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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    London property not best investment for Hong Kong Monetary Authority

    Posted Nov 10th 2013, 04:31am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... assets over different market cycles." Hong Kong Monetary Authority, November 7 And so saying, the HKMA announced that it has jumped into the London property market by paying HK$2.5 billion ... to do it with, almost HK$3 trillion in total assets and HK$1.5 trillion in net assets on which only the Hong Kong public has any call. Managing that much money would be a daunting task for any ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - FINANCING

    Developers offer buyers financing to get around banks’ loan-to-value curbs

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 03:22pm by Sandy Li

    ... to HK$22 million, which would subject them to a maximum LTV ratio of 50 per cent under the Hong Kong Monetary Authority's instructions to banks. One agent said the higher second loans mainly ... mortgage Hong Kong's biggest developers are skirting around bank restrictions by offering loans to raise the mortgage ceiling up to 85 per cent of a flat's value- which could put buyers ...

  3. Business - Banking & Finance - PROPERTY

    Hong Kong's mortgage loan approvals climb 29 per cent in August

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by Lulu Chen

    ... to invest in property" during the time between US Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke's hints about new quantitative easing measures, and when the Hong Kong Monetary Authority announced ... of new mortgages issued last month hit a record high as investors dived into Hong Kong's hot property market. Mortgage loans approved last month increased by 29 per cent compared ...

  4. Business - Money - INVESTMENTS

    Many still prefer the lure of property, says survey

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... levies," Poon said. The Hong Kong Monetary Authority last month introduced more curbs on mortgages for luxury properties or second homes. The government also announced plans to release more land, ... Australia survey shows that more than 25 per cent of Hong Kong investors still prefer to put their money into property, another sign that investors are ignoring the government's efforts to cool ...

  5. Business - Economy - HONG KONG

    HKMA warns of risk to economy from soaring property prices

    Posted Dec 20th 2012, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com Overheated market may see homebuyers unable to service their mortgages, says monetary body HKMA warns of risk from soaring property prices The Hong Kong Monetary Authority has sounded another warning about the risk of runaway home prices to the economy, which also faces a poor short-term outlook because of weak foreign demand. In its latest quarterly report ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Property tightening measures break new ground, say bankers

    Posted Feb 23rd 2013, 12:00am by ENOCH YIU AND KANIS LI

    ... break new ground Bankers said last night that the Hong Kong Monetary Authority's new rules for mortgages would help reduce their lending risks but might not succeed in bringing down ... home. Prior to that, all the measures taken had targeted buyers of luxury homes. Chan said Hong Kong faced "an extremely unusual macro-monetary environment" in which many overseas ...

  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    HKMA measures put Hong Kong in good stead to weather property plunge

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am by Leland Sun

    ... the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) began taking concrete and measured steps to reduce the systemic risk in the banking system by lowering the maximum loan-to-value (LTV) ratio for residential ... to be affected. With the Hong Kong economy heavily skewed towards property investment, the suggestion to increase rates would provide a substantial source of recurrent revenue for the government, unlike ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance - FINANCE

    New round of mortgage tightening likely amid fears of property bubble

    Posted Feb 04th 2013, 08:30pm by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Fears of property bubble set to lead to sixth round of tightening measures since 2009 HKMA warns against overheated property market The Hong Kong Monetary ... market remains the biggest risk factor to the stability of the Hong Kong economy," Norman Chan Tak-lam, chief executive of the authority, told lawmakers at a monthly financial affairs panel ...

  9. Business - Banking & Finance - PROPERTY

    Hong Kong's new homebuyers hit by rise in interest rates

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 09:49pm by KANIS LI

    ... the Hong Kong Monetary Authority last month increased the cost to lenders of issuing the loans by ordering eight banks to keep more capital in their mortgage business. A Bank of China (Hong Kong ... at Wing Lung Bank, said mortgage lending rates had been low for a long time and he expected more banks to increase their rates. A spokesman for the Hong Kong Monetary Authority said it would ...

  10. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Mortgage loan curbs to stay until home prices fall, HKMA chief Norman Chan says

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 11:40pm by Enoch Yiu

    ... tightening by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority since 2009 have reduced lending but not reined in prices, the latest figures show. The average loan-to-value ratio of new residential mortgage loans has dropped to 55 per cent, from 64 per cent in September 2009 before the first round of measures was introduced, Hong Kong Monetary Authority chief executive Norman Chan Tak-lam said yesterday. ...




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