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Hong Kong protests hit China's National Day: Live Report

Hong Kong (AFP) - 07:38 GMT - 'We are not Tibet or Xinjiang' - Edward Chin, a financier and prominent Occupy organiser, is in bullish mood today. He's been speaking to AFP reporter Annabel Symington and believes the police know violence would lead to a backlash from the Hong Kong public. Read more ...

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1 Oct 2014

China Eases Mortgage Policy

China broadened home buyers’ access to lower down payments and mortgage rates, reversing a four-year tightening campaign as authorities seek to arrest a property slump that’s weighing on economic growth. Read more ...

via Bloomberg
1 Oct 2014

Register for: Shanghai Free Trade Zone: Worth all the Hype?

Find out all about Shanghai's Free Trade Zone: One Year On In this special one hour webinar, two top experts on the subject will share their most objective views on the zone development, the results after one year of operations and its potential future. Qiang Li, Managing Director, O’Melveny & Myers Qiang is the managing partner of [...] Read more ...

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1 Oct 2014

Hong Kong protests: what happens next?

Hong Kong has been plunged into the worst political crisis since its 1997 handover as pro-democracy activists take over the streets following China's refusal to grant citizens full universal suffrage.On one side is a coalition of pro-democracy groups who have brought paralysis to [...] Read more ...

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1 Oct 2014

Investors eye Hong Kong-Beijing standoff

Watch the video Investors eye Hong Kong-Beijing standoff on Yahoo News . Lisa Shalett, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, and Patrick Chovanec, Silvercrest Asset Management, share their thoughts on the protests in Hong Kong and discuss the likelihood of its impact on global markets. Read more ...

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1 Oct 2014

China vs #OccupyCentral

Beijing's censors have been working overtime to scrub coverage of the Hong Kong protests from social media: Weibo censorship hit its highest point this year at 152 censored posts per 10,000, accord [...] Read more ...

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1 Oct 2014