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  1. Lifestyle - Books - FINANCE

    Book review: Saving the Market from Capitalism, by Massimo Amato and Luca Fantacci

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 08:02am by David Wilson

    ... such as Greece, politicians should get practical and radical: rein in the market that has come to lord them all- the financial market. Local currencies should be created and used to foster neighbourhood ... David Wilson Saving the Market from Capitalism: Ideas for an Alternative Finance by Massimo Amato and Luca Fantacci Polity Despite its liquid nature the fiscal system is set in its ways- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1574187/book-review-saving-market-capitalism-massimo-amato-and-luca-fantacci
  2. Business - Banking & Finance - FINANCE

    HSBC pays US$550m to settle US claims over mortgage-backed securities

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 06:35am by AP

    ... to pay US$550 million to resolve claims the bank misled US government housing corporations Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac about risky mortgage securities it sold them before the US housing market ... government agreement over actions related to the financial crisis that struck in 2008. The meltdown, triggered by vast sales of high-risk mortgage-backed securities, plunged the US economy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1591986/hsbc-pays-us550m-settle-us-claims-over-mortgage-backed
  3. Lifestyle - Technology - FINANCE

    Financial platform Thinknum encourages communal approach

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

    ... by everyone invested in the finance world- not just those whose job it is to cover the markets. "We see Thinknum as a major financial analysis platform that has unique data and insights from ... 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1486061/financial-platform-thinknum-encourages-communal-approach
  4. News - Hong Kong - FINANCE

    SFC launches legal action against Citic to demand compensation for investors

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 11:17pm by Enoch Yiu

    ... billion to the 4,500 investors who purchased Citic shares at an average price of HK$18.97. The regulator also filed the case with the market misconduct tribunal, which can order penalties such as fines or banning individuals from being directors or trading in the local market. The SFC said Citic, a mining and property conglomerate, issued a circular on September 12, 2008 that contained ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1590457/sfc-launches-legal-action-against-citic-demand-compensation-investors
  5. Business - China Business - FINANCE

    Alibaba seeks to raise more than US$24 billion in record IPO

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 03:13pm by CHIM SAU-WAI

    ... The company last month said it was selling its small-business lending arm to the parent company of Alipay, Small and Micro Financial Services. The move was seen as a bid to reduce exposure to loan risks ahead of the IPO. "Alibaba has been the focus of the market. Its robust growth is expected to continue," said Lai. "However, there has been some negative news recently. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1586594/alibaba-seeks-raise-us243b-ipo-record
  6. News - China - FINANCE

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

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

    ... director of Accenture’s Asia-Pacific financial services said the biggest challenge for China’s financial reform “will be how to balance market liberalisation and financial services growth ... create more competition for existing big state-owned lenders. This is just one example of China’s interests in opening its financial markets further, which is supported by the City of London. “Of ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1440200/risk-aversion-rather-financial-reform-likely-top-npc-agenda
  7. Business - Companies - FINANCE

    Under-fire Citic seeks legal advice on SFC's HK$1.9 billion lawsuit

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 04:28am by Enoch Yiu

    ... a subsidiary, was false or misleading when it said "the directors are not aware of any adverse material change in the financial or trading position of the group since 31 December 2007." Six ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1591313/under-fire-citic-takes-legal-advice-sfc-writ-analyst-call-action
  8. Business - Banking & Finance - FINANCE

    Hong Kong issues first Islamic bond to raise up to US$1b

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 06:02am by Enoch Yiu

    ... still strong demand for Islamic debt. This could encourage others issuers to tap the Shariah-compliant market.” Hong Kong, which US government data shows has a Muslim population of about ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1589747/first-hong-kong-sukuk-raise-us1b
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - FINANCE

    US Fed's Stanley Fischer wants new approach to global growth

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 04:25am by Reuters

    ... on track Why is the world economy still so weak and can anything more be done to accelerate growth? Six years after the near-collapse of the global financial system and more than five years into one of the strongest bull markets in history, the answer still baffles policymakers, investors and business leaders. Last week brought more poor figures from Europe and Japan. Even in the US, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1575070/us-feds-stanley-fischer-wants-new-approach-global-growth
  10. Business - Banking & Finance - FINANCE

    Every penny of HK$3 trillion Exchange Fund needed for ‘crises’, says HKMA chief

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 01:50am by Enoch Yiu

    ... "Without a sizeable Exchange Fund to back the blanket guarantee, we could not have restored the confidence of depositors and the market to maintain financial stability [in 2008]," he wrote ... for infrastructure projects or welfare. Norman Chan Tak-lam, the chief executive of the Monetary Authority, said the fund needed every cent to cope with unexpected financial crises. Some HK$800 billion ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1561450/hands-hk3-trillion-exchange-fund-says-monetary-authority

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