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  1. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Survey skewing is simple if you ask the right questions

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 12:52am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... if you ask right questions Global institutional investors are urging Hong Kong not to change its listing rules even after losing the mega listing of e-commerce giant Alibaba, according ... just the right way. Leading questions that you cannot answer with any credit to yourself are old hat and respondents recognise them. It is no good when flogging toothpaste, for instance, ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    When computers take over trading …

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 04:28am by Alex Lo

    ... high-frequency trading (HFT)? Now, Michael Lewis has made everyone worried about it. That is the kind of skill that rightly makes Lewis probably the most celebrated finance journalist of this generation ... you don't need humans to trade at all. It's just another field where humans have become inefficient and superfluous. What's to stop a vast digital simulacrum of capital markets ...

  3. Business - Money - FUNDRAISING

    Fosun eyes HK$5b from rights offer after stock rally

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 12:59am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in New York Conglomerate plans to use the proceeds for refinancing and possibly acquisitions Fosun eyes HK$5b from rights offer after stock rally Billionaire Guo Guangchang's Fosun International plans to raise as much as HK$5.18 billion in a rights offering for refinancing and general corporate purposes after its stock surged this year. The company will offer ...

  4. Business - Money - COMMENT

    Two-way through train better for mainland investors, brokers

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 10:16am by Cathy Holcombe

    ... in Hong Kong, excited by the announcement of the plan, did get burned. Flash forward to today, and it would seem Chinese policymakers are much more sensitive to the financial rights ... the revived through train scheme in a different perspective. By turning the scheme into a two-way street, Beijing may actually help domestic investors, rather than treat them like hapless instruments ...

  5. Business - Companies - LEGISLATION

    Three cheers for Hong Kong's new companies law

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 11:50am by RICHARD HARRIS

    ... of association. The articles are the constitutional document of the company, defining directors' and members' rights, appointment of officers and suchlike. Companies have long been formed ... and an identity number. Having a human being to chase is important to counter money laundering and tax evasion. The new ordinance is intended to make it even easier for small companies to do business ...

  6. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    So who's responsible for the MTR debacle?

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 01:01am by Howard Winn

    ... it voted against granting funding for the Shek Kwu Chau incinerator in Legco's Environmental Affairs Panel. This year it has supported funding. It was instrumental in killing off budget plans ...

  7. Business - Companies

    Danone sales slow as Russia, China bite

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 01:09am by Reuters

    ... officer Pierre-Andre Terisse said actions to boost sales in China, such as the launch of new Dumex infant formula brands, were "going in the right direction" but he declined to provide ...

  8. Business - Comment - MONEY MATTERS

    Asking for a thing at the right time pays off for Citic Group

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 01:10am by Shirley Yam

    ... Shirley Yam As reform of state-owned enterprises moves anew to the top of the agenda, it appears many rules have been bent to allow asset injection Asking for a thing at the right time pays off for Citic Group In China’s corridors of power, where one man’s decision can override rules and regulations, asking for the right thing for the right reason at the right time is a make ...

  9. Business - Commodities - DEBT

    Oil rig giant is key to Titan's restructuring

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 01:21am by Eric Ng

    ... Guangdong Zhenrong, as Titan’s and the shipyard’s largest creditor, will need to exercise its right to take back the shipyard,” he said. Hong Kong-listed Titan, a fuel-trading and logistics firm, ...

  10. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    HKMA sees little risk in bank loans to China

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 01:21am by Jasper Moiseiwitsch

    ... "We don't want a situation, when [banks'] liquidity position changes, we don't want you to cut back your loan book right away. This was what we saw in 2009, which was when banks ...




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