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  1. Business - Banking & Finance

    US consumer debt rises despite less use of credit cards

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 12:42pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington US consumer credit rose more than expected in September, but credit card usage fell for a fourth straight month, which could help shed some light on the slowdown in consumer spending growth during the third quarter. Total consumer cr ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1350687/us-consumer-debt-rises-despite-less-use-credit-cards
  2. Business - Economy - COMMENT

    US household debts grow amid investment drought

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 03:02am by Reuters

    ... James Saft Conflicting spending patterns are blamed for soaring asset prices in a bleak job market US household debts grow amid investment drought Households in the United States are borrowing like it's 2008 but businesses simply won't play along. That gap, between households which once again are taking on debt and businesses which can find nothing better to do ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1362275/us-household-debts-grow-amid-investment-drought
  3. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    HKMA chief's household debt fears overblown

    Posted May 07th 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp jake.vanderkamp@scmp.com A clearer view of indebtedness reveals nothing to fret over, despite HKMA chief's alarmist talk Household debt concerns can be shown the door Soaring household debt and rampant consumer spending have put Hong Kong's economy at risk of overheating, the city's central bank boss said yesterday. SCMP, May 4   Let's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1231746/hkma-chiefs-household-debt-fears-overblown
  4. Property - International - SWEDEN

    Sweden's opposition party pushes for lower mortgage rates

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:43am by Bloomberg

    ... to make housing more affordable. Andersson also suggested relaxing some rules designed to stem the growth in household debt, which is at a record high. The Social Democrats' embrace ... Households with mortgages owe their creditors an average of almost four times their disposable income while the overall average debt load of Swedes is about 175 per cent. The central bank ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1588769/swedens-opposition-party-pushes-lower-mortgage-rates
  5. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Why the HKMA should fret over consumer debt

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

    ... of trying to live beyond their means. Among other things, Chan is worried that private consumption is growing faster than incomes, and that the city's level of household debt is rising, ... points out, household debts have actually declined as a proportion of total loans. I am not so sure he should dismiss the debt-to-GDP measure so lightly. After all, the ratio of a country's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1231717/why-hkma-should-fret-over-consumer-debt
  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Prepaid bin bags are the way to charge household for waste collection, group says

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 03:12am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI, Ernest Kao

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Ernest Kao Fees based on household's volume of waste favoured for government charging scheme Prepaid bags are the way to throw: council group A subcommittee under the Council for Sustainable Development will recommend the government charge households for waste disposal using designated prepaid bags, with fees based on volume. It will also suggest a transition ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1598253/prepaid-bags-are-way-throw-council-sustainable-development-group
  7. News - World - MEXICO

    Householders take up arms against looters amid Mexico storm chaos

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 10:58pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Cabo San Lucas We're looking for the enemy, Mexican resort resident says, as tourists are airlifted out amid reports of pillaging and officials send in troops Armed patrols deter looters after storm Residents of the hurricane- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1596199/householders-take-arms-against-looters-amid-mexico-storm-chaos
  8. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Incinerators are not the only way to deal with household waste

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 01:14am by Howard Winn

    ... bust together with debts to employees and suppliers while another company it registered in November is believed to be the conduit for payments for work completed which is being funnelled back ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1435273/incinerators-are-not-only-way-deal-household-waste
  9. Business - Money - BONDS

    Bottom-up research pays off when it comes to assessing distressed debt

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 01:24am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Singapore China-fuelled bond market boom has increased the number of risky borrowers, putting a premium on local knowledge when rating debt Bottom-up research pays off for debt duo In China's expanding apartment market, Sandra Chow and Cheong Yin Chin have figured out one way to tell whether properties are occupied: drive by and see if people are actually ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1562996/bottom-research-pays-when-it-comes-assessing
  10. News - Hong Kong - WAGES

    Household incomes decline in second quarter

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 04:22am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Household incomes decline in second quarter Hongkongers are getting poorer, government figures show, with median household monthly income falling HK$200 on the previous quarter to HK$22,900 per month for the period from April to June. Analysts say declining retail sales amid a drop-off in tourist spending due to crackdowns on lavish government expenditure ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581621/household-incomes-decline-second-quarter

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