ... once interest rates rise. Simple mathematics suggests there is little need to worry. While fund assets have almost doubled since the financial crisis, their size as a portion of US mutual funds ...

  10. Business - Banking & Finance - CURRENCIES

    Oversold British pound to test a six-year high on markets

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 01:34am by BLOOM

    ... in gauging interest rate increases. It has tumbled 2.7 per cent since touching US$1.7192 on July 15, its highest level since October 2008. Despite the warning on rates, traders still see the British ... no reason why we can't see a retest of the multi-year highs given the fact that we expect the Bank of England to [raise] rates earlier, and positioning has now squared off," said Mitul ...




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