Hedge fund manager in "Occupy" column spat

Hedge fund manager in "Occupy" column spat

A decision by the Hong Kong Economic Journal to cancel Edward Chin's weekly column after nine years has highlighted the tensions in the city.
Private equity firm Bain Capital will divest nearly a third of its stake in the Japanese restaurant chain operator, which it acquired for $2.1 billion in 2011.
The Chinese real estate company raises a maiden $320 million bond, shoring up funds for overseas investments as it continues to beef up its US presence.
The region's leveraged loan markets are still liquid as banks are willing to lend and private equity have funds to deploy says a BofML loan specialist.
China's government rejects calls for free elections in the city, rousing protestors to set in motion plans to block streets in Hong Kong's financial district.
Most banks in the region, having emerged from the global financial crisis relatively unscathed, are well on track to meet the stricter capital requirements.

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What has been the most notable impact of Xi Jinping’s clampdown on corruption?




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It is positive for business because of more transparent decision-making
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It is bad for business because it has frightened corporate leaders, with many decision-makers caught up in the crackdown
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It has solidified Xi's power base
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