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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - FINANCE

    Financial platform Thinknum encourages communal approach

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 08:23am by Pavan Shamdasani

    ... Pavan Shamdasani life@scmp.com Web tool aims for safety in numbers If the 2008 global economic crisis proved anything, it's that the fate of the financial world is often based on logical guesswork- financial valuations and projections based on assumptions of how well a company will perform. In the industry, they're known as "financial models"- sometimes ...

  2. News - China - FINANCE

    Risk aversion, rather than financial reform, likely to top NPC agenda

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 05:37pm by JANE CAI

    ... governments and state-owned enterprises received the bulk of funding in the economic stimulus following the 2008-09 global financial meltdown. White elephants and excessive industrial capacity were ... Jane Cai xuejun.cai@scmp.com Policymakers are expected to focus more on containing financial risk than vowing to make breakthroughs in financial reforms as deputies gather this week ...

  3. Business - Banking & Finance - FINANCE

    Online platforms emerge as new champions in lending

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 01:01am by Adrian Wan

    ... and chief executive of Ping An Group subsidiary Shanghai Lujiazui International Financial Asset Exchange, which runs a peer-to-peer lending service. Internet finance was a talking point ... on microfinance released at the forum shows new loans by the banking industry to micro and small businesses increased by two trillion yuan (HK$2.5 trillion) last year, about 23 per cent of all new loans. ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - FINANCE

    Hong Kong could face Greek-style financial crisis, warn government advisers

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 12:33am by Olga Wong, Phila Siu, FANNY W.Y. FUNG

    ... and depletion of fiscal reserves by three years, the group warned. After the release of the report, Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah said the city's finances were still sound but caution ...

  5. Business - Money - FINANCE

    Hong Kong exchange welcomes New York defectors keen to list

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 11:53pm by Ray Chan, Jeanny Yu, George Chen

    ... costly to small companies since they had to issue quarterly financial reports and faced stringent legal burdens such as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. "Greed is a good thing sometimes," said ... on initial public market offerings. With financial aid from private equity firms, a dozen US-listed Chinese companies decided to go private through buyouts as US regulators and investors turned ...

  6. Business - Money - FINANCE

    ‘Through train’ direct share-trading between Hong Kong and Shanghai ready within six months

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 02:49pm by Enoch Yiu

    ... strengthen the city's role as a yuan trading centre. Financial services legislator Christopher Cheung Wah-fung said: "The quota is small, but it has taken a major step of integrating ...

  7. Business - Banking & Finance - FINANCE

    Banker suicides leave sector concerned as coroners probe

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 01:32am by BLOOM

    ... including at JP Morgan in Hong Kong. The financial world's aggressive, hard-working culture may be hurting itself, professionals advising on mental health in the industry say. At greatest risk ... Bloomberg in London Industry's culture of long hours blamed for deaths of finance workers around the world Banker suicides leave sector concerned as coroners probe Coroners in London ...

  8. Business - China Business - FINANCE

    Weibo's Nasdaq IPO set to raise US$340 million

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 04:32am by AFP

    ... omits some financial information usually included because it is an "emerging growth company" with more lenient reporting requirements for companies with less than US$1 billion ...

  9. Business - Banking & Finance - FINANCE

    US slaps tax on bitcoin as IRS deems it to be 'property'

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 01:21am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... be taxed, financial analysts say. They were speaking after a decision by the United States Internal Revenue Service on Tuesday to treat virtual currency as property for tax purposes, instead ... What's Bitcoin and how does it work? Zennon Kapron, founder of Hong Kong-based financial consultancy Kapronasia, said he believed it meant that both the US and Danish governments had realised ...

  10. Business - Banking & Finance - FINANCE

    JPMorgan’s top China banker Fang Fang to retire, as colleague Frank Gong gets promotion

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 10:20am by George Chen, Ray Chan

    ... will be promoted as the co-heads of China investment banking, the US bank said. Zhao will retain her role of head of the financial institutions group for emerging Asia. Meanwhile, it is understood that Gu ...




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