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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - MR. SHANGKONG

    Ping An as seen by the media: tip-offs, denials and rows

    Posted Jan 14th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com Weeks of anonymous phone calls, confrontations and threats took place in the media as the story of HSBC's Ping An stake sale unfolded Ping An as seen by the media: tip-offs, denials and rows The past week was hectic in terms of the news coverage of HSBC's deal to sell its stake in Ping An Insurance. Much of the focus was on who ...

  2. Business - Economy - MR. SHANGKONG

    Where was Li Keqiang at the opening ceremony of Shanghai free-trade zone?

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... to Shanghai or even bother to send one of his deputies, such as Wang, to the launch? All the three financial industry regulators - for banking, securities and insurance - sent only vice-chairmen ...

  3. Business - Banking & Finance - MR. SHANGKONG

    Amex can make a difference if it takes complaints seriously

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... or MasterCard being considered too common. But Amex's image has taken a beating in Hong Kong after the firm apparently misguided some clients on insurance products it was selling and after it gave ... was misguiding card holders when selling some insurance products. "Recently, I realised that two insurance policies purchased via a promotion run by American Express, with payment linked to its ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - MR. SHANGKONG

    Winners aplenty in Hong Kong's job market

    Posted May 06th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... graduates rose 6.8 per cent to HK$19,598 from 2011 and that 99.7 per cent of the graduates found jobs. The sectors with the biggest increases in salaries included insurance (14.6 per cent), trading, ...

  5. Business - Banking & Finance - MR. SHANGKONG

    Growing mistrust will result from 'no comments' or denials

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... No 2 life insurer. Last Friday Reuters reported, citing unnamed sources, that UBS's financial backing for the Ping An deal included a five-year, roughly US$5.5 billion loan, one of the largest ...

  6. Business - Banking & Finance - MR. SHANGKONG

    For senior and young, Hong Kong job market may be healthier than you think

    Posted May 01st 2013, 02:05pm by George Chen

    ... included insurance (14.6 percent up), trading and marketing and retail sectors (9.1 percent up) and construction (8 percent up). Employment market for professional services also saw an increase ...

  7. Business - Banking & Finance - MR. SHANGKONG

    Shanghai faces taxing issue in tale of two cities

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... on the mainland already had deducted about half of their salaries in tax charges, certain mandatory insurance payments and other administrative costs that went to the government. For example, for each employee in Shanghai an employer is required to pay at least three types of insurance- basic medical, retirement and unemployment- and contribute to a mandatory housing fund, from which ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance - MR. SHANGKONG

    Cash is a big bonus but there are other means of just reward

    Posted Dec 31st 2012, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... of People's Insurance Company (Group) of China. It was the largest IPO in Hong Kong in two years, and any banker who brought in a major so-called cornerstone investor to ensure a successful launch ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MR. SHANGKONG

    Storytellers pile into private equity as industry mushrooms

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... such as banking and insurance, private equity has a very brief history in China. However, many financial professionals feel the private equity industry on the mainland has already become very crowded ...



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