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  1. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Political tensions could undermine Hong Kong as China's top financial centre: Joseph Yam

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 11:36pm by Cannix Yau and Enoch Yiu

    ... Cannix Yau and Enoch Yiu Amid tensions over electoral reform, former Monetary Authority chief warns of threat to Hong Kong as China's top financial centre Political uncertainty 'could undermine city' Hong Kong's former central banker Joseph Yam Chi-kwong has warned that the city could lose its status as China's top financial centre if political ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1539240/political-tensions-could-undermine-hong-kong-top-financial-centre
  2. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Hong Kong's economy does not rely on mainland tourists, says financial secretary

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 04:53am by Ernest Kao

    ... The financial secretary brushed off as "exaggerated" and "inconsistent with the facts" suggestions the economy has become too reliant on mainland visitors. John Tsang Chun-wah, ... that the number of mainland visitors needed to be cut by at least half. "There is an obvious problem and the financial chief is in denial. He is playing ostrich," Mo, of concern group Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1533469/mainland-chinese-visitor-claim-exaggerated-says-john-tsang
  3. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Jobless rate could rise if retail sales keep declining, financial secretary warns

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:03am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Poor April figures and troubling external business factors worry financial secretary Fall in retail sales could cost jobs, Tsang says Hong Kong's unemployment rate of 3.1 per cent may go up if retail sales continue to shrink and the external business environment does not improve, Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah warned yesterday. He ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1528229/jobless-rate-could-rise-if-retail-sales-keep-declining-financial
  4. News - China - ECONOMY

    Shanghai booster Fang Xinghai lands Beijing financial advisory role

    Posted Jun 18th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... to develop the city into the world's leading financial centre by 2020 has been promoted to an elite economic team that may help the city speed up its market reforms as it prepares to take ... Financial Forum in Hong Kong, Fang said the speed with which Hong Kong became a successful offshore yuan centre would depend on how soon Shanghai could turn itself into an onshore yuan trading ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1263221/shanghai-booster-fang-xinghai-lands-beijing-financial-advisory-role
  5. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Mainland China growth rates don't add up

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 03:09am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... smaller than the rebased NBS numbers. Wu's data shows especial divergence from official statistics during global downturns. In 1998, a year after the Asian financial crisis erupted, Wu said ... Forum" centred on former premier Zhao Ziyang. He left China in 1988, a year before his mentor's downfall during the Tiananmen Square protests. He now works at a Japanese university. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1553600/mainland-china-growth-rates-dont-add
  6. News - China - ECONOMY

    US Treasury secretary leaves talks with China pledge to reduce currency intervention

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 04:36am by Victoria Ruan

    ... than 2 per cent in the first half. Beijing also committed to further opening up the services sector to foreign investment, including the financial, and speed up the revision of its guidelines ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1551487/us-treasury-secretary-leaves-talks-china-pledge-reduce-currency
  7. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Weaker June inflation data may prompt more stimulus from Beijing

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:45am by Reuters

    ... or a nation-wide reduction in bank reserves. Policymakers are reluctant to announce a massive stimulus programme like the one adopted during the 2008-09 global financial crisis, which fuelled inflation. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1550172/china-inflation-slows-23pc
  8. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Shandong may show the way in reforming China's financial sector

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... nationwide financial reforms," said Professor Guo Tianyong, director of the banking industry research centre at the Central University of Finance and Economics in Beijing. Experiments in setting ... to build the capital Qingdao into an offshore financial centre to promote free trade with Japan and South Korea, and bring in more overseas investors to invest in city banks and rural lenders. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1299648/shandong-may-show-way-reforming-chinas-financial-sector
  9. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Shanghai cuts negative list to woo foreign investment

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 01:45am by Daniel Ren

    ... have been made to support us to do business there," said a chief financial officer with a foreign bank's China operations. "It's far from becoming a truly free ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1544518/shanghai-cuts-negative-list-woo-foreign-investment
  10. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Impact from cutting number of mainland tourists ‘only short term’, says think tank

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 07:18pm by Johnny Tam

    ... economic simulation. Andy Kwan Cheuk-chiu, director of the ACE Centre for Business and Economic Research, projected that if the government reduced the number of mainland individual travellers by 20 ... compared with the expected 3.7 per cent. "The cut will only affect one particular industry, not like the financial crisis in 2009 affecting all sectors," Kwan said. "And the tourism ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1530931/economic-impact-reducing-mainland-tourist-numbers-hong-kong-only

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