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  1. UCB deposits 'safe' after takeover

    Posted Nov 08th 2009, 12:00am by Amanda Lee

    ... Amanda Lee Customers of US lender United Commercial Bank have been assured it will be business as usual at its Hong Kong branch following the bank's takeover by East West Bancorp yesterday. A spokeswoman for the branch, in The Landmark in Queen's Road, Central, said all deposits would continue to be covered by the Deposit Protection Scheme, which guarantees deposits ...

  2. Waiting for the men from the ministry

    Posted Jul 31st 2009, 12:00am by Amanda Lee

    ... to deposits was relatively modest- at the end of May, the total amount of yuan deposits was 53 billion yuan. The bonds were mostly held by retail investors and banks, which are the dealer-brokers, ... senior director of corporate and financial institution ratings at Standard & Poor's. The Chinese banking regulator sets a minimum loan-to-deposits ratio of 75 per cent for all commercial ...

  3. Yuan bonds reflect new outlook on risk

    Posted Aug 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Amanda Lee

    ... relatively higher interest than fixed-term deposits. The average offshore interest rate for yuan deposits offered by local banks is about 0.5 per cent while some banks are offering up to 0.85 per ... Amanda Lee After Bank of East Asia, China Development Bank has launched another yuan-denominated bond. And HSBC is likely to be the next. In a town otherwise known to have little ...

  4. Cautious optimism on equities markets

    Posted Apr 26th 2009, 12:00am by Amanda Lee

    ... Conservative investors are happy with a small percentage growth in their portfolios. Banks, such as the Standard Chartered Private Bank, are targeting 3per cent to 4 per cent returns above the fixed deposit rate for moderate risk clients in their portfolios. But they might be missing out on potential long-term gains by staying out of equities altogether. Private bank strategists believe ...

  5. Taking Risks

    Posted Nov 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Amanda Lee

    ... outstanding returns now does not mean that they should bank on similar levels of return in the longer term. It is crucial - especially for neophyte investors - to have an understanding of the risks ... their shares on the first day of listing, and 23 per cent sold the stocks one to two weeks after listing. Unit trusts and other instruments such as foreign currencies, yuan deposits, bonds, ...



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