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  1. News - China - ECONOMY

    Sovereign wealth fund chief calls on government to respect law

    Posted Jan 27th 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Victoria Ruan victoria.ruan@scmp.com With liberals pushing for reform to boost the administration's credibility, Lou Jiwei says government departments must follow laws Fund boss urges respect for law Chinese sovereign wealth fund chief Lou Jiwei yesterday urged the government to show greater respect for the law. "When we talk about governing the nation based on law, ...

  2. News - China - ECONOMY

    Reformist wealth fund boss Lou Jiwei next finance minister

    Posted Mar 01st 2013, 12:00am by REN WEI

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai ren.wei@scmp.com Appointment of sovereign wealth fund boss Lou Jiwei part of a major cabinet reshuffle Reformist to be finance minister The mainland leadership has decided to appoint Lou Jiwei, the chairman of its sovereign wealth fund known for his reformist outlook and financial experience, to be the next finance minister. The appointment is part ...

  3. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Welcome to euro casino

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 05:07am by DAVID BROWN

    ... government bond market into a casino is a dangerous strategy because it panders to high risk, speculative investors- the hedge funds and proprietary trading firms with the greatest ability ... by the drip-feed of rescue funds. The ECB might simply be unleashing more "irrational exuberance" into markets, while recovery prospects continue to stagnate. This could easily be the point ...

  4. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Mongolia President Tsakhia Elbegdorj wants to cut state firms by one-third

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 04:10am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com President Tsakhia Elbegdorj wants more private investment as well as a sovereign wealth fund Mongolia vows to slash SOEs by one-third The Mongolian government plans to slash the number of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) by one third to encourage private investment and set up a sovereign wealth fund, said Mongolian President Tsakhia Elbegdorj ...

  5. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Top finance officials confident world has turned corner

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

    ... and job-rich global economy remains our paramount collective goal," the policy-setting panel of the 188-nation International Monetary Fund said on Saturday. IMF managing director Christine Lagarde ...

  6. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Reform drive faces slowdown test

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 05:07am by Victoria Ruan

    ... and plans to set up special funds to back infrastructure investments. Similar measures launched last year managed to reverse a slide in growth, with full-year GDP expanding 7.7 per cent. ...

  7. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Australian jobs revival surprises

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 12:59am by Reuters

    ... is showing signs of stabilising with unemployment having peaked or pretty close to it," said Savanth Sebastian, an economist at fund manager CommSec. "There is no question that the economy ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance - ECONOMY

    Fed moves to correct concern over rates

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 12:59am by Reuters

    ... funds rate would end 2016 at 2.25 per cent, a half percentage point above Fed officials' projections in December. Bonds fell when the charts were initially released, at the close of the US ...

  9. Business - Money - ECONOMY

    Why Hong Kong’s latest No 1 ranking was greeted with silence

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 11:51am by Stephen Vines

    ... Also, economic rent often emerges from the existence of cartels that both create wealth and distort the market in which this wealth is being produced. Thirdly, the index focuses solely on the wealth of billionaires, while a great deal of economic rent is extracted below the billionaire watermark. However, none of these caveats need apply to Hong Kong where the complex ...

  10. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Beijing's mini-stimulus fails to excite market

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 01:14am by Victoria Ruan

    ... housing supply for the poor and migrant workers. Railway construction, particularly in the poorer central and western regions, would be sped up, supported by a new development fund and railway ... the length to be built would be 1,000 kilometres longer, Hong said. Still, analysts welcomed the more market-oriented approach to raise funds for railways and social housing. The cabinet plans ...




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