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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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    European Central Bank announces buying spree to kick-start economy

    Posted Oct 03rd 2014, 04:22am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Naples, Italy Draghi hopes injection of billions of euros will boost lending to small and medium-sized firms ECB announces buying spree to revive economy The European Central ... stiff internal opposition, with German central bank chief Jens Weidmann voicing doubts about the ABS purchase plan. ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    China central bank sees role for shadow banking

    Posted Sep 27th 2014, 05:33am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Victoria Ruan in Beijing victoria.ruan@scmp.com Proper supervision and regulation will help ensure the system provides financing for smaller and weaker firms while keeping its risks in check PBOC sees role for shadow banking A senior official with the mainland's central bank said the role of the shadow banking system cannot be simply denied just because of the risks ...

  7. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    G20 ministers and central bank governors push for 1.8pc growth spurt

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 04:28am by AFP

    ... to reach an ambitious goal of raising the total GDP of the 20 major world economies by 2 per cent above current projections over the next five years. Finance ministers and central bank governors, ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Draghi's depreciating euro boosts ECB policy

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

    ... Bloomberg in Frankfurt Draghi's depreciating euro boosts ECB policy Mario Draghi's strategy for reviving the euro area looks like devaluation. While the European Central Bank president says the exchange rate is not a policy target, officials are not secretive about their approval of the currency's almost 10 per cent slide. The depreciation increases the cost ...




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