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  1. Gold exchange to launch trading in silver futures

    Posted Jun 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... would use gold warehouses at the Hong Kong International Airport to store the physical silver for delivery, he said. 'I believe international investors would like to trade silver in Hong ... to hedge risks,' he said. 'The launch of silver trading would be in line with China's 12th five-year plan, [one aspect of which is] to strengthen Hong Kong as an international ...

  2. China's insurers see chance in trade shunned by West

    Posted Apr 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in the Iranian oil trade because major coverage is underwritten by Western reinsurers, experts said. Michael Frodl, of C-Level Maritime Risks, said China had 'shifted a good amount of its oil buying ... into perspective, the international group of the 13 leading P&I Clubs collected US$2.7 billion in premiums last year and incurred US$720 million worth of insurance claims. This involved all kinds ...

  3. Overstretched brokers to protest at longer trading hours- again

    Posted Nov 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... (pictured) has said these and other changes were needed to match international practices and bring trading hours in line with the mainland. But the measure brought small brokers out in what many ... futures trading session from 4.45pm to 11.15pm to match international practices. 'The evening trading would mean all brokers have to spend thousands of dollars more every night. We have ...

  4. HKEx faces challenge of 'dark pool' trading

    Posted May 24th 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... the largest 'dark pool' operators globally. In Hong Kong, 5 per cent to 10 per cent of its client trades are done through Crossfinder, its internal 'dark pool'. In Asia, ... region for Liquidnet, one of the largest international 'dark pool' operators, rejects the criticism. 'Alternative trading platforms, like Liquidnet, provide enormous value ...

  5. Electronic trading to bring gold exchange into modern era

    Posted Mar 17th 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... and measurement were different,' Mr Lee said. 'The electronic trading system to be launched, however, will be able to match international trading practices.' The electronic trading system ... Enoch Yiu The electronic trading system that will be installed soon at the local gold exchange has attracted 14 newcomers to the market since the beginning of last year, Chinese Gold & ...

  6. 'Carry trade' the canary in the forex goldmine

    Posted Aug 12th 2007, 12:00am by David Cohen

    ... David Cohen The foreign exchange market remains on a roller coaster, propelled by sharp switchbacks in the so-called carry trade that has dominated the past year. The trade, in which ... was largely ignored by investors for the past year as stock markets surged. The check caused some pain and continues to pose a threat to global growth. This reaction by carry-trade investors ...

  7. Qifeng Fiber plummets 18.9pc on trading debut

    Posted Jun 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... dropped 18.93 per cent in its trading debut yesterday, making it the worst newcomer this year. The stock closed at $1.37, compared with its initial offering price of $1.69. The other new offers that declined on their debuts this year include Champion Reit, which fell 15.69 per cent, while Modern Beauty Salon Holdings dropped 9 per cent and Winbox International (Holdings) slid 5.45 per cent. ...

  8. Insider trading the market's wild card

    Posted Jan 21st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In May last year, Tang Jian, a fund manager at China International Fund Management, was sacked for alleged inside trading. Mr Tang opened 'rat accounts'- bogus brokerage accounts owned ... 'churning'- the process in which fund managers engage in excessive trading to cause a diversion in the supply-demand balance. The article triggered chaos in the securities industry as most retail ...

  9. Trading ban for Charles Schmitt

    Posted Jun 16th 2004, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Charles Schmitt & Associates has been banned from trading by the Securities and Futures Commission after the fund management company's managing director failed ... investigating the case. The restriction notice means the company cannot trade or dispose of any assets without the consent of the commission. The SFC said it had questioned Mr Schmitt over ...

  10. Exchange considers brief trading suspensions

    Posted Feb 08th 2007, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Hong Kong to match international markets such as the US and Britain, while we would also like to encourage companies to request suspension from trading once they have price-sensitive ... Enoch Yiu The stock exchange wants to change its policy to allow companies to suspend trading in their shares for five to 15 minutes while they issue announcements on the internet, ...




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