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  1. Business - Comment - MONITOR TOM HOLLAND

    Plunge in gold price puts a bad idea out of its misery

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland After volumes in the Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange's gold futures contracts collapsed, cessation of trading was a foregone conclusion Plunge in gold price puts a bad idea out of its misery It looks as if the 20 per cent fall in the price of gold over the past six months has put the Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange out of its misery. As speculators fled ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1241439/plunge-gold-price-puts-bad-idea-out-its-misery
  2. Business - Comment - MONITOR TOM HOLLAND

    Hong Kong should have a beef with its dodgy meat monopoly

    Posted Nov 30th 2012, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... on the mainland. Competition from mainland consumers might drive prices higher if beef supplies were fixed like, say, the global gold supplies. But beef supplies are remarkably elastic. If demand rises, ... Fung Hong's monopoly to be scrapped, arguing that its privileged status is not to blame for the recent rise in beef prices. Beef prices are going up, he declared, because mainlanders ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1094108/hong-kong-should-have-beef-its-dodgy-meat-monopoly
  3. Business - Comment - MONITOR TOM HOLLAND

    Blame greed, not the yuan, for Hong Kong's food price rises

    Posted Nov 07th 2012, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... for Hong Kong's food price rises "Stronger yuan to bring Hong Kong higher food prices", warned a headline in last Saturday's South China Morning Post. The article that followed ... that the yuan's appreciation would drive up food price inflation here in Hong Kong. It sounds like a reasonable argument. After all, the city imports much of its food from the mainland. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1076498/blame-greed-not-yuan-hong-kongs-food-price-rises
  4. Business - Comment - MONITOR TOM HOLLAND

    Both good and bad news in China's property rebound

    Posted Jan 14th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... prices rose in the majority of big cities in November (see the first chart). This rebound has triggered a revival in construction that saw residential property investment jump 22 per cent ... in manufacturing activity, which hits the mining industry, leading to weaker commodity prices. It's not just industrial goods that are affected. Weaker investment hits the demand for real estate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1127324/both-good-and-bad-news-chinas-property-rebound
  5. Business - Comment - MONITOR TOM HOLLAND

    Four more ways officials break the spirit of Hong Kong's Basic Law

    Posted Nov 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland From the new discriminatory homebuyer's stamp duty to schools funding, the government is not living up to the city's constitution Four more ways officials break the spirit of HK's Basic Law I confess I am not as familiar with Ho ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1088538/four-more-ways-officials-break-spirit-hong-kongs-basic-law
  6. Business - China Business - MONITOR TOM HOLLAND

    Worrying economic parallels between China and India

    Posted May 21st 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Meanwhile, thanks to India's reliance on oil imports and Indian consumers' love affair with imported gold, the trade deficit surged, further weighing on economic growth, which slumped from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1242265/worrying-economic-parallels-between-china-and-india
  7. Business - Comment - MONITOR TOM HOLLAND

    How to make money in 2013: just go with the liquidity flow

    Posted Jan 09th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... performance, too. After a dismal start to 2012, mainland stock prices suddenly bounced in the last weeks of the year, with the Shanghai A-Share Index shooting up 16 per cent since early December (see ... markets are driven above all by the amount of excess liquidity washing around the economy. When there is a lot of surplus cash around, it flows into the stock market, driving up prices. And when ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1123267/how-make-money-2013-just-go-liquidity-flow
  8. Business - Comment - MONITOR TOM HOLLAND

    After such a long wait, policy address is bound to disappoint

    Posted Jan 15th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... of assorted groups, who variously expect him to bring down property prices, house the poor, provide health care for the elderly, introduce universal pensions, reduce working hours, improve ... at deterring investors from buying multiple apartments. But after the last round of cooling measures introduced at the end of October failed to dent prices, it is doubtful whether further steps to cool ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1128123/after-such-long-wait-policy-address-bound-disappoint
  9. Business - Comment - MONITOR TOM HOLLAND

    Wrong about the stock market, right about government idiocy

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... craziness). And despite a spate of warnings from Hong Kong's officials over the months, prices did indeed continue to climb. They've slipped back a tad over the past few weeks, ... would run out of puff this year. The CRB commodity price index has since fallen by 3.4 per cent. And in January, I said that one of the most rewarding asset classes of 2011 - yuan deposits ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1107216/wrong-about-stock-market-right-about-government-idiocy
  10. Business - Comment - MONITOR TOM HOLLAND

    Cyclically bullish on China's market but a structural bear

    Posted Jan 11th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... at the amount of liquidity sloshing around China's financial system. The general idea is that when there is a lot of surplus cash around, it flows into the equity market, driving up prices. And when money is tight, prices fall. The liquidity measure I used was the ratio of China's narrow money-supply growth to the growth in nominal gross domestic product, which has proved a handy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1125006/cyclically-bullish-chinas-market-structural-bear

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