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  1. Property - International - REGULATION

    Curbs on funds transfer could hurt Chinese investment in overseas property

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 11:48am by Peggy Sito

    ... property consultant said the change would not necessarily have a negative impact on overseas property markets. "Chinese homebuyers who have bought a property are unlikely to sell. ... raised concerns over the impact of Chinese capital flooding into their property markets. Last month, it was reported that Jeju Island in South Korea had suspended approvals for property projects ...

  2. Business - China Business - REGULATION

    Brokerages eye bigger share of shadow banking market

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 01:24am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg Brokerages tap into shadow banking market As increased regulatory oversight curbs the growth of China's trust companies, securities firms are seizing the chance to boost ... the shadow-banking industry, which is estimated by Barclays to be worth 38.8 trillion yuan and has yet to experience a high-profile default even as economic growth slows and property sales cool. The China ...

  3. Property - International - REGULATION

    Britain's cooling measures to hit property price growth

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 04:49am by Peggy Sito, Bloomberg

    ... in parts of the British market where home prices have been surging to unaffordable levels, property consultants say. The BOE on Thursday launched measures aimed at cooling the housing boom, including a cap on lending for home loans. The bank’s Financial Policy Committee recommended that property loans of 4.5 times a borrower’s income or higher should comprise no more than 15 per cent ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - REGULATION

    BIS sees danger signs in property prices and credit growth

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 01:40am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Zurich BIS sees danger signs in property and credit Regulators should not dismiss "worrying" early signs of unsustainable property price and credit growth, which could ... as inappropriate would be too easy, it said. In many emerging market economies, measuring the current ratio against its long-term trend, the credit-to-GDP gap was "well above the threshold ...

  5. Business - Banking & Finance - REGULATION

    Australia's RBA keeps steady course on rates

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 03:12am by Reuters

    ... The RBA has sounded reluctant to cut again, in part for fear of adding fuel to an already hot housing market. Home prices rose solidly in June and July according to property consultant RPData, ... In a recent speech, Stevens quipped that while markets might not appreciate such lengthy stretches of "masterly inaction", it was warranted given Australia was coping with a major downturn ...

  6. Business - Banking & Finance - REGULATION

    HKMA blames StanChart's NY office for anti-money laundering failures

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 01:28am by DON WEINLAND

    ... originating in Hong Kong sparked market talk of what the decision said about compliance in Standard Chartered and the city's own regulatory regime. "The Hong Kong Monetary Authority must ... market expectations. Pre-tax profits at Standard Chartered tumbled 20 per cent year on year to US$3.3 billion in the first half. HSBC fared somewhat better, but profits before tax dropped 12 per ...

  7. Business - Companies - REGULATION

    SFC begins insider trading case against Water Oasis ex-chief Salina Yu

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 09:29am by Langi Chiang

    ... Langi Chiang langi.chiang@scmp.com The Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission said on Thursday that it had begun proceedings in the Market Misconduct Tribunal against Salina Yu Lai-si, the former chief executive of Water Oasis Group, for alleged insider dealing of her company’s shares. The commission said Yu avoided a loss of about HK$281,346 by selling all her Water ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance - REGULATION

    CBRC urged to relax lending rules in Shanghai free-trade zone

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 03:09am by Jeanny Yu

    ... of limits on what we can do in the free-trade zone. In order to create an active financing market in the zone, especially in sectors such as aircraft leasing and construction projects, some limits ... should also be of a certain proportion of the total investment. For example, a property developer should have at least 20 per cent of total investments needed in a social housing or residential ...

  9. Business - China Business - REGULATION

    Qianhai currency reform gives hope to China financial liberalisation

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 03:40am by Jeanny Yu

    ... Beijing's relaxation of foreign exchange controls in Qianhai has brought some relief to the market that the mainland is still determined to go through with financial reforms despite some murmurs ... that the mainland's capital account liberalisation will lead to gross outflows of about US$1.65 trillion and inflows of US$600 billion. "China's leadership wants to increase the market's role ...

  10. Business - Banking & Finance - REGULATION

    Lloyds fined £218m by US and UK regulators over Libor manipulation

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 01:26am by BLOOM

    ... dollar and yen Libor, according to the FCA. They were motivated by the fact the money market desk's performance helped to determine their bonuses, according to the British regulator. "There was a culture on the money market desks of seeking to take a financial advantage wherever possible," the CFTC said. The bank is scheduled to report its first-half earnings ...




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