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  1. 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 ...

  2. Dollar peg fits nicely with Hong Kong's way of life

    Posted Jun 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... dollar increases investment costs 5 The US has adopted loose monetary policies since 2008, which has led to hot money flooding into Hong Kong Exchange rate regimes over the years 1863-1935 Silver ... at least until the yuan becomes fully convertible. The fate of the Hong Kong dollar has been a recurring concern since the 1997-98 East Asian financial crisis in which the city, newly returned ...

  3. Beijing backstop will pull Hong Kong through slump

    Posted Aug 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to flag in the immediate future, most analysts are still forecasting year-on-year growth in excess of 5 per cent for Hong Kong this year. And even if the US and Europe do tip back into recession, ... their hardline policy stance in an attempt to maintain rapid growth through the transition to a new generation of political leadership over the next 18 months. If they do, Hong Kong will benefit, just ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HONG KONG

    Hong Kong ranks 14th in world for cost of living

    Posted Feb 04th 2013, 04:38pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Hong Kong moved up eight places from last year to become one of the top 20 most expensive cities in the world to live in, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit’s latest report. The EIU’s Worldwide Cost of Living 2013 survey ranked Hong Kong 14th on a global scale and 4th in Asia, behind Singapore and Japan’s Osaka and Tokyo – the latter ...

  5. 'Huge deficit' looms amid global crisis

    Posted Oct 17th 2008, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Dennis Eng

    ... impact on Hong Kong would not be as severe as the one a decade ago, although economic recovery might take longer this time. The 1998 crisis heralded five years of deflation and a drop in property ... crisis and uncertainty over the extent of the fallout in Hong Kong, experts said the government could be forced to raise taxes and trim the size of the civil service. PricewaterhouseCoopers tax ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - WORLD AFFAIRS

    Hong Kong thriving as Asia's hot spot for diplomacy

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... as Asia's hot spot for diplomacy Growing diplomatic activity in Hong Kong has made it one of the most cosmopolitan centres in the world. Figures obtained by the Sunday Morning Post show that 12 ... the same period in a bid to boost their profile in China and the region. Hong Kong- which proclaims itself as Asia's world city- now hosts 122 consular offices, up from 95 at the handover. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Hong Kong named Asia's best shopping city

    Posted Oct 27th 2012, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Chi Minh City, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Shanghai or Taipei. Although Hong Kong has a reasonable number of high-quality hotels, its average occupancy rate of over 80 per cent makes ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com HK named Asia's best shopping city All those mainland visitors obviously know the best place to spend their money- Hong Kong has been named No 1 shopping city ...

  8. New Asian Emperors

    Posted Jul 26th 2009, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... diversified from Hong Kong's biggest plastic-flower producer to become a top property developer. 'Li's great ability was to look at a building or even a site and calculate how much ... Kwek Leng Beng, who took over the financial services outfit Hong Leong Group from his father, and attacked Western management as bogged down by decision-making. 'Consequently, you lose ...

  9. Hong Kong doesn't want government's bond plan

    Posted Jun 08th 2009, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... companies off their dangerous reliance on bank financing and foreign currency debt. In the last few years, however, Hong Kong seems to have fallen behind in the regional race to build local bond ... billions of Hong Kong dollars for terms of up to five years or even longer. The government's bond programme is not going to change that. Even if it can succeed in channelling some liquidity ...

  10. Record fall in Peak home prices as global financial crisis bites

    Posted Feb 18th 2009, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu Property prices on The Peak slumped 41.4 per cent in the final three months of last year compared with the previous quarter. The fall was the biggest on record in Hong Kong's luxury real estate market- worse even than during the 1997-98 East Asian financial crisis- underscoring the seriousness of the global economic slump. In the final three months of 1997, ...




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