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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Hong Kong in lukewarm response to European Central Bank rate cut

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 05:37am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... Benjamin Robertson benjamin.robertson@scmp.com ECB's rate cut draws lukewarm response Hong Kong investors reacted nonchalantly yesterday to the European Central Bank's decision on Thursday to cut rates close to zero and pump prime a low-cost lending programme designed to help the beleaguered euro zone after five years of economic stagnation. While major European bourses all ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1586263/hong-kong-lukewarm-response-european-central-bank-rate-cut
  4. 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
  5. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Australian growth outlook uncertain, says central bank

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 01:18am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Sydney Australian outlook uncertain, says central bank Australia's central bank said the nation's economic outlook remains uncertain because of the conflicting ... the risks to the forecast as well as the central projection," the Reserve Bank of Australia said in minutes released yesterday of its August 5 meeting, where it kept the cash rate unchanged ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1577240/australian-growth-outlook-uncertain-says-central-bank
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Central banker sees no mainland threat to HK

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 03:31pm by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Financial reforms across the border will create opportunities for HK, Norman Chan says HKMA debunks doom view of mainland's rise The rise of mainland cities and Beijing's opening up of the capital account does not spell doom for Hong Kong, says Norman Chan Tak-lam, chief executive of the city's de facto central bank. "The closer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1566192/central-banker-sees-no-mainland-threat-hk
  9. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    China credit fluctuation stirs policy uncertainty

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 12:15pm by Victoria Ruan

    ... from the near six-year low of 273.1 billion yuan in July, central bank data showed. It still trailed the median forecast of 1.135 trillion yuan in a Bloomberg survey of economists. New yuan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1590778/chinas-money-supply-rebounds-still-short-expectations
  10. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Sovereign wealth funds threaten world markets, investors say

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:05am by Reuters

    ... destabilise the world economy. Since central banks cut interest rates to record lows in a bid to shore up flagging economic growth, world governments have had to look farther afield to grow public pension money or central bank currency reserves. But the resulting tide of money is in danger of distorting markets, causing prices to reflect political priorities rather than financial reality, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1588875/sovereign-wealth-funds-threaten-world-markets-investors-say

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