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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - MARKETS

    Hong Kong homebuyers warned 'don't rush into the market- it's heating up'

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 06:20am by Ernest Kao

    ... His remarks came just days after lawmakers passed a bill to double the stamp duty on property purchases of HK$2 million or more, up to a ceiling of 8.5 per cent. Buyers have been paying ... of parents." Tsang said seeing the stamp duty bill pass just before the Legislative Council summer recess had "taken a load off his mind". "The double stamp duty has effectively ...

  2. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Taiwan solar stocks slump after US calls for raised duties

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 01:26am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg Taiwan solar stocks fall after US raises duties Taiwanese solar stocks led by Motech Industries fell after the US proposed expanded penalties on solar energy imports in a victory ... It called for duties ranging as high as 165 per cent for some mainland Chinese manufacturers and 44 per cent for those in Taiwan. China hopes the US can handle anti-dumping and anti-subsidy probes ...

  3. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Brokers urge systems upgrade for HKEx

    Posted Jul 15th 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu, George Chen

    ... Stock exchange needs better trading systems and cut to stamp duty to compete with growing international rivals, say brokers and investors Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing needs to upgrade ... or turnover of shares, and as one of the few markets that levied a stamp duty on share transactions, the government had discouraged international investors from using computer programs to trade. ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - MARKETS

    Hong Kong property investment abroad doubles

    Posted Jun 26th 2013, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... in Hong Kong. Kirke said overseas retail and residential properties were also in demand among many Chinese investors. He believed the outflow of capital would continue, given that stamp duties ... of measures including a new 15 per cent buyer's stamp duty on certain buyers in October. In February, it stepped up its campaign to curb property demand and price-growth by imposing more ...

  5. Business - Money - MARKETS

    China bulls look to run on bargain shares strategy

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 04:17am by JASPER M AND PEGGY SITO

    ... in February last year doubled the stamp duty on property transactions valued at more than HK$2 million. The mainland government, meanwhile, in March rolled out a series of tough measures, ...

  6. Business - Money - MARKETS

    More share placements may put pressure on Hong Kong market

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 12:00am by Jeanny Yu

    ... at HK$8.74. The market was also affected by rumours that the government might double the stamp duty on non-local buyers of residential properties to stem runaway prices. Around the region, ...

  7. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Promise of hot money heats up Hong Kong shares

    Posted Dec 15th 2012, 12:00am by Jeanny Yu, Ray Chan

    ... property market was low, especially after the government rolled out a buyers' stamp duty in October that should dent demand from offshore investors. Market experts are widely expecting capital ...

  8. Business - Commodities - MARKETS

    Failure of HKMEx 'just a ripple'

    Posted Jun 07th 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... resigned from all his public duties. The failure was seen by analysts as a sign that the city has little hope of developing into a commodities trading centre, but Chan rejected such claims. ...

  9. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Lawmaker says watchdog too kind on HKMEx

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... commercial crime bureau to suspected serious financial irregularities at the HKMEx. Police subsequently arrested six people and charged three. Cheung has also resigned from all his public duties. Ho ...

  10. Business - China Business - MARKETS

    Shanghai to let foreigners buy crude oil futures

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 12:00am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... duties, which are currently included in the prices of other futures products, he said. Ten products, mostly precious metals futures contracts, are currently trading on the exchange and limited ...




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