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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - BUSINESS CROWDFUNDING

    With Hong Kong's FringeBacker, achieving big dreams just a click away

    Posted May 07th 2013, 12:00am by Kylie Knott

    ... although this took about three hours!" Welcome to Kwan's world, "Little Someone", a series of sketches featuring his favourite lads, ladies and landmarks. But while Kwan's ... through its landmarks while inspiring others with my art. The big picture is to turn the series into tourist souvenirs," he says. He heard about FringeBacker through his friend Agnes Nong, ...

  2. Hang Seng to launch new series of indices

    Posted Jul 08th 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu The Hang Seng Indexes Company has introduced a new series to trace the performance of stocks which promote environmental protection and good corporate governance. The Hang Seng Corporate Sustainability Index Series has three indices, one covering Hong Kong-listed companies, one for mainland-listed firms and a third for those listed in both. All constituent stocks ...

  3. Visionaries

    Posted Nov 14th 2010, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... a peek into the future. An awe-inspiring collection of ideas from the cutting edge of science and engineering, the MIT series include down-to-earth gems such as a section entitled 'How to Make An ATM Spew Out Money' (above right). Others, like a video explaining how to make a flying robot hand, are almost surreal. Some are specialised, such as a video about 'Light ...

  4. Hard lessons well worth the cost

    Posted Aug 28th 2006, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... collapse spectacularly amid accusations of share manipulation and due to a series of ill-researched and badly managed speculative investments. 'Sir Isaac simply couldn't resist the urge ... Isaac Newton rediscovered in 1720 just how things that go up must come down when he invested his entire liquid holdings in the South Sea Company, a firm set up to trade with the Spanish colonies ...

  5. Hard lessons well worth the cost

    Posted Aug 27th 2006, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... asset class, and ideas on how to mitigate the hazards. In one famous example he cites in his book, Isaac Newton rediscovered in 1720 just how things that go up must come down when he invested ... initial stake in the company, he reinvested after its share price had quadrupled- and then watched the firm collapse spectacularly amid accusations of share manipulation and due to a series ...

  6. Business - Banking & Finance - MONDAY FACE

    Monday Face: Michael Diekmann

    Posted Dec 17th 2012, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... a pursuit that took him to all corners of the globe in search of adventure. He set up his own publishing company, Diekmann/Thieme, after graduating from university, printing a series ...

  7. Catering to the emotions of investor clients

    Posted Apr 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... you ask a layperson what they think of that, they find it quite ludicrous because we are not robots and the notion that our psychology and emotions have a role to play in our decision-making ... to long-term risk tolerance, which is still important, he says, but 'we aim to humanise things. Risk long-term is still fundamental, but not the whole story, because we are not robots'. Once ...

  8. Business - China Business - STOCKS

    Mainland share market falls to lowest level in 3-1/2 years

    Posted Sep 21st 2012, 12:00am by Daniel Ren

    ... a series of stimulus measures to counter the slowdown, but Beijing has yet to unveil strong incentives to bolster their confidence. The market's main indicator has lost nearly 8 per cent ...

  9. Successive European scandals shock Chinese banks

    Posted Aug 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... institution to be caught up in a series of apparently illegal transactions, this time involving Iran. Standard Chartered yesterday rejected allegations from US regulators that it hid US$250 billion ... cent yesterday to close at HK$160.10 apiece on investor fears that the US allegations could have a long-term negative impact on the bank's business in the United States. 'The series ...

  10. Beijing to boost market with trading fee cut

    Posted Aug 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... that the profitable stocks will generate handsome returns because they are currently so undervalued. Guo also rolled out a series of market-boosting measures such as curbing the number of initial public ...




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