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  1. Losers all round as image is battered

    Posted Dec 20th 2004, 12:00am by Gary Cheung, Martin Wong

    ... academic. Stephen Cheung Yan-leung, professor of economics and finance at City University, said investment banks, investors, the Housing Authority and the city's image had all suffered ... to invest once the offer was relaunched, said one equity strategist at an international bank. 'Clearly the best outcome would have been for these legal challenges to be dealt with before ...

  2. Joseph Yam to retire as HKMA chief in October

    Posted May 20th 2009, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... by banks of complex investment products linked to Lehman Brothers, which lost much or all of their value when the US investment bank collapsed in September. Hongkongers had invested HK$20 billion ... Recently, some legislators have blamed Mr Yam for what they see as the authority's failure to monitor banks' sale of Lehman Brothers investment products. Mr Yam told a special Legislative ...

  3. Lehman probe 'uncovers five suspect areas'

    Posted Apr 25th 2009, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... of suspected mis-selling. Hong Kong investors lost billions of dollars on minibonds guaranteed by Lehman when the US investment bank went bankrupt in September. Despite their name, Lehman minibonds ... against such a disclosure. An authority spokesman said it had no comment, but the chairman of the Hong Kong Association of Banks warned that disclosure could affect Hong Kong's status ...

  4. Yam set for Grand Bauhinia nod

    Posted Jun 30th 2009, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu, Gary Cheung

    ... might overshadow any conclusions. Mr Yam was accused of neglecting his role of monitoring how banks sold the complex investment products to the public. ... tomorrow, the sources said Mr Yam, retiring in October after 16 years as head of the city's de factro central bank, had been nominated to receive the city's top honour. A source said ...

  5. Tung heads for investment fair

    Posted Sep 05th 2003, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Hong Kong's chief executive and financial secretary will next week lead a government delegation to an investment promotion fair organised by the Ministry of Commerce in Xiamen. Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa will be one of the guests scheduled to take part in the opening ceremony of the Seventh China International Fair for Investment and Trade on Monday. Vice-Premier Wu Yi ...

  6. 'Taipan' says new radio station will be held up for a year

    Posted Jul 13th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Gary Cheung

    ... for digital broadcasting would be bigger than for broadcasting on an AM frequency, but we have no problem in making the investment.' Other shareholders include Bank of East Asia chairman David Li ... is facing financial difficulties, with some shareholders are rethinking their investment in the radio station because of the global financial meltdown. Mr Cheng denied the delay had anything to do ...

  7. More than half support proposal to raise funds by issuing bonds

    Posted Feb 16th 2009, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... to fund long-term investments such as infrastructure projects. Thirty-one per cent of those polled disagreed with the idea. The poll was conducted from January 23 to February 6. Among those who ... investment. 'It is a good time for the government to issue bonds under the current low-tax environment. Besides, the government would not have to dip into its fiscal reserves or cut its recurrent ...

  8. Embattled Tsang hits back at the media

    Posted Oct 28th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Gary Cheung

    ... banks offered most other investors compensation for their investments in Lehman-Brothers minibonds. Tsang has admitted raising the matter with officials but denied exerting pressure to speed up ... business with his plan to encourage the use of energy-saving bulbs, and had intervened in his sister-in-law's claim for compensation for her investment in failed Lehman Brothers minibonds. ...

  9. A low profile and a keen eye for detail

    Posted Jul 18th 2009, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu, Gary Cheung

    ... of monetary management at the Office of the Exchange Fund in 1991, the agency that managed and invested the reserves to defend the currency, of which Mr Yam was director. He continued that role when the bureau was combined with the Banking Commissioner's office to form the Monetary Authority. Since then he has worked with Mr Yam to carry out many projects that established the authority ...

  10. Housing chief shelves Link listing

    Posted Dec 20th 2004, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Gary Cheung, Martin Wong

    ... after crisis meetings involving Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa, his economic team and the banking underwriters of what was to be the world's largest real estate investment trust. Secretary ...




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