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  1. Infrastructure investment tipped to beat food crises

    Posted Jun 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... May Chan may.wychan@scmp.com More investment in infrastructure, rather than export bans, should be the solution to looming food crises in emerging markets, say analysts. 'If one really wants to balance demand and supply of food, one should not only invest in seeds and fertilisers and bet on consumption patterns, but also invest in infrastructure such as food processing ...

  2. Investors punish HSBC after US$35b bailout of two investment vehicles

    Posted Nov 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maria Chan HSBC Holding shares fell as much as 3.07 per cent yesterday after the bank unveiled plans for a US$35 billion bailout of its two troubled structured investment vehicles. At one ... Seng Index down 1.51 per cent. Other financial stocks that had exposure to structured investment vehicles (SIV) also fell. Standard Chartered dropped 3.13 per cent, ending at HK$266.40, while ...

  3. CIC puts HK on its agenda for investment

    Posted Mar 04th 2008, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing China Investment Corp, the mainland's US$200 billion sovereign wealth fund, would invest in Hong Kong as part of a strategy that also includes alternative investments such as in private equity funds, a senior executive said. Jesse Wang Jianxi, an executive vice-president and the chief risk officer of CIC, said the fund's investment portfolio ...

  4. Nurse jailed for HK$7m investment swindle

    Posted Jan 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui A nurse yesterday was ordered to spend 30 months behind bars after she admitted deceiving six people out of HK$7.28 million in an investment scam. Eva Wong Wai-yin, 29, was jailed on five charges of fraud after pleading guilty last October. The District Court heard yesterday that Wong had defrauded the victims by forging monthly statements of investment accounts. ...

  5. New rules cloud foreign investment

    Posted Nov 14th 2007, 12:00am by Peggy Sito, Sandy Li

    ... Fulton Mak, Sandy Li and Peggy Sito Market divided about the impact of the mainland's latest guidelines on overseas investors Sweeping revisions to foreign investment rules in the mainland have left analysts and investors puzzled over the likely impact of the changes on foreign property investment in the country. 'I do not see any impact on the physical market or on our ...

  6. Magazines - Money - MONEY TALKS

    The way ahead is asset spread

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 12:00am by MARTIN MERZ

    ... Martin Merz Sell Thailand, the Philippines and Indonesia to invest in China, finance guru Marc Faber tells Martin Merz The way ahead is asset spread Legendary bearish investor Marc Faber, ... further diversify real estate and equities in different sectors of the market and geographical locations.   Do you invest in property? Yes, I also have real estate, but there are management ...

  7. Canada fund opens first overseas office with US$200m investment

    Posted Feb 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cameron Dueck The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), which manages US$119.4 billion in Canada's social security funds, is putting US$200 million into FountainVest, a newly ... are also investors in FountainVest, with the former matching CPPIB's US$200 million investment and Temasek chipping in US$50 million. The fund is managed by former Temasek employees. 'Our ...

  8. Invest your savings to beat inflation

    Posted Feb 11th 2008, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... of Hong Kong dollar-denominated investment assets. To protect yourself from rising consumer prices, put your investment savings into an asset that stands an excellent chance of rising even faster in price than consumer goods will. What I have in mind is property. Fixed-income investments are certain to undermine the value of your money in this inflationary environment and our stock market ...

  9. Is gambling an investment?

    Posted Dec 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Sophie Paine

    ... Sophie Paine Check this out: 'Yeah! I won $3,000 at the races yesterday!' 'But how much did you gamble?' 'Just a couple of hundred dollars, what other investment ... Then you can compare your gamble to other investments and see if another opportunity would offer you a better return. What is the difference between saving, investing and gambling? Saving means ...

  10. Politics may skew investment tool

    Posted Nov 18th 2007, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... Nations are getting into sovereign wealth funds to raise returns on foreign currency holdings, but there is resistance, writes Louis Beckerling Investment markets are in line for a fresh boost of liquidity as Asian governments begin to actively manage the massive reserves of foreign exchange they have accumulated. The prospect of big new investment players entering the market ...




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