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  1. Finance jobs still in credit

    Posted Aug 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... translated into reduced levels of activity in Hong Kong and has left the banking and finance sector subdued. However, due to the scale of the sector here, there are still many opportunities available ...

  2. HK finance firms question yuan scheme exclusion

    Posted Dec 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Hong Kong stockbrokers and insurers voiced their disappointment yesterday at reports that only mainland firms will be approved to make yuan investments in mainland markets. According to mainland media reports, the mainland ...

  3. Young upstart emirate forms unique niche as finance centre

    Posted Sep 23rd 2007, 12:00am by John Church

    ... John Church Dubai's fledgling international finance centre is seeing strong trends in funds, private equities, property and hedge funds backed by growing international interest ... finance for projects, that's no surprise.' Mr Birkett said hedge funds were evolving slowly, but showing great signs of promise. 'People locally have got exposure to them through ...

  4. Small firms in tight spot over financing

    Posted Nov 24th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... financing. Large state-owned enterprises have traditionally been given priority over smaller firms when loans are doled out. Loans to small, often family-run, businesses, are also seen as more risky. ... lending quotas for national banks by 5 per cent and regional lenders 10 per cent, largely to help finance capital-starved small enterprises. The move should have theoretically unleashed more than ...

  5. Business - Banking & Finance - FINANCIAL SERVICES

    Beijing is key to city's fund success

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Proposed changes will help boost the industry in Hong Kong, experts say, but a mutual recognition deal on cross-border selling is essential Beijing holds the key to 'world fund city' dream Proposals designed to make ...

  6. Magazines - Money - PRIVATE BANKING SERVICE

    In safe hands

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 12:00am by Liana Cafolla

    ... workings of the ultra-high-net-worth (UHNW) mind. "My area of fascination is how people actually make their financial decisions," says Dr Peter Brooks, Barclays' behavioural finance ... much more widely now that behavioural finance is an important part of wealth management," he says. "I see people talking about emotion in markets much more, and whether they realise ...

  7. Retail investment funds soar but new rules cloud prospects

    Posted Jan 07th 2011, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Retail fund sales almost doubled last year but the sector may find the going tougher later this year because of a new regime being introduced by the Securities and Futures Commission. Hong Kong Investment Funds Association chairman Desmond Ng Ka ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: work, rest and pay

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... Jason Wordie Age-of-retirement issues are still contentious as sweet civil service deals contrast with the predicament of our elderly poor, writes Jason Wordie Work, rest and pay Retirement ages have been in the news lately. Civil servants leaving office ...

  9. Regulator to seek new ways to cut MPF fees

    Posted Jun 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Gary Cheung gary.cheung@scmp.com The city's pension fund regulator will make suggestions, including the wider use of online services and simplifying procedures, to cut the management fees of Mandatory Provident Fund accounts. The recommendations will ...

  10. The best way to stop MPF managers ripping us off with high fees

    Posted Mar 31st 2011, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... is the prospect of generally easier financing terms from an affiliated big bank. But we mustn't talk about such things. The practice is frowned upon. An MPF provider isn't meant to lure ...




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