• Saturday
  • August 2, 2014
  • Last updated: 12:18pm
Hong Kong




Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 778 for finance

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Financing shortage looms over ship orders

    Posted Feb 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Keith Wallis in Shenzhen keith.wallis@scmp.com Hong Kong and foreign shipowners are expected to need between US$126 billion and US$150 billion to finance all the ships that are on order and due to be delivered over the next three years. But doubts over whether this volume of finance will be available through banks, private equity or other financing methods have already raised ...

  2. Market confused by finance chief

    Posted Dec 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The global economy faces headwinds amid the European sovereign debt crisis. Though more resilient, Asia will not be spared. The International Monetary Fund has warned the Hong Kong government that despite the city's relatively buoyant income growth a ...

  3. Financing vehicle seeks loan extension

    Posted Jul 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai ren.wei@scmp.com A Shanghai government financing vehicle has asked for an extension on its bank loans, a fresh sign that easy credit in the past two years is beginning to take its toll. Shanghai Rainbow Investment, which is responsible for financing and overseeing the construction of a transport hub in the city, has been unable to repay overdue ...

  4. City finances need a more stable footing

    Posted Feb 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... sources of revenue can fluctuate wildly from year to year. There is a need to find a way of putting our finances on a more stable footing. Through longer-term economic planning and, in time, ...

  5. Behavioural finance offers insight into investment patterns

    Posted May 06th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Ms Huckle encourages her clients to adopt the principles of behavioural finance, which focuses on the psychology of investing and how people make financial decisions. She said behavioural finance was the integration of classical economics and finance with psychology and the decision-making sciences. 'The more investors understand about the principles of behavioural finance ...

  6. Finance official confident inflation can be contained next year

    Posted Dec 10th 2007, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee A senior official at the mainland's top economic planner expressed optimism yesterday that inflation could be contained next year, despite conceding that it was under pressure from rising commodity prices. Bi Jingquan, vice-chairman of th ...

  7. Finance minister aims to sell the public on bonds

    Posted Dec 17th 2003, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... the public a clearer picture,'' he said yesterday. The government has been studying for some time the idea of selling bonds to help finance infrastructure projects. Mr Tang said the government would continue investing in new infrastructure over the next five years, and issuing bonds was one way of financing the work. Mr Tang also said financial markets might welcome ...

  8. Investors shun financing for Shimao

    Posted Jun 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Charis Yau Brokers report little demand for retail subscription loans as initial offering fever fades in shaky market Few retail investors sought margin financing to purchase shares ... demand for margin financing, but the total only slightly exceeded $100,000. Brokers said retail subscriptions for Shimao's share offer would be made mainly in cash instead of margin ...

  9. Beijing must force radical reform of state-owned firms' finances

    Posted Jul 24th 2006, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... a radical reform of state-owned firms' finances. According to conventional wisdom, mainland banks, flush with cash because of Chinese households' high savings rates, lend imprudently ... of funds for new projects. According to a World Bank study, in 2003, retained earnings funded half of all investments by Chinese firms. External financing, whether through bank loans, capital ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW JAKE VAN DER KAMP

    Jake's View: China banks off on flight of fancy saying NPL ratios are less than 1pc

    Posted Aug 19th 2012, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake Van Der Kamp China banks' fanciful NPL ratioechoes absurdities of '97 crisis The average NPL ratio, or the percentage of bad loans to total outstanding loans, was unchanged from the first quarter ended March at 0.9 per cent. SCMP, August 16 ...




SCMP.com Account