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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Distant central bankers drive home prices up in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 03:56am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... interest rates. Housing costs for people who buy their own homes mostly come down to the size of the monthly mortgage payment relative to family income, and the biggest single variable in mortgage payments is the mortgage interest rate. But it is not our own commercial bankers in Hong Kong or even our Monetary Authority that sets the mortgage rate. The whole interest rate structure of our ...

  2. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    China risk is the real worry for Hong Kong banks

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 01:09am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp Jake.vanderkamp@scmp.com While HKMA boss fusses over trifling mortgage delinquency ratios, exposure to borrowings from across the border should be his target China risk ... mortgage loan growth calculated on a yearly basis has shrunk to 4.2 per cent from 8.7 per cent in 2010. "These figures show the growth in mortgage loans has been brought under control..." ...

  3. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Rise in interest rates is something to welcome, not worry about

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 04:05am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp The easier it is to pay off a mortgage, the more likely it is that prices will go up and nowhere is this equation truer than in the property market Don't worry about ... period of artificially low interest rates has distorted the market. The single biggest factor influencing ability to buy a home is the monthly mortgage payment, and the single biggest factor ...

  4. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Public suffers most from big bank fines

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 01:22am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... bank fines JP Morgan Chase's record US$13 billion deal to end US probes of its mortgage bond sales would free America's largest bank from mounting civil disputes with the government ... will be found to have told someone else of these mortgage bonds, "Hey, Sunshine, this is hot stuff, know what I mean? Fill your boots." Hideous crime, he spoke whereof he knew nothing, as most ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Mainlanders' spending in Hong Kong doesn't show up in our GDP- that's statistical reality

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 03:55am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... on sourcing part of our electricity supply from the mainland (Option 1) is a fraud, as Beijing has already decided we must go that way. Christine Loh Kung-wai, the undersecretary for the environment, ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    HK Electric may be right about idea of importing power from mainland China

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 05:30am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... 18, is a fraud. Someone in Beijing has sent down instructions that Hong Kong is to source 30 per cent of its power from the mainland and the bureaucracy has been told to make it appear ...

  7. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    HKMC not playing on a level field

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp By engaging in the mortgage insurance business, the corporation is crushing out some nascent start-ups in the private sector HKMC not playing on a level field "We ... the business more appropriately." Raymond Li Ling-cheung, chief executive, HK Mortgage Corporation, SCMP, October 7 The new name will be created by adding the words "Credit ...

  8. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Dirty money alarmism just doesn't wash

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 11:52pm by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... could define economic crime only by listing examples- fraud, corruption, cybercrime, etc (you know, like, bad stuff, like). Let it be. Our topic is the money laundering charge. There are three ...

  9. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Alibaba conjures up 'fantasy' returns

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 12:51am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Kong banking sector's exposure to non-bank loans in China. The red line is the sector's total exposure to mortgages in Hong Kong. And our monetary authority thinks that our property ...

  10. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Hong Kong fails to avert a collapse in common sense

    Posted Jan 09th 2014, 01:07am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... sponsoring this new legislation uses it to intervene in any bank, its problems will already be insoluble within the existing base of shareholder equity and committed funding. Aside from fraud- and we have already laws against fraud- or general financial collapse, against which it is invariably too late to do much anyway, the bank's real underlying problems are unlikely to get much ...




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