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  1. Lai See

    Posted Jul 08th 2010, 12:00am by Luisa Tam

    ... with Luisa Tam Mainland IPOs make the world go round We came across a correction by Thomson Reuters business news service clarifying that the Shenzhen Stock Exchange is the leading exchange for global initial public offerings, rather than the New York Stock Exchange. The correction says: 'The Shenzhen Stock Exchange has seen the highest proceeds of global IPOs year ...

  2. More transparency needed for insurers

    Posted Jan 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a deal that most interests them. Even so, we usually know how much they charge for services rendered. Not so when it comes to insurance agents. This is a worldwide anomaly and it should be corrected. Continuing talks between the insurance industry and the government include a proposal to require insurance agents to disclose to clients the amount of commission they earn from selling ...

  3. Gloom puts flat prices in reverse

    Posted May 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... analysts said prices were likely to follow sales volumes down in the coming months. Professional Property Services Group chairman Nicholas Brooke said he now expected a fall in mass market prices of 5 to 10 per cent over the next 18 months, with the major correction likely to hit flats of less than 650 square feet due to the government's plan to improve affordability by increasing ...

  4. Private banks target Asia's new sophisticates

    Posted May 15th 2007, 12:00am by Andrea Li

    ... and realising the value of the many value-added advisory services beyond just products. Investors may require more explanation of what these services are about, but they will use it once they understand.' Such services include family wealth planning, family office, tax planning and inheritance planning. Mr Benenati believes a shift in the client-banker relationship will most likely emerge ...

  5. Without fee or favour

    Posted Dec 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... their services are free, and then receive a 'finder's fee' from the companies they recommend. This fee is taken from the money their client invests, and is therefore often hidden from ... with questions and his explanation of the charges was unclear. A spokesman for Adviser A said: 'Based on the information provided by the client, the adviser, quite correctly, suggested several ...

  6. health care reform

    Posted Oct 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Reading comprehension Read the following questions carefully and choose the correct answers. 1 What challenge(s) is Hong Kong's healthcare system facing? i) an ageing population ii) ... choices and better services to patients iii) to set standards for private medical services and insurance plans iv) to exclude people with pre-existing illnesses from medial insurance a. i and ii ...

  7. Rafael Hui urges tighter regulation of hedge funds

    Posted Jun 08th 2006, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... during the recent market correction and with strong expectations for more market volatility ahead, Mr Hui said. Fear of interest rate rises last month dragged leading equity markets down more ... of increased volatility,' Mr Hui said. 'Asia is no stranger to volatile and destabilising capital flows. The recent correction has evoked... fears of a return of the Asian financial crisis ...

  8. Shock collapse provides second wake-up call

    Posted Aug 05th 2007, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... 'Technically speaking, we were not in a correction,' said Mr Lee, who is head of wealth management for HSBC's personal financial services division. Year-to-date market returns remained ... we are seeing now is like the correction we experienced in February and March when the Yen rose strongly and this led to the liquidation of equity positions by hedge funds,' Mr Lun said. ...

  9. Asian central banks pour cash into jittery markets

    Posted Aug 11th 2007, 12:00am by Andy Chen, Enoch Yiu

    ... the subprime mortgage situation, will buy into the market', limiting the correction. Hang Seng Bank deputy general manager Andrew Fung said the problem was far less serious than the Asian financial crisis in 1997, as regional economies were much stronger, particularly the mainland. A spokesman for the Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury said: 'Although our market ...

  10. MPF suffers loss on fall in stock markets

    Posted Jul 25th 2006, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Fund Services. Global stock markets slumped by double digits during the quarter, wiping out most of the its early gains, S&P said. 'In our opinion, as world central banks tightened, we ... growth,' said Cynthia Case, S&P's director of fund services. Despite the second-quarter loss, the MPF's average return since the scheme's inception in February 2001 was 20.84 per ...




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