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  1. Brokers vie for licences amid boom

    Posted Aug 15th 2005, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... and had exceeded $20 billion in the past few weeks. 'Unlike the red chip and dotcom bubbles, and the Macau casino fever, which are just short-term phenomena for the market, China's growth is likely to last for the long term,' Mr Cheung said. At a turnover of $20 billion and an average brokerage commission of 0.25 per cent, the 425 brokerage houses in Hong Kong ...

  2. Why it pays to keep options for executives

    Posted Sep 14th 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... for my home country, and also because my parents still live there. The properties were cheap, so I just bought them as vacation houses. Then the currency and market bounced back ... but I plan to hold them for the long term. What was your worst investment decision and how did you get out of it? I bought a Hong Kong telecom share during the dotcom bubble and did not sell it when ...

  3. Brokers hold out hope for a single voice in a fragmented sector

    Posted Sep 06th 2005, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... to a stockbroker in 1990. 'I was tired of being a consultant and having people not listening to my advice. So I started my own brokerage house,' he said. His firm, Goldride Securities, has only ... for small brokers to compete. We are also tracking different types of clients,' he said. He said large international houses were not interested in retail clients, adding that he had an account ...

  4. HK claws back a little face in investment rule pursuit

    Posted Mar 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... year. Since many fund houses operate globally, the German move has forced all other European and Asian regulators to start authorising Ucits III funds. And the good news for Hong Kong? We ... Singapore already has four real estate investment trust (reit) listings while Hong Kong's first reit, issued by the Housing Authority, remains a continuing saga. artful dodge He's a busy ...

  5. Education good foundation, but experience the real key

    Posted Aug 10th 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... this approach helps to explain why bubbles develop and why crashes occur thereafter. What is your portfolio composed of? Do you invest only in stocks, funds or something exotic such as wine? I like ... crisis and had to wait some time to recover losses. Equally the UK housing slump in the late 1980s and early '90s rendered an investment property deep below break-even for a number of years. ...



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