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  • Dec 28, 2014
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Gold falls as Soros and BlackRock cut investments

Physical buying of gold has not been enough to lift the market.

Gold dropped to the lowest in almost a month as filings showed that George Soros and BlackRock cut holdings of bullion-backed exchange-traded products, adding to signs that investment demand is waning as US equities rally to records.

Friday, 17 May, 2013, 4:06am

It's thumbs down for Thumbs Up after draw

The only good news for Caspar Fownes after yesterday's barrier draw for the HK$18.5 million Singapore Airlines International Cup is that the trainer can stop blaming himself because he wasn't even there.

18 May 2012 - 12:00am

I've lost it!

Last week, three of your friends, Penny, Tom and George, phoned you with a problem. They had each lost something important and needed someone to talk to.


1 What has Penny lost?

a. an item of jewellery

b. her engagement ring

c. her mum's wedding ring

2 How many owners has the object had?

a. two

3 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

And then along came George

George is now 10 weeks old and was conceived by IVF. The past two years have been hard, and when we learned that my wife, Huen-yee, was pregnant, we had mixed feelings. Clearly we were very happy, but Huen-yee had had trouble with her previous pregnancy and, while we wanted to enjoy this one, we didn't want to get too excited.

18 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Fairy Tale Interrupted

Fairy Tale Interrupted by RoseMarie Terenzio Simon & Schuster (e-book)

11 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Louis Vuitton: A Passion for Creation

Pieces from the Fondation Louis Vuitton pour la Creation, including works by Jean-Michel Basquiat, Paul Chan, Cao Fei, Yang Fudong, Jeff Koons, Gilbert and George, and Richard Prince (including The Blue Cowboys, above) that show the strong relationship between art and commerce. A Le French May programme.

12 Jul 2009 - 12:00am