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  1. 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 ...

  2. Market forecast leads to more jobs at Convoy

    Posted Jan 11th 2008, 12:00am by Adela Ma

    ... Adela Ma Convoy Financial Services, Hong Kong's largest independent financial advisory (IFA) firm, is aiming to recruit 50 per cent more financial planners this year, boosting the headcount of its financial consultants to 1,500, according to chief executive Quincy Wong Lee-man. He said market statistics showed that there were 1,300 ultra high-net-worth individuals (with ...

  3. Thriving sector boosts entries

    Posted May 05th 2007, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... to individual industry sector winners and an overall winner for putting together the best financial plan. The institute is a professional entity representing more than 5,500 financial services practitioners from the financial planning and wealth management industry in Hong Kong. Many past winners of the contest say that their earning power was boosted through their participation. Johnny Chan, ...

  4. Mainland insurers seen as safe bet despite jitters

    Posted Dec 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... months. The average combined ratio- a measure of profitability in the insurance industry- of the top three major insurers, PICC Property and Casualty Company, Ping An Property and Casualty ...

  5. HK plans ahead after painful time

    Posted Oct 12th 2007, 12:00am by Oliver To

    ... communication skills are must-have qualifications for financial planners to work effectively in this business. Mr Tsang said: 'Once the financial planner has obtained the required industry licenses ... by insurance companies and financial institutions promoting their services to people of all ages, Hongkongers are now embracing the idea of financial planning much more than they did a decade ago. ...

  6. Bank guarantees the future

    Posted Mar 07th 2008, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... Recent excellent growth in the industry inspired BEA to set up a new entity focusing on life products, writes John Cremer The formation of BEA Life in January this year was, in the view of managing director Patrick Wan Chi-tak, a logical necessity. Official statistics tracking the performance of the local insurance sector had shone a spotlight on the most significant market trends ...

  7. Plan to live long and prosper

    Posted May 27th 2006, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... advice and investment tools, causing the financial services industry to pay closer attention to divergent customer needs and expand their range of products accordingly. 'We no longer view ourselves as just an insurance company but as a financial services company,' said Francine Fu, general manager of marketing and financial intermediaries for AXA Hong Kong. Ms Fu said ...

  8. Koizumi may create a monster

    Posted Sep 10th 2005, 12:00am by Leeroy Betti

    ... that concessions made in a failed bid to get the privatisation bills past parliament last month have watered down the transformation of the world's largest financial institution so much ... population ages and shrinks. It cannot afford to have the financial colossus turn into a massive liability, which will happen if nothing is done to halt declines in each element of its unconventional ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Enjoying career boost, 2010 champion shares tips

    Posted Aug 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... commitment to the industry. And the third was to expand his personal network, initially by meeting fellow contestants from the insurance and the independent financial advisory sectors. Having battled ... John Cremer Things have certainly changed for Alfred Sit Wai-hong since he claimed the title of overall champion at last year's SCMP/ IFPHK Financial Planner Awards. For a start, ...




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