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  1. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Hong Kong's hi-tech love affair can only end in heartbreak

    Posted May 27th 2014, 12:37am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... phones, a species of here-today-gone-tomorrow promoter. It is simply not true that technology is a foundation for successful economies and we are not very good at it anyway in this town. We have ...

  2. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Li Ka-shing's stake in investment property is far less than what it seems

    Posted May 13th 2014, 01:03am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... is in terminal decline and cannot really compete with ports across the border. Mr Li may keep Hutchison for that property project but he never bought the company for its supermarkets and mobile phones ...

  3. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Rich are easy target but tax offensive won't help the poor

    Posted May 01st 2014, 01:18am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp As the wealthy can flee, real efforts to lift those at bottom should start with smart government Rich are easy target but tax offensive won't help the poor [Thomas] Piketty's 700-page blockbuster details how wealth has become more concentrated this century and how the gap between rich and poor has widened to an extent that it can only, in his view, be redressed ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - JAKE'S VIEW

    Beijing's foreign exchange policy nothing but a silly game

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 03:42am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... because its steady appreciation against the US dollar had given them a currency translation profit. With that gone, they were gone. "Hmmm …," said the smart fellows in Beijing, who ... the preliminary figures for 2013 show that capital flows turned positive again, with a net inflow of US$240 billion. "Good," the smart fellows said last week. "So now we'll try to push ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Those Hong Kong export figures that are not quite what they seem

    Posted Nov 03rd 2013, 04:51am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp Those export figures that are not quite what they seem Exports may enjoy high single digit growth this year because of better than expected deliveries of electronic goods and smart phone accessories ahead of Christmas, according to the Federation of Hong Kong Industries. South China Morning Post, October 31 Question: How much more growth do you get with a high single ...

  6. Business - Banking & Finance - JAKE'S VIEW

    Let natural selection work on stockbroker extinction

    Posted Nov 17th 2013, 03:20am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... to other … ahem … professionals who have no visible means of support. We might talk, for instance, of front-running and of false pricing, of surreptitious mobile-phone calls on the Exchange Square ... anyway. But more than that, these small brokers are still living in a world where they stand, chalk in one hand, the other hand cupped to an ear, waiting for shouted instructions from a phone ...

  7. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Doubt cast on competition argument

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... existing mobile-phone operators in order to make room for a fifth may have nothing to do with competition at all. There is a school of thought, and I lean to it, that political princelings ...

  8. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    It's a bit rich to expect too much of an adviser

    Posted Aug 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... If this fellow is so smart, how comes he's not rich? You can safely assume he is not rich. If he were rich, he would probably be on a big yacht, somewhere off the coast of Tahiti perhaps, ...

  9. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    HSBC of today lacking in vision that had helped it grow

    Posted Aug 08th 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... the share price chart up front and the half-page disclaimer on the back, all written up before London opened and it was time to get on the phone again - We maintain our "buy on weakness" ...

  10. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Why top bankers deserve to be paid huge salaries

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp jake.vanderkamp@scmp.com Governments are leaving it to market smarts to invest deposits, and they don't come cheap Why top bankers deserve to be paid huge salaries ... and are also savvy enough to know when to pull the chain on these default swaps and take their cash. We are now talking big brainpower and market smarts. These don't come cheap. And there you have ...




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