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  1. Action urged on financial abuse

    Posted May 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the vice-president of Consumers International, said a fragmented approach was not the best way to regulate the financial trade. 'There should be a single body to oversee all institutions and to work ... Convention and Exhibition Centre. The congress is urging reforms following the global financial crisis, which cost an estimated 30 million jobs worldwide. Before the bubble burst, consumers were ...

  2. Facing a global challenge from behind a financial Great Wall

    Posted Oct 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... The Chinese-language Financial News, a mouthpiece of the People's Bank of China- the mainland's central bank- published a lengthy analysis on Monday calling for China to erect a 'financial Great ... yuan (HK$1.21 trillion), mainly in industries such as steelmaking and alternative energy generation, where they would account for 15 per cent of all loans. Meanwhile, in the railways sector, ...

  3. Industry group to scrutinise Hibor fixing

    Posted Jul 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... spokeswoman said yesterday, referring to a widening probe into Libor, a US dollar benchmark for trillions of dollars worth of financial products. 'Hong Kong dollar Hibor fixing has been in place ...

  4. Industrial Bank in 18b yuan bond sale

    Posted Dec 12th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Amy Gu Proceeds from the financial instrument will be used to expand lending capacity ahead of 10b yuan IPO Industrial Bank, in which Hang Seng Bank has a minority stake, will offer up to 18 billion yuan of financial bonds for sale this week to expand its long-term lending capacity before going public with a 10 billion yuan A-share offering next year. Financial bonds, which ...

  5. Industry builds on growth

    Posted Mar 07th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... to industry watchers. The world's shipping and aviation markets rely on dependable, secure funding and local and international banks, and other financial institutions based in Hong Kong, play ... the industry should have an accounting or finance degree. Prior experience in structured finance or business development will be an advantage. In addition, good financial modelling skills and knowledge ...

  6. Business - INSURANCE

    Economic slowdown to hit Asian insurers hard

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Economic slowdown to hit Asian insurers hard Asia's insurance industry will take a hit from the economic slowdown in China and Europe, but stimulus ... in the region would fall 6.7 per cent, he said. "There is a high sensitivity to GDP growth in Asia's insurance industry." Asia's GDP would fall 1 per cent if both Europe and China ...

  7. Lack of incentives cuts into industrial output

    Posted Sep 14th 2007, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang Growth slows to 17.5pc after removal of perks Growth in the mainland's industrial output eased for the second consecutive month last month, slowing to 17.5 per cent after ... trade surplus, soothe trade friction with importing countries such as the United States and in Europe and reduce pollution. Nevertheless, the output of a range of industries showed double-digit ...


    The week explained: price fixing

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... Stephen Vines moneypost@scmp.com The rigours of the market Is this a scene from a B-movie showing a room of self-satisfied men in suits conspiring to rig financial markets? ... and the cost of common instruments such as your mortgage. Of local interest is the fact that the man leading this reform effort is Martin Wheatley, the managing director of Britain's Financial ...

  9. Plan for old factories faces hurdles

    Posted Feb 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Disputes over the valuations placed on old industrial buildings are likely to prove an obstruction to attempts by the Urban Renewal Authority (URA) to redevelop them, analysts say. Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah, announced last week that the government would invite the URA to redevelop industrial buildings under a pilot scheme. ...

  10. Trillion-dollar China deals bypass us, say foreign firms

    Posted Apr 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Meanwhile, state-owned enterprises are growing stronger, especially after the global financial crisis when a considerable part of the government's stimulus efforts was directed to infrastructure ...




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