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  1. Property - International - INVESTMENT

    Fancy a second home abroad? So do many Chinese

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 03:18pm by Celine Sun

    ... a four-bedroom flat here. With this money, I can buy a villa in Spain or some other European country." Immigration is part of the long-term plans for Howard Liu, who is a manager at a real estate ... would continue studying here for the next few years. But we can get the green card first to travel abroad conveniently." Canada, Australia and Europe are the most sought-after places ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1493521/fancy-second-home-abroad-so-do-many-chinese
  2. Business - China Business - INVESTMENT

    Qianhai eyes Asean investors to boost trade zone numbers

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 01:14am by Jeanny Yu

    ... Jeanny Yu jeanny.yu@scmp.com Looking beyond Hong Kong, Qianhai courts Southeast Asian investors as it competes with other trade zones for foreign investment dollars Qianhai seeks Asean firms to beef up zone Qianhai, the new economic zone in Shenzhen that is seeking to turn itself into a mini-Manhattan on the Pearl River Delta by 2020, plans to ask for central government ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1495434/qianhai-eyes-asean-investors-boost-trade-zone-numbers
  3. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Scope seen for tighter regulation of insurance-linked investments

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 10:55am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... and prove they have HK$8 million in liquid assets before buying such a fund. These rules do not apply to portfolio bonds. ILAS products combine insurance, investment, and estate planning structures ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/investment-products/article/1493363/scope-seen-tighter-regulation-insurance-linked
  4. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Citic Securities acquires stake in US brokerage BTIG

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 12:21am by BLOOM

    ... and Australia. BTIG plans to use the funds to add to its research and banking businesses, Starker said. "Many have concluded that electronic trading is more profitable, and the reality ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1482535/citic-securities-acquires-stake-us-brokerage-btig
  5. Business - Banking & Finance - INVESTMENT

    China bond sale suffers setback amid expected of rate rises

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 12:59am by BLOOM

    ... The ministry sold 20.7 billion yuan (HK$26 billion) of one-year debt yesterday, less than the planned issuance of 28 billion yuan, said a statement on its website. The average yield of 3.63 per cent ... rates will climb further." The last government debt sale to raise less than planned was on June 14, during a record cash crunch that drove the seven-day repo rate fixing to a record high ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1476904/china-bond-sale-suffers-setback-amid-expected-rate-rises
  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - INVESTMENT

    Hong Kong most likely to have lowest residential returns in study of 12 top cities

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 11:44am by Peggy Sito

    ... of the other cities. The study’s main criteria included current price levels, economic strength, household wealth, vacancy rates, demographic profile and regulatory/policy environment. “The main ... of its population of working age, especially when compared to European and US cities. The report is in line with earlier research by the Urban Land Institute and PricewaterhouseCoopers that saw ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1384970/hong-kong-most-likely-have-lowest-residential-returns-study
  7. Property - International - INVESTMENT

    Greenland to ramp up Australian expansion

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 03:24pm by Peggy Sito

    ... and Sydney. The developer also plans to cash in some of its investment, launching units in Hong Kong and Singapore this month. "We are looking for a few opportunities at the moment in Melbourne, ... in Sydney, Hong Kong, Singapore and Shanghai. Half the units were sold to locals and the rest to overseas buyers, he said. The company now plans to sell a second batch of flats at the project ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1461696/greenland-ramp-australian-expansion
  8. Business - Economy - INVESTMENT

    Qianhai targets Hong Kong firms in land auctions

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 01:20am by Jeanny Yu

    ... targets HK firms in land auctions Qianhai is planning to auction up to 15 parcels of land this year totalling 2.6 million square metres, a third of which will be sold only to Hong Kong companies as a way of attracting more investment from the city. The new economic zone in Shenzhen also plans to build 4,717 flats and rent them at below-market prices to Hong Kong firms and professionals who ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1461947/qianhai-targets-hong-kong-firms-land-auctions
  9. Business - China Business - INVESTMENT

    Chinese firms enter US industrial heartland

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 01:30am by BLOOM

    ... car and trailer parts, light poles and water lines. A native of Shanghai, Du came to Lafayette in 2002 for graduate study at Purdue University after three years with the Shanghai government. ... companies are expected to go overseas following the planned elimination of mandatory central government approvals. By 2020, Rhodium expects Chinese direct investment abroad to reach US$1 trillion ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1454364/chinese-firms-enter-us-industrial-heartland
  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - INVESTMENT

    Link Reit to take its time in expanding to mainland

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 03:19pm by Peggy Sito

    ... While the firm now has a new avenue to expand its business, this does not necessarily mean aggressive acquisition plans are in the pipeline even though the company has a strong financial buffer, ... is planning to buy and operate shopping malls in residential suburbs of the major cities in the Pearl River Delta and the rest of Guangdong province. The size of retail centres suitable for investment ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1454006/link-reit-take-its-time-expanding-mainland

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