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  1. Business - Money - WHITE COLLAR

    Why few retail investors might board the 'through train'

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 10:43am by Enoch Yiu

    ... allowed anyone with a bank account at the Tianjin branch of Bank of China to trade in Hong Kong stocks without a limit, the new plan permits only institutional investors, such as pension funds ... with the criterion in the Hong Kong regulation that defines a professional investor, for the purpose of access to sophisticated investment products, as one who has at least HK$8 million. However, the through ...

  2. Business - Money - WHITE COLLAR

    Hong Kong brokers left out by new 'through train' plan

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 11:59am by Enoch Yiu

    ... obsolete. The QDII programme allowed mainlanders to invest offshore through fund products offered by banks or fund houses that succeeded in obtaining a quota. If the "through train" plan ... on its website that investors could open foreign exchange accounts at the Bank of China's Tianjin branch to trade Hong Kong stocks. Residents could also open accounts at bank outlets ...

  3. Business - Money - WHITE COLLAR

    Poor-mouthing brokers have fat bottom lines

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 10:55am by Enoch Yiu

    ... The industry's net profit peaked at HK$32.4 billion that year when Beijing said in August it might start a "through-train" scheme to allow mainlanders to directly invest in the Hong Kong ... the qualified domestic institutional investor scheme to allow mainlanders to invest more in offshore markets, including Hong Kong. If this reform materialises, it will be good news for brokers. ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - WHITE COLLAR

    Offshore yuan centres not the biggest threat to Hong Kong's financial sector

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 02:07pm by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com The real threat to the city's yuan business is the possibility of Beijing opening up capital markets Yuan milestone belies challenges ahead As local banks uncork the champagne today to celebrate 10 years since they were first allowed to engage in personal banking in yuan, they still face significant challenges ahead. Hong Kong Monetary Authority ...

  5. Business - Money - WHITE COLLAR

    Big players unlikely to heed welcome move by smallest MPF provider

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 11:27am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Haitong International Securities having to resort to waiving its investment management fees on Mandatory Provident Fund offerings for three years shows the difficulty small players face ... combined controlled almost half the market. HSBC, together with subsidiary Hang Seng Bank, had a market share of 30.8 per cent, while insurer Manulife had 18 per cent, the Gadbury report said. Next ...

  6. Business - Comment - WHITE COLLAR

    Hold your fire on investing in China baby boom

    Posted Aug 20th 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Talk of one-child policy easing has stirred trend watchers, but it may not make much difference Hold your fire on investing in China baby boom Beijing's urbanisation plans ... in Beijing it is about 0.8. A Deutsche Bank report estimates that if a two-child policy is to be implemented in China, the number of births is likely to rise by 1.6 million per year, or 11 per cent ...

  7. Business - Comment - WHITE COLLAR

    Qianhai the likely winner in the rush for Hong Kong investment

    Posted Jun 18th 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Of Guangdong's three special economic zones, Qianhai is most attractive for financial investors Qianhai the likely winner in the rush for HK investment ... convertibility. In January, banks were allowed to make cross-border yuan loans and lend a combined 2 billion yuan (HK$2.52 billion) to mainland firms setting up in the zone. Stockbrokers have lobbied ...

  8. Business - Comment - WHITE COLLAR

    Time for action on insurance investment-linked products

    Posted Feb 26th 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... as in the case of the Lehman minibonds before the bank's collapse. It makes sense for the SFC to take action sooner rather than later. The investment-linked products allow policyholders to invest ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Without any regulator to oversee the sector, the government needs to act before it is too late Time for action on insurance investment-linked products The best ...

  9. Business - Comment - WHITE COLLAR

    London Metal Exchange competes with Bohai for mainland's affections

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 10:10am by Enoch Yiu

    ... commodity exchange to expand overseas, it appears the London Metal Exchange, owned by Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEx), faces a tough battle to attract mainland investment and support. ... firms and investors. Last week, it introduced its platform in Hong Kong, allowing foreign players to conduct yuan settlements. The roadshow’s locale was telling: it was held at the Bank of China ...

  10. Business - Comment - WHITE COLLAR

    SFC 'suffers' from an embarrassment of riches in Year of the Horse

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 05:57am by Enoch Yiu

    ... to spend.   Favourable first half Keeping with the New Year theme, White Collar has been chatting with fung shui master Wong Man-chiu in the hope of getting some investment tips. The Year ...




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