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  1. News - World - ECONOMY

    Leftist protests in Paris and Rome target policies of socialist leaders

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 05:15am by Reuters

    ... with protesters fighting back with rocks and firecrackers. One man lost a hand when a firecracker exploded. In Paris, protesters marched with banners attacking President Francois Hollande with slogans ...

  2. Business - ECONOMY

    China July trade data eases pessimism as exports jump an unexpected 5.1pc

    Posted Aug 09th 2013, 12:00am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... Kwong Man-ki in Beijing phoenix.kwong@scmp.com Exports rise a higher-than-expected 5.1 per centin July as imports increase 10.9 per cent Mainland trade data eases pessimism The mainland's economy is showing signs of stabilising after last month's trade figures showed stronger-than-expected growth in exports and imports on the back of a global recovery. Exports rose 5.1 ...

  3. News - China - ECONOMY

    Commerce Minister Gao Hucheng says China must improve trade quality

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 03:59am by Victoria Ruan

    ... have a remarkable impact on employment. But upgrading equipment and technology would be costly, analysts say. For example, the investment required to upgrade steel mills to meet emissions standards could be around 50 yuan to 100 yuan (HK$126) per tonne of steel capacity, according to Citigroup research. That is about four to eight times the net profit per tonne earned by steel ...

  4. News - China - ECONOMY

    US Fed comments causing anxiety, says finance deputy Zhu Guangyao

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 05:20am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... Kwong Man-ki in Beijing phoenix.kwong@scmp.com Possible rate rise in spring would ripple through emerging economies, Zhu Guangyao warns US Fed comments causing anxiety, says finance deputy Deputy Finance Minister Zhu Guangyao said yesterday that hawkish signals by the US Federal Reserve had brought uncertainty to the global economy. He warned that an interest rate rise next spring ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Li Ka-shing warns Hong Kong is a 'spoilt child' set on a dangerous path

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 11:23pm

    ... Ng Kang-chung, Jeffie Lam and Sandy Li Li Ka-shing warns Hong Kong is a 'spoilt child' Asia's richest man, Li Ka-shing, has warned that Hong Kong is like "a spoilt ... of 'rule of man'." The phrase is generally taken to mean the absence of rule of law and a society where one person or group rules arbitrarily. In 2012, Li told Forbes he was prepared ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Financial secretary John Tsang dismisses Li Ka-shing's warning that Hong Kong is losing its edge

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 05:33am by Ada Lee

    ... higher- value-added services and move into new sectors. It came as Li, Asia's richest man, sought to clarify comments he made after a post-earnings briefing on Friday. Yesterday, Li said ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Tycoon Li Ka-shing downbeat over Hong Kong’s future

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 09:38pm by Peggy Sito

    ... Asia's richest man, gave a downbeat assessment of Hong Kong's situation yesterday, warning that the Occupy Central campaign, the harassment of mainland tourists and declining competitiveness ... one-third less than that of Singapore. Li was ranked the richest man in Asia by Forbes magazine with a net worth of US$32 billion last year. But the ranking could be threatened by Galaxy ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance - ECONOMY

    Asian central banks lead on reform as governments fail to play their part

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 04:24am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo and Jakarta Asian governments have failed to act in recent years to fix their economies, leaving it to bankers just as cheap money starts to dry up Central banks take lead on reforms Asia's central bankers are being forced to juggle their day jobs with what their governments have failed to do- steeling their economies for the hard times. Critics say many ...

  9. Business - China Business - ECONOMY

    Beijing warns about slow progress on green growth

    Posted Jan 23rd 2014, 01:19am by Victoria Ruan

    ... on the premise of improving the investment structure," said Ou Hong, deputy head of the fixed-asset investment department. The agency pledged to reduce steel overcapacity in Hebei province by 70 ...

  10. Business - Money - ECONOMY

    Exchange Fund earnings fall 32pc on bond investment losses

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 12:47am by Enoch Yiu

    ... by the ageing of the population. Last month, Tsang said on his official blog that the government needed to raise revenue by raising taxes. Broker Ben Kwong Man-bun, chief operating officer of KGI Asia, ...




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