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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Caution about Hong Kong's economic outlook is warranted

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:29am by SCMP Editorial

    ... stressed that the "through train" has risks and the economy could come under pressure, particularly the property market, should the US raise interest rates. Share prices have been lifted by hot money from overseas to bet on the cross-border trading scheme; quick profit-taking could cause markets to plunge. Tsang has forecast a gloomy economic outlook that could be exacerbated ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Local students in Hong Kong would benefit from an international outlook

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 02:38pm by NORM DEAN

    ... planet, community partnerships and intellectual rigour through practical learning. It is vital that all schools aim to foster a more international outlook if today's students are to become ...

  3. Business - Economy - MACROSCOPE

    Uncertainties cloud outlook for UK economy and pound

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 04:12am by DAVID BROWN

    ... David Brown Britain could become an economic backwater with a doomed currency if Scotland wins independence and the country leaves the EU Uncertainties cloud outlook for UK economy and pound Financial markets have a deep aversion to uncertainty. In the coming months, the British economy and the pound will be sucked into a vortex of the unknown. It is not just a possible shock ...

  4. Business - China Business - MR. SHANGKONG

    China's property story still goes on despite easing of curbs

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 03:40am by George Chen

    ... that it is not realistic to generalise on the property price outlook. Indeed, big price falls could happen in some small, third-tier cities like the so-called ghost cities where there is an imbalance between ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com Price changes in top cities on the mainland are a better indicator of the health of the market Property story still on despite easing More than 30 cities ...

  5. Business - Companies - WHITE COLLAR

    Breaking the glass ceiling is good business

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 12:12pm by Enoch Yiu

    ... companies in a wide range of industries and 28,000 senior managers across 40 countries from 2005 to 2013. It shows an increasing number of directors are female globally, but still not that many. ... in the United States. The report finds the shares of companies with at least one female director outperformed those of firms led by all-male boards by about 3.7 per cent in 2005 and 2013. The return ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Change way property is taxed to ease supply and prevent hoarding

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 05:22am by LETTERS

    ... Change way property is taxed to ease supply and prevent hoarding Homes should be built and owned solely for people to live in and not as a means of making money, at least until ... development restrictions, political interest and high land price policies. Easy monetary policies are making landlords richer, enabling them to buy more property and continuing this vicious cycle. ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    High property prices boost appeal of office refurbishment

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 03:39pm by William Taam

    ... strategies to ease overheating of the property sector, office building investment remains among the most attractive and stable options in the market. However, rising property prices have forced ... development opportunities in the property market, more and more investors are shifting their focus to how to maximise profit from their existing portfolios. We see many buildings in city centres ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Defeating deflation in EU and Japan key to global economic outlook

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 04:46am by SCMP Editorial

    ... too early to tell whether they will succeed. But the outlook for the world economy will darken considerably if they fail. ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    We are only asking for Beijing to keep its promise on democracy

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 01:41pm by MANISHA MIRCHANDANI

    ... and is ready to accommodate. But in a society where per capita gross domestic product was U$38,000 per year in 2013 (against US$6,800 on the mainland), this movement is less about wealth, and more ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China must persist in its pledge to liberalise the land market

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 01:31pm by Hu Shuli

    ... land use regulation- even of the sort that is needed for effective urbanisation, as it is the basis of property rights- is incompatible with the market. Hence, they said, the market should play ... and facilities built on the piece of land. In China, this right to develop the land was hived off from ownership rights. There's no doubt development rights are a kind of property right. In advanced ...




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