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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. Financial services chief would do better lobbying closer to home

    Posted Oct 12th 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Professor Chan, please don't get on the wrong plane. Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury Chan Ka-keung last week said he was heading for London in November to promote Hong Kong as an international financial centre. But fund managers say Chan seems to have bought the wrong tickets as Beijing is where he should go to promote the local fund industry ...

  3. HK to feel disasters' financial punch

    Posted Mar 17th 2011, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... to infrastructure, the entire manufacturing industry is going to face huge challenges as many electronic parts are produced in Japan,' Leung said. He said the economic damage caused by the disaster ...

  4. Ma discusses growing financial co-operation between HK and China

    Posted Nov 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... SCMP.com Updated at 5.52pm: Hong Kong's financial system was playing an increasingly important role in China's economic development, Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury Frederick Ma Si-hang said on Friday. Speaking to the Forum on Management of Insurance Funds in Beijing, Mr Ma discussed the growing co-operation between industries in Hong Kong ...

  5. HK as a world financial centre? Sorry, professor, it's just one more of those tall stories

    Posted Feb 13th 2011, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... They know the market and also understand the demands of the mainland companies.' Professor Chan Ka-keung Financial services secretary, Feb 7 There's the academic in the ivory tower for you again- dream, dream, dream. This time Prof Chan dreams of making Hong Kong as big a financial centre as London or New York within five years by pitching listings to poor Chinese provinces. He has ...

  6. B-minus for financial services; government must try harder

    Posted Sep 25th 2009, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... pretty much sums up the Hong Kong government's efforts to develop the city's financial services industry, according to a report published yesterday. Compiled by a panel of the Business ... constructive criticisms'. The report rightly identifies the financial services industry as one of Hong Kong's greatest strengths. With growth in the sector easily outstripping overall ...

  7. Financial forces righting perceived imbalance in product pricing

    Posted Nov 19th 2004, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... with Jake van der Kamp 'It has been reported that as Southeast Asian countries are offering better quality goods at cheaper prices than Hong Kong, the local tourist industry has been ... Ho's contention that our regional neighbours offer better goods and better prices and that this has put our tourist industry under pressure, ignoring, what with all those mainland visitors, ...

  8. Financial transition more than academic

    Posted Sep 10th 2007, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Ka-keung's return to the city in 1993 after living in the US for 18 years. The 50-year-old professor was the only outsider to join the government in July, taking up the job of Secretary for Financial ... financial centre for China and global investors. We need to seek ways to increase the size of the market and product lines, not just stocks but other investment vehicles. Hong Kong has the potential ...

  9. HK industrial rents tipped to rise

    Posted Apr 07th 2010, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... expensive warehouse rents, according to a Colliers International survey of global industrial rents. As global economies get back on track, Tokyo took the top spot at US$21.76 per sq ft per year ... to the report, which features 139 industrial markets worldwide. The rankings remained unchanged compared to a year ago. The outlook in Hong Kong is positive this year. 'In view of the sustained ...

  10. Industry braces for tough year

    Posted Feb 14th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... the financial meltdown the construction industry was feeling the pinch because there had been a slowdown in government-led infrastructure projects,' he said. Research conducted by the Hong Kong ... Kong's construction industry have been widely applauded but, according to professionals, the incentives are likely to have a varied impact. A basket of 10 major government-backed infrastructure ...




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