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  1. No time, like the present

    Posted Jul 31st 2005, 12:00am by Lauren Crothers

    ... can do is panic. But before you run to the nearest store to buy a non-descript present for a close friend, consider the Luxury Gift Company. The company is built upon the tenet that convenient shopping is better shopping, and no one likes having to battle crowds when they can simply go online and click away with their mouse. The website has categorised gifts, from baby presents ...

  2. Investors may look 'gift' ETFs in mouth

    Posted Jul 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... leading mainland mutual fund houses will begin taking subscriptions for the ETFs- 'gifts' from President Hu Jintao to bolster the Hong Kong economy and market. But they are expected ... of the 'gifts' from Hu were the driving force behind a recent market rally and cautioned that for this reason it was likely to prove short-lived, as investors returned to focus on fundamentals. Mainland ...

  3. Some 'gifts' only give so much and come once a bigwig visits

    Posted Jul 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu Christmas came early for Hong Kong's financial sector last week when Beijing announced a basket of so-called gifts, or stimulus measures, for Hong Kong to celebrate the 15th ... them 'gifts', saying they are measures intended to help Hong Kong and the mainland. But White Collar has a question: if these measures are purely designed to develop the market, why ...

  4. Beijing's 'gifts' seen as mixed bag for HK

    Posted Jun 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in Beijing. But Guo noted these new measures should not be simply regarded as 'Beijing's gifts for Hong Kong' because the mainland would benefit in return. Financial services legislator Chim Pui-chung said many of the so-called new measures had already been discussed and should not be counted as 'new gifts'. Indeed, some of the measures unveiled yesterday, ...

  5. Rule bans gifts during price discovery for IPOs

    Posted Jun 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... from taking gifts and cash from underwriters during offline subscription- a bidding system for institutional investors through which prices of new shares are set. According to the official ...

  6. Feast of sovereign bonds a real gift

    Posted Jun 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu Bankers say the government's record 23 billion yuan (HK$28.2 billion) dim sum bond offer will boost the city as an offshore yuan trading centre and cement the renminbi as a true international currency. The fourth China sovereign bond tender ...

  7. Candidates back tougher rules on executive's gifts

    Posted Mar 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... follow stricter rules than their subordinates when receiving gifts and hospitality. Candidates Henry Tang Ying-yen, Leung Chun-ying and Albert Ho Chun-yan made their stance clear a day after ... executive is subject to neither the Civil Service Code, which bans gifts worth more than HK$500, nor the more lenient code for political appointees. Tsang has said he had an 'internal ...

  8. The tricky business of corporate giveaways

    Posted Apr 13th 2007, 12:00am by Adam Main

    ... Gift-giving tip sheet Corporate gifts are always given with the best intentions, but have you ever considered their implications? Whether it is an expensive bottle of wine or a cheesy travel alarm clock complete with a prominent corporate logo, the person or company giving such gifts should always be aware of the etiquette behind such presents, according to Beijing-based ...

  9. ICBC pair jailed for accepting client's gift

    Posted Aug 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Danny Mok danny.mok@scmp.com Two former executives of ICBC's Hong Kong unit who took HK$5.8 million in cash and gifts of fine wine and a luxury watch from a client seeking more than HK$2 billion in loans were jailed yesterday. Derick Chan Po-fui, 51, who was the lender's head of corporate banking when the offences occurred, was jailed for two years by the District ...

  10. Bearing of gifts to Greeks gives market 2.6pc boost

    Posted Jul 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jasper Moiseiwitsch jasper.moiseiwitsch@scmp.com The Hang Seng Index rose sharply at the end of last week thanks to a breakthrough on the Greek sovereign debt crisis, involving more money and guarantees for the nation's teetering finances. The HSI ro ...




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