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  1. Debate continues on 'professional investor'

    Posted Jun 01st 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu What constitutes being a professional investor? Should it be someone who has an MBA or who has passed an examination on the stock and futures markets? Or should it be someone who wears a suit and tie as opposed to shorts and a T-shirt? The Secur ...

  2. When evasion methods are legal but morals debatable

    Posted Dec 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on accounts held in their own name. Of course the morals of all this are very debatable. It must have been apparent to the advisers that there was little point in the structure being set up except ...

  3. Heated Debate

    Posted Sep 24th 2009, 12:00am by Kate Watson

    ... the ability to perform and it is going to perform, why does it make sense to [measure the] fair value [of] its liabilities? The overriding concept of this debate should be, what is in the best ...

  4. Listing panel set for hot debate on blackout rule

    Posted Feb 09th 2009, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Quarterly reporting plan worsening split among members The Hong Kong stock exchange's listing committee is set to have a heated debate today on two controversial proposals- ... debate,' the source said. As today is the listing committee's only scheduled policy meeting before the blackout period takes effect on April 1, it is very likely to come up with a decision. ...

  5. Cooling economy may revive the debate on sales tax

    Posted Sep 30th 2008, 12:00am by Kate Watson

    ... Kate Watson The approaching economic slowdown may see the Hong Kong government revisit the possibility of implementing a tax on goods and services, as trends show an increasing dependence by governments worldwide on indirect taxes to make up shortfalls in ...

  6. The right rules, and the facts to invest prudently

    Posted Jul 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The proposed settlement brokered by the Securities and Futures Commission offers a swift and practical way to resolve the long-running minibond controversy. It will not settle all outstanding claims, but it is a realistic solution that should help most re ...

  7. Negative rates open to debate and not all will gain

    Posted Jan 25th 2008, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... with Jake van der Kamp HK slips into negative interest rates SCMP headline, January 24 Not so quick, not so quick, if you please. Just what do we mean by negative interest rates? Oh, that's simple, you say. We have negative interest rates when the ra ...

  8. Debating merits of cornerstone investments

    Posted Jan 16th 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu As with all regulatory reforms, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing's proposal to restrict cornerstone investments is drawing support as well as opposition, even within the bourse. Industry participants clearly have two views in play. In one c ...

  9. Small investors must have better protection

    Posted Jan 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... During periods of market mania, people can be persuaded to buy all kinds of dodgy financial products. It is not always possible to save investors from their folly, but regulators have a duty to deter financial institutions and their agents from exploiting ...

  10. Stock collapse ignites debate in cyberspace

    Posted Jun 05th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Aibing Guo The mainland stock market collapse has a sparked heated debate in internet chat rooms. In the popular stock chat room on Tianya.cn, more than a million people exchanged views on at least three topics. Ironically, one of the three topics is 'Let's share the profit of a bull market', but almost all comments went the opposite direction. One comment likened ...




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