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  1. Dubai World's troubles rattle financial giants

    Posted Nov 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maria Chan Financial stocks fell sharply yesterday, led by HSBC Holdings and Standard Chartered, on concern that banks may be hurt by Dubai World's plan to delay its debt repayment. ... Other banks, including mainland lenders, lost between 3 per cent and 7 per cent. The Hong Kong Monetary Authority said Dubai World's financial problems should not pose any systemic risks ...

  2. Stocks down but financial websites hope for lift

    Posted Feb 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung The demise of the bull market has not reduced investor appetites for financial information. In fact, with volatile times forecast this year, punters may be even more eager for the latest stock tips and market outlooks. That could provide rich pickings for financial websites. Market watchers said online advertising, which last year accounted for less than 5 per cent of Hong ...

  3. Industry builds on growth

    Posted Mar 07th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... to industry watchers. The world's shipping and aviation markets rely on dependable, secure funding and local and international banks, and other financial institutions based in Hong Kong, play ... the industry should have an accounting or finance degree. Prior experience in structured finance or business development will be an advantage. In addition, good financial modelling skills and knowledge ...

  4. Nomadic lifestyle gives way to an industrial boom in Inner Mongolia

    Posted Jul 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... sister-in-law said. Inner Mongolia is changing rapidly from a land of sheep and nomadic herders to a region where an industrial boom is creating new wealth. The livelihoods and culture based ... have a better chance of getting into university than their Han counterparts do and they have access to more financial aid. Many degrees can be obtained in the Mongolian language, and Mongolian ...

  5. To draw big money, fund size matters

    Posted Jul 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... hedge fund industry, she said, and smaller firms were likely to struggle to keep up with the speed of the changes and find the time and money required to do all the extra compliance work. Philip ... that have found it increasingly difficult to raise funds from Western investors since the 2008 global financial crisis, as they could tap into the deep-pocketed mainland investors should ...

  6. A little family support

    Posted Apr 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... and various other specialised areas in the realm of financial investments.' Bank of Singapore offers an array of services and uses its parent bank to add an extra dimension to its offerings, says ... office need to think hard about what affairs they want the office to manage. Beyond taking care of core investment and financial affairs, family offices can also handle tax and accounting ...

  7. HK's next financial secretary must be an expert firefighter

    Posted Mar 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... objectives will be side-swiped by events beyond his control. Instead of trying to narrow the wealth gap and bring down inflation, Leung's financial secretary could well find himself fighting ... books- now worth 200 per cent of the city's GDP- means any heightening of financial stress in China is bound to inflict damage on the city's banking sector and its economy at large. ...

  8. Field day for financial analysts

    Posted Mar 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Pacific Investment Conference organised by the Certified Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute, and the Hong Kong Society of Financial Analysts (HKSFA). Key speakers included Professor KC Chan, Hong Kong's secretary for financial services and the treasury, Blackhorse Asset Management's Richard Duncan, JPMorgan's Jing Ulrich, and Professor Patrick Chovanec, from Tsinghua ...

  9. Doing his bit to widen talent pool

    Posted Apr 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chris Davis From his final year in high school, Lieven Debruyne, chief executive at Schroder Investment Management in Hong Kong, knew he wanted to work in the finance industry ... manager focusing on Asian equities. During his 4 1/2-year tenure, Debruyne experienced the boom years and the Asian financial crisis before taking up a position with a boutique emerging-markets ...

  10. Great opportunity to gain global experience

    Posted Apr 12th 2008, 12:00am by Jolene Otremba

    ... activities, managing financial and operational risks as well as co-ordinating with other departments in Asia and Europe. Candidates must have good knowledge of petrochemical activities and products ... but applicants without a trading background or experience in the petrochemical industry must give reasons why they want to join the industry and why they would like to develop their career in trading. ...




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