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  1. Who said it?

    Posted Dec 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... As for the future, I believe the yuan could be stronger or weaker- itwill move like a wave Vice-minister of Commerce Chong Quan Our place in Europe is non-negotiable. The Greek people will defend it in every way possible Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papadem ...

  2. Lai See

    Posted Mar 04th 2010, 12:00am by Luisa Tam

    ... how members of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (what a mouthful) will respond to the proposal, but Zhang, an economist, believes the implementation of a wage-based ...

  3. Worst may be over on jobs front, poll shows

    Posted May 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... but economists caution it is too soon to bank on a sustained jobs recovery. 'The hiring sentiment is slightly more positive,' said Richie Holliday, the managing director of Morgan McKinley Hong ... said, adding that demand among his firm's clients was picking up in areas such as accountancy and finance. In contrast, economists are striking a more cautious note, since unemployment ...

  4. Foreign investment growth eases to 35.1pc

    Posted Nov 13th 2008, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... last month reached US$6.73 billion. Sherman Chan, an economist at Moody's Economy.com, said in a research note to clients: 'The global credit squeeze is expected to have directly ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - OBITUARY: Tsang Shu-ki 1950-2014

    Economist and social activist Tsang Shu-ki dies at 64

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:14am by Peter So

    ... Peter So Tsang Shu-ki cared deeply for society's underprivileged, friends say Economist, social activist dies at 64 A pioneering scholar who advocated government intervention during ... that with Tsang's passing, the city had lost a humble, broad-minded scholar who cared deeply for society's underprivileged. Tsang was among the few local economists in the 1980s who believed the free ...

  6. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    The economist who wants to be paid to be wrong

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 01:16am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn Over the years a number of economists with investment banks have cast off their chains and gone solo or formed their own organisations. One thinks here of Enzio von Pfeil, Simon Ogus, and Jim Walker, all of whom are based in Hong Kong. The latest investment banking economist to go solo is Andrew Freris, who from 2000 to earlier this year was with BNP Paribas. He ...

  7. What's On

    Posted May 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Federal Reserve, the Bank of Japan and the ECB are blamed as root causes and smaller banks have to mitigate the damage. Speakers Dr Jim Walk, chief economist, CLSA Economics; K.C. Kwok, government economist, Hong Kong government. Inquiries 2824 2211 ...

  8. Business - Economy - POLICY

    Acknowledge what you don't know, says Nobel economist

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 11:18am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... Benjamin Robertson benjamin.robertson@scmp.com Complexity of economic problems sometimes calls for simple solutions, argues Nobel laureate Admit what you don't know, says economist ... mature enough to handle the uncertainty component." The public is easily swayed by the economists and policymakers who project the greatest confidence, he said. He complained that some ...

  9. Boosting consumption and jobs top priority

    Posted Dec 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and creating more jobs, economists said. 'Huge and swift investment by governments may be effective in maintaining the economy at a certain growth level, but not so helpful in building up a sustainable and stable economic body,' Chinese Academy of Social Sciences' Economics Institute economist Yuan Gangming said. 'What China desperately needs right now is brisk domestic ...

  10. Forecasts for mainland growth cut below 10pc

    Posted Oct 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jane Cai Economists have trimmed their forecasts for the mainland's economic growth this year to less than 10 per cent, after the country reported a sharper than expected slowdown ... cent from 10 per cent and Merrill Lynch to 9.9 per cent from 10 per cent. Morgan Stanley said there were downside risks to its recently revised 9.8 per cent forecast. Economists said a growth ...




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