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  1. Temasek's foreign investment model not entirely worth emulating

    Posted Mar 13th 2007, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... with Jake van der Kamp 'The central government is to establish an agency modelled on Singapore's Temasek to manage part of its US$1 trillion foreign exchange reserves, Finance Minister Jen Renqing said.' SCMP, March 10 THERE IS A story, per ...

  2. China defends forex strategy

    Posted May 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com China, the No 1 holder of US debts, has defended its overseas investments, with the country's foreign exchange regulator claiming it made money from its outbound assets every year over the past eight years. Guan Tao, ...

  3. Hey, big spender

    Posted Feb 12th 2008, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... sovereign wealth funds, including the China Investment Corp (CIC), set up by Beijing last September. The CIC has US$200 billion in assets, of which one-third is earmarked for overseas investment. 'There is no question of France remaining unable to react in the face of a rise in the power of extremely aggressive sovereign funds which only follow economic logic,' Mr Sarkozy said last ...

  4. China arrives late at its own party

    Posted May 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... 5 per cent. But when you factor in the 2 to 3 per cent borrowing costs the central bank pays when it issues yuan-denominated debt to fund its foreign exchange market interventions and the 4.5 ...

  5. Reserves leap on yuan speculation

    Posted Jun 29th 2006, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... at the end of May last year. Last month's increase was the biggest since December 2004's US$36 billion, when foreign funds were lured by anticipation of an appreciation of the yuan. ... Wang Chuanglian, an economist with China Great Wall Fund, said speculative funds betting on further yuan appreciation were chiefly responsible for the soaring reserves, which jumped by US$106.1 ...

  6. Business - Banking & Finance - WEALTH MANAGEMENT

    New dangers lurk in trust firms' rush to finance

    Posted Feb 18th 2013, 12:00am by JANE CAI

    ... financial danger is emerging on the mainland, with dozens of under-regulated trust companies channelling funds from clients and bank wealth management products into a range of capital-hungry ... find their way into the country's banking system through bank wealth management products. Funds then flow from savers to the products, to trust companies, and to the final problematic ...

  7. For Europe, Chinese help will come at a heavy price

    Posted Feb 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the head of China's US$400 billion sovereign wealth fund, told an audience on Monday that European sovereign debt is not an attractive investment. But European governments and investors ... sovereign wealth fund. And as we know from Lou's remarks earlier this week, the CIC doesn't think much of government bonds, especially those issued by European credits. It prefers hard ...

  8. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Financial firms expand into wealth management

    Posted Sep 03rd 2012, 12:00am by JANE CAI

    ... and designing products for people with more than 50,000 yuan (HK$61,100) of investable funds to expand the reach of their services. "We will see cutthroat competition in the wealth management ... Jane Cai in Beijing xuejun.cai@scmp.com Financial firms try to tap into wealth management Mainland financial firms are embracing industry changes and opportunities arising from ...

  9. Business - China Business - LAWSUITS

    Chinese investment institutions remain silent over Libor lawsuits

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 12:00am by Daniel Ren

    ... submitted artificially low rates to make it look sounder. China has been aggressively investing overseas since 2007. And powerful Chinese institutions, including the sovereign wealth fund and major banks, are believed to have large exposures to assets related to Libor. A person close to China Investment Corp, the US$482 billion sovereign wealth fund, said Beijing would take a wait-and-see ...

  10. Business - China Business - CREDIT

    Moody's warns on China local government debt, financing vehicles

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 12:00am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... Kwong Man-ki in Beijing phoenix.kwong@scmp.com Agency says growing use of non-bank funding channels such as shadow banking not being recorded after tighter controls by Beijing Moody's ... Increased use of irregular financing activities such as trust loans, leases, wealth-management products and project financing pose a risk to local government finances, Moody's analyst Debra ...




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