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  1. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Shanghai cuts negative list to woo foreign investment

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 01:45am by Daniel Ren

    ... zone. Dai Haibo, an executive deputy director of the zone's administrative committee, admitted at a press conference yesterday that some of the newly opened sectors might not be able to attract foreign investors because of the zone's geographic limitations. Only about 5 sqkm of untapped land was available in the zone, the committee said. "It's true that not all ...

  2. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Worst may be over for China economy as stimulus kicks in

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

    ... of steps, such as cutting reserve requirement ratios for selected lenders, to support the smaller and rural businesses that are deemed more vulnerable after GDP growth cooled to an 18-month low ... financial support to the country's exporters and importers. The central government also called for a strengthening of investment in selected areas such as railways and social housing ...

  3. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Mortgage debt a threat to recovery, says Bank of England

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 04:19am by Bloomberg

    ... households and undermine financial stability, he said. The warning came as Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne said the BOE's financial policy committee would get new powers to curb ... for longer. "The [financial policy committee] is considering using macroprudential tools to insure against potential vulnerabilities associated with the housing market," Carney said. ...

  4. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    China eases credit flow to fight slowdown

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 05:57am by Victoria Ruan

    ... growth." The government has been adding liquidity gradually in recent months, including cutting select banks' reserve requirement ratios to inject more funds into the banking system. ...

  5. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Xi Jinping takes charge of China's economic reforms

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 03:07am by Victoria Ruan

    ... in the near term may hurt the shift towards a more consumption-led economy. But He Keng, a former vice-chairman of the Financial and Economic Committee of the National People's Congress, said he ...

  6. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Beijing prodded to act on growth amid risk of further slowdown

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 03:07am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Development and Reform Commission also rolled out a list of 80 infrastructure projects that are now open to private investment. Measures taken so far would ease liquidity to support selected weaker ...

  7. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    US records strong rise in April employment

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 04:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Committee pared its monthly asset-buying to US$45 billion, its fourth straight US$10 billion cut, and said further reductions in "measured steps" were likely. Gross domestic product rose ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance - ECONOMY

    Federal Reserve chief Yellen plans to keep US interest rates low

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 01:17am by BLOOM

    ... of the Federal Open Market Committee's estimate of full employment. Inflation, by the Fed's preferred measure, is more than a percentage point below its 2 per cent goal. It will take more than ... clarified exactly what her views are and what the committee's views are about what the Fed may do over the next six to 12 months or even the next three years," said Brian Jacobsen, who ...

  9. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Top finance officials confident world has turned corner

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 05:07am by AP

    ... said he was encouraged by the strong support he had received from the committee for the efforts he is undertaking to make the bank, the largest single provider of development support, more ... safe," said Singapore's finance minister, Tharman Shanmugaratnam, chairman of the IMF policy committee. The IMF panel endorsed the target set by the Group of 20 nations to boost global ...

  10. News - China - ECONOMY

    US Fed comments causing anxiety, says finance deputy Zhu Guangyao

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 05:20am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... mentioning Ukraine in particular. At the same forum, Wu Xiaoling, deputy director of the National People's Congress' finance and economy committee, said the yuan could play a bigger role ...




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