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  1. Business - Money - FINANCE

    ‘Through train’ direct share-trading between Hong Kong and Shanghai ready within six months

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 02:49pm by Enoch Yiu

    ... trade quota set at 550b yuan New rules to allow direct share trading between Hong Kong and Shanghai could be in place within six months, market regulators said yesterday, in a move that sweeps ... will be allowed to trade a total quota of 250 billion yuan worth of Hong Kong stocks, subject to a maximum of 10.5 billion yuan a day, through mainland brokers. They will place the orders ...

  2. Lifestyle - Technology - FINANCE

    Financial platform Thinknum encourages communal approach

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 08:23am by Pavan Shamdasani

    ... anachronistic: updated by hand and e-mailed back and forth in the form of spreadsheets. When former hedge funder Justin Zhen hit the New York trading floor, he was appalled by the outdated system. He ...

  3. News - Asia - FINANCE

    Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange to liquidate after bankruptcy protection rejected

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 01:24am by AFP

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange set to liquidate The Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange in Tokyo is heading for liquidation after a court rejected its bankruptcy protection application. Mt. Gox said yesterday the Tokyo District Court decided the company, which was a trading platform and storehouse for the bitcoin virtual currency, would not be able to resurrect itself ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - FINANCE

    US slaps tax on bitcoin as IRS deems it to be 'property'

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 01:21am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... to determine if a transaction caused a foreign currency gain or loss under US tax law. On the same day, Denmark announced that gains or losses from bitcoin trading were not subject to taxation. Watch: ... decision before it could comment. The bureau issued a warning on March 14 of consumer, money laundering and cybercrime risks associated with trading in virtual commodities. It said commodities ...

  5. Business - Companies - FINANCE

    Jailed tycoon Wong Kwong-yu and wife agree to pay HK$420m to Gome in misconduct case

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 10:17pm by Enoch Yiu

    ... lost its top billing to its rivals after a Beijing court in 2010 sentenced Wong to a 14-year prison term and a fine of 600 million yuan (HK$759 million) for insider trading and other financial ...

  6. News - China - FINANCE

    Risk aversion, rather than financial reform, likely to top NPC agenda

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 05:37pm by JANE CAI

    ... Jane Cai xuejun.cai@scmp.com Policymakers are expected to focus more on containing financial risk than vowing to make breakthroughs in financial reforms as deputies gather this week for China’s top annual legislative meeting. While the world’s second-largest economy last year allowed banks to set their own lending rates and established a free-trade zone in Shanghai to pioneer ...

  7. Business - Banking & Finance - FINANCE

    Hong Kong bankers paid extra to compensate for stress

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 04:27am by Ray Chan

    ... of Libor and other key benchmark interest rates by global banks. Because of more stringent capital requirements, global investment banks have had to give up risky but lucrative proprietary trading desks and sell their physical commodities trading units, triggering a wave of job reductions in those areas. Consulting firm McKinsey said last year that the average return on equity ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - FINANCE

    Key Apec meeting switched from Hong Kong to Beijing

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 04:28pm by Stuart Lau, Tony Cheung and Zhang Hong

    ... Kong meetings. David Dodwell, executive director of the Hong Kong-Apec Trade Policy Group, said the idea of a switch had been circulated for about three weeks. "Clearly this is upsetting ...

  9. Business - Banking & Finance - FINANCE

    Bitcoin exchange Mt Gox faces questions over US$350m theft

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 11:56pm by DANNY LEE

    ... of the Bitcoin Foundation and deleted its entire Twitter feed. At the weekend, the price of a bitcoin on the Japanese exchange plunged to as low as US$90. The once-favoured trading platform had been ...

  10. Business - Banking & Finance - FINANCE

    Surge in use of bitcoin leads to ban on China trading

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 11:31pm by JANE CAI

    ... to ban on mainland trading The mainland's central bank yesterday barred financial institutions from trading in bitcoin. It was the first step towards regulating the virtual currency, which ... products and services in bitcoin, nor are they allowed to trade or provide bitcoin exchange or settlement services. The announcement follows a near 90-fold increase in the virtual currency's ...




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