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  1. Asian investors top in financial literacy

    Posted Jan 25th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Retail investors have become more aware of the way their investments are being taken care of by wealth managers. This is especially so after the financial crisis, when most investors lost heavily in the capital markets because of mistakes by wealth managers. A survey by ING Investment suggests that 90 per cent of consumers around the world aspire to be better at managing ...

  2. Two top opportunities in financial services

    Posted Jul 31st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'The first business opportunity is for people to establish a franchise with Financial Solutions,' said Alan Wood, CBG regional director of marketing and distribution. Based on successful models used in Australia and Britain, the franchise arrangement is new to the Hong Kong financial services market. 'It enables small business entrepreneurs to establish and run a financial ...

  3. Marketing Death: Culture and the Making of a Life Insurance Market in China

    Posted May 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Louise Rosario Marketing Death: Culture and the Making of a Life Insurance Market in China by Cheris Chan Oxford U Press Marketing Death is a detailed study of how life insurance companies ... risk-management practices, in the form of savings and kinship support. Many Chinese did not see the merit of saving and managing financial risks via an insurance product. Despite these difficulties, life ...

  4. Stock markets drive pension growth

    Posted Jan 06th 2005, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... thanks to strong stock market performances worldwide. According to a report released by the Hong Kong Investment Funds Association yesterday, the compulsory retirement scheme, which covers two ... only a few MPF funds are involved in Thailand, Malaysia or India, while Indonesia is not an approved investment market for MPF'. She expected that MPF performance this year would benefit ...

  5. Pension fund puts 10b yuan into market

    Posted May 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... into the slumbering A-share market. The National Social Security Fund has mandated that eight domestic asset management firms, including GF Fund Management and Dacheng Fund Management, make the investments, ... whether the fund managers have already used the fresh capital to buy shares, but analysts say the NSSF is prepared to hunt for bargains on the weak market. 'It is a clear sign ...

  6. Medical cover key to financial game plan

    Posted Jul 05th 2007, 12:00am by Kate Watson

    ... according to Bonita Leong, vice-president, marketing and finance, individual financial products at Manulife (International). 'Medical inflation has been quoted by some sources to be as high ... Kate Watson Hong Kong's citizens must have a financial game plan for retirement that accounts for all types of health-care costs as well as medical inflation, say financial advisory ...

  7. Pension fund buys shares- has market hit bottom?

    Posted Sep 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... funds amid market volatility. According to the official Securities Times, the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) is expected to inject fresh funds of more than 10 billion yuan to buoy slumping stocks, a sign, say analysts, that Beijing believes the market has hit bottom. The 857 billion yuan pension fund could not be reached for comment yesterday, but two fund managers with knowledge ...

  8. Regulator aims for market-driven system

    Posted May 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the socialist-style pension system into a market-driven operation, but also pursuit of higher returns. Official data shows that the average return on enterprise annuities managed by financial institutions ... Amy Gu As management of the country's enterprise annuity is being transferred from the government to financial institutions for higher returns, the mainland's pension regulator ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Free market no panacea for Hong Kong's ills

    Posted Oct 25th 2012, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial A free market is no panacea Hong Kong has for many years been singled out by conservative think tanks as the freest economy. It will be interesting to see what is made ... housing, poverty, the plight of the elderly, and the environment. This prompted him to say "markets fail" and "the notion of big market, small government is out of date", which ...

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    Tin Shui Wai to get market run by Tung Wah Group of Hospitals

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... Peter So peter.so@scmp.com Tin Shui Wai scheme will tackle high commodity prices and create jobs 'City of sadness' to get cheap market A new market offering 200 stalls at low ... Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor yesterday unveiled a pilot scheme for a market on 38,000 sq ft of government land in the new town in the northeast New Territories, known as the "city of sadness" ...




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