Joseph Yam Chi

With that sort of pay packet, Joe, shut up and cop the flak

'I have adequate grounds to seek a judicial review. But it is difficult to confront the entire political engine with my own force.'

Joseph Yam Chi-kwong

Former HK Monetary Authority chief executive

Sunday, 10 June, 2012, 12:00am

It could be rising liquidity that's bugging Joe, not the yuan rate

'Let's say in 2047, when Hong Kong is doing more trade with the mainland than the rest of the world, it is possible that the yuan could be used as a currency of settlement.'

Joseph Yam Chi-kwong,

Hong Kong Monetary Authority

9 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Size really is all that matters in our antiquated property market

'There is a virtual oligopoly in the supply of property.'

Joseph Yam Chi-kwong

Hong Kong Monetary Authority

March 3

'There is no oligopoly in the supply of property.'

Michael Suen Ming-yeung

Secretary for Housing, Planning and Lands

April 27

29 Apr 2005 - 12:00am

Meddling central bankers can be a bigger threat than speculators

'Even assuming that those responsible for the 95 per cent turnover maintain a square position in the currency, the market dynamics in the short term will probably influence the exchange rate to such an extent that can hardly be justified by the balance of payments position and the other economic fundamentals. They may indeed have serious implications for financial stability.'

28 Feb 2005 - 12:00am

Carry on, Joseph, and our dollar will become nothing but carrion

'This then is the dilemma, as I see it, confronting much of emerging Asia - a dilemma between financial liberalisation and financial instability.'

Joseph Yam Chi-kwong

Chief executive,

Hong Kong Monetary Authority

27 Oct 2004 - 12:00am