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  1. News - China - Shanghai

    Shanghai licence plates 'precious as gold,' says vice mayor

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 03:05pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao If scoring a licence plate for your car in Shanghai means winning an auction, getting one for your car in the future will be akin to winning the lottery – with gold as the prize.  Shanghai's vice-mayor Shen Jun said that as the government ramped up efforts to curb traffic congestion, the price of a licence plate in the city could soon become as valuable ...

  2. Lai See

    Posted Mar 11th 2010, 12:00am by Luisa Tam

    ... constraints if it wanted to increase its gold holdings because further acquisitions would inevitably drive up prices. China produces more than 300 tonnes of gold annually. It is also the world's ... property market, the number crunchers at the bureau came out to say that house prices in 70 cities had risen only by 1.5 per cent last year. When asked about the reliability of its survey, bureau ...

  3. Higher deposit rates for Shanghai gold contracts

    Posted Aug 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... requirements. It raised trading margins from 10 per cent to 11 per cent on August 11. 'A higher margin requirement is apparently aimed at minimising risks of default since gold prices have increased rapidly on international markets,' Yongan Futures Brokerage analyst Huang Lei said. 'This decision was in line with gold price movements worldwide.' Gold has continued ...

  4. Shanghai futures gripped by gold fever

    Posted Jan 10th 2008, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... limit-up, rising 10 per cent from its starting price the instant the opening bell rang. At that point, gold for June delivery was priced at 230.99 yuan a gram, equivalent to US$989 an ounce ... at yesterday's London bullion fixing, and US$901.50 for the June contract at Tuesday's close in New York. In other words punters in Shanghai are betting the price of gold will rise another 16 per ...

  5. Shanghai seeks support for night gold trading

    Posted Aug 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Daniel Ren ren.wei@scmp.com The Shanghai Futures Exchange is seeking support from brokers to launch night trading of gold contracts in its bid to become a global player. The proposed pilot ... to an executive who attended the meeting, the exchange has started work on a plan to allow evening trading of gold contracts, but has to win support from domestic brokerages which were concerned about ...

  6. January start expected for gold futures

    Posted Dec 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... gold futures contract is safe because gold prices will never stage a roller-coaster ride in a single day,' said a source who has been tracking the mainland's gold industry for eight ... chose the latter because its system is more mature. The Shanghai Futures Exchange has yet to unveil the base price for gold futures, but the size of the contract is set at 1,000 grams per lot. ...

  7. Shanghai home prices forecast to fall

    Posted Oct 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai ren.wei@scmp.com Shanghai residential property prices may drop sharply in the coming months as the authorities keep in place the tightening policies to cool the market, say real estate consultancies. They point out that while would-be homebuyers are waiting for the price drop, the rising supply of new flats is adding to the downward pressure on prices ...

  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - Tax

    As China drafts property tax law, fate of pilot programme up in the air

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 02:29pm by Langi Chiang

    ... already in place for three years will be suspended. A trial tax was imposed in 2011 on owners of spacious, expensive and multiple homes in Shanghai and Chongqing. However, home prices in the two ... in Zhejiang province, and Nanjing in Jiangsu where home prices have been soaring- before taking it nationwide. Kan Ke, vice-chairman of the Legislative Affairs Commission of the National People's ...

  9. Business - China Business - RETAILING

    Shanghai outlet centre to promote affordable Italian luxury

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 10:21am by Daniel Ren

    ... got into gear. Firmati & Griffati chief executive Salvo Spagna promised to bring Italian-made luxury items with the "best prices"- affordable to local shoppers- to the Outletmart. "I can't tell exactly the price difference between the products here and those in Italy," he said. "But I can guarantee they will be the best Italian-made products ...

  10. Business - China Business - industry

    Pollution heads south to Shanghai as steel mills driven from Beijing's environs

    Posted Jan 03rd 2014, 02:13pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing Clean air campaign sees steel mills move closer to commercial capital Chinese steel production is moving from its heartland in Hebei province in the wake of government efforts to tackle pollution near Beijing, but Shanghai could be paying the price as steel mills around the commercial capital ramp up output. Stricter environmental checks in Hebei have also ...




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