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  1. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    George Osborne is wrong about China and the yuan

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 12:24am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland British chancellor is keen to see the yuan used as an international currency, but China's trade surplus will be a major stumbling block George Osborne is wrong about China ... they render the results meaningless). And yesterday Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne, was in Hong Kong talking up London's prospects as a centre for yuan-denominated ...

  2. Business - Economy - MONITOR

    Logic of China's economic growth policies Orwellian

    Posted Jul 19th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland Rebalancing away from investment and towards consumption while growing at 6.5 or 7 per cent is just not possible, simple arithmetic shows Logic of China's economic growth policies Orwellian There is a scene in George Orwell's masterly political satire 1984 where the Party interrogator O'Brien uses high-voltage electric shocks to convince Orwell's ...

  3. Business - Commodities - MONITOR

    Gold unlikely to regain its shine any time soon

    Posted Jul 01st 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... in December last year. At that point, however, a few big sales by prominent investors, including hedge fund manager George Soros, badly dented sentiment, and other investors began to cash in their ETF ...

  4. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    To fight sleaze, Xi needs to call the Untouchables

    Posted Jan 07th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... no worse. In an attempt to compare historical US sleaze with contemporary Chinese corruption, Carlos Ramirez at George Mason University has compiled an index for each. For the US he counted ...

  5. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Davos talk of new currency war is wildly exaggerated

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... policy is a naked attempt to force down the yen and risks triggering a destructive round of competitive devaluations by other major economies. Hedge fund manager George Soros forecast foreign ...

  6. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Debate stance on China shows cynicism of two US candidates

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... in four years than George Bush's administration did in eight. And he confirmed what many Chinese business people have long believed; that the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement being ...

  7. Business - MONITOR

    Thank God the flag-waving is over for the next 4 years

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... in the medal table- or fourth, depending how you score it- is not only distasteful, it is moronic. As George Orwell wrote in his 1945 essay The Sporting Spirit: "At the international level sport ...



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