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  1. Beijing to act on risk to financial markets

    Posted Mar 05th 2007, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Wen to outline strategy days after the tumbles in Shanghai and Shenzhen The central government will take action to prevent the mainland financial markets becoming too risky ... in the Great Hall of the People. However, he also pledges the government will spare no effort to further the development of the mainland's financial market. Mr Wen's remarks on financial ...

  2. Mainland markets march to their own financial drummer

    Posted Mar 01st 2007, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Index, money swept back into the market and the index bounced back by 3.54 per cent. Despite Premier Wen Jiabao's pledge yesterday to safeguard the stability of the country's financial ... Tom Holland This week's sell-off in global equities started in the mainland but as Asian stock prices slid further yesterday, the only big market unaffected by the continued slump ...

  3. Hong Kong's currency peg to US dollar works just fine, says financial secretary

    Posted Jun 16th 2007, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... convertible, the financial secretary said yesterday. Henry Tang Ying-yen is the second top official to reject a review of the peg after recent suggestions- by ex-financial secretary Antony Leung ... financial aides had contemplated delinking the currencies in August 2002. His successor, Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, later denied any intention to move the peg. At an exhibition of Hong Kong's new ...

  4. Tough call to beat the market

    Posted Mar 30th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... a financial killing by timing markets pays off over the long term. Ms Lee said regardless of whether an investor had a passive or aggressive investment appetite, there were a few ground rules ... in equity to beat the market can be similar to buying a lottery ticket- it is a strategy that rarely works. Rosita Lee Pui-shan, director and head of investment products, Hang Seng Investment ...

  5. Financial work for all?

    Posted Apr 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Regina Ip

    ... financial centre. As investors (or punters) in Hong Kong's stock market have learned- and forgotten- time and again, the turnover and capitalisation of this city's market, like those ... of high-quality mainland companies. Hong Kong's equity and capital markets benefited from our much stronger financial infrastructure and international convergence relative to the mainland's ...

  6. Upbeat start to week seen for Asian markets

    Posted Aug 20th 2007, 12:00am by Tom Miller

    ... Tom Miller in Beijing and Daniel Ren in Shanghai The fresh credit lifeline thrown late on Friday to the troubled United States stock market by the Federal Reserve helped calm investor ... the mainland markets are unlikely to be driven by a flood of selling as trading resumes this week. Stocks tumbled on almost every Asia-Pacific exchange on Friday last week, with the benchmark Shanghai ...

  7. Asia Financial eyes hospitals

    Posted Mar 28th 2007, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... Andy Cheng Asia Financial Holdings, an insurance firm whose earnings from continuing operations rose fourfold last year, will buy a stake in a venture operating hospitals worldwide for HK$140 million after selling its banking unit. The venture is partly owned by the family of Asia Financial president Bernard Charnwut Chan. After-tax profit from continuing insurance ...

  8. Miller betting markets will swing his way

    Posted May 13th 2007, 12:00am by Chaim Estulin

    ... that Mr Miller has missed the game-changing rise of emerging markets and the pressure it has on commodity prices. 'What leads to people that used to be very good not being able to outperform is not recognising that the market, or more likely the macro-environment, has undergone a secular change fundamentally changing the character of that market', said Mr Miller, 57. 'That is one ...

  9. First financial futures clearing licence granted

    Posted Aug 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... market. New Century Futures said yesterday that it had the China Securities Regulatory Commission's approval to provide settlement and clearing for financial futures contracts. New Century ... However, analysts said the current bullish stock market might deter regulators from launching the financial derivatives soon. 'The share market is known to be overvalued and investors may bet ...

  10. Financiers unhappy with regulatory restrictions

    Posted Dec 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for financial institutions to be creative in a competitive market. 'You have to allow banks to try and fail. You cannot kill them for making just little mistakes or failures, because banks can only ... Al Guo in Beijing A top policy bank executive complained yesterday that mainland banking regulators' tight supervision of Chinese financial organisations left little room ...




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