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  1. Expected slowing weighs on mainland markets

    Posted Jan 16th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Oliver

    ... they have no choice,' says Ms Hung, adding that restrictions on foreign capital flows and paltry bank deposit rates mean mainland investors frequently opt for the stock market at any price. ... China with Deutsche Bank, doesn't rule out a temporary rebound in share prices, but he doubts it there will be a sustained rally. One of his chief concerns is decelerating corporate ...

  2. Defending a portfolio in falling markets

    Posted Apr 17th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Oliver

    ... to the paltry interest rates on bank deposits. For alternative hedging strategies in Hong Kong, it is possible to look towards the options market, says Steve Kelsey of Interactive Brokers Group. Most ...

  3. Rising rates may dent bond yields

    Posted Mar 07th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Oliver

    ... rising rate cycle and poor returns on bank deposits, she advises investors to keep a portion of their portfolio in bonds but move to shorter duration instruments. 'In a rising interest rate ...

  4. Property market 'running out of steam'

    Posted May 09th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Oliver

    ... of deposits shifting out of the banking system provided impetus for the initial rallies, continued cash flows are crucial for its sustainability,' Mr Tao says. Underpinning the property market ... The recovery in the Hong Kong property market is losing momentum, but prices should stabilise around current levels, according to Credit Suisse First Boston. The investment bank cautions ...

  5. HK gold players take the bullion rally in their stride

    Posted Mar 14th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Oliver

    ... is the ultra-low interest-rate environment. With banks offering 0.001 per cent on cash deposits, there is comparatively little opportunity cost in holding non-interest-bearing bullion. Earlier this month ... the piece. Normally, these are classed as ornamental jewellery and tend to be given away as gifts. Investors searching for gold bars can find plenty of bullion dealers and banks that offer physical ...

  6. Juggling risk for careful investors

    Posted Aug 31st 2003, 12:00am by Chris Oliver

    ... the year without the hassle and additional costs of redemptions. Edith Ngan, chief executive of Invesco Hong Kong said: 'We are in a low-interest-rate environment with deposit rates at a bare minimum. What investors need is a regular income source which is expected to yield better than bank savings. Meanwhile, the global economic recovery, though gradual, is getting more solid. ...

  7. Bond fund attracts more than $2bn

    Posted Jul 10th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Oliver

    ... that provide the easy access and high-quality credit ratings necessary to lure funds out of cash deposits. However, a new product listed on the stock exchange and widely viewed as an alternative to US ... says, because it represents a coming of age for the regional bond market. Developed with the blessing of regional central banks, the fund comes with a blue-chip pedigree, low management fees ...

  8. Currency power struggle looming

    Posted Apr 24th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Oliver

    ... capital flows, much of it heading into the yuan in anticipation of a currency realignment. The hot money bolsters bank liquidity, and adds to an inaccurate picture of what's going on. Still ... discipline. In his coming paper for the Geneva Report, he advises Asian governments to establish long-term savings vehicles to help channel domestic funds out of bank reserves and into equities. ...

  9. Soft rental market reins in Macau property spiral

    Posted Nov 21st 2004, 12:00am by Chris Oliver

    ... rates of 2.5 per cent. The monthly repayment and maintenance charges on a $5 million property are under $20,000. Several Hong Kong banks slashed their best lending rates by 12 basis points ... is tighter mortgage-issuance practices. Concerned about the rapid rise in residential prices, Macau banks have started to question the valuations on purchase agreements, even revising figures down ...

  10. After long rest, Japan is rising again

    Posted Sep 25th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Oliver

    ... be a catalyst to trigger US$2.9 trillion out of low-yielding postal savings and deposit insurance and drive an equity bonanza. Helping to divert those funds into stock and bond markets, three fund houses will begin distributing products directly through 1,330 post offices in the coming year, as part of reform packages recently introduced by the Koizumi administration. Banks have also ...




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