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  1. S&P puts US$200b cost on worst-case bird flu scenario

    Posted Nov 17th 2005, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu A leading United States credit rating agency estimates the worst-case scenario insurance losses resulting from an outbreak of bird flu could be as high as US$200 billion worldwide- the highest insurance losses ever. According to a report from Standard & Poor's yesterday, insurers are watching the advance of bird flu with a mixture of apprehension and hope. ...

  2. CCB debut fails to lift bird flu-hit sentiment

    Posted Oct 28th 2005, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... in three yesterday as concern about a potential bird flu outbreak among humans and rising interest rates continued to dampen investor sentiment. But the key focus was China Construction Bank's ... are doing,' Mr Chow said. Investors continued to sell tourism-related stocks amid fears the bird flu scare may dent travel demand and some pharmaceutical companies saw profit taking after hefty gains ...

  3. Nest-egg fund returns take oil, inflation hit

    Posted Oct 26th 2005, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Knock-on effect sees average retirement scheme returns retreat to 7.5pc this year Rising oil prices, concerns over inflation and fears for an outbreak of bird flu have dented ... in China and then the rise of oil prices. Now, we have to worry about the bird flu, which is no longer an Asian issue but a global one,' he said. 'The latest data released in the US have ...

  4. Forum targets crisis management

    Posted Feb 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu An international financial regulatory organisation is to issue guidelines to help banks, brokerage houses and insurance companies carry on business in the event of a global crisis such as bird flu. The joint forum, which began a two-day meeting in Hong Kong yesterday, was attended by members of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, the International ...

  5. Business - Companies - PROFILE

    Insurance novice Charoen Pokphand Group is Beijing's friend

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... The listed CP Pokphand was hard hit by the 1997 Asian financial crisis and the outbreak of bird flu. Since restructuring in early 2000, the group's focus has been its core retail and animal feed ...

  6. Pacific Century profits dive 80pc

    Posted Nov 09th 2005, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... at the end of this year and to 2,000 in the longer term. He said that the group has not yet launched any policies related to bird flu. ...

  7. Enter Tong, exit Ho as KPMG changes guard

    Posted Apr 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... than 20,000km, the elegant seabird takes migration to extremes. Before the Arctic summer ends, it heads to the Antarctic to catch another summer. ECIC intends to use the bird to represent its services for local exporters. Hopefully the birds will not catch the bird flu. ...

  8. Familiarity with developments in insurance regulation is a class act

    Posted Nov 15th 2005, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... for hungry banquet guests. Why? Bird flu, of course. CHEUNG TESTS HIS LIMITS Hang Seng's head of corporate communications jumped with joy after he outran 24,000 of the nearly 38,000 marathoners ...

  9. Private banking boosted by estate duty abolition

    Posted Nov 07th 2005, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... charitable donations. Though the Hang Seng Index fell 1,000 points last month on interest rate and bird flu worries, Mr Erne said it did not affect private banking business as customers expected ...



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