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  1. Regulators take on marketing during London trip

    Posted Nov 09th 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... week to promote Hong Kong as an financial centre that is ideal for asset management and yuan businesses. Also along for the trip will be Securities and Futures Commission chief executive Martin ... snap at its heels. Shanghai has grown tremendously in recent years and wants to be an international financial centre. Singapore Exchange has just announced its proposed US$8.2 billion takeover ...

  2. Progress made on finance ambitions

    Posted Aug 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of becoming a financial and banking centre in China moved a step closer. In 2004, the city launched a corporate-property-rights trading centre; in terms of transaction volume, it is the biggest ... just hopes to build itself... into a modern financial services system and a pilot centre for financial reform and innovation,' Cui Jindu, Tianjin's deputy mayor, was quoted ...

  3. Foreign firms cleared for listing in Shanghai

    Posted Apr 30th 2009, 12:00am by Nick Westra

    ... steps designed to make Shanghai an international financial centre. Although efforts to internationalise Shanghai and build it into a financial hub had been discussed before, the State Council ... for the establishment of Shanghai as a financial centre. The State Council circular said foreign shipping firms would be allowed to set up financial leasing units and trade in the city's interbank market. ...

  4. Audit watchdog seeks regulatory powers

    Posted Apr 14th 2010, 12:00am by Amanda Lee

    ... was well received by the accounting industry or backed by the government. 'It's important to talk about it if Hong Kong is to remain competitive as an international financial centre. I am ... Amanda Lee The Financial Reporting Council, a statutory body which investigates audit failures, is in talks with financial watchdogs and industry groups about expanding its ...

  5. Shareholders demand watchdog makes Citic Pacific investigation open to public

    Posted Nov 01st 2008, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... financial centre. Meanwhile, the Democratic Party has been collecting signatures for its shareholders' petition. It needs 100 signatures to get the financial secretary to initiate a broad ...

  6. China Development Bank planning sale of 3b yuan bonds

    Posted Jul 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'Regulators should address the issue. Otherwise, how can Hong Kong maintain its status as an international financial centre?' the banker said. Frederick Chan Hoi-kit, a general manager at Chong ...

  7. Now HK's government wants its own hedge fund

    Posted Apr 30th 2009, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... intermediation', ultimately 'strengthening Hong Kong's status as an international financial centre'. That all sounds very fine. But unfortunately there are a couple of screamingly obvious ... that end up footing the bill. Professor Chan thinks this is 'strengthening Hong Kong's status as an international financial centre'. He should think again. ...

  8. HK's regulatory system needs drastic treatment

    Posted Feb 05th 2009, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... a life-saving operation if Hong Kong is to retain its credibility as an international financial centre. Top of the list is the Lehman minibond saga. While our regulators sat back and did nothing, ... of the minibond affair, but what is needed is a root and branch remodelling of Hong Kong's regulators, designed not to avert the last scandal but to establish the city's financial centre on more ...

  9. Chinese Estates pays GBP280m for London building

    Posted Jan 17th 2011, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... particularly properties that also offered retail outlets. Despite the uncertain economic outlook in Europe and increased tax rates on the banking industry in Britain, London remained a major financial centre. 'It is not easy for financial institutions to find a replacement, and the tax rates are still attractive to the institutions and foreign investors,' he said. According to Jones ...

  10. Lehman probe 'uncovers five suspect areas'

    Posted Apr 25th 2009, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... as an international financial services centre. 'If there is customer information there- it might affect Hong Kong's status as an international financial centre, because if you disclose customer ... Authority sent to the financial secretary in January, but were blacked out from the reports disclosed to the public. Eight pages of the report, which had been blacked out, featured summary ...




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