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  1. HSBC warms to fixed interest rates on its mortgages

    Posted Aug 15th 2003, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... with gains made in non-interest income offset by higher provisioning charges from declining collateral values in the residential property sector. Clarifying statements made earlier this week ...

  2. Property plays get lift from mainland buyers

    Posted Aug 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Raymond Ma, Sandy Li

    ... Hong Kong property stocks rose strongly yesterday, pushing the Hang Seng Index through the 10,700-point level to a 13-month high. The properties sub-index has risen almost 20 per cent since August 7, buoyed by improved sentiment and rumours of strong buying interest from mainland tourists. The Hang Seng Index rose 1.1 per cent to 10,760.73 points, while the properties ...

  3. US rate cut lights fire under home mortgage price war

    Posted Jun 30th 2003, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... points below prime. While some banks grant mortgages at rates approaching 2.8 percentage points below prime for new residential developments in conjunction with property developers, most lenders price their cheapest walk-in home loans at prime minus 2.5 points. Local banks have in recent years engaged in a fierce price war for mortgage loans amid shrinking credit demand as the property ...

  4. Improved demand lifts home loan approvals

    Posted Jul 31st 2003, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... Residential mortgage approvals shot up 25.8 per cent last month as local residents returned to the property market in force after putting off shopping for flats during the Sars outbreak. ... while loans drawn down for purchasing mainland properties fell by 12.8 per cent to HK$95 million. ...

  5. Mortgage lending slides 32pc as buyers await support measures

    Posted Sep 30th 2003, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... Residential mortgage lending fell 32.3 per cent last month, as homebuyers stood on the sidelines waiting for government measures to prop up property prices. However, analysts yesterday ... few months. 'We are seeing more new property purchases [this month] at higher prices, and the secondary market seems to be showing more activity.' Last month's coincided ...

  6. Rift widens over easing of home loan ceiling

    Posted Aug 20th 2003, 12:00am by Raymond Ma, Sophia Wong

    ... Chief Executive's comments fail to placate developers and the banking industry The long-standing rift between property developers and the banking industry over easing the 70 per cent home loan ceiling shows no sign of healing, despite hints by Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa that a removal might be unlikely. While developers and property analysts insist that easing ...

  7. 25,000 fans pack mall for England debut

    Posted Jun 11th 2006, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... at a property management company. 'My wife is hogging the television set at home to watch some trashy soap opera, so here I am. Besides, I thought I would enjoy the atmosphere.' The atmosphere ... used by illegal bookies to take bets. Following investigations, detectives visited a sauna and a newspaper stand in Mongkok, and a residential unit in Sheung Shui and arrested five men between ...



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