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  1. HSBC irks fund managers over Samling support

    Posted Apr 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of environmental and social responsibility. The deal irked managers of ethical funds, known in the industry as socially responsible investment (SRI) funds, who have long been keen backers of HSBC's ... market to fund managers who make their investment decisions based on such issues. Innovest, which researches corporate environmental, social and governance issues for institutional investors, has ...

  2. Funds cash in on environmental trend

    Posted Apr 20th 2008, 12:00am by Jason Krupp

    ... several high-profile financial institutions have launched climate change vehicles which they say offer investors the potential for lucrative returns. 'Weather and environmental issues ... Wealth Management. 'As public anxiety escalates, investors are paying more attention to this recurring theme and seeking investment opportunities created by the way in which governments, ...

  3. Environmental challenges signal winds of change for investors

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

    ... Hong Kong fund managers are looking to tap the investment potential of renewable energy sources, writes Andrea Li In a world where dwindling natural resources are a cause for growing concern, fund managers have found an unlikely source of untapped investment opportunities. One such opportunity is the Dynamic Alternative Energy Fund, to be launched in June by Lyxor Asset ...

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    China's boom in wealth management products makes economists fear

    Posted Dec 13th 2012, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Exchange Trade System reported. Wealth management products made up about 10 per cent of the nation's banking system deposits, Barclays said. ... Bloomberg A boom in small lenders selling unpredictable wealth management products has left economists fearing instability in the sector Small banks, big risks The mainland's smaller ...

  5. Investors put faith in HSBC top management

    Posted Aug 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... deposits and limit broader systemic risk. Banks competed to increase their returns on equity by leveraging their balance sheets. As a result, potentially ruinous risks were no longer quarantined. When the crash came the financial system was put in jeopardy. Ideally, commercial banks, as operators of the payments system, deposit-takers and business lenders should be deemed too important ...

  6. Flexibility key to risk management

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

    ... staff at different locations. In Hong Kong, networked solutions- in terms of management structures and computer systems- are a sign of things to come. 'You've got to do ... Risk management used to be largely confined to finance and investment decisions, but now it extends into how corporations organise office locations. During the September 11, 2001, attacks ...

  7. Another crisis lesson: Risk management creates risks

    Posted Nov 20th 2009, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... of risk in the financial system ballooned. When the balloon burst, the weaknesses in bank risk management systems soon became obvious. By basing their value-at-risk models on past data collected ... largely escaped public censure, despite bearing much of the responsibility for causing the crisis: risk managers. It's paradoxical, but the development of sophisticated risk management ...

  8. Film buff fund manager follows his own advice

    Posted Apr 13th 2009, 12:00am by Nick Westra

    ... degree in 1977 in economics and finance. Unable to return to Vietnam because of the war, he was granted political asylum and worked in Australia for nearly two decades in investment management. He landed in Hong Kong in 1996 and has since worked with Baring Asset Management in different capacities, including his current role as head of Asian multi-asset investment. Mr Do describes ...

  9. Good old bid-and-offer system will do me any day

    Posted Jun 04th 2008, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... have admitted that a fancy new system for establishing closing prices on the exchange came badly unstuck within a week of being introduced, with the result that those prices bounced wildly up and down, exactly what the system aimed to prevent. But he wants to keep the closing auction system. Admitting that it went off the rails on its first real trip out of the station wouldn't have ...

  10. Firms' stakes in fund managers to be capped

    Posted Jun 13th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... management firms to tap the mainland's 31.8 trillion yuan of corporate and private deposits. The current system has created a fund management industry in which companies own stakes in several ... Bei Hu Regulators plan to limit mainland firms' stakes in mutual fund managers to one each, sources say. Under existing rules, firms are permitted to own a controlling stake in one ...




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