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  1. 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, ... industries such as retail and hospitality, which provided more than 220,000 jobs, many of them unskilled, and accounted for 6 per cent of the workforce. Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying recently ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1533469/mainland-chinese-visitor-claim-exaggerated-says-john-tsang
  2. Business - Comment - MONEY MATTERS

    City's financial industry has high hopes for real reforms

    Posted Nov 23rd 2013, 02:40am by Shirley Yam

    ... Shirley Yam Shirley.yam@scmp.com Top money men and women have given development council a blueprint for exploiting the big changes looming on mainland City's financial industry has ... There are plans to make our talent more relevant to the industry, say a public fund for universities to train better financial journalists. In the past, most ideas from consultative bodies have headed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1363202/citys-financial-industry-has-high-hopes-real-reforms
  3. Business - Banking & Finance - INSURANCE

    Forced disclosure clause in draft insurance bill could kill industry, insiders complain

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 09:38am by Jasper Moiseiwitsch

    ... Jasper Moiseiwitsch jasper.moiseiwitsch@scmp.com Industry players upset over vague clause on information about product commissions made in proposed bill to set up independent authority Fee disclosure fuels market talk The insurance industry is buzzing about a clause buried in a draft bill that will launch the Independent Insurance Authority. The clause in the 478-page document says: ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1540781/forced-disclosure-clause-draft-insurance-bill-could-kill
  4. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Financial tech start-up programme to burnish Hong Kong's innovation credentials

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 04:43am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... The programme concludes at an "investor day" presentation by the start-ups in December before financial industry executives and potential investors. The New York-based Lab has helped 18 ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com Accenture-sponsored programme fosters next generation of financial technology companies to enhance city's status as a financial capital Innovation lab ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1530394/financial-tech-start-programme-burnish-hong-kongs-innovation
  5. Business - Companies - INNOVATION

    Industry innovation must extend to business models

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 01:51am by Karan Girotra and Serguei Netessine

    ... and development departments where dozens of very expensive, highly qualified engineers rule. This is an expensive and risky way to innovate: R&D budgets in some industries go as high as 30 per cent ... Valley. But if we look at the history of disruption, there is much more than new technology that is behind the companies that disrupt and change industries. Consider the history of the automotive ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1547005/industry-innovation-must-extend-business-models
  6. 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
  7. Business - Commodities - COMMENT

    European shipping cartel was doomed by China's self-interest in loss-making industry

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 10:58am by Cathy Holcombe

    ... Cathy Holcombe State-owned shipping industry will benefit from Beijing's rejection of proposed European tie-up China puts its own ships first as it blocks alliance Surprise- and plunging share prices. China threw the shipping industry for a loop by vetoing a planned alliance which would have benefited large European container firms. But why did anyone think Beijing would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1538759/european-shipping-cartel-was-doomed-chinas-self-interest-loss
  8. Business - Companies - REGULATION

    Money laundering law could extend to non-financial firms

    Posted May 28th 2014, 11:10am by Toh Han Shih

    ... agencies and jewellery shops, industry observers say. If the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing (Financial Institutions) Ordinance (Amlo) is extended to these sectors, the number ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Client due diligence needs likely to be extended to non-financial sector, including accounting and law firms, in anti-money-laundering push Reach ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1520235/money-laundering-law-could-extend-non-financial-firms
  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    40pc of Hongkongers have considered retiring abroad for financial reasons

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:57am by Olga Wong

    ... retiring elsewhere Forty per cent of Hongkongers would consider leaving the city when they retire, believing they would be financially better off elsewhere, a survey has found. And one scholar says ... Financial Group. Researchers polled 508 people aged 20 to 55 in April on their attitude to retirement. Respondents gave an average rating of 5.5 out of 10 to the question of whether they were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557039/40pc-hongkongers-would-consider-retiring-elsewhere-survey-finds
  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Occupy Central 'may hurt Beijing's confidence in Hong Kong as financial centre'

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 06:21am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... 'may hurt city's finance centre status' Beijing's confidence in Hong Kong as a financial centre could be shattered if the Occupy Central protests spiral out of control, ... B", such as bolstering its drive to make Shanghai a financial hub. "If [the protests] take only several days, then it will still be fine. But if the protests linger and reach a point [at ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1556936/occupy-central-may-hurt-beijings-confidence-hong-kong-financial

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