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  1. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Weaker June inflation data may prompt more stimulus from Beijing

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:45am by Reuters

    ... index (PPI) dropped 1.1 per cent in its 28th straight month of decline, versus a market consensus for a fall of 1 per cent, signalling that demand in the domestic economy remained lukewarm. ... May, versus a forecast of no change in monthly prices. In the first half of this year, average consumer inflation was 2.3 per cent, way below the official ceiling of 3.5 per cent set ...

  2. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    World Bank chief backs launch of BRICS bank

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:20am by Victoria Ruan

    ... cent this year before easing to 7.5 per cent in 2015. Such a slowdown, Kim said, was a natural result of the government's rebalancing reforms that sought to cut the economy's reliance ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - ECONOMY

    Why economic stimulus no longer works for China

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 10:42am by Derek Scissors

    ... firms have become accustomed to an endless amount of credit. The debate of fine-tuning versus active stimulus is a debate over how fast the water is coming out of the hose. It does not matter ...

  4. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Time for Asia to tighten monetary policy

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 05:08am by ROB SUBBARAMAN

    ... longer-sighted as financial cycles typically run to 16 to 20 years, versus business cycles at eight to 10 years. That will also lead to greater emphasis being placed on financial stability risks ...

  5. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    BOE refuses to budge as data points to higher rates

    Posted May 26th 2014, 05:06am by DAVID BROWN

    ... Britain is a strong economy, the fastest growing among the major industrial nations. A stronger pound should be a natural complement to higher interest rates. It should help toughen up ...

  6. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Arrested development

    Posted May 05th 2014, 05:38am by DAVID BROWN

    ... Growth momentum is clearly favouring North America and northern Europe versus Asia and the economies in the BRIC grouping of Brazil, Russia, India and China. The monetary decisions ...

  7. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Australia faces currency dilemma

    Posted May 12th 2014, 02:58am by DAVID BROWN

    ... thanks to its natural appeal for investors hungry for higher yields in global foreign exchange markets. While RBA rates are far below the 7.25 per cent cyclical peak hit just before the global ...

  8. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Central banks losing their credibility over forward guidance

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 05:02am by NICHOLAS SPIRO

    ... the end of this year will increase significantly. Indeed, Carney is already placing greater emphasis on the gradual nature of policy tightening once the first rate rise is undertaken. All ... the bloc intact, is struggling to undertake meaningful measures to ward off the threat of deflation and help nurture the zone's fledgling recovery. Unlike the Fed, whose mandate extends ...

  9. 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

    ... ends meet every day. "And it is also natural that such a situation gives rise to populism. But the important point is that society should find ways to resolve problems and not get stuck ...

  10. Business - Money - ECONOMY

    Exchange Fund earnings fall 32pc on bond investment losses

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

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com HK$3.03 trillion fund generates returns of 2.7pc last year, versus 4.4pc in 2012 Exchange Fund earns 32pc less on bond losses A loss of more than HK$19 billion on bond investments last year has seen the Exchange Fund report a 32 per cent drop in earnings, with its payment to the government reduced by 2.65 per cent as a result, the Hong Kong Monetary ...




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