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  1. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    World Bank chief backs launch of BRICS bank

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:20am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Victoria Ruan in Beijing victoria.ruan@scmp.com World Bank chief says new entrants will help the multilateral lender battle poverty and spur growth rather than threaten its position Kim ... institution and would instead help it fight poverty and spur economic growth. The world's five key emerging nations of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa have proposed the launch ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1549975/world-bank-chief-backs-launch-brics-bank
  2. News - China - ECONOMY

    Guangdong still in frame for free-trade zone, deputy commerce minister says

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 03:45am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... Kwong Man-ki in Beijing phoenix.kwong@scmp.com Deputy commerce minister Gao Yan denies all plans for such zones on hold Guangdong free-trade zone next in line Guangdong is Beijing's top priority to become China's next free-trade pilot zone after Shanghai, the Ministry of Commerce said yesterday. "Setting up a free-trade zone trial in Guangdong is one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1543937/guangdong-still-frame-free-trade-zone-deputy-commerce-minister-says
  3. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    The two Brazils

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 11:53am by NICHOLAS SPIRO

    ... Lula da Silva. One of Lula's biggest achievements was to drag millions of Brazilians out of poverty through Bolsa Familia, a conditional cash-transfer programme offering a monthly stipend ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1530679/two-brazils
  4. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Worst may be over for China economy as stimulus kicks in

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 04:21am by Victoria Ruan

    ... of the recent moderate easing of money supply, in a bid to hold economic growth above the central government's bottom line, which is believed to be somewhere below but close to the annual target ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1532113/worst-may-be-over-china-economy-stimulus-kicks
  5. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    BOE refuses to budge as data points to higher rates

    Posted May 26th 2014, 05:06am by DAVID BROWN

    ... with borrowing rates running close to zero. They have a "spend, spend, spend" attitude that will trigger higher inflation and even higher rates down the line to tame it. Inflation risks are far ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1519498/boe-refuses-budge-data-points-higher-rates
  6. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Arrested development

    Posted May 05th 2014, 05:38am by DAVID BROWN

    ... hyper-sensitivity to any whiff of inflation. The bottom line for the markets is that little is guaranteed for straight-line global recovery. The salutary lesson for export-dependent economies like China ... can adopt a broader, consumer-based economy along US lines, it is good news for global growth. Two big economies working in harmony are better than two operating out of sync. David Brown ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1504382/arrested-development
  7. Business - Money - ECONOMY

    Why Hong Kong’s latest No 1 ranking was greeted with silence

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 11:51am by Stephen Vines

    ... tree, in case anyone cares, this is very bad news indeed, because there is a direct correlation between the poverty gap and the degree of crony capitalism. Every global survey of the gap between ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/wealth/article/1462317/why-hong-kongs-latest-no-1-ranking-was-greeted-silence
  8. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Beijing moves to stimulate economy with tax cuts, rail projects

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 05:16am by Reuters

    ... yesterday and announcing plans to speed up the construction of railway lines. The State Council said after its weekly meeting it would accelerate the construction of rail projects that had been approved, and increase the length of lines being laid this year by 18 per cent compared with last year. It also said the central government would lower tax rates for smaller companies by relaxing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1463420/beijing-moves-stimulate-economy-tax-cuts-rail-projects
  9. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Li Ka-shing warns Hong Kong is a 'spoilt child' set on a dangerous path

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 11:23pm

    ... on poverty relief. The chairman of Cheung Kong (Holdings) and Hutchison Whampoa, who is ranked 20th in Forbes magazine's list of the world's super-rich this year, told online news service ... of populism, criticising them for taking advantage of social problems as a "platform to get votes and power". Poverty relief was at the heart of Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's policy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1442186/li-ka-shing-warns-hong-kong-spoilt-child-set-dangerous-path
  10. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    China economic growth to slow with investments, says ADB

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 05:45am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Outlook 2014. Growth in the world's second-largest economy was likely to ease to 7.5 per cent this year, in line with the official target, and 7.4 per cent next year, slowing from 7.7 per ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1462744/china-economic-growth-slow-investments-says-adb

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