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  1. News - World - DEFENCE

    US air campaign in Middle East proving windfall for arms industry

    Posted Oct 05th 2014, 06:08am by MCT

    ... McClatchy Tribune in Washington Military contractors had braced for leaner times until battle against Islamist fighters flared up Air strikes in Middle East boon for US arms industry US ... subcontractors. As US combat operations ended in Iraq and Afghanistan, the defence industry braced for protracted budget cuts at the Pentagon. Major contractors have laid off workers, merged with one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1609772/us-air-campaign-middle-east-proving-windfall-arms-industry
  2. 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
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    The patron saint of regulators

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 04:50am by SCMP Editorial

    ... of "bait and switch", applied not just to single products but to entire industries. Economists call them two-sided markets, where the profit-making potential of one market (advertising) ... a middle path. Every regulatory framework has to address the defining features of an industry rather than imposing simple rules like capped rates of return to avoid unintended negative effects. He ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1617219/jean-tirole-winner-nobel-prize-economics-patron-saint
  4. 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
  5. News - World - ITALY

    Italian police bust tax-fraud syndicate

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 05:19am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Rome Italian police bust tax-fraud syndicate Italy's financial police yesterday said they had broken up a ring of companies they believe used false accounting ... subcontracting companies in areas such as security services and industrial cleaning to perpetrate the fraud. Using these invoices, large sums of money were put into the accounts of shell companies. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1621773/italian-police-bust-tax-fraud-syndicate
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Don't look to bankers to prevent the next global financial crisis

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 12:20pm by Andrew Sheng

    ... Andrew Sheng Andrew Sheng says the complex interconnections of today's world must be properly understood Better regulation of banks alone won't prevent the next global financial ... of implementation of Basel III, the new rules established in the aftermath of the global financial crisis. What progress have we achieved? Can we prevent the next crisis? The first thing we must admit ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1600782/dont-look-bankers-prevent-next-global-financial-crisis
  7. Business - Money - ASSET MANAGEMENT

    European fund managers urge tighter regulations in 'dark pools'

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 05:28am by Reuters

    ... increasingly aware of the risks of trading in anonymous, private venues known as "dark pools", are pushing for better oversight and security as regulators step up scrutiny of the industry. This underscores how many investors are unwilling to give up on the potential price and performance advantages of trading anonymously- particularly at a time of renewed financial market volatility- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1621588/european-fund-managers-urge-tighter-regulations
  8. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Chinese developer's zero-interest loans highlights industry risks

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 01:59am by Reuters

    ... a practice reminiscent of the US housing boom that precipitated the global financial crisis. The easy credit shows the gamble Chinese developers are willing to take to keep sales on track, but also highlights the risk of a broader industry correction if buyers default. Such defaults have been rare in China, where household debt is low by Western standards and banks have traditionally required ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1556561/chinese-developers-zero-interest-loans-highlights-industry
  9. Business - Companies - ANALYSIS

    Amid domestic challenges, dairy firm Yili Industrial cracks global top 10

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 03:09am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Mongolia Yili Industrial Group has emerged stronger after achieving a milestone last week. Yili was ranked tenth among the world's largest dairy companies by revenue, according to the latest industry survey from Dutch financial services firm Rabobank. It was the first time Shanghai-listed Yili cracked the top 10, and it was also the highest-ever ranking attained by an Asian dairy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1553539/amid-domestic-challenges-dairy-firm-yili-industrial-cracks
  10. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Intel says worst is over for hard-hit personal computer industry

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 01:22am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in San Francisco Chipmaker raises revenue forecast for third quarter on expectations of demand rebound Worst is over for the PC industry,says upbeat Intel Intel Corp believes the worst is over for a personal computer industry hammered by the mobile revolution. The United States-based chipmaker forecast third-quarter revenue above Wall Street's expectations ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1555479/intel-says-worst-over-hard-hit-personal-computer-industry

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