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  1. Business - Economy

    Party like it's 2007 again? Don't hold your breath

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 01:30pm by DAVID DODWELL

    ... that are going to need to be trained to support them on taxpayer funds. Sorry to continue to be a party pooper. David Dodwell is the executive director of the Hong Kong-Apec Trade Policy Group ...

  2. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Outgoing commerce chief warns over trade, inflation

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 05:23pm by Victoria Ruan, Cary Huang

    ... warning on trade and inflation The outgoing commerce minister fired a parting shot at Japan and the United States over the negative impact of their monetary easing on China's trade. Chen ... say the figures may also provide China's major trade partners with ammunition to press Beijing for a stronger yuan. Chen, speaking at probably his last press briefing as trade minister, ...

  3. The reminders of 1997-98 get more and more scary

    Posted Nov 21st 2008, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... with Tom Holland As Hong Kong's economy continues to deteriorate, parallels with conditions during the Asian crisis of 1997 and 1998 are becoming increasingly disturbing. Not only have we slipped into recession, but the stock market is down, trade is slowing, the banks are getting increasingly reluctant to lend and job losses are mounting. Then yesterday we had yet ...

  4. Buyers at Canton Fair fear unstable yuan after move to widen trading band

    Posted Apr 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Denise Tsang in Guangzhou denise.tsang@scmp.com Robert Fitzpatrick has been a worried man ever since the news of a wider yuan trading band reached the Canton Fair. The Australia-based ... of the daily trading band of the yuan against the US dollar to 1 per cent will mean wider swings for the Chinese currency, which may appreciate further and erode his cost advantage. Mingling ...

  5. MTR unions threaten action over pay

    Posted Jul 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com Unions have threatened industrial action if the MTR Corporation refuses to meet their demand for a 7 per cent pay rise. Workers at the company are to receive performance-based pay rises ranging from 4.5 to 6.8 per cent from ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    Supermarket prices surge above rate of inflation

    Posted Apr 16th 2013, 12:00am by THOMAS CHAN AND DENNIS CHONG

    ... by parallel traders that caused a severe shortage of formula in the city. Academics said runaway food prices were "not surprising", as the appreciation of the yuan made food imports more ...

  7. The new flood

    Posted Oct 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... now fallen sharply and trade threatens to slow in the coming months. Hong Kong, too, is feeling the pinch: the equity market has had an especially rough ride of late and the city's ... in the West will head East in search of greater returns. We've been here before. In late 2008, the world looked even worse than it does now. Growth and trade collapsed at unprecedented speed. ...

  8. Don't raise prices, trade group urges members

    Posted Apr 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and curb fast-soaring prices,' federation vice-chairman Zhuang Congsheng said. This month, the NDRC and the Ministry of Commerce held price-control talks with senior officials of 17 trade ...

  9. Business - Banking & Finance - DEBT

    Hong Kong to snap up government offer of inflation-linked bonds

    Posted May 17th 2013, 12:00am by Jasper Moiseiwitsch

    ... per cent in 2013- analysts anticipate healthy demand for the new issue, much like that seen for the two prior tranches. "It's a no-brainer trade if you buy at par at new issue," ... trade at a premium. The first iBond trades 3.2 per cent above its original price, while iBond II, issued in 2012, trades at a 5.9 per cent premium. The securities trade on the Hong Kong ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Shrinking returns of the dim sum iBond

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... on its first day of trading, a tidy profit for those who didn't want to hold the bond. This was, of course, a complete surprise to most market pundits, who were almost uniformly negative ...




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