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  1. HSI gains 17pc on month as recovery hopes swell

    Posted May 30th 2009, 12:00am by Nick Westra

    ... year's low on March 9 after the rally snowballed following an improvement in leading economic indicators both across the border and in overseas markets such as the United States and Germany. ...

  2. HK market expected to greet Ox by catching up with global rally

    Posted Jan 29th 2009, 12:00am by Nick Westra

    ... Nick Westra Investors may take the bull by the horns today when trading kicks off in the Year of the Ox after global markets rallied on signs that the United States plans to revive frozen credit markets. US President Barack Obama increased efforts earlier this week to mobilise support for an US$825 billion stimulus bill aimed at restarting the world's largest economy through ...

  3. Beijing home deals drop 41pc on cooling market

    Posted Jul 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... half of this year after the central government instituted cooling measures. As potential buyers hesitated to enter the property market, transactions in new units in February dropped 60 per cent to 2,320 from 5,771 units in January. The market did not turn active until developers offered discounts in the second quarter. Transactions in private housing rebounded to 6,698 in May from 4,955 ...

  4. Exporters and tech stocks shine as region turns bullish

    Posted Oct 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Anette Jonsson Stock markets across the region rallied yesterday as the start of the fourth quarter prompted investors to rejig their portfolios in search of higher returns in the final three months of the year. A positive report on US manufacturing helpe ...

  5. Hope for stocks despite dismal economic outlook

    Posted Sep 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Tom Holland Ever since the credit crunch began to bite in the late summer of 2007, policymakers in the Western world have been haunted by the fear that the United States is following the trajectory of Japan in the 1990s, and that the world's largest economy is heading for a lost decade of its own. Today those fears are looking increasingly justified. Despite record deficit ...

  6. Seasons Monarch deals not a sign of market turnaround

    Posted Oct 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fulton Mak Promotion and lack of new projects help sales, say analysts Reports that 122 units were sold in just five days at the new Seasons Monarch amid the property market slump would ... they believed would remain negative well into the new year. The sale hardly reflected mass-market sentiments, they said, since even the cheapest unit in the project carried a price tag of about HK$6 ...

  7. Heads Up

    Posted Jul 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Inspection and Quarantine and the State Administration of Industry and Commerce. She will be speaking to the press tomorrow. ...

  8. Positive note for HSI despite rates concerns

    Posted Oct 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Anette Jonsson Hong Kong stocks saw their biggest falls in six weeks yesterday as concerns over rising interest rates again moved to the fore after Federal Reserve officials all but confirmed the United States central bank would continue its tightening campaign. The Hang Seng Index shed 1.43 per cent to finish at 15,161.03 points- its first close below the minor support level ...

  9. Smart Money

    Posted Apr 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Peter Guy moneypost@scmp.com Sites for independent investment information (by asset class) InvestinginBonds.com This site is especially useful for finding fixed-income instruments that suit your needs. It is sponsored by the Bond Market Association and ob ...

  10. Polls apart from the truth

    Posted Mar 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stephen Vines moneypost@scmp.com This year seems to be the year of big and small elections. There are presidential elections in France, Russia and the United States, and even here, in Hong Kong, we have something resembling an election for the chief executive. This outbreak of elections provides a good opportunity for all sorts of nonsense to be aired about the correlation between ...




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