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  1. Financial services link Duchy to HK

    Posted Jun 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Martin Donovan

    ... Martin Donovan The bonds between Hong Kong and Luxembourg are steadily increasing thanks to both jurisdictions being centres for the financial services industry. Luxembourgers may be thin ... banks in the country, which is the world's second-largest centre for investment funds after the United States. Much of the money comes from Hong Kong and the mainland and finance industry ...

  2. Financial, property firms shed hundreds of employees

    Posted Nov 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kong investment banking industry has so far been relatively impervious to the massive layoffs that have swept through the US and Europe. But the prolonged downturn in financial markets may have ... Staff Reporters Global economic crisis starts to affect the local job market The global economic crisis is starting to affect the local labour force, with financial and property companies ...

  3. Financial services firm on hiring mode

    Posted Sep 27th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Jenkins

    ... Written by Joyce Jenkins International financial services company Credit Suisse is looking for professionals from a range of backgrounds to significantly increase its strong presence ... regional and global support operations. 'No other market is continuing to grow on the scale of Asia-Pacific, and a financial service is one of the fastest-growing sectors in the region,' ...

  4. Insurance industry split on watchdog reform

    Posted Oct 11th 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... of the civil service. Agents and brokers belong to different self-regulatory bodies. To match international trends for independent bodies to regulate the insurance industry, Secretary for Financial ... Enoch Yiu The government's plan to set up an independent insurance regulator has hit rocky ground with an industry consultation to end today showing split views on key issues. While ...

  5. City emerges as big player in industry

    Posted Sep 19th 2008, 12:00am by Prudence Lui

    ... the four segments of MICE. Our property is most sought after by regional banking and financial meetings. 'There are also events hosted by telecommunications and legal firms.' Stealing ... But the industry's immediate concern is a shortage of manpower. Clemson Lo Kam-sing, C&E Conference and Exhibition Management general manager, said the biggest shortage for the industry lay ...

  6. China outsourcing gains industry clout

    Posted Aug 09th 2004, 12:00am by Sherman So

    ... is quickly gaining industry clout. Meanwhile, many Indian companies are setting up in China, using their presence to reach Japanese and South Korean conglomerates that are increasingly turning ... in a recent report. 'China's software industry is maturing and growing at an astounding pace. The Chinese government has set its sights on becoming more than just the world's ...

  7. Supply & demand

    Posted Sep 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in financial services, tourism, entertainment and catering.' The job market in Hong Kong has been dominated by the services industry, which contributed 90.7 per cent of Hong Kong's gross ... The services industry is seeing a shortage of front and back-office workers as demand outstrips supply Recruiting high-quality staff is a challenge for companies in Hong Kong ...

  8. How Wall Street's queen of hedge funds got hooked

    Posted Nov 16th 2003, 12:00am by Chris Oliver

    ... traders who ran the trading operations of some of New York's biggest investment banks were beginning to desert the traditional industry in search of the bigger financial returns ... Chris Oliver It would not be an exaggeration to call Sandra Manzke the queen of Wall Street's hedge-fund industry. From her vantage point in the mid-1970s as a partner ...

  9. Marex Financial plans Hong Kong expansion

    Posted Feb 09th 2011, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan Marex Financial, an international brokerage firm owned by former senior employees of Lehman Brothers, opened its first Asian office in Hong Kong last month and is already planning an expansion. Specialising in futures brokering, the firm has a global headcount of 288. Its Hong Kong office opened in January and now has six employees. It plans to boost the headcount to 20 or more ...

  10. SFC fines Radland for poor controls

    Posted Jul 12th 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... HK$6 million on different occasions. The commission already revoked the licences of Leung and Ma in 2006 and banned them from re-entering the securities industry for life. To cover up ...




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