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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - CURRENCIES

    Goldman Sachs warns won-yuan trading will weaken South Korean currency

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 02:02am by BLOOM

    ... in June, according to Swift. The won has appreciated 2.3 per cent against the dollar this year and advanced 4.3 versus the yuan in the same period, data showed. The won, which can only trade ...

  2. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Hong Kong government's reserves are not big enough to fight 'financial predators'

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 01:01am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp jake.vanderkamp@scmp.com Head of the HKMA believes the government's reserves can fight off 'financial predators', but in reality it is a case of Norman versus Goliath You're no match for the power of capital, Norman The government intervened in the markets in August 1998 to counter the double market play by international financial market ...

  3. Business - Banking & Finance

    HKMA and Bank of Thailand launch linked clearing system

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 01:50am by Enoch Yiu

    ... in the two markets will now be able to settle foreign-exchange transactions in US dollars versus Thai baht in real time during Asian business hours, without having to wait for US markets to open ...

  4. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Big investors shift from futures to ETFs as costs grow

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 02:37pm by Reuters

    ... four transaction costs, versus holding an ETF, where there is no need to roll," said Michel Del Buono, the firm's global investment strategist. ...

  5. Business - Money - EQUITIES

    Saudi stock market to be opened up to foreigners

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 01:33am by Bloomberg

    ... reply to e-mail queries. The Tadawul index has climbed 14 per cent this year, versus a 6 per cent advance in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index and a 15 per cent increase in the MSCI GCC Countries ... compared with 11.1 for the emerging-markets index and 15.2 for Dubai. Gross domestic product in Saudi Arabia will probably expand by 4.2 per cent in 2014, versus 3.8 per cent last year, economists ...

  6. Business - China Business - CARS

    Beijing's clean-energy incentives give price edge to Chinese carmakers

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:26am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... with the aim of nurturing domestic carmakers. John Zeng, a director of consultancy LMC Automotive, said homegrown brands would be able to set competitive prices with government support. "Local ...

  7. Business - Money - THE INSIDER

    Company directors keep up pace of share purchases for fourth week

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:26am by Robert Halili

    ... HK$158 million versus nine firms with 44 disposals worth HK$135 million. Although the buying was high last week, the figures were down from the previous week's 32 companies, 146 purchases ...

  8. Business - China Business - ENERGY

    Clean water access offers flood of business opportunities

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:26am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... of water in China and other textile heavy economies, said Tan. Some countries have shown water efficiency can be achieved. In Israel, recycled water usage is around 80 per cent, versus a global ...

  9. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Tycoon bids for a piece of Central Police Station project

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 01:17am by Howard Winn

    ... park. This would naturally be built on land owned by the local rural elite. A sign was put up by the Mui Wo rural committee office of Wong Siu-keung, otherwise known as Rainbow Wong. He's ...

  10. Business - Money - EQUITIES

    Not too late to buy into mainland rally, says investor Mark Mobius

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 01:39am by BLOOM

    ... PetroChina trades at about 12 times reported earnings, versus an average multiple of 20 for global peers. ICBC, China's biggest lender, has a price-to-book ratio of 1.07, about half the level ...




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