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  1. Foreign funds face claims of $1.5b

    Posted Sep 30th 2005, 12:00am by Andrew Salmon

    ... Andrew Salmon in Seoul South Korea's tax authorities have ordered five unnamed foreign funds to pay tax shortfalls of 215 billion won ($1.55 billion). The National Tax Service said ... the operations of Lone Star in South Korea, resigned on Wednesday. It is unclear if his resignation was related to the tax investigation. The National Tax Service started investigations into six funds ...

  2. StanChart net profit rises 20pc

    Posted Aug 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... banks in India, Sands said. In South Korea, bank staff have been on strike due to a proposal to implement performance-related pay. Standard Chartered has been in negotiation with the labour ... But India and South Korea were tougher markets to crack in the first half. 'It's been a challenging first six months for the team in India,' said chief executive Peter Sands. 'We ...

  3. China rating set to rise on strong trade, forex data

    Posted Jul 08th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ballooning trade surplus and its US$875 billion in foreign currency reserves, the world's largest. The agency yesterday raised the outlook for China's A2 rating on long-term, foreign-currency bonds to positive from stable, bringing it just shy of Greece, one step above South Korea and three levels above Russia. It said the upgrading would depend on the continuing pace ...

  4. Private equity funds looking at public relations makeover

    Posted May 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and economic nationalism in Asia, particularly in South Korea and increasingly in China. 'I've always wondered, for all the good that we do, why people don't love us more,' said ... Cameron Dueck The Hong Kong Venture Capital and Private Equity Association said it may hire a public relations firm to help improve the public image of private equity funds in the face ...

  5. Danger in rushing through new tax

    Posted Nov 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... hospitals are included in the plan, they will have to overcome language barriers to access medical services. As a result at least 10 countries are scrambling to follow the lead of South Korea ... If there is a way of imposing a new tax that is better than all the others, it is not to be found in Beijing's bungled social security tax on foreign workers. If mainlanders were ...

  6. Mainland consumer appetite sucks in foreign investors

    Posted May 29th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... there is a limit to how much more market share China can gain in world manufacturing, meaning it must follow more developed Asian economies such as Japan and South Korea in boosting domestic consumption. ... companies catering to their needs. And these outfits, unlike the state-owned enterprises that once dominated the economy, are much more eager to accept foreign equity ownership on terms- ...

  7. Investment advisers think, act locally

    Posted Apr 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... not lead. Therefore, as managers, we try to showcase the whole gamut of investments related to China [which potentially offer better returns].' For this reason, he is positive on South Korean ... strategist for Barclays Wealth, also recommends buying North Asia equities, specifically in Taiwan and South Korea. 'These cyclical markets look good value and are best placed for the increased ...

  8. Expensive habit

    Posted May 21st 2004, 12:00am by B.J. Lee

    ... won (US$200). But instead, the country club has raised its membership fee to more than US$600,000. Clearly, old habits die hard. Unless South Korea's businesses embrace new standards ... in South Korea often have to make a tough choice between sticking to their principles and losing business, or breaking the rules to win business. The economy has strived to adopt global standards ...

  9. Sell-off peril for Asia-currency bonds

    Posted Nov 14th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Asian economies' future growth and inflation and risk triggering a bond sell-off, a Deutsche Bank analyst has warned. However, Asian countries' sizeable foreign-currency reserves could ... 'Loan-deposit ratios are at record low levels. Also, you have this complacency about central bank policies. All these combined together, and combined with a relatively illiquid market, has caused bond ...

  10. What is a good contrarian bet to make in this climate?

    Posted Jun 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... (lead strategist, Asia-Pacific region, Deutsche Bank Private Wealth Management) likes South Korea, especially exporters and manufacturers. A turnaround in the US economy and strong import growth from the mainland will be highly positive for South Korea, says Nolting. The mainland, Hong Kong and the US account for about 46 per cent of South Korea's exports. Nolting is also positive ...




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