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  1. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Ratings are not credit- and a new agency won't change that

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland Investors from the developing world should base their risk assessment on their own research and the interest rates in the open market Ratings are not credit- and a new agency ... advisory board, former French prime minister Dominique de Villepin, made an impassioned pitch for the new agency, declaring: "The economic crisis was the beginning of a worldwide revolution- ...

  2. Business - Economy - MONITOR

    Why 4 per cent annual growth will be great news for China

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... will be great news for China The business of forecasting the mainland's economic growth rate is a bit like a game of bingo. The analysts who have to come up with a forecast have a pretty good idea ... of 18 per cent (see the first chart). The new workers will be better-educated, and so more productive, than the workers of today. But there simply won't be enough of them to sustain rapid ...

  3. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Shocking news for believers in yuan as new world currency

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland A desire for an internationalised yuan is misplaced – as was made clear last week, ending capital controls too soon could have devastating effects Shocking news for believers in yuan as new world currency Last week an outfit called the Institute for New Economic Thinking held its annual conference in Hong Kong. There may have been some new economic thinking going on, ...

  4. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Mainland China squeeze is bad news for Hong Kong banking system

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland A surge in loan demand from mainland companies may be on its way- and that could pose increasing risks for the city's financial institutions Mainland squeeze is bad news ... climbed to 6 per cent, from less than 4 per cent two weeks ago. A clutch of factors have contributed to this sudden squeeze. As has become clear, China's economy is slowing, and hot money has ...

  5. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Province-sized hole in GDP figures from Beijing is likely to be hiding good news

    Posted Feb 15th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Beijing hides good news There has been a lot of talk recently in the mainland media about China's missing province. It's not that someone has accidentally mislaid Gansu. The focus ... If this is the case, it means the task of economic rebalancing facing the new leadership should be much easier than anyone dares hope, and that the only missing province in China is the one where they compile ...

  6. Business - Banking & Finance - MONITOR

    The encouraging signs behind China's record funding figures

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 04:47am by Tom Holland

    ... behind China's record funding figures The trouble with economic statistics is that it is all too easy to see whatever you want to in the data. Take the monetary figures released by Beijing ... the effects of slowing growth on the mainland, as many stock market investors are, then you might well conclude that January's pick-up in bank lending is welcome news because it will help support ...

  7. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Even an export rebound won't do much to lift China growth

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 01:07am by Tom Holland

    ... to lift China growth The mainland's January trade figures confounded analysts everywhere. Released yesterday, last month's exports were not only much stronger than anyone expected, they also seemed at odds with recent business surveys indicating a slackening in activity. Yet although the pick-up in the trade data was welcome news, it was neither as mysterious nor ...

  8. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Nothing new in Beijing's latest 'clampdown' on shadow loans

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 03:33am by Tom Holland

    ... at tightening the regulation of China's ballooning market in murky off-balance-sheet loans. The document contained few details, but according to news reports the new measures made it more difficult ... 30 per cent of all new credit extended in China over the period (see the first chart). Many of these loans go to local government-backed property and infrastructure projects, often ...

  9. Business - China Business - MONITOR

    Don't expect answer from China local government debt audit

    Posted Aug 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... composite stock index on Monday. For the most part, however, financial analysts greeted the news positively. "The new audit … will improve the limited transparency of the amount of local ... the new inspection- the combined debts of China's provincial, county and city governments at the end of 2010 came to 10.7 trillion yuan (HK$13.5 trillion), or 27 per cent of gross domestic ...

  10. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    New 'two-child' rules won't trigger China baby boom

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 04:55am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland With disposable incomes just above the running costs of a middle-class urban infant, eligible couples will be deterred from enlarging families New 'two-child' rules won't trigger mainland baby boom Among the reforms pledged by China's Communist Party at its bunfight last month was a relaxation of the one-child policy. Rule changes will be implemented ...




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