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  1. Private sector being left behind amid economic rebound

    Posted Jul 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... yuan and housing mortgages surged 63 per cent to 282.9 billion yuan, the National Bureau of Statistics said. This meant the property sector has absorbed at least 11 per cent of the new loans. ...

  2. A much-needed boost for the private economy

    Posted Sep 07th 2009, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Wang Xiangwei After months of dithering and wrangling, the leadership is to release a new series of measures to boost the private economy within the next few months as its controversial 4 trillion yuan (HK$4.5 trillion) economic stimulus package is losing ...

  3. The right rules, and the facts to invest prudently

    Posted Jul 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... outstanding claims, but it is a realistic solution that should help most retail investors recover up to 70 per cent of their investments, and possibly more, depending on market conditions. No doubt ... the information they need to make appropriate investment choices. Greater transparency needs to be enforced in banks' dealings with clients. The financial crisis has forced many jurisdictions around ...

  4. Good incentives for the corporate world

    Posted Mar 13th 2009, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... this crisis. Global trade imbalances, loose monetary policy and ineffective regulation all helped create the environment in which mortgage debt turned into a monster. But the bank bosses' role ... clear that executive compensation played a role in bringing about this crisis. The chief executives had huge incentives to produce short-term increases in revenue or profit, even using financial ...

  5. Small investors must have better protection

    Posted Jan 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... During periods of market mania, people can be persuaded to buy all kinds of dodgy financial products. It is not always possible to save investors from their folly, but regulators have a duty to deter financial institutions and their agents from exploiting ...

  6. 'Rogue' trading is actually business as usual in world of investment banking

    Posted Sep 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... gazillionaire CEO' of Bear Stearns, told staff that they would only get one box of paper clips at the start of their career to encourage recycling and saving money- yet the company's mortgage ... of i-banking types into the once-boring worlds of commercial bank accounts, home mortgages and consumer credit has helped turn every part of the financial universe into a casino. That's why ...

  7. US dances on debt's cliff edge

    Posted Jul 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Rafferty Winston Churchill famously said that, 'you can always count on Americans to do the right thing after they've tried everything else'. Given the dangerous game being played between the White House and the US Congress on budget ...

  8. quiztime

    Posted Jan 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Pick the correct answer 1 Companies also calculate their net worth. What is it called? a) Net Worth Statement b) Cash Flow Statement c) Balance Sheet Statement d) Profit and Loss Statement 2 Liabilities is another word for: a) debt b) loan c) an obligatio ...

  9. Think-tank plays down growth risk in economy

    Posted Jun 01st 2006, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing China's economy faces risks from excessive credit growth, soaring property prices and runaway fixed-asset investment by local governments, but as a whole there are no signs of overheating, a new State Information Centre report s ...

  10. Business - China Business - CREDIT RATINGS

    Echoes of US subprime seen in China debt ratings

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 01:40am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg Market warned that competition among China's rating agencies is leading to a fall in standards Echoes of US subprime seen in China debt ratings Competition among China's credit-rating agencies is intensifying, leading to a slide in standards reminiscent of what happened in the US before the financial crisis, according to Dagong Global Credit Rating. ...




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