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  1. News - Hong Kong - FINANCE

    Hong Kong property cooling measures won’t ease ‘until US interest rates rise’

    Posted May 19th 2014, 11:43pm by NICK EDWARDS AND ENOCH YIU

    ... ease H.K. stamp duties Investors should not expect any easing of measures to cool the property market until a rise in US interest rates. That was the message yesterday from Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury Chan Ka-keung. He described the stamp duties designed to hold back real estate speculation as "extraordinary measures for extraordinary times". And he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1515911/us-interest-rate-rises-big-factor-when-relax-property-market-curbs
  2. Business - Economy - FINANCE

    Financial Secretary John Tsang eyes law reform to attract capital to Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 03:47am by Toh Han Shih

    ... to offshore private equity funds and waive the stamp duty for exchange-traded funds. The Hong Kong government has amended its trust law to promote the territory as a trust domicile, Tsang said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1599035/financial-secretary-john-tsang-eyes-law-reform-attract-capital-hong
  3. Business - Banking & Finance - FINANCE

    New round of mortgage tightening likely amid fears of property bubble

    Posted Feb 04th 2013, 08:30pm by Enoch Yiu

    ... shown signs of rising. Prices retreated by 1.6 per cent from a record high after the introduction of a new buyers' stamp duty and adjusted special stamp duty on October 27. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1143275/hkma-warns-against-overheated-property-market-ahead-mortgage
  4. News - Hong Kong - FINANCE

    Leung snubs city developers' plea for tax exemption

    Posted Dec 19th 2012, 12:00am by JOYCE NG AND SANDY LI

    ... Joyce Ng and Sandy Li Chief executive announces that new property 'stamp duty' will apply to all non-local and corporate buyers in bid to close loopholes C.Y. snubs city ... Leung Chun-ying announced after an Executive Council meeting yesterday that the original plan to impose a special tax of 15 per cent of the transaction price- known as the buyer's stamp ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1107758/cy-leung-rejects-city-developers-plea-property-tax-exemption
  5. News - Hong Kong - FINANCE

    Cash reserves to dry up in 20 years, finance secretary to warn in budget

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 12:06am by Olga Wong

    ... balanced its books and generated surpluses of billions of dollars through land revenues and stamp duty from stock transactions. But Tsang's fiscal advisers have found the revenue might ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1401806/cash-reserves-dry-20-years-finance-secretary-warn-budget
  6. News - Hong Kong - FINANCE

    Calls for government to limit size of fiscal reserve

    Posted Feb 19th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... financial year - partly due to a considerable increase in stamp duty and land sales revenue. The amount is expected rise further by the end of the current financial year next month. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1153362/calls-government-limit-size-fiscal-reserve
  7. Business - Banking & Finance - FINANCE

    Bitcoin investors cash in as US says it could embrace the virtual currency

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 02:55am by DANNY LEE, Angela Meng and Adrian Wan

    ... entrepreneurs." Bobby Lee, founder and CEO of BTC China, the largest bitcoin exchange on the mainland, said the hoped-for regulation would stamp out lawbreaking. "If bitcoin makes illegal activity easier, then we should regulate it, so that law enforcers can still carry out their duties," Lee said. "That's the only way for bitcoin to have long-term success." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1360696/bitcoin-investors-cash-us-says-it-could-embrace-virtual

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