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  1. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Volatility crimps banks’ risk-taking, spikes expose cracks in markets

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 12:01pm by Reuters

    ... bond market, daily trading volume averaged US$6.9 billion in 2014 to the end of September, up 23.3 per cent from last year's pace, according to the Securities Industry and Financial ... Reuters in London While analysts say markets have become safer since the financial crisis, they fear new curbs have reduced the ability to absorb spikes Volatility exposes cracks ...

  2. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Property firms take hit from rate rise

    Posted Mar 15th 2013, 12:00am by Ray Chan, Jeanny Yu

    ... rotation" had started. "Investors are moving out of the property sector and play cyclicals, such as Chinese financials and industrial names," Sheung said. "This is the right thing ... Investors dump shares of developers in favour of financials after three major banks raise mortgage rates by 25 basis points Shares of Hong Kong developers fell yesterday after three major ...

  3. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Brokers accept delay in stock through train scheme

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:05am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Industry observers say pushing back the launch of the through train scheme will give regulators more time to clarify the tax and holiday issues Brokers accept ... of the plan to connect the stock markets of Hong Kong and Shanghai. Beijing has not yet announced a launch date although a government source told the South China Morning Post that Financial Secretary ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - MARKETS

    Private firms driving investment banking revenue in China

    Posted Oct 27th 2014, 05:19am by Reuters

    ... are taking advantage of the internet industry boom and business expansion ambitions to take a bigger share of the deal activity compared with state-owned enterprises. So far this year, about 78 per ... swell is in the private sector," said Keith Pogson, managing partner for financial services at consultancy EY in Hong Kong. ...

  5. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Bonds are king in Hong Kong market as investors lose appetite for IPOs

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 01:40am by Jasper Moiseiwitsch

    ... companies in the same period, according to fresh industry data out today. That is in stark contrast to just seven years ago, before the global financial crisis and rounds of quantitative easing ... Jasper Moiseiwitsch jasper.moiseiwitsch@scmp.com In contrast to trend before the financial crisis, mainland issuers raise US$70.3b in offshore debt so far this year, far outstripping ...

  6. Business - Banking & Finance - MARKETS

    China's Big Four banks fall out of favour with investors

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 01:54am by BLOOM

    ... in Hong Kong trading this week. The MSCI China Financials Index dropped to an almost decade low against the global industry benchmark while the market value of Industrial and Commercial Bank ... just as policymakers open up the financial system to non-government competitors. Their shares have lost US$70 billion of value this year, even as peers in the United States and Europe rally. ...

  7. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Investors warned against Chinese private firms as valuations soar

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 06:34am by BLOOM

    ... second-largest economy foreshadowed a shift by money managers away from state-owned enterprises including banks, commodity producers and industrial companies. Investors have instead been piling into privately owned firms that sell services and consumer goods, propelling an MSCI gauge of mainland technology stocks to valuations seven times higher than financial firms this month, the biggest gap ...

  8. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Hong Kong stocks under pressure amid fears of slowdown in China

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 12:27am by JEANNY YU AND RAY CHAN

    ... of the world's largest banks, the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, and to China Credit Trust. Some market players think the first such default of a wealth management product in mainland history could trigger a financial shock and unleash a sell-off of mainland-related stocks. However, those fears were eased after the market closed yesterday, when it emerged that a deal had been reached ...

  9. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Hong Kong bourse expected to 'open red' for Year of the Horse

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 04:11am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Christopher Cheung Wah-fung, legislator for the financial services sector, who is also a broker. Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing chief executive Charles Li Xiaojia and chairman Chow Chung-kong will host a market opening ceremony at the trading hall for the highly anticipated trading day tomorrow. Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury Chan Ka-keung and Securities and Futures ...

  10. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Shanghai to launch crude oil futures soon

    Posted May 29th 2014, 12:00am by Daniel Ren

    ... Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation. The debut of China's first oil futures market will not take place until it receives approvals from several other state authorities including ... The trading debut of crude oil futures in Shanghai would also mark a milestone for the Hong Kong-style free-trade zone, where a series of major financial liberalisations will be conducted. Simulated ...




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