Business this Week December, 2015


A man walks past an advertisement of Bank of China for young customers, in Hong Kong, China November 30, 2015. Banks in Hong Kong are intensifying the battle for young customers key to their future retail profit, offering online perks and mobile banking products in a bid to erode the dominance of HSBC in its Asian stronghold. (Photo by Tyrone Siu/Reuters)



A Qantas Airways Airbus A330-200 jet prepares to take off from Sydney International Airport as jetskiers pass by on Botany Bay, December 18, 2015. Australian tax authorities on Thursday took the unprecedented step of publishing the records of hundreds of companies, including Qantas which show they paid little or no tax on their in-country earnings. (Photo by Jason Reed/Reuters)



An apartment building is seen on a hazy day in Hefei, Anhui province, in this March 26, 2014 file photo. China's home prices rose for the second straight month in November in on-year terms, signaling further stabilisation in housing markets in the country's largest cities, although high inventories continued to plague smaller cities. Average new home prices rose 0.9 percent in November from a year earlier, Reuters calculated from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) data released on December 18, 2015, continuing October's 0.1 percent rise. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer)



A woman walks past a currency exchange rates board at a money exchange in Buenos Aires' financial district, Argentina, December 17, 2015. Argentina's peso plunged 29.8 percent at the start of trade on Thursday, in line with expectations, after the country's new government floated the currency as part of a slew of free-market reforms aimed at revitalizing the stagnant economy. (Photo by Enrique Marcarian/Reuters)



A woman tries on fashion accessories at a shopping mall in central Bangkok in this April 12, 2013 file photo. Thailand's central bank kept its key interest rate unchanged on December 16, 2015, as expected, leaving fiscal stimulus and government spending to support the weak domestic economy, which it now expects to perform slightly better than forecast. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)



An Airbus A380 aircraft prepares to land at Mumbai airport in this May 8, 2007 file photo. Sentiment at some of Asia's biggest firms deteriorated again in the fourth quarter, falling to a four-year low under the weight of concerns about slowing growth in China, the region's biggest economy, a Thomson Reuters/INSEAD survey showed. (Photo by Arko Datta/Reuters)



A container ship sails past barges during foggy conditions at Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour in this March 15, 2010 file photo. Sentiment at some of Asia's biggest firms deteriorated again in the fourth quarter, falling to a four-year low under the weight of concerns about slowing growth in China, the region's biggest economy, a Thomson Reuters/INSEAD survey showed. (Photo by Bobby Yip/Reuters)





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