• Sunday
  • September 21, 2014
  • Last updated: 4:13am
Hong Kong




Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 6028 for investment

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. State fund chases investments

    Posted Oct 14th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill in Shanghai Options include buying into two state banks and going into overseas stocks The chairman of the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) plans to invest between ... investments... Investing in bank deposits and treasury bonds is far from enough.' His breakdown of how the fund is invested showed 81 per cent was committed in low-yield bank deposits and treasury ...

  2. Investment club gets in on bottom floor

    Posted Nov 13th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Oliver

    ... and turn them to the advantage of aspiring property owners- and property speculators. He settled on an investment-club model. Potential property purchasers pay a fee to join the club, enabling them access to 'off plan' investment flats in places such as Britain, Spain and Florida. Using its buying power, Instant Access is able to secure discounts- typically 10 to 15 per cent- from ...

  3. As Michigan slows, Canadian firms step up investment

    Posted Nov 12th 2005, 12:00am by Markus Gaertner

    ... is trying hard to cement the lead it gained from Michigan last year as the largest vehicle-producing region in North America. Recent investments underscore Ontario's claim to the top spot. In June, Toyota announced it would invest US$700 million to build an assembly plant in Woodstock- the industry's first new assembly plant in Ontario for more than a decade. It will start ...

  4. Energy sector helps fuel 24pc surge in fixed-asset investment

    Posted Mar 17th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... China's fixed-asset investment grew by a robust 24.5 per cent in the first two months of the year compared to the same period last year, a figure on track to exceed government forecasts. The country's urban fixed-asset investment in January and February rose to 422.2 billion yuan, according to the National Bureau of Statistics. In the first two months of last year, ...

  5. Simple strategy is to out-invest the locals

    Posted Sep 05th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... mobile-phone makers are moving to entrench their position on the mainland as the market starts to consolidate. The strategy for the industry's big guns is simple: out-invest local players ... in China among foreign investors. It has invested more than US$450 million so far, with 16 research and development centres and more than 1,800 research staff. Finnish giant Nokia has set the pace ...

  6. PCCW and Netcom to invest up to US$300m

    Posted Apr 13th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Logan

    ... Michael Logan PCCW and China Network Communications Group (Netcom) will invest up to US$300 million in the mainland's value-added telecommunications services market and will seek ... with the United States regulator on Monday. PCCW will also seek funding from third parties, with an eye towards increasing the investment to as much as US$300 million. A Netcom official declined ...

  7. Extra investment in education urged

    Posted Mar 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Alice Yan More money needs to be invested by the central government in education, especially in rural areas, experts have told a university forum. In 2003, a total of 5.18 per cent of China's gross domestic product went towards education, with the government contributing 3.28 per cent and the private sector the rest. 'The percentage of GDP invested is a key index measuring ...

  8. UMC denies investing in mainland foundry

    Posted Feb 17th 2005, 12:00am by Stuart Biggs

    ... Stuart Biggs The world's second-largest contract manufacturer of semiconductors, United Microelectronics Corp (UMC), yesterday denied any illegal investment in mainland foundry He Jian Technology. The denial came a day after officials from Taiwan's Bureau of Investigation searched UMC offices. 'UMC has no direct investment in He Jian,' company spokesperson ...

  9. Investment yields pose challenge for Ping An

    Posted Aug 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bei Hu Insurer attributes strong performance to valuation gains on bond investments Surprisingly strong investment yields boosted Ping An Insurance's results in the first six months, but its investment chief admits maintaining that record in the second half will be a challenge. China's second-largest life insurance company said its total investment yield rose by a 0.5 ...

  10. Evolution of the investment-savvy client

    Posted Jun 29th 2005, 12:00am by Andrea Pawlyna

    ... of confusion about MPF. But over the past four years, members have become much more knowledgeable about their retirement investments. 'When we first launched, many MPF members ran into a crisis of being unable to identify their own future investment objectives,' said C.F. Choy, chief executive for HSBC Insurance Asia-Pacific Holdings. About 10 per cent of members were so baffled ...




SCMP.com Account