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  1. Business - Commodities - COMMENT

    Time for the LNG market to separate myths from reality

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 01:09am by Reuters

    ... Clyde Russell Expectations of arrival of huge new natural gas supplies are likely to end in disappointment Time for LNG market to separate myths from reality The gap between perception and myth in liquefied natural gas is widening, with both buyers and suppliers appearing to subscribe to views that bear limited resemblance to reality. This dynamic was very much in evidence ...

  2. Business - Economy - COMMENT

    Abe's plan to revive Japan's economy slams into reality

    Posted Jun 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... William Pesek Amid the mass bond buying and a weaker yen, markets are doubting the pillars of 'Abenomics' Abe's grand plan to revive economy slams into reality Is the Bank of Japan creating the biggest pyramid scheme in history? In recent weeks, Haruhiko Kuroda has been the toast of the financial world, winning plaudits from Nobel laureates Paul Krugman and Joseph ...

  3. Business - Companies - COMMENT

    A bit of civil disobedience won't overturn firms' calculations

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 10:08am by Stephen Vines

    ... Stephen Vines Politicians claim Occupy Central will cause a business exodus, but the reality is very different Some civil disobedience will not alter firms' calculations Balderdash ... is clearly missing. Yet again we see a gap between political rhetoric and reality, so let's consider what really influences business location decisions. First up are questions of costs, because ...

  4. Business - Money - COMMENT

    An extraordinary quarter-century in China's stock market

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 11:48am by RICHARD HARRIS

    ... Richard Harris The Shanghai exchange may be in the doldrums but is substantially up from its wild early years Mainland markets mature after volatile teenage years CNN started reality TV with rolling 24-hour news- merging news and drama into one. In 1989, it had its cameras prelocated on hotel balconies and high-floor window sills, capturing the events of late May and early June ...

  5. Business - Companies - COMMENT

    Will Alibaba IPO dash investors' hopes again?

    Posted May 19th 2014, 03:22am by Peter Guy

    ... internet titans sustain their valuation stories by paying for sky-high acquisitions with sky-high-priced shares. Facebook's purchase of messaging service WhatsApp and virtual-reality eyewear ...

  6. Business - Economy - COMMENT

    Xi Jinping's 'new normal' with Chinese characteristics

    Posted May 14th 2014, 11:32am by Reuters

    ... growth of 13.7 per cent. That would seem to suggest a strongly growing economy with ample, if decreasing, credit, but the reality is a bit more complicated. For one thing, much of that credit ...

  7. Business - Commodities - COMMENT

    Asian coal miners chase self-defeating rise in output

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 01:31am by Reuters

    ... period in 2013, as it also battles nuclear shutdowns and high liquefied natural gas costs. Rising demand provides some optimism for Asian coal miners, but the reality is that this increased ...

  8. Business - China Business - COMMENT

    It will be some time before robots will replace Foxconn's workers

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 11:59am by Cathy Holcombe

    ... is more myth than reality Moreover, if hundreds of thousands of iPhone assembly line workers were being replaced by robots, one would have thought this might have caught the media's ... replaced by Chinese- is more myth than reality. Alberto Moel, who follows electronics technology trends at Bernstein Research, has long been sceptical that Foxconn would be able to radically ...

  9. Business - Economy - COMMENT

    How liquidity evaporates from China

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 01:17am by RICHARD HARRIS

    ... But in reality, no one knows- except that it is significant. This black market has developed to allow market-based funding of smaller enterprises and individuals. It appears strange to have such a tightly ...

  10. Business - Money - COMMENT

    Time to make Hong Kong a truly global capital markets hub

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:38am by RICHARD HARRIS

    ... The reality is that international investors need a few big exchanges around the world that provide continuous weekday trading for the securities of the most globally significant companies- the likes ...




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