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  1. Hong Kong heading for crisis of credibility over IPO frauds

    Posted May 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Goodstadt praises the hands-on prudential approach of Hong Kong's regulators. He credits it with preserving the stability of the city's banking system during the 2008 financial crisis ... with Tom Holland Leo Goodstadt is a smart chap. He was deputy editor of the Far Eastern Economic Review in the old magazine's glory days, and he headed the Hong Kong government's ...

  2. The link between H-share IPOs and Hong Kong property prices

    Posted Dec 29th 2010, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... their margins at 30 per cent or more while supporting the value of their land banks. As a result, the number of new flats completed over the last three years has averaged between 7,000 and 8,000 a year ... offerings on the city's stock exchange. That might sound screwy at first. After all everyone knows why Hong Kong property prices are ending 2010 up 20 per cent on the year (please see the first ...

  3. Fewer cheap flats sold last year

    Posted Jan 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... announced in 2010 to penalise quick resales. Increased land supply and rising mortgage rates in Hong Kong, restrictions on bank lending on the mainland, the euro-zone debt crisis and the global ... of concern about the impact of the euro-zone debt crisis and the global economic slowdown. There were 17,506 transactions in the sub-HK$2 million category last year, accounting for 25.8 per cent ...

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    Gerard McCoy denies move to be Hong Kong's next DPP

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... impact of the emissions by ocean-going vessels. Unsurprisingly they are not good. About 385 avoidable deaths a year in Hong Kong are caused by short-term emissions from shipping. But it is likely ... of chambers, a number of people assumed that he was preparing to become Hong Kong's next DPP. However, McCoy has sent a note to those in his chambers saying that this is not the case and he ...

  5. Sales rebound on pent-up demand

    Posted Feb 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... could increase the number of transactions to 5,300 this month and to 7,000 in March. According to the Land Registry, transaction volumes last month dropped to 4,490, their lowest level since ... transactions are back at their previous peak of 13,501 sales registered in March last year. 2.3% The effective interest rate for home mortgages after Hong Kong banks lowered their rates last month ...

  6. Stocks touch low not seen since last crisis ended

    Posted Sep 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Neil Gough neil.gough@scmp.com Hong Kong stocks briefly touched their lowest levels since July 2009 yesterday, as investors remain jittery over the risk of sovereign default in Europe ... trading at their cheapest levels since March 2009, when the market began its rebound from the financial crisis that began three years ago today with the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers. 'The ...

  7. Worry over no-limit rule on insurance for doctors

    Posted Apr 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... meet the requirements. 'No insurance out there would offer unlimited coverage,' Yeung said. Between 6,000 and 7,000 doctors in Hong Kong are members of the society and are covered ... in the level of care. The Hong Kong Private Hospitals Association told doctors earlier this year that they would be required to get no-limit liability insurance if they wanted to practice ...

  8. Financing shortage looms over ship orders

    Posted Feb 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Keith Wallis in Shenzhen keith.wallis@scmp.com Hong Kong and foreign shipowners are expected to need between US$126 billion and US$150 billion to finance all the ships that are on order and due to be delivered over the next three years. But doubts over whether this volume of finance will be available through banks, private equity or other financing methods have already raised ...

  9. Higher home sales in view as tax falls

    Posted Mar 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and agents predicted that the number of residential transactions would double to more than 7,000 this month from February, and rise more over the next few months. Sales in the secondary market, which ... to 7,000 this month, and to return to the former average of 8,000 a month in the second half of this year. Buggle Lau, chief analyst at Midland Realty, estimated that a pool of 30,000 potential ...

  10. The crisis lesson that the HKMA still hasn't learned

    Posted Mar 25th 2010, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... with Tom Holland Yesterday Hong Kong Monetary Authority boss Norman Chan Tak-lam outlined his views on the future of financial sector regulation following the crisis of 2008. ... mentioned customer protection. This is worrying, because if there is one lesson the HKMA boss really should have learned from the financial crisis, it is that while Hong Kong's supervision ...




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