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  1. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Shanghai to launch crude oil futures soon

    Posted May 29th 2014, 12:00am by Daniel Ren

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai ren.wei@scmp.com Preparatory work has been done and exchange is geared up for energy contract's trading debut Shanghai to launch oil futures soon The Shanghai Futures Exchange has completed preparatory work for the launch of crude oil products and would start simulated trading soon, chairman Yang Maijun said yesterday. Yang's remarks echoed China ...

  2. Business - Money - MARKETS

    China's economic growth to fuel rally in H shares

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 01:24am by Jeanny Yu

    ... as well as uncertainties over how much help the potential credit loosening can provide to the housing market this time". Oil players rallied after Beijing officially announced ... was unchanged at HK$10.44, while the country's biggest offshore oil producer, CNOOC, added 1 per cent to finish at HK$13.96. "We think the long-awaited official announcement ...

  3. Business - Banking & Finance - MARKETS

    Liquidity swell to spill into 2014

    Posted Nov 02nd 2013, 03:13am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London World markets are now awash with cash again after the weakening dollar increases the chances of further easing by central banks Liquidity swell to spill into 2014 After a bone-dry summer, world markets seem awash with cash again and it looks like spilling into next year. Although the US Federal Reserve has kept its US$85 billion a month of bond buying constant ...

  4. Business - Economy - MARKETS

    Emerging markets still haunted by the Fed

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 10:15am by NICHOLAS SPIRO

    ... that investors have got ahead of themselves. The sharp rise in oil prices stemming from the recent turmoil in Iraq is threatening those markets, such as India and Indonesia, that are heavily reliant on oil imports and suffering from high inflation rates. Third, investors themselves have become increasingly complacent as market volatility practically disappears. A good example ...

  5. Business - Money - MARKETS

    If history repeats itself, Hang Seng Index could top out in 2014

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 10:47am by RICHARD HARRIS

    ... of the post-second world war Bretton Woods currency accord and the oil shock. The index crashed through the 200 level to bottom out at about 150 by December 1974. Peaks are important, because they show ...

  6. Business - Commodities - MARKETS

    Gold trading to open up to foreigners in Shanghai

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 02:28am by Daniel Ren

    ... in the free-trade zone in November last year. Yuan-denominated crude oil futures will be traded on the exchange. Foreign investors will be allowed to participate in crude oil futures trading as the mainland ...

  7. Business - China Business - MARKETS

    Shanghai to let foreigners buy crude oil futures

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 12:00am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... Kwong Man-ki in Beijing phoenix.kwong@scmp.com Exchange to launch product this year in move to allow overseas players access in the market Shanghai to let foreigners buy oil futures The Shanghai Futures Exchange plans to launch crude oil futures this year, moving a step closer to opening up the mainland's futures trading market to foreign investors. The exchange's ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance - MARKETS

    Asian players develop an appetite for risky commodities trading

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 08:49am by RAY CHAN; GEORGE CHEN

    ... the firm’s new office there. “After building our futures positions in precious metals, we will soon kick off a unit for oil futures trading, and our clients will be the three mainland oil majors,” ... to sell its global physical commodity assets. After building our futures positions in precious metals, we will soon kick off a unit for oil futures trading, and our clients will be the three ...

  9. Business - China Business - MARKETS

    Airline stocks rise as fuel costs drop

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 12:00am by Eric Ng, harlotte So

    ... Eric Ng and Charlotte So Airline stocks rise as fuel costs fall Airlines stocks took flight after international oil prices fell unexpectedly, helping carriers trim high fuel costs. China Eastern Airlines closed 3.5 per cent up at HK$2.37 yesterday, while Air China rose 2.2 per cent to HK$4.67 after the Brent Oil price dropped nearly US$4 a barrel within just a few minutes ...

  10. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Currency losses spark sell-off in bonds and stocks

    Posted Aug 21st 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... and the strong dollar trend, we believe the weakness in several key high-yielding emerging markets- including India and Indonesia- is spilling over into the rest," Barclays said. ...




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