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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - ECONOMY

    French economist's long-forgotten demand theory gets its due after new US policy

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 01:20pm by STEVE HANKE

    ... Steve Hanke JB Say’s message was that a demand failure could not cause an economic slump In late April this year, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) at the US Department of Commerce announced that it would start reporting a new data series as part of the US national income accounts. In addition to gross domestic product (GDP), the BEA will start reporting gross output (GO). ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1543497/french-economists-long-forgotten-demand-theory-gets-its-due
  2. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    New Zealand raises key rate but not done yet

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 03:41pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Wellington Fall in the dollar may push rise even higher as central bank looks to contain inflation pressure NZ sees neutral level for cash rate as high as 5pc New Zealand's ... were to fall markedly. The Reserve Bank of New Zealand, as expected, raised its official cash rate by 0.25 percentage point to 3.25 per cent yesterday, the third rise in as many meetings, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1530828/new-zealand-raises-key-rate-not-done-yet
  3. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    World Bank chief backs launch of BRICS bank

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

    ... Victoria Ruan in Beijing victoria.ruan@scmp.com World Bank chief says new entrants will help the multilateral lender battle poverty and spur growth rather than threaten its position Kim backs launch of BRICS bank World Bank president Jim Yong Kim welcomed the initiatives of establishing two new multilateral lenders, saying they would not pose a threat to the Washington-based ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1549975/world-bank-chief-backs-launch-brics-bank
  4. News - China - ECONOMY

    US Treasury secretary leaves talks with China pledge to reduce currency intervention

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 04:36am by Victoria Ruan

    ... for foreign investment, Lew said. Both sides agreed to intensify negotiations towards a bilateral investment treaty, possibly to complete discussion of the language this year, he said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1551487/us-treasury-secretary-leaves-talks-china-pledge-reduce-currency
  5. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Weaker June inflation data may prompt more stimulus from Beijing

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

    ... to shore up growth. The consumer price index (CPI) rose 2.3 per cent in June from a year earlier, down from 2.5 per cent in May, the National Bureau of Statistics said yesterday. The producer price ... 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1550172/china-inflation-slows-23pc
  6. Business - Money - ECONOMY

    Hang Seng Index investors rush for exit as lunar new year trading starts

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 11:41pm by Ray Chan, JEANNY YIU

    ... Jeanny Yu and Ray Chan Fears over mainland credit and US stimulus bring worst start to lunar new year trade since 2008 Hang Seng joins regional stampede Hong Kong stocks got off to a poor ... in a lunar new year since 2008, raising fears that it portends a year of losses. "The Hang Seng Index will gallop between 20,000 and 24,000, just like a horse, in the new year," said Ben ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1421010/hang-seng-index-investors-rush-exit-lunar-new-year
  7. News - Asia - ECONOMY

    Vietnam's economy hurt by 'prolonged' Lunar New Year holidays, critics say

    Posted Jan 30th 2014, 03:56pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hanoi Packed shops, traffic chaos and kumquat trees everywhere can only mean one thing in Hanoi: a new lunar year is approaching. But not everybody is feeling festive. Known locally as Tet, the celebration of the Lunar New Year is Vietnam’s most important holiday and triggers a surge in consumption and travel ahead of an extended nationwide shutdown. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1417442/vietnams-economy-hurt-prolonged-lunar-new-year-holidays-critics-say
  8. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    IMF forecasts strengthening economic growth in second half

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:26am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Aix-en-Provence IMF chief predicts stronger global growth this half Global economic activity should strengthen in the second half of this year and accelerate in 2015 although ... see at 7 to 7.5 per cent this year." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1548294/imf-forecasts-strengthening-economic-growth-second-half
  9. News - China - ECONOMY

    Guangdong still in frame for free-trade zone, deputy commerce minister says

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 03:45am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... The magazine said that more than 20 local governments listed free-trade zone proposals in their annual work reports this year, with local officials lobbying various central authorities. Shanghai ... forward to the building of new free-trade zones, she said. "After Shanghai, the government will consider location features and other foundational conditions to decide where and when to set up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1543937/guangdong-still-frame-free-trade-zone-deputy-commerce-minister-says
  10. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Shanghai cuts negative list to woo foreign investment

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 01:45am by Daniel Ren

    ... and motorcycle manufacturing. Shanghai's government took seven months to compile the new list, following sharp criticism from foreign businesses of the first version of the negative list, published ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1544518/shanghai-cuts-negative-list-woo-foreign-investment

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