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  1. Investment funds record 31pc decline in net inflows

    Posted Jul 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cameron Dueck Profit taking on equity positions mounts on rising valuations Net inflows into Hong Kong-approved investment funds in the first five months of the year were 31 per cent lower than a year earlier as investors exiting equity funds, especially mainland plays, partly offset an increase in new money. The Hong Kong Investment Funds Association said gross fund sales ...

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    Top 10 funds available in Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 12:00am by Jasper Moiseiwitsch

    ... US High Yield Fund Hong Kong private bank investment specialists rate Fidelity's expertise in high-yield bond investing. This fund focuses on US securities. The yearly fee is low ... with all the risks involved. The funds here offer some of the best returns and governance for the fees charged, compared to equivalent funds. Tracker Fund of Hong Kong (2800) The first ETF to hit ...

  3. Investors have more confidence in bond funds

    Posted Mar 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for stable returns, according to the Hong Kong Investment Funds Association. Equity fund sales remained lacklustre in the first two months of this year despite the steady rebound in stock markets, ... equity funds, with US$301 million. Hong Kong equity funds attracted most of the inflows, pulling US$522 million in net inflows. $16.6b The amount of gross sales in bond funds last year, in US$- ...

  4. A radically sensible plan for funds reform

    Posted Jul 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to equity ownership discourages fundamental engagement between shareholders and companies. Longer-term investment encourages greater shareholder activism and a more focused attempt by fund managers ... again, and that expectation governs his behaviour,' he writes. Kay calls on fund managers to hold focused portfolios, and to avoid churning their investments. He is too polite to say ...

  5. Asian funds stay firm through crisis

    Posted Nov 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... investment potential as investors want to buy funds with exposure to the region. Last November, Schroders sold US$800 million worth of yuan-denominated bond funds in Hong Kong. Earlier this year, it sold US$1 billion worth of Asian asset income funds. Hong Kong Investment Funds Association figures show a similar slowdown in local retail fund sales. In the July to September quarter fund ...

  6. Funds provide healthy returns

    Posted Oct 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... despite the bumps. The Hong Kong Investment Funds Association (HKIFA) says MPF funds have achieved an annualised return of 5.5 per cent net of fees. This easily outperforms the interest rates available in Hong Kong banks of appreciably less than 1 per cent. As a long-term investment, the MPF has the ability to bounce back slowly and analysts are confident about its future performance ...

  7. Investment fund seen as taxation

    Posted Oct 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chris Davis In spite of being labelled a cornerstone of retirement savings in Hong Kong, voluntary contributions to the Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) remain relatively low. Unlike ... terms, providers need to explain fund strategies and why they are in a good position to manage these funds,' says Ha. 'Many people in Hong Kong check their stock market and other ...

  8. Strong year for equity funds as bulls reign

    Posted Jan 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Australia and New Zealand equity funds topped the 2004 performance charts among Hong Kong authorised funds in an buoyant year that saw strong gains in almost all fund ... gain among equity funds, a high rate of return historically, but well below the 40 per gain in 2003. For the most part bullishness was evident throughout markets of countries in the Association ...

  9. HK's fund industry sinks to a three-year trough

    Posted Dec 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Hong Kong's fund industry in September and October recorded its worst sales and redemption record in three years as investors sat on the sidelines amid fears about Europe's sovereign debt crisis. Kerry Ching Kim-wai, chairwoman of the Hong Kong Investment Funds Association (HKIFA), said the economic outlook would remain uncertain next year ...

  10. Tax breaks could spice up fund's appeal

    Posted Jul 29th 2008, 12:00am by Andrea Li

    ... as they were considered higher risk. Hong Kong Investment Funds Association executive director Sally Wong Chi-ming said: 'While we understand emerging markets can be volatile, there is a segment ... reached about HK$110,000, according to the Hong Kong Investment Funds Association. Meanwhile, recent government discussions to allow employees the option of choosing their MPF providers, ...




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