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  1. Higher credit risks loom for China firms

    Posted May 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... from that in December last year, the ratings agency said. Constraints on offshore and onshore funding, including regulatory curbs on trust financing, had also resulted in weaker liquidity ...

  2. Business - China Business - CREDIT

    Moody's warns on China local government debt, financing vehicles

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 12:00am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... Increased use of irregular financing activities such as trust loans, leases, wealth-management products and project financing pose a risk to local government finances, Moody's analyst Debra Roane said in a report. She said such funding from such channels was not being recorded as debt on the balance sheets of local government financing vehicles (LGFVs), adding "a further layer ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Are online small lenders here to stay?

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 12:00am by GREG AU-YEUNG

    ... of internet-savvy people are making real money in the virtual world: welcome to the brave new world of person-to-person lending. There are limited investment options on the mainland: the market value ... requires a substantial investment. Person-to-person lending cuts out the intermediary. The 2008 financial crisis contributed in part to the industry's growth, and people can borrow money more ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - WEALTH MANAGEMENT

    New dangers lurk in trust firms' rush to finance

    Posted Feb 18th 2013, 12:00am by JANE CAI

    ... Jane Cai in Beijing xuejun.cai@scmp.com Under-regulated funding sources are emerging, the second of a two-part series explains New dangers lurk in trust firms' rush to finance A new ... companies and overexposed local government financing vehicles. Problematic borrowers began turning to the trust firms last year when banks and bond markets tightened scrutiny over such loans. Thanks ...

  5. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    Overseas study offers young education on foreign policy

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:45am by George Chen

    ... In the old days, when China was ruled by chairman Mao Zedong, Chinese officials often sent their children to Russia to study. Now the US is definitely the first choice. So, from the personal ...

  6. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Apple sets new high in mainland personal computer market share

    Posted Nov 20th 2012, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com Technology giant now among top-10 brands on strength of demand for its notebooks Apple sets new high in mainland computer sales Apple's personal ... said Apple, maker of the popular iPhone and iPad, shipped 400,000 personal computers on the mainland in the quarter to September, compared with 250,000 units in the same period last year. ...

  7. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    Sochi Games brings back memories, but let's move on

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:31am by George Chen

    ... to mind a story told by a friend at Lenovo. After its landmark acquisition of IBM's personal computer business in 2005, Lenovo sent some senior executives to the US to take over the business. ... of your visit?" The executive said she was going to take over IBM's personal computer business for her Chinese employer Lenovo. The visa officer was shocked and thought she must ...

  8. Business - Economy - MR. SHANGKONG

    Have free trade zones become a victim of power struggle in China?

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 04:23am by George Chen

    ... personal support from local governments.   George Chen is the Post's financial services editor. Mr. Shangkong appears every Monday in print and online. Follow @george_chen on Twitter or visit  ...

  9. China faces many challenges before becoming a superpower

    Posted Jun 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... China faces a series of challenges that it must overcome on its way to becoming a superpower, according to Carlos Cheung, training manager and chief investment strategist at Trendsetter Financial Markets, and a panellist at the Global Finance Forum. One of the challenges comes from managing the rise in personal wealth of the country's workers. 'It used to be the case ...

  10. Business - China Business - INTERNET

    After Yahoo share buy-back, Alibaba aims to bolster operations

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... the country's largest e-commerce company, expects to keep its "strategic flexibility" after sewing up more than US$12 billion over the past 12 months to help finance its initial share buy-back deal with Yahoo. A person familiar with Alibaba's financing efforts said the company still had about US$3 billion in cash after it completed the repurchase of half of the 40 per cent stake ...




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