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  1. Events

    Posted Feb 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wednesday, February 24: Joint chamber lunch: 'HKSAR as an innovation hub to/from Greater China'. Onfem Tower. Thursday, February 25: Hong Kong Securities Institute lunch: 'Hedge funds: Recent tax development'. Wing On Centre, Central. ...

  2. Late investment better than none

    Posted Oct 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chris Davis Those approaching retirement age can easily find themselves without a workable financial plan or pension, because they left it too late due to poor planning or had 'unfortunate' past investment decisions. 'People reaching an age where they are beginning to think about retirement, but without the financial means to support it are far from being isolated ...

  3. Plan to boost MPF choice may cut fees

    Posted Jan 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung Reforms will give workers control Mandatory Provident Fund providers would be required to transfer employee contributions to new managers of their choice at a minimum cost under proposals put forward by the pension fund regulator. The plan, pa ...

  4. Joining politics

    Posted Jun 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Should civil servants be encouraged to switch to politics and accept senior appointments by receiving cash compensation to make up for their lost benefits and pensions? Share your views: write to us ...

  5. A fresh approach to savings problem

    Posted Jul 05th 2007, 12:00am by Allan Nam

    ... Japan, Fidelity Investments, said fresh initiatives which aimed to make retirement solutions more user-friendly and practical- including lifecycle or age-based investment funds, online financial ... to tackle the problem of global savings inertia, it was important to first identify main causes, namely apathy towards saving for retirement and fear of the complexity of the financial planning ...

  6. MPF reform needed to protect nest eggs

    Posted Jul 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... generally have a predetermined line of stocks and securities into which they channel funds- a service that requires little work. Similar easily managed portfolios in the commercial sector attract ...

  7. New indices to track mainland pension funds

    Posted Feb 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bien Perez Reuters developing aggressive gauge of equity investments News and financial information services provider Reuters will build new benchmark indices in the mainland to track ... on the mainland's financial services sector. The study found that the country's pension assets were equivalent to 5 per cent to 7 per cent of its annual gross domestic product. By comparison, ...

  8. Researchers struggle to find pension fund details

    Posted Jun 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... In compiling its 'China's Finance Transparency 2011' report, the team checked the accessibility of a combined 113 categories of financial data at provincial-level governments, ...

  9. Financial sector knows keeping up with the pace is vital

    Posted Mar 05th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... for professionals in the areas of financial services and wealth management,' said Mr Cheng, who is also an executive committee member of the Institute of Financial Planners of Hong Kong, ... professional services. The Institute of Financial Planners of Hong Kong organises several programmes to promote standards of competence and ethics among financial planners. Universities, too, ...

  10. Newcomers face the cruellest cuts

    Posted Mar 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... public sector- a discrepancy between the conditions of service of staff recruited before and after the handover. The gap has nothing to do with Hong Kong's reunification with China in 1997. ... service jargon, the value of these benefits is known as on-cost. The figure varies according to grade and seniority, and could be as high as 50 to 60 per cent of a civil servant's basic ...




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