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  1. Financial services chief would do better lobbying closer to home

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

    ... Enoch Yiu Professor Chan, please don't get on the wrong plane. Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury Chan Ka-keung last week said he was heading for London in November to promote Hong Kong as an international financial centre. But fund managers say Chan seems to have bought the wrong tickets as Beijing is where he should go to promote the local fund industry. ...

  2. B-minus for financial services; government must try harder

    Posted Sep 25th 2009, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... pretty much sums up the Hong Kong government's efforts to develop the city's financial services industry, according to a report published yesterday. Compiled by a panel of the Business ... constructive criticisms'. The report rightly identifies the financial services industry as one of Hong Kong's greatest strengths. With growth in the sector easily outstripping overall ...

  3. Hong Kong is No1 financial centre

    Posted Dec 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... acknowledged the city's strengths in access to capital, business environment and banking financial services, such as initial public offerings. 'In the past, Hong Kong's status ... financial services. Institutional environment, financial stability, non-banking financial services and financial markets were also put under the microscope. The US ranked second overall, Britain ...

  4. Hong Kong puts bigger families in a tight financial and social squeeze

    Posted Apr 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... family. Our society is greying rapidly, but without a committed approach to tackling the problem, all we will ever see are government officials paying lip service to this issue but nothing ever ...

  5. HK as a world financial centre? Sorry, professor, it's just one more of those tall stories

    Posted Feb 13th 2011, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... They know the market and also understand the demands of the mainland companies.' Professor Chan Ka-keung Financial services secretary, Feb 7 There's the academic in the ivory tower for you again- dream, dream, dream. This time Prof Chan dreams of making Hong Kong as big a financial centre as London or New York within five years by pitching listings to poor Chinese provinces. He has ...

  6. Financial industry lifts tech spending

    Posted May 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung Hong Kong's financial sector has increased its spending on information technology to prepare for robust business growth this year, according to data storage service provider Brocade Communications Systems. The San Jose, California company provides information technology service management, intelligent connection and storage solutions to multinational ...

  7. More women say 'I do'... to financial planning

    Posted Sep 20th 2009, 12:00am by Hazel Parry

    ... In response to the growing financial clout of women, many banks and financial institutions have launched services tailor-made for women. RBS Coutts, the international private banking arm of the Royal ... is one of a growing number of single women who have woken up to the fact that 'a man is not a financial plan', as a financial planning company puts it. This is especially true in Hong ...

  8. Yam urges stronger financial role for Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 24th 2006, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... funds- could be marginalised,' Mr Yam said yesterday at the Pan-Pearl River Delta Financial Services Forum. Mr Yam's remarks came a few days after Chief Secretary Rafael Hui Si-yan ... proposal also advised local financial institutions to proactively set foot on the mainland to offer a wider range of services, as well as calling for China to adopt measures that made stocks ...

  9. Financial transition more than academic

    Posted Sep 10th 2007, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... you think we should have a super-regulator like the Financial Services Authority in Britain? I was not too much convinced by the model of having a single regulator for all different sectors. ... Ka-keung's return to the city in 1993 after living in the US for 18 years. The 50-year-old professor was the only outsider to join the government in July, taking up the job of Secretary for Financial ...

  10. Ma discusses growing financial co-operation between HK and China

    Posted Nov 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... SCMP.com Updated at 5.52pm: Hong Kong's financial system was playing an increasingly important role in China's economic development, Secretary for Financial Services ... returns and diversify risks, utilising our well-developed financial system, modern financial infrastructure and pool of professional talent,'' Mr Ma explained. He said there had also ...




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