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  1. Business - Comment - WHITE COLLAR

    Year of the Snake is a year to buy gold

    Posted Feb 12th 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Fung shui master warns of a roller-coaster time and says precious metal may provide a haven Go for gold in the black snake year This being the first White ... of the Snake? Gold, says Wong, will have an upward trend and people will buy the precious metal as a safe haven. Besides investments, the fung shui master also offered some observations about family ...

  2. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Investors dump stocks on poor China economic data

    Posted Apr 16th 2013, 12:00am by Jeanny Yu

    ... yesterday fell the most in more than a week after the mainland's poor economic data for last month took investors by surprise and triggered a sell-off across the board. A drop in gold prices also weighed on the market, dragging down mining shares. Zijin Mining, the country's biggest gold miner, fell 7.2 per cent to HK$2.33. Spot gold prices fell up to 5 per cent to US$1,384.69 ...

  3. HK bronze worth more than US gold thanks to bank deal

    Posted Aug 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay Sarah Lee Wai-sze might have only won a bronze medal but will be be rewarded more than American gold medallists, who will only receive US$25,000 (just under HK$200,000), less ... every local athlete HK$3 million for bringing back a gold medal, HK$1.5 million for a silver and HK$750,000 for a bronze. So in monetary terms, a Hong Kong bronze is worth nearly four US golds ...

  4. The great IPO gold rush hits brakes

    Posted Apr 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com China is planning tougher stock market regulations that will make it easier to delist companies and cool speculation in initial public offerings. Both the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges said that they planned to wid ...

  5. Real Gold case exposes all-too-common lapses in corporate governance

    Posted Sep 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Khor Un Hun moneypost@scmp.com The case of Real Gold shows how easily governance rules can be sidestepped in Hong Kong, which too often leads to a lousy outcome for investors. Real Gold ... Morning Post reported on May 27 that Real Gold's financial accounts filed on the mainland did not match with those reported in Hong Kong. Real Gold says the Hong Kong version is the correct ...

  6. ICBC says online glitch inflated gold quotes

    Posted Dec 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jane Cai in Beijing Industrial and Commercial Bank of China said a technical glitch had hit its trading system for gold. The bank sought to cancel all related transactions, which reportedly would have cost it at least 10 million yuan (HK$11.3 million). In a statement on its website, ICBC said there was a temporary price-quote abnormality in the gold trading system ...

  7. Shanghai gold exchange to bring more banks into trading

    Posted Jun 09th 2007, 12:00am by Carol Chan

    ... Operator also aims to lift volumes with lower entry levels The Shanghai Gold Exchange, the mainland's biggest precious metals market, aims to boost trading volume by teaming up ... The exchange in 2005 teamed up with Industrial & Commercial Bank of China, the country's biggest lender, to offer gold trading services for individual investors in Shanghai. 'At the end ...

  8. Bourses end feud over gold trading

    Posted Feb 12th 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu HKEx and smaller rival to jointly push market Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing and the city's 98-year-old gold exchange have ended their dispute over trading of the precious metal, with plans to jointly develop the increasingly lucrative bullion market. The stock market operator and the Chinese Gold & Silver Exchange Society have agreed to a working group ...

  9. Gold traders open to regulation

    Posted Apr 14th 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu The Chinese Gold & Silver Exchange Society is willing to give up its 98-year-old self-regulatory status and submit itself to government regulation in exchange for the authorities' support its future development, according to president William Lee Tak-lun. 'Shanghai set up a gold market last year which will be an international market in the future once the yuan ...

  10. Gold's return anything but precious for investors

    Posted Mar 18th 2008, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... with Jake van der Kamp 'Gold passes US$1,000 an ounce' SCMP headline, March 14 Gold bugs whom I know tell me that I should hang my head in shame. I have said for years that buying gold is a duff thing to do and people should go for stocks instead. Big mistake. Gold is way up. Stocks are way down. For a measure of just how wrong I have been, look at the chart ...




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