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  1. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Snoopy lures funds into branding firm

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 04:05am by Reuters

    ... into branding firm Fund managers are making a big bet on Snoopy, Lucy and Charlie Brown. With a big-budget Peanuts film set to appear in cinemas next year, an unusually high number of US mutual funds have been buying shares of Iconix Brand Group, the little-known company that owns 80 per cent of the rights to the characters. The number of new funds owning shares swelled 36 per cent last ...

  2. Business - China Business - INVESTMENT

    Global hotel brands increasingly targeting second tier mainland cities

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 09:50am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com International hotel brands are expected to increasingly target lower tier Chinese cities despite increasing challenges in the sector, according ... and international hotel brands, slower local economic growth, increasing operating costs and the government’s policies to curb the consumption of luxury goods and services. “Looking ahead, we expect further ...

  3. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    BlackRock lures clients with 'team' approach and improved performance

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 05:29am by Bloomberg

    ... after the departure of Pacific Investment Management Co's (Pimco) co-founder Bill Gross prompted investors to reallocate cash. "I can't speak about the next six to eight weeks, ... fixed-income funds, he added. BlackRock, the world's biggest money manager, reported third-quarter profit rose 26 per cent as investors added cash to its funds, boosting fees. The firm attracted ...

  4. Business - Companies - INVESTMENT

    Warburg Pincus to invest US$700m in Huarong Asset Management

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 01:09am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg Warburg Pincus is paying almost US$700m for the biggest chunk of a stake in the bad-loan manager sold to an investor group, sources say U.S. buyout firm moves in for Huarong stake Warburg Pincus will invest close to US$700 million in China Huarong Asset Management, people with knowledge of the matter said, in the biggest investment in the nation's financial ...

  5. Business - Banking & Finance - INVESTMENT

    US exchange-traded funds target China onshore bond market

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 10:56am by Reuters

    ... which has been largely closed off to foreigners. At least four fund managers- Deutsche Bank, Global X Funds, KraneShares and Van Eck Global- have outlined plans to launch China onshore-bond ... "Yield levels are attractive," said Cecilia Chan, chief investment officer of fixed income for Asia-Pacific at HSBC Global Asset Management. Ten-year yields on Chinese government bonds ...

  6. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Japan's top trading houses face huge write-downs

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 05:43am by Bloomberg

    ... to Australian coal mines were struggling to break even, Iokibe said. Write-downs would depend on managers at each company, but if they happened, dividends might be cut along with share buy-backs. ...

  7. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Manulife to boost China exposure through stock connect scheme

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 04:46am by Enoch Yiu

    ... 10.5 billion yuan of Hong Kong stocks. No launch date has been announced but a government source said it might start on October 27. Manulife's asset management arm has a quota of US$300 ... The insurer has two joint ventures on the mainland- for life insurance and asset management- and Guloien said it would like also to become involved in the pension market when foreign firms were ...

  8. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Stock investors brace for volatile end to 2014

    Posted Oct 03rd 2014, 11:16am by Reuters

    ... said Remi Ajewole, a multi-asset fund manager at Schroders, one of Europe’s largest independent investment groups. You have to accept more volatility. We expect the next six months to be very ... it devalues their overseas earnings in dollar terms and risks making American exports less competitive. Charles Morris, London-based head of Absolute Return at HSBC Global Asset Management, said ...

  9. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Hong Kong fund houses lobby for extra RQFII quota

    Posted Sep 27th 2014, 05:33am by Jeanny Yu

    ... Kong's biggest offshore yuan fund managers are lobbying Beijing for extra investment quota under a scheme that enables direct investment in mainland securities after the city reached its 270 ... constrained by companies that are not maximising their quotas. "There has been a temporary mismatch of RQFII quota. For fund managers with the best-selling products, the quota is very tight ...

  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - INVESTMENT

    Wuzhou International shifts focus to second-tier cities in China

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 12:41pm by Langi Chiang

    ... But Wuzhou will help manage projects invested by the fund, to nurture small start-ups as its clients when they move to provincial cities after two years of strong growth, Shu added. It had a pool ...




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