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  1. Business - Economy

    Too much of a good thing

    Posted May 29th 2013, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... points to a recent IMF working paper which "finds evidence that some types of investment are becoming excessive in China, particularly in inland provinces [where] private consumption has ... The IMF paper urges more care in directing investment where it will better promote household income and consumption and have lasting effects. Otherwise, "valuable resources could be wasted ...

  2. Business - Economy - ANALYSIS

    The burning question: has Asia truly lost its mojo?

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... the ADB last Wednesday revised down its growth estimates for the region's emerging economies to the lowest level since 2009. Echoing assessments from the IMF, HSBC also warned of significant ... is likely to be underlined tomorrow when the IMF provides an update on the global economy in a twice-yearly report, in the run-up to weekend meetings of finance ministers from around the world ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Shifts in global demand must be co-ordinated

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 12:00am by ZHU MIN

    ... economy. Zhu Min is deputy managing director of the IMF and a former deputy governor of the People's Bank of China (2009-2010). Copyright: Project Syndicate ...

  4. Today's safe product or tomorrow's crisis?

    Posted May 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jasper Moiseiwitsch jasper.moiseiwitsch@scmp.com In a speech to IMF officials in April, Mario Draghi, the chairman of a global markets oversight entity called the Financial Stability Board ... told the IMF audience. The FSB has warned about the 'disquieting' trend towards the increased use of synthetic ETFs, which involve counterparty risks that- in a crisis- could ...

  5. Unity key issue at BRICS summit

    Posted Mar 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... He said BRICS members were in close communication on reform of the International Monetary Fund and increasing resources for the IMF to tackle both the lingering European debt crisis ...

  6. SFC's hedge fund review focuses on disclosure

    Posted Oct 20th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the article pointed out concerns by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) regarding systemic risks arising from hedge funds activities. While the IMF may have legitimate concerns, the financial market ...

  7. Asian markets tumble on European woes

    Posted Jun 08th 2010, 12:00am by Amanda Lee

    ... for Greece cost the EU and the IMF a total of: 110b ...

  8. Preservation is best option

    Posted Oct 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... John Cremer With G20 politicians and respected economists vying with each other in the direness of their predictions, high-net-worth investors in Asia are adopting the only strategy that makes much sense: a safety-first policy. When those guiding the world economy, such as Christine Lagarde of the IMF, talk of a 'dangerous phase', 'dark clouds over Europe' ...

  9. Let's get physical

    Posted Apr 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... that ETFs could be sowing the seeds of market collapse. 'ETFs are reminiscent of what happened in the securitisation market before the [2008-09 credit] crisis,' he told the IMF audience. ...

  10. Abu Dhabi woos investors in Asia after Dubai crisis

    Posted Feb 01st 2010, 12:00am by Nick Westra

    ... the seventh-highest per-capita income in 2008 at just over US$55,000 per person. Hong Kong was 27th with a tally of US$30,726, according to the IMF. Bright outlook The Middle East has proved resilient amid ...




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