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  1. Islands a paradise for the financial services industry

    Posted Mar 29th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to the sweeping changes in global money flows that have transformed the tiny British Overseas Territory, with a population of 43,000, into a hub for offshore financial services. The son of a master seaman, he spent his childhood barefoot and without electricity on the trio of islands 240km south of Cuba. The main industries then were turtle fishing, sharking and weaving of thatched rope. ...

  2. Mainland insurers poised to emerge as 'champion' players

    Posted Feb 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... industry is in a position of strength to expand regionally,' said Joseph Luc Ngai, a leader of McKinsey's financial institutions practice in Asia. 'It is supported by a strong ... the overseas expansion of the country's insurers after Ping An Insurance (Group) suffered a heavy loss investing in troubled Dutch-Belgian financial group Fortis. 'Some may question whether ...

  3. Shifty insurance outfits exploit job seekers and damage HK's reputation

    Posted Jul 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for 'financial planners' offered by a number of firms including some insurance companies. When I have looked up discussion boards online where people have described their experiences ... This clearly can cause financial hardship. Sometimes job seekers are given their salary in advance and after they leave the firm they are chased by debt collectors. Others who have taken these jobs ...

  4. State asset firms punish provincial chiefs in crackdown

    Posted Aug 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... it will conduct a check of controversial transfers of 705 billion yuan of problem loans from the nation's largest bank, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), to the asset managers to help ... to the asset managers last year. The transfers were part of financial restructuring at the Bank of China, China Construction Bank and Bank of Communications. Problems that came to light during ...

  5. Grooming for advisers with Swiss insurer

    Posted Mar 05th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Susie Gyopos A leading insurance company, one of the top 10 in Hong Kong, is on the lookout for high-quality risk and financial advisers. Zurich Insurance Group (Hong Kong), which is part of the Swiss-based insurance corporation Zurich Financial Services, offers a wide range of life and general insurance options for its 300,000 customers. A recent innovation, Financial Advisory Management ...

  6. Power-assisted gearing

    Posted Oct 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Techtronic Industries backed away from its goal of being debt-free by the end of next year, citing expenses associated with the acquisition of two tool manufacturers. At the end of June, the company's gearing, stood at 118.6 per cent, according to chief financial officer Frank Chan Chi-chung. 'By the end of 2006, we will have gearing at a level we are comfortable with- 30 per cent ...

  7. HKUST centre opens in Beijing

    Posted May 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jessie Hui The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) has opened an education centre in Beijing to provide executive training to the rapidly developing financial industry ... to the public. HKUST has been ranked top in the Asia Pacific by London's Financial Times in its MBA, EMBA and executive education rankings. 'The Beijing centre will be an important base ...

  8. hot topics

    Posted Jul 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 61st International Banking Summer School New opportunities in Asia The financial landscape of Asia: Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, Korea The changing roles of Hong Kong and Asia's financial industry How local banks are capitalising on the opportunities Islamic financial market creating new growth horizon New developments in Asian bond funds and the yuan bond market ...

  9. Results diary

    Posted Sep 29th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today Interim: Beauforte Investors Corporation, China Financial Industry Investment Fund, Compass Pacific Holdings, Incutech Investments, LifeTec Group Final: Aptus Holdings, B & B Group Holdings, China National Resources Development Holdings, Hua Yi Copper Holdings, Riverhill Holdings, Solartech International Holdings, Tanrich Financial Holdings, Techwayson Holdings ...

  10. Events

    Posted Apr 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Monday, April 6: British Chamber of Commerce luncheon with First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond. Island Shangri-La. Tuesday, April 14: Hong Kong Securities Institute luncheon: 'Outlook for financial service industry in Greater China: Is it a bad time or good time?' Hong Kong Securities Institute. Thursday, April 16: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: ...




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