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  1. Business - China Business - ENERGY

    Clean water access offers flood of business opportunities

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:26am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... offering a flood of business opportunities for related firms. Beijing is also rolling out a tiered payment structure so heavier users pay more. It has threatened fines and censorship on companies ...

  2. Business - China Business

    Business managers taking exposure to floods more seriously

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:26am by Jasper Moiseiwitsch

    ... catastrophes such as floods. Lloyd's chairman John Nelson said this was partly a result of government pressure because it was pushing mainland enterprises to use more insurance to relieve ... Manufacturers could draft plans for production even if their main factory was shut down by fire or flood, he said. They might involve a reciprocal arrangement to use the equipment of a competitor, ...

  3. Business - China Business - LISTINGS

    Retail investors wary of fresh flood of IPOs

    Posted May 07th 2014, 11:48am by Daniel Ren

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai ren.wei@scmp.com Outlook for listing market remains bleak amid fears of a flood of new share sales, despite regulator's assurances of tighter procedures Retail investors wary of new stock offers When the China Securities Regulatory Commission resumed vetting applications for initial public offerings, the A-share market wobbled as investors feared ...

  4. Business - Economy - CURRENCIES

    Hong Kong dollar stable despite Occupy Central unrest

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 04:18am by Bloomberg

    ... climbed to 1.6 per cent during the global financial meltdown in 2008, after peaking at 3.5 per cent at the end of the 1990s Asian crisis. Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters have flooded ...

  5. Business - Companies - AGRICULTURE

    Fonterra cuts milk price payout as profits tumble

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 10:25am by Reuters

    ... the possibility that the payout forecast could be cut further during the year as a Russian ban on dairy imports in the face of tensions in Ukraine has resulted in a flood of global supply that could ...

  6. Business - Money - EQUITIES

    Mystery day trader makes millions betting on Japanese markets

    Posted Sep 27th 2014, 05:32am by Bloomberg

    ... to be a Japanese day trader. Pushed by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the Bank of Japan flooded the market with cash via an asset-buying programme. On top of that, a relaxation of borrowing limits allowed ...

  7. Business - Money - LISTINGS

    Mainland IPO approvals send shares down amid liquidity worries

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 02:33pm by Daniel Ren

    ... in the last three months of this year since 56 IPOs are expected to flood the market in that time." Beijing suspended public offerings between October 2012 and December 2013 to stem an influx ...

  8. Business - China Business - INSURANCE

    Insurers consider likelihood of catastrophic storm in the Pearl River Delta

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:26am by Jasper Moiseiwitsch

    ... Jasper Moiseiwitsch jasper.moiseiwitsch@scmp.com There is pain in rain for insurers that must pay out millions in claims as companies cast a wary eye at the industries in flood-prone areas ... the region's factories back into operation. This upends global supply chains, similar to how Bangkok floods in 2011 crippled the Japanese car industry for months. The humanitarian impact is massive. ...

  9. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    China credit fluctuation stirs policy uncertainty

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 12:15pm by Victoria Ruan

    ... a dilemma that Li is facing in tackling the weak demand. Li has made clear his reluctance to flood the market with liquidity for fear of fuelling new bubbles and hurting the progress in economic ...

  10. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Mainland banks’ preferred shares have appeal for analysts

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 12:06pm by DON WEINLAND

    ... Ratings this week questioned whether a solid appetite would exist as they flooded the market. "Planned issuance of Basel III capital securities by China's largest commercial banks ...




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