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  1. Business - Economy - COMMENT

    IMF meeting should adopt policy to tackle stagnation

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 01:08am by Reuters

    ... should also be applied in mobilising the trillions of dollars in public assets held by central banks and sovereign wealth funds, largely as safe liquid assets, to promote growth. ... ministers and central bank governors will gather in Washington this week for the twice-yearly meetings of the International Monetary Fund. Although there will not be the sense of alarm ...

  2. Business - Companies - COMMENT

    Did Temasek overpay for its stake in AS Watson?

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 11:13am by Peter Guy

    ... to quickly close a HK$44 billion private deal with Singapore's Temasek for 25 per cent of AS Watson may be convenient for him, but the future could reveal that the sovereign wealth fund overpaid ... were widely traded in a grey market by private funds and investors (which included Li's Horizon Ventures) for years before the deal. This private trading represented the real flotation ...

  3. Business - Economy - COMMENT

    Chinese capital exports may be boon for US infrastructure

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 10:53am by Reuters

    ... rise in Chinese wealth. It is harder to find a state of balance in nature than create one on paper with an equation While everyone complains that investment is too low, the fact is that, ... is almost US$4 trillion and the yearly funding shortfall is more than US$200 billion. Now remember, when you have a glut of capital, a few things reliably happen. Asset prices rise because capital ...

  4. Business - Economy - COMMENT

    Carry trades get a fresh boost from ECB's loose monetary policy

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 05:37am by Reuters

    ... next month and to be accompanied by a similar plan to buy covered bonds. All of this apparently moves us closer to outright quantitative easing, with sovereign bonds being bought ... "To the extent that at least some part of that money will head abroad, the turbo-charged easy money will likely invigorate euro-funded carry trades," Citigroup foreign exchange strategist ...

  5. Business - Money - COMMENT

    Fund exemplifies London's reliance on banking and dodgy foreign cash

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 02:53pm by Reuters

    ... James Saft Property investment fund exposes Britain to risks of dodgy foreign cash amid financial push A leveraged bet on London banking and oligarchs As a symbol of Britain's ill-advised romance with banking and dubious foreign money, a new prime London property investment fund is hard to beat. The investment vehicle from asset manager London Central Portfolio, which ...

  6. Business - Economy - COMMENT

    Solving the puzzle of uneven globalisation

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 01:40am by Reuters

    ... condition. One person who has thought interestingly about these issues is Stephen Jen, a hedge fund manager at SLJ Macro Partners. Jen argues, picking up on points made by economist Paul Samuelson ... relationship between labour and capital. That helps to explain increasing wealth and income gaps and also wage growth suppression in the developed economies. A supporting idea is that globalisation ...

  7. Business - Economy - COMMENT

    Profitable Japan trade going into reverse as investors grow wary of Abenomics

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 01:37pm by Cathy Holcombe

    ... in Hong Kong should care about the apparent crumbling of last year's best investment bet- Japan. One is that local investors snapped up Japan funds with abandon last year, and smartly so: ... an export-oriented corporate sector to rake in windfall profits (earnings rose an average 46 per cent for Nikkei- 225 listed firms last year), then pressure builds on firms to share the wealth through wage ...

  8. Business - Economy - COMMENT

    China builds rebalancing on weakness in real estate

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 04:43am by James Saft

    ... transfer of wealth from the state sector to the household sector, it will be impossible for growth rates of anything above 3 to 4 per cent- and perhaps even less- to occur without an unsustainable ... heavily on investment, and with an increasing proportion of that investment funded by debt. So far, so Minsky. While it is true that the quality of investment has fallen, theoretically reducing ...

  9. Business - Economy - COMMENT

    Letting the air out of the bubbles

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 11:28am by JOE ZHANG

    ... stocks and funds while holding on to their losing bets. For example, there are always massive redemptions once a fund outperforms. China's money supply has grown 43-fold, but the stock ... decades. The deflation will constitute destruction of household savings and wealth, much like the protracted deflation of the country's stock market. But as the destruction will be spread out ...

  10. Business - Economy - COMMENT

    Inequality is becoming a very dirty word among the world's economic elite

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 10:22am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... Kevin Rafferty kevin.rafferty@scmp.com Wealth in the hands of the few leads to economic bubbles and corrupts the political process Davos elite fail to act on the inequality they fear One ... of the world's most respected NGOs, produced a report on the eve of the Davos meeting, claiming that the 85 richest individuals in the world own as much wealth as the 3.5 billion people who ...




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