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  1. Informed choices

    Posted Aug 31st 2007, 12:00am by David Donadio

    ... access to good business reporting and are free to invest as they choose, tells you something. Imagine how much worse it could be in mainland China, where market information is harder to come by and investors have less freedom. The Bank of China suffered a big blow in the market last week when it revealed that it held almost US$10 billion in securities backed by subprime assets. BOC shares fell ...

  2. Keeping people informed is crucial

    Posted Mar 30th 2011, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... in retirement,' Konyn says. 'We need to educate people and provide them with the right kind of information to help them make better financial provision for retirement.' Konyn says, as Hong Kong ... to information to help members make informed decisions. To help members improve their knowledge and awareness, Konyn suggests making more use of the internet and social networking channels to distribute ...

  3. Position to handle sensitive information

    Posted Oct 13th 2007, 12:00am by Jolene Otremba

    ... is of paramount importance,' said Michael Wong, client relationship manager, North Asia. 'Our clients are global financial institutions who trust us with sensitive information, so the person ...

  4. ICAC busts ring trading debtors' information

    Posted Jul 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong The corruption watchdog has arrested a group of debt collectors and bank staff. The bank staff are understood to have leaked clients' personal information to the debt ... paid bribes to the bank staff in exchange for information such as how much money their debtors had in the banks and debtors' addresses and telephone numbers. The middleman, who owed ...

  5. VOX POP

    Posted Sep 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to retain staff. Other initiatives are important too.' Mr Lee, Industry: Information Technology 'I agree that companies face difficulties in recruiting and retaining staff. I think my ...

  6. 'King of Gold' stripped of crown and freedom

    Posted Jan 27th 2007, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Once regarded as the 'King of Gold' and controlling four listed companies, Raymond Chan Fat-chu, the former president of the Chinese Gold & Silver Exchange Society, has lost his fortune and will spend four years and 10 months in ja ...

  7. Taxing freedom

    Posted Sep 08th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... it takes away freedom of choice from those who earn, especially those businesses that will have to administer this nightmare. The threat of the initiation of force required to enforce this tax ...

  8. StanChart extends profit-growth run

    Posted Aug 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lulu Chen lulu.chen@scmp.com Standard Chartered Bank will continue to invest and hire in the second half of this year, after posting record first-half profits for the 10th consecutive year. Net profit rose 12 per cent to US$2.8 billion compared with the s ...

  9. Top H-share banks face relatively small debt risk

    Posted Jul 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lulu Chen lulu.chen@scmp.com The largest Hong Kong-listed mainland banks would need to raise only about US$15 billion if 27 per cent of their loans to local governments went bad, according to a report by asset management company Sanford C. Bernstein. Conc ...

  10. News - World - FINANCE

    Britain clinches deal on tax havens

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by AFP, AP

    ... Agencies in London and Washington Overseas territories sign up to information-sharing protocols as group posts database of offshore entities that could be used for evasion Britain clinches ... on information sharing. It came as the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists posted online a massive database of private offshore banking entities that could be used for tax evasion. ...




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