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  1. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Companies optimistic on economy … before Occupy at least: survey

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 03:44am by ALICE WOODHOUSE

    ... of this year than the third, but the poll may not take into account the effects of Occupy Central. The Quarterly Business Tendency Survey, conducted by the Census and Statistics Department, asked ... in the community occurring around the time," a government spokesman said, referring to the Occupy Central protests. The survey was conducted from September 8 to October 14, but most ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1623985/companies-optimistic-economy-occupy-least-survey
  2. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Beijing, not Occupy, threatens the rule of law, says Canadian think tank

    Posted Nov 07th 2014, 06:30am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Institute behind economic freedom index says city's top spot is at risk Beijing, not Occupy, 'threatens rule of law' The erosion of Hong ... The central government ruled that the city's first elected leader in 2017 would have to be chosen from a shortlist decided by a nominating committee dominated by its loyalists. "My concern ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1633738/beijing-not-occupy-threatens-rule-law-says-canadian-think-tank
  3. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Political tensions could undermine Hong Kong as China's top financial centre: Joseph Yam

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 11:36pm by Cannix Yau and Enoch Yiu

    ... Prosperity, Think of Adversity". The warnings come amid growing tensions over electoral reform. More than 720,000 ballots have been cast in the controversial Occupy Central "referendum", which has riled Beijing. Rare disagreement as CY Leung takes issue with Global Times editorial on Occupy poll Cyberattacks against Occupy Central poll traced to mainland firms’ computers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1539240/political-tensions-could-undermine-hong-kong-top-financial-centre
  4. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    China has the fiscal means to fight slowdown, says ADB president

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 04:19am by Victoria Ruan

    ... to 2.5 per cent late last month, before the Occupy Central protests began, citing weaker retail and tourism performance. Nakao said he did not think the US$50 billion Asian Infrastructure ... with some measures. "The fiscal balance is healthy and the debt-to-GDP ratio is still very low." The mainland's central and local government debt adds up to less than 60 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1623234/china-has-fiscal-means-fight-slowdown-says-adb-president
  5. Property - International - ECONOMY

    Growing clout of global cities offers property opportunities

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 04:36pm by DAVID JI

    ... More companies are moving to these locations on the edge of the central business district, creating new office hubs and bringing the workplace closer to where their younger staff live ... districts are growing much faster than in the traditional financial areas. Even in the traditional business districts, potential occupiers are no longer financial firms but technology, media ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1610584/growing-clout-global-cities-offers-property-opportunities
  6. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Australia worries about two housing markets: its own and China's

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 04:18am by Reuters

    ... on the shadow banking sector as one of his key concerns. The central bank devoted a chunk of its biannual report on China's financial system to highlight the risks, noting that about half of all ... housing market. Loans for investment were up 30 per cent by value in July compared with the same month last year, four times the growth in loans for owner-occupiers. They also made up 40 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1604932/australia-worries-about-two-housing-markets-its-own-and-chinas
  7. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Hong Kong Monetary Authority chief Norman Chan adds to gloom on economy

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 11:28pm by Patsy Moy

    ... Occupy Central and a potential interest rate rise- but provided the city can avoid Ebola infections. "After Beijing comes up with a decision on electoral reform [for the 2017 chief executive poll], the political uncertainties will be dispelled and the market will be back to normal," Chong said. "Even if the organisers of Occupy Central are unhappy with Beijing's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1571643/hong-kong-monetary-authority-chief-norman-chan-adds-gloom-economy
  8. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Hong Kong to lower annual economic growth forecast on Friday, says John Tsang

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 02:22pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... blog on Sunday. He also joined the chorus of establishment figures warning of the potential dire consequences of Occupy Central, claiming that “confrontational” campaigns for universal suffrage ... instability and that “the consequences would be unimaginable”, but offered no further details. Tsang did not refer to Occupy by name. The pro-democracy movement plans to stage an open-ended protest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1571292/hong-kong-will-lower-annual-economic-growth-forecast-friday-says-john
  9. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Hong Kong retail sales slump by 3.1pc in July as consumers scrimp on luxury

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 05:54pm by Amy Nip

    ... slow as visitors had expected Occupy Central to carry out its blockade of the business hub. They returned to normal as it became clear the civil disobedience plan would wait. After a surprise ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581472/hong-kong-retail-sales-slump-31pc-july-consumers-scrimp-luxury
  10. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Tycoon Li Ka-shing downbeat over Hong Kong’s future

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 09:38pm by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com Tycoon warns over competitiveness, Occupy Central and harassment of mainland tourists Li Ka-shing downbeat over Hong Kong's future Li Ka-shing, Asia's richest man, gave a downbeat assessment of Hong Kong's situation yesterday, warning that the Occupy Central campaign, the harassment of mainland tourists and declining competitiveness ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1437471/li-ka-shing-backs-press-freedom-after-attack-kevin-lau

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