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  1. Big change

    Posted May 28th 2009, 12:00am by Joseph Wong

    ... Joseph Wong Apart from speculating about who will replace outgoing Monetary Authority chief executive Joseph Yam Chi-kwong, most commentators are also wondering about his successor's ... has a case for offering a much reduced - but still reasonable - package to the next HKMA chief. Legislators should see that it is done properly and fairly, in taxpayers' interest. Joseph ...

  2. HKMA pay rise this time also covers Joseph Yam

    Posted Mar 24th 2007, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... Andy Cheng The Hong Kong Monetary Authority, the city's de facto central bank, will raise staff salaries an average of 4.8 per cent from next month, with chief executive Joseph Yam Chi-kwong, who dropped his right to a fatter pay cheque last year, also covered this time. The HKMA's performance-linked increase for its 592 employees is similar to the 5 per cent average pay ...

  3. HK 'can ditch dollar peg'- Yam

    Posted Jun 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Anita Lam, Adrian Wan and May Chan Former central banker Joseph Yam Chi-kwong, who 29 years ago helped create the Hong Kong-US dollar peg, yesterday triggered wild debate by saying the city could 'do away with the exchange rate target' to curb inflation and asset bubbles. Yam, now a Chinese University professor, repeatedly stressed he was not proposing an immediate ...

  4. Eightfold rise in funding to investigate bank gripes

    Posted Apr 21st 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... was detailed in the authority's annual report published yesterday- which also revealed that Joseph Yam Chi-kwong, its chief executive, enjoyed a pay rise of 15.44 per cent last year, pocketing ... and cost-to-income ratios rising. Big earner Joseph Yam Chi-kwong is among the world's highest-paid central bankers His salary, in HK dollars, went up 15.44 per cent last year to: $11.93m ...

  5. Yuan deposits on the rise

    Posted Mar 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kelvin Wong The total amount of yuan deposits has picked up considerably over the past week, increasing to 1.5 billion yuan, according to Hong Kong Monetary Authority chief Joseph Yam Chi-kwong. The figure, compiled from a survey of 14 banks, is a fourfold increase from the 330 million yuan recorded in the first two days after the service started on February 25. In his weekly ...

  6. Business - Economy - CURRENCIES

    Pegging Hong Kong dollar against yuan 'could take years'

    Posted Apr 30th 2013, 12:00am by KANIS LI

    ... inflation and asset bubbles in Hong Kong, Joseph Yam Chi-kwong, the HKMA's former chief executive, published a paper in June last year saying it was time to review the peg. Yam said Hong Kong ...

  7. HKMA mainland bond market quota doubled

    Posted May 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Beijing has doubled the amount of reserves the Hong Kong Monetary Authority can invest in the mainland interbank market, the latest move in its push for the yuan to become a global currency. HKMA chief executive Norman Chan Ta ...

  8. With that sort of pay packet, Joe, shut up and cop the flak

    Posted Jun 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jake van der Kamp 'I have adequate grounds to seek a judicial review. But it is difficult to confront the entire political engine with my own force.' Joseph Yam Chi-kwong Former HK Monetary Authority chief executive In 2007, Yam was the highest paid central banker in the world, with an annual salary of US$1.32 million, about seven times that of the chairman ...

  9. US rescue needs regulation to succeed, says Yam

    Posted Mar 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maria Chan The US government's plan to buy up banks' bad assets could help revive the economy if it was implemented with adequate regulatory measures, Hong Kong Monetary Authority chief executive Joseph Yam Chi-kwong said. The United States Department of the Treasury unveiled on Monday detailed plans to persuade private investors to help rid banks of up to US$1 ...

  10. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Exchange Fund looks to yuan, emerging markets

    Posted Jan 15th 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... through a quota system. Sun Hung Kai Financial executive director Joseph Tong Tang said the HKMA was making the right move. "The yuan and emerging markets are looking positive ...




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