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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - INVESTMENT

    US exchange-traded funds target China onshore bond market

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 10:56am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in New York American firms set to launch exchange-traded funds allowing access to onshore bonds that have been largely closed off to foreigners U.S. funds take aim at China's bond market Investment firms in the United States are readying the first line of exchange-traded funds designed to give American investors access to China's swelling onshore bond market, ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CONSUMER AFFAIRS

    Competition watchdog sounds warning on exchange of industry secrets

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 05:15am by Amy Nip, Toh Han Shih and Benjamin Robertson

    ... organisations and individuals from making an agreement or engaging in concerted practice to distort competition. Price-fixing, market sharing, bid rigging and exchanging data about future prices ... on exchange of industry secrets Businesses in the same industries commonly socialise on the golf course. But when the competition law takes effect, they may have to take care not to exchange ...

  3. Fixed exchange rate to stay, says peg architect

    Posted Jan 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Nichole Chan The architect of the Hong Kong dollar peg does not believe the mainland will alter its fixed exchange rate system this year. 'There's not going to be any changes ... in the first half due to the widening deficit. He expects US dollar adjustments to be made against the yen, the euro and some commodity currencies. The fixed rate advocate also believes a change ...

  4. A silver lining in foreign exchange rates

    Posted Oct 12th 2008, 12:00am by Dan Kadison

    ... US interest rates are coming down. So my interest rate is already low and will get lower.' Three months ago, the businessman said, he would have needed US$390,000 to buy a home in Australia. Now- if the Australian dollar remains at Thursday's rate- he needs only US$276,000. Hongkongers may also see some benefit if they are thinking about travelling or shopping abroad. ...

  5. Business - Economy - EXCHANGE RATES

    What exchange rate policy?

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 12:54pm by JOE ZHANG

    ... Joe Zhang Adherence to the status quo is the guiding principle for exchange rate officials on the mainland, where just muddling through trumps strategy Policy analysis overvalued Analysts ... pursuit, given that the so-called facts in much of the analysis are often completely divorced from reality. The mainland's exchange rate policy is a case in point. In the past decade, Beijing ...

  6. Business - Banking & Finance - CURRENCIES

    Emerging-market exchange rates slump

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 04:56am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg Developing nation currencies have weakened after concern that higher interest rates in the US will curb asset demand in riskier countries Emerging market exchange rates slump It's back. The rout that gripped emerging market currencies last year is now sending exchange rates to their weakest levels since 2009. An index of 20 major developing-nation exchange rates ...

  7. Sino-Ocean targets record 30b yuan in sales

    Posted Mar 19th 2011, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... The central government's cooling measures in the property market have not stopped Sino-Ocean Land Holdings aiming for record contract sales of 30 billion yuan (HK$35.62 billion) this year, nearly 39 per cent more than last year. The developer's ...

  8. Bar benders happy again amid construction boom

    Posted Mar 14th 2011, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... and the trades in it, such as bar bending, are enjoying a boom. 'The [pay] rise is okay,' Wong, 55, said, 'It does make the workers feel better as the rate is finally getting back to the 1997 level.' Last week, the Bar-bending Contractors Association promised to raise the daily rate for bar benders to HK$1,200- HK$100 more than the current rate. The daily wage ...

  9. Wharf to push on with mainland property drive despite slowdown

    Posted Mar 24th 2011, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito Wharf (Holdings), which announced profits excluding property revaluation of HK$7.9 billion last year, said it might adjust down this year's mainland property sales forecast of 14 billion yuan (HK$16.6 billion) amid the slowing market. But ...

  10. Credit curbs force Cheung Kong to offer 2nd mortgage to flat buyers

    Posted Feb 25th 2011, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... HK$8 million. Buyers who opt for this will be charged an interest rate of 2.5 per cent below prime, or 2.75 per cent per year, for 20 years. The best lending rate stands at 5.25 per cent. ...




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