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  1. Events diary

    Posted Aug 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of human resources management Maria Chan. American Club. American Chamber of Commerce breakfast meeting: 'Hog Kong: Asia's world city?- Heritage and conservation'. Foreign Correspondents' Club. French Chamber of Commerce and Industry seminar: 'The yuan's repegging: Small step or giant leap in China's financial reform process? How does it affect your ...

  2. Investor turned media star

    Posted Sep 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... publishes each month in print and on his personal blog- but also appears regularly on television and is on a continuous speaking tour. A speaking engagement at the Foreign Correspondents' Club ... recently?'), saying its extreme security measures create an unwelcoming atmosphere. He says America's 'anti-foreign' attitude has translated into a bias against immigration, which hurts ...

  3. HKBU club to take stock of investment options

    Posted May 04th 2006, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... beginning the next academic year. HKBU is hoping that its Investment Club, which was set up this week with a donation of nearly $900,000, will help raise students' awareness about making ... sectors and recommend profitable stocks to the club's executive committee comprising finance and decision sciences students. The committee will decide on the trading strategies according ...

  4. News - Business - FINANCE

    Australia to invest foreign currency assets of A$1.9b in Chinese bonds

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Victoria Ruan in Beijing victoria.ruan@scmp.com Central bank will invest A$1.9b, or 5pc of its foreign currency assets, in sovereign securities as bilateral economic ties increase Australia to buy Chinese bonds Australia's central bank plans to invest about 5 per cent of its foreign currency assets, or A$1.9 billion, in Chinese government bonds due to the growing ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Domestic investors' confidence in redback counts more than foreigners'

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... or otherwise regard it as a major currency of international trade, but because it offers a good prospect for speculating on a currency gain. In other words, Beijing has encouraged foreigners to hold ... of a full opening of the mainland's capital account in just a few years, however, ignores one other fundamental difficulty. What counts is not so much whether foreigners can freely hold yuan, ...

  6. Business - Economy - CHINA

    China loses shine for foreign money

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 12:08pm by Victoria Ruan

    ... China's attractiveness to foreign investors waned last year for the first time since the global financial turmoil as the world's economy slumped and labour costs rose. Foreign direct ... environment. Preventing a sharp drop in foreign investment and a slowdown in trade growth are set to be major economic challenges for the country's new leaders. "Multinationals have ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Foreign, mainland Chinese firms in Hong Kong hit record high, says InvestHK

    Posted Oct 19th 2012, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com 7,250 foreign, mainland businesses set up shop in city, but economic turbulence may affect them Overseas firms in HK at record high The number of foreign ... and the Census and Statistics Department. Simon Galpin, director-general of InvestHK, the government department in charge of foreign direct investment, said the number of people employed by these firms ...

  8. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Why it's worth anticipating the next great bull market in China stocks

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... of total world stock market capitalisation. Yet the presence of foreign shareholders is minimal. Today, the total quota for approved foreign investors is just US$53 billion, or only 4 per cent of the A-share market's free float- and some of that money is earmarked for the bond market. If Beijing were to relax its restrictions on foreign capital, the inflows would be enormous. The simple ...

  9. Gold exchange opens doors to foreign firms

    Posted Jul 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com The 102-year-old local gold bourse has signed up a Middle Eastern gold trading firm, the first of the overseas companies it is planning to recruit as non-voting members. Chinese Gold and Silver Exchange Society president Haywo ...

  10. Letting foreign investors in is a gradual process

    Posted Apr 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... May Chan may.chan@scmp.com Before 2002 and the introduction of Qualified Foreign Institutional Investment (QFII), foreign investors were effectively barred from the mainland's capital markets. Now QFII- and its yuan, or renminbi-denominated, counterpart, the Renminbi Qualified Foreign Institutional Investment (RQFII)- are the only official ways for overseas investors to channel ...




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