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  1. Business - Economy - JAKE'S VIEW

    Retire these amateurish efforts at pension reform

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 02:33pm by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... of fiscal accounting- an unwinding of the pointless capital works reserve fund for instance- we could have all the money in hand. If this were a bridge, or a new highway, construction would start ... And how is social harmony promoted by a heavy payroll tax to fund it all? Do tell us. But that's it, that's everything, just several bald statements unsupported by research or data. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1582903/retire-these-amateurish-efforts-pension-reform
  2. Business - Banking & Finance - JAKE'S VIEW

    Easy way out for foreign inflows comes with a price in China

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 05:46am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... for every cent of them. This is only the sort of wealth that would allow you to call yourself a millionaire if you borrowed US$1 million from one bank and deposited it in another. What has happened ... foreign-currency inflows. Now take note of several anomalies there. The PBOC talks of statutory reserves as a tool of monetary control. Nonsense. These reserves constitute a currency-rigging fund only. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1567901/easy-way-out-foreign-inflows-comes-price-china
  3. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Let the Hong Kong taxpayer off the hook for a new runway, please

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 12:25am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... at the moment and that is where they want to keep it by avoiding any discussion of it. Their line is that we must first decide whether we need a third runway and then we can talk about how we fund it. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1571636/let-hong-kong-taxpayer-hook-new-runway-please
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Why HK needs to be cautious about deposit guarantee

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 03:14pm by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... of the global financial crisis in 2008, when the Government, in October that year, provided a full guarantee for all deposits in Hong Kong through the Exchange Fund, total deposits amounted to HK$5.8 trillion. So, without a sizeable Exchange Fund to back the blanket guarantee, we could not have restored the confidence of depositors and the market to maintain financial stability. Norman Chan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1566181/why-hk-needs-be-cautious-about-deposit-guarantee
  5. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Hong Kong government's reserves are not big enough to fight 'financial predators'

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 01:01am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... predators. The operation involved the Exchange Fund's acquisition of HK$118 billion of Hong Kong equities. In the end, the financial predators were successfully driven off and financial ... Tak-Lam, HK Monetary Authority And therefore, says Norman, we cannot possibly use that HK$1.6 trillion of net savings we have in the Exchange Fund for anything but insurance against financial ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1563045/hong-kong-governments-reserves-are-not-big-enough-fight-financial-predators
  6. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    China risk is the real worry for Hong Kong banks

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 01:09am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... be moaning about sheep purchases or car loans, would he? And given the scare stories now coming out of China about wealth management products and developer finances, even Aussie dollar lending might ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1555497/china-risk-real-worry-hong-kong-banks
  7. Business - Banking & Finance - JAKE'S VIEW

    Losers' Clubs spend good money on bad ideas

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:55am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... of the BRICS Development Bank. SCMP Business, July 9   Translation: the Losers' Club wishes to squander even more of the scant capital resources of its member governments by funding vanity ... serve mass markets, not premium ones, and their beneficiaries include you. Odds are that you are a small indirect shareholder of McDonald's and Nissan through funds held in your pension ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1550671/losers-clubs-spend-good-money-bad-ideas
  8. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Housing Authority must raise public housing rents or run out of money

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 12:45am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp Housing Authority will run out of money if it continues building flats without raising rents that are already among the lowest in urban world High time we stopped paying this rent Professor Raymond So Wai-man, who chairs the Housing Authority's finance committee, said it may need to ask for more funding as its coffers will have dwindled to HK$28.2 billion ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1549258/housing-authority-must-raise-public-housing-rents-or-run-out-money
  9. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Pension funding figures don't add up

    Posted May 29th 2014, 12:44am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp A state pension would either be paltry or would have to be funded through higher MPF payments, further undermining people's savings Pension funding figures ... need this savings income to fund the health costs that we have assumed are taken care of separately from the pension. In any case our government is of no mind to use its savings for social ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1520668/pension-funding-figures-dont-add
  10. 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

    ... 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 ... and you will be struck by how poorly the working people live for the wealth of their country. Their president, aided by the likes of Mr Piketty, tell them ceaselessly that their problem ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1501208/rich-are-easy-target-tax-offensive-wont-help-poor

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