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  1. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Global yuan meets down-to-earth reality

    Posted May 08th 2014, 12:51am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... currencies and then to hail each in turn as a groundbreaking, fundamental reform. I offer a few examples:   The yuan is on its way to its undeniable destiny because some trade settlements are now ... that dysfunctional market? The flow will go the other way. The Shanghai grab is for US dollars, not funny money.   The yuan is the ninth most actively traded currency globally. Yes, smack between the Mexican ...

  2. Business - Banking & Finance - JAKE'S VIEW

    Losers' Clubs spend good money on bad ideas

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:55am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... India wanted to be equal with China. Tough luck. Funding will be in strong yuan, not weak rupee; shades of the ADB. Development banks are a dated idea, a concoction of the international ...

  3. Business - Banking & Finance - JAKE'S VIEW

    Beijing's foreign exchange policy nothing but a silly game

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 03:42am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... never seen one swung to quite such extremes as this. The simple fact is that the talk of an offshore yuan market hangs on little more than speculative purchases of yuan. People outside China are happy to take yuan in payment for trade goods only because they hope to turn a profit on the exchange rate. There is otherwise no natural offshore market for yuan. This in turn says that Beijing ...

  4. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Cross-border stock trading scheme is not a through train but a milk train

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 12:36am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... to institutions and individuals with at least 500,000 yuan in their trading accounts. This is ironic as such people can, metaphorically speaking, already fly here directly and ignore any train. ... Jake van der Kamp The new direct share trading agreement and wide restrictions will only increase inefficiency Through train of reform is actually just a milk train Hong Kong's ...

  5. Business - Banking & Finance - JAKE'S VIEW

    Swift too quick to hail yuan as a major currency in trade finance

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 06:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... to conclusion on yuan's usage The yuan has surpassed the euro to become the second most commonly used currency in global trade finance, after the US dollar. Yuan usage in trade finance grew to 8.66 ... They decide to trust each other and not pay for this costly extra level of security. China's foreign trade in yuan, however, is still dominated by letter of credit. Thus the only thing ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Council proposals won't do much for investor protection

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 03:15am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... an estate agent by trade, appointed on his own mandate without much reference to the financial world, and which has since done little but put out a stream of self-serving position papers. Hey, ... to itself, you see. And then we have them calling for scripless trading. Lovely idea. It will bring the Hong Kong market into the modern world. One problem, however. The stock exchange has already ...

  7. Business - Economy - JAKE'S VIEW

    Permanent stimulus is putting China's economic health at risk

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 04:41am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... in the excerpt above. Local governments were also urged to speed up fiscal spending in 2008 in order to keep economic growth high. They reportedly sourced as much as eight trillion yuan (HK$10.08 ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Mainlanders' spending in Hong Kong doesn't show up in our GDP- that's statistical reality

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 03:55am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... the start anyway by your reckoning. In fact, there is effectively a double deduction. The value of imports is deducted from the trade figures that go into GDP and pretty much all of what mainland ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    HKMA just doing its bit to bolster a tiring currency

    Posted Jul 28th 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... yuan liquidity in its latest effort to fend off increased international competition for a slice of the offshore yuan business pie. SCMP, July 26   Somehow I get the feeling that we are not told ... For instance, there has recently been a notable sell-off in the offshore yuan debt instruments known as dim sum bonds, with yields rising to almost 6 per cent and no new issuance for six weeks. ...

  10. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Sales jockeys sending yuan customers on to the rocks

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 12:47am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp Financial products based on confidence in an ever-rising yuan may turn out to be disastrous for buyers, given the currency's recent decline Sales jockeys sending yuan customers on to the rocks China's central bank has decided to double the daily trading band for the yuan against the US dollar from tomorrow, marking a step forward in giving ...




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