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  1. Financial industry lifts tech spending

    Posted May 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung Hong Kong's financial sector has increased its spending on information technology to prepare for robust business growth this year, according to data storage service ... of the orders are coming from the financial sector such as securities and banking firms. Utility firms also are increasing spending to meet the needs of new infrastructure projects.' The company ...

  2. Awards set benchmark for industry

    Posted Aug 12th 2006, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... SCMP/ IFPHK Financial Planner Awards winners lead by example, writes John Cremer HONG KONG'S financial planning industry may still be young compared with some western countries but it is growing at an exponential rate and attracting many talented professionals whose abilities will be recognised in the upcoming SCMP/ IFPHK Financial Planner Awards. 'We felt the industry needed ...

  3. Rules on industry funds in the making

    Posted Jun 20th 2006, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... of the funds must be invested in a certain industry. The funds will be sold mainly to institutional investors. The National Development and Reform Commission would have the final approval, the source said. State-owned entities will be banned from selling the market-traded funds, whose investment projects must comply with the government's development policies for any particular industry ...

  4. Clouds hover over promise to open financial services

    Posted Apr 24th 2006, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... companies eager to tap the mainland's potentially lucrative markets for financial services and other industries. But back home, heavy clouds appear to be hanging over test cases involving the acquisitions of two small shareholding banks in Guangdong by American financial services giants. With the arrest of its former chairman in March, and the abrupt departure of its foreign president ...

  5. Find your niche in financial services

    Posted Feb 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... IFPHK and partners will use the expo as a springboard to hire new recruits and strengthen the industry, writes Chris Davis THE INSTITUTE OF Financial Planners of Hong Kong (IFPHK) has set up a dedicated team to provide financial planning information to potential industry recruits and members of the public at the Education and Careers Expo 2006. The Financial Planning Industry ...

  6. Service provider seeks financial consultants

    Posted May 20th 2006, 12:00am by Elizabeth Horscroft

    ... in any industry. A background in banking or the financial sector would be a distinct advantage. Those with Form Five qualifications or above but without a university degree will be considered ... Elizabeth Horscroft Bright and enthusiastic salespeople keen to work in the financial services sector can get training at a company that has been named Hong Kong's most valuable ...

  7. Accounting industry braced for more changes

    Posted Feb 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maria Chan Although much has been achieved on the international accounting front since the collapse of Enron four years ago, even more changes lie ahead, according to Sir David Tweedie. The chairman of the International Accounting Standards Board, on one ...

  8. Minister rejects fishermen's pleas for extra financial aid

    Posted May 17th 2006, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... announced last Saturday would be adequate to ease the industry's woes. Fishermen have been calling for interest-free loans and welfare assistance to help them cover losses caused by the annual ... also rejected the industry's request for a fuel subsidy. He said the diesel oil used by fishing vessels was duty-free industrial diesel priced far below diesel sold on the open market. ...

  9. Tang upbeat about future for HK?s finance industry

    Posted Oct 06th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for our wealth management industry,? he added. The Financial World Expo 2006 runs from Friday to Sunday at the Hong Kong Convention Centre in Wan Chai. It is the only expo in the Asia-Pacific ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 2.32pm: Hong Kong?s financial professions would enjoy growing demand for their services from within the territory and the mainland, Financial Secretary Henry Tang ...

  10. Become a personal financial planner

    Posted Mar 18th 2006, 12:00am by Elizabeth Horscroft

    ... Elizabeth Horscroft Young professionals in the financial services industry should consider this opportunity to join a major player in the sector. Winterthur Life Hong Kong, one ... of Personal Portfolio Consulting Group, the professional distribution channel of Winterthur Life. The booming financial planning industry offers ample opportunities for enthusiastic and self-motivated ...




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