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  1. Business - Economy - INVESTMENT

    Indonesia seeks to benefit from Thai turmoil and rising wages

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 01:38am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg Indonesia seeks to benefit from regional woes Indonesia plans to woo companies from Japan to Europe as political turmoil in Thailand and rising wages in Malaysia boost ... the country's fourth-largest city, will benefit from the introduction of minimum wages in Malaysia last year as it offers a cheaper workforce and is less than an hour's flight from Kuala Lumpur, ...

  2. Business - Banking & Finance - INVESTMENT

    Malaysia eyes Hong Kong listing for first Islamic exchange-traded bonds

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

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com World's first retail Islamic exchange-traded bond may be offered in city after December sale in KL Malaysia eyes HK listing for bonds Bursa Malaysia, the operator of the Southeast Asian country's stock exchange, plans to list the world's first retail Islamic exchange-traded bond (ETB) in Malaysia in December, which may lead to a listing ...

  3. Business - Banking & Finance - INVESTMENT

    UOB eyes deals with Chinese firms after Xi's Asean trip

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen, SIJIA JIANG

    ... everywhere," she said. "That will help us a lot when we expand." President Xi Jinping visited Asean members Indonesia and Malaysia last week, while Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong visited China in August at the invitation of Premier Li Keqiang. Analysts say Xi is keen to strengthen political and economic ties between China and the Asean region, where Singapore and Malaysia ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - INVESTMENT

    Reits aiming to cash in on relaxation of rules

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 04:34am by Yvonne Liu

    ... will need to hold the completed property for at least two years," he said. There are nine reits listed in Hong Kong, compared with 28 in Singapore and 16 in Malaysia. Hongchoy added: ...

  5. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Malaysian exchange courts younger traders

    Posted Oct 21st 2013, 03:56am by Ray Chan

    ... Ray Chan ray.utchan@scmp.com With institutions dominating the market, Bursa Malaysia chief wants to broaden investor base Malaysian exchange courts younger traders Bursa Malaysia ... would love to have more retail [investment], an area that I want to focus and grow as the head of the exchange," Tajuddin Atan, the chief executive of Bursa Malaysia, said during a recent ...

  6. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Hong Kong's Islamic finance goal boosted by Basel III rules

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 04:28am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Christopher Cheung Wah-fung, legislator for the financial services sector, said Hong Kong would find it hard to compete with Malaysia, which handles two-thirds of sukuk issues worldwide. "Malaysia has a much wider Muslim population than Hong Kong," Cheung said. Barzilai countered that Malaysia's sukuk market is mostly domestic, unlike Hong Kong or London, which host ...

  7. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Lawmakers to hear briefing on Islamic bonds

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 05:19am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Tsang Chun-wah wants Hong Kong to capture some of that business, but analysts say that competing with Malaysia, Singapore and Britain as an international Islamic finance centre ... in Hong Kong but competing with other Islamic financial centres would be tough. "Malaysia, Singapore and Britain have developed their Islamic finance for many years and it will take time ...

  8. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Emerging market residents key to steady capital flows

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... flows dried up, domestic residents stepped in to replace them by drawing down their own foreign assets," it said. The report focused on Chile, Malaysia and the Czech Republic, showing how they learned from past crises to adopt new policies that enabled what the report called "stabilising financial adjustment". In Malaysia, bond markets remained stable, thanks to purchases ...

  9. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Boost reits creation in Hong Kong, adviser urges

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 05:19am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Since regulations were passed 10 years ago, only nine reits have listed in the city- compared with 41 in Japan, 28 in Singapore, and 16 in Malaysia. By market capitalisation, Hong Kong ...

  10. Business - Companies - INVESTMENT

    No injection of insurance business, says PCPD

    Posted Oct 29th 2013, 02:42am by Jeanny Yu

    ... population in Hong Kong and rising incomes in Southeast Asian countries such as Indonesia and Malaysia, which FWD's chief executive David Wong Tai-wai has said will be the markets targeted ...




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