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  1. Lai See

    Posted Oct 14th 2009, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Ben Kwok Low demand, yet sausage casing firm sizzles on debut You never know what's hot and what's not when it comes to new share offerings these days. After five consecutive initial public offerings fell below water recently, yesterday we had Shenguan Holdings (Group), which didn't just float but produced the best gains of the year for small punters. Shenguan ...

  2. Lai See

    Posted Jul 07th 2009, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Ben Kwok Hold on! Yuan settlement to bring whole new world The distance between Hong Kong and the mainland has never been shorter, now that the first set of cross-border trade settlements in yuan has been conducted. So how will this pilot scheme change our lives in the future? After the opening up of bilateral remittance and other trade facilities, we expect more money to flow ...

  3. Lai See

    Posted Mar 28th 2009, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Ben Kwok StanChart man who earns HK$182m stays anonymous Executives who get the highest pay cheques often manage to stay out of the spotlight. Such is the case with the anonymous employee at Standard Chartered Bank who made more than HK$182 million last year. That's almost 19 times more than former chairman Mervyn Davies took home (HK$9.64 million) and almost four times what chief ...

  4. Lai See

    Posted Mar 27th 2009, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Ben Kwok Li Ka-shing turns cautiously bullish The March madness is definitely catching on. The worldwide market rebound has cheered up not only ordinary investors but also Li Ka-shing, who hasn't smiled as much in years as he did while chairing his companies' post-results press conference yesterday. Superman appeared to be taking a more upbeat tone. Yes, the 81-year-old still ...

  5. Lai See

    Posted Apr 15th 2009, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Ben Kwok Read my lips - we're undoubtedly in a recession Going into the red during a recession takes on a new meaning when it comes to cosmetics - and lipstick in particular. Estee Lauder chairman Leonard Lauder (below) is credited with coming up with the 'lipstick theory', which suggests an economy can be read by the rise and fall of lipstick sales. He found ...

  6. Lai See

    Posted Feb 28th 2008, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Ben Kwok Heart-warming budget gives cash back to combat inflation It is always nice to have a government promise to take care of your electricity bill. Surely, it would be nicer if our Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah also proposed to pay our Towngas or PCCW fixed-line bills. Then we would have a bit more disposable income for this inflationary environment. ...

  7. Lai See

    Posted Feb 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Ben Kwok Exotic names for rich men's homes, plain boxes for poor Sometimes you can't help but be amazed at how 'global' our dot of a city has become. Check out ... beating Liverpool,' said Matt Burden, who founded Relocasia with Ben Tyrrell. 'It doesn't happen often, but when it does, people love it.' ...

  8. Lai See

    Posted Jan 18th 2008, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Ben Kwok Three Richards among top 40 billionaires of Hong Kong Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the richest of them all? For fun, we shortlisted three Richards - Richard Li Tzar-kai (below), Richard Lee Yun-shee and Richard Elman. You may think it's a no-brainer, but you may be surprised to see how close they were in the race. According to Forbes' first listing ...

  9. Lai See

    Posted Nov 14th 2007, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Ben Kwok A good boss knows how to reward his employees They may not be the best-paid fund managers in town but they are going to be some of the richest. As Value Partners Group ended its new share offering yesterday, four young fund managers are sitting on almost HK$1.5 billion worth of shares in their investment firm. Value Partners is on the verge of capitalisation ...

  10. Lai See

    Posted Oct 10th 2007, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Ben Kwok Rail merger just the ticket for discount fare campaigner The road to the MTR Corp merger is long. But the path to get a special senior citizen discount on weekends is longer. Both hopes were fulfilled yesterday. At the extraordinary general meeting on the merger, a shareholder requested a HK$2 senior fare discount on the subway, similar to what was offered at West Rail. ...




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