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  1. Where in the World Financial Expo are all the planners?

    Posted Jun 04th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... some unconventional financial services firms, such as a will-writing company. The event, which drew more than 12,000 visitors to the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre over three days ... of a few days, three major news stories on wealth management and financial planning appeared in the media. First, there was the survey conducted by the Hong Kong Baptist University, which said ...

  2. Back on the financial deck

    Posted Jul 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com After keeping a low profile for some years, Executive Council member and veteran financial regulator Laura Cha Shih May-lung will be back in the limelight again after her appointment to chair a task force to set up the planned Financial Services Development Council. Cha's appointment to oversee the creation of the new council- which ...

  3. Market volatility expected as funds track changes in Hang Seng Index

    Posted Jun 05th 2009, 12:00am by Nick Westra

    ... Nick Westra and Wong Ka-chun Investors are bracing for a jolt of volatility in blue-chip stocks today, with index trackers expected to adjust their holdings to match a quarterly recalibration in the Hang Seng Index. The biggest swings could be seen in inc ...

  4. How to be a world financial centre in three easy moves

    Posted Jun 18th 2008, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... and other services related to them. That's my definition. You can make up your own. There is no formal one. New York is an obvious example of a financial centre although more of a national than ... services but the same things always come up. The fact is that international finance activity is measured in national accounts terms as net exports of financial services and this amounts in our case ...

  5. This would-be musician orchestrates funds

    Posted Mar 06th 2006, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... of the bank's Shanghai joint venture, HSBC Jintrust. Few would imagine that the mastermind behind the financial institution still dreams of music. 'If I could realise my dream, I would have become ... served as deputy head of the financial markets section and head of international monetary affairs. In 1987, he left government for the private sector, working in the capital markets group ...

  6. HK can still grow as a financial centre despite Shanghai's rise

    Posted Jul 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Certainly Shanghai has plenty of potential. It overtook Hong Kong in terms of economic output last year. With financial services already contributing around 20 per cent of Shanghai's gross ... with Tom Holland Regular readers will know this column believes Hong Kong has little to fear from Shanghai's emergence as a financial centre. At first that attitude might seem ...

  7. Property bubble not ready to burst

    Posted Aug 14th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Oliver

    ... CHRIS OLIVER Cheung Kong and Sun Hung Kai Properties 'are dramatically undervalued' Despite all the talk of a bubble, there is still good value to be had in Hong Kong real estate, according to the chief investment officer of a US$6.6 billion rea ...

  8. Rural financial institutions record loan increase of 20pc

    Posted Feb 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Amy Gu in Beijing China's rural co-operative financial institutions reported loan growth of 20 per cent last year, faster than the average of 15 per cent in the country's banking sector, amid the government's push to develop banking services in the countryside. Rural co-operatives had outstanding loans of 2.6 trillion yuan last year, 20 per cent more than in 2005, ...

  9. Hong Kong's drive for financial hub status faces talent challenge

    Posted Jun 24th 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... office, in Nanjing the capital of Jiangsu province. The branch, which opened last week, provides tax, financial advisory and business advisory services. Nanjing is an important mainland city ... Enoch Yiu The government may be seeking to develop Hong Kong into a global financial centre rivalling London and New York. The question is do we have enough talented people to do it. ...

  10. CCB secures regulatory approval for financial leasing venture

    Posted Sep 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maria Chan China Construction Bank Corp said yesterday it had received approval from the China Banking Regulatory Commission to set up a financial leasing joint venture with Bank ... of America, would provide 1.12 billion yuan for a 24.9 per cent share. Bank of America owns 8.52 per cent of CCB. As mainland banks grow - and demand for their services increases amid the rising ...




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