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  1. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Reforms on insurance-linked investment products bring shake-up

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 03:56am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... will have a major impact on how life insurance companies and agents operate, say analysts and senior industry executives. They argue that commissions and product fees will drop and clients ... products marketed to both expatriate and local investors. Such products combine life insurance, investment and estate planning structures and allow investors to spread small sums of money between ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/investment-products/article/1570890/reforms-insurance-linked-investment-products
  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - INVESTMENT

    Buying property in international markets turned one man to books

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 05:21am by James King

    ... pitfalls, transferring funds, taxes, insurance, surveys and a wealth of other considerations. It follows Landed Hong Kong, Landed Japan and Landed China. So what makes him the expert? Canadian ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1577031/buying-property-international-markets-turned-one-man-books
  3. Property - International - INVESTMENT

    Ping An Insurance eyes high-yielding overseas properties

    Posted Nov 07th 2013, 03:10am by Peggy Sito

    ... property show. Ping An, the mainland's second-largest life insurer, announced in July that it was buying the iconic Lloyd's Building in London for £260 million (HK$3.24 billion). ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com The mainland insurer aims to invest mostly in the United States, Europe, Australia and Japan Ping An eyeing overseas properties with high yields Ping ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1349361/ping-insurance-eyes-high-yielding-overseas-properties
  4. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Insurance product faces gloomy future

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 12:00am by Jasper Moiseiwitsch, Benjamin Robertson

    ... passed, and so trigger a new commission payout. Michael Ross, a director of life insurance consulting at advisory group Towers Watson, said: "It comes back to the integrity of the broker ... the city's insurance brokers. "This may be the first step towards full commission disclosure," Ross said. Roy Halliday, the Hong Kong chief executive of British insurer Standard Life, said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/investment-products/article/1320771/insurance-product-faces-gloomy-future
  5. Business - China Business - INVESTMENT

    China's Hony ready to make more overseas deals after Pizza Express buy

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:27am by Ray Chan

    ... underscoring its ambition to cater to Chinese consumers seeking a better quality life through everything from dining to electronic gadgets. "Casual but classy dining experiences are missing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1560704/chinas-hony-ready-make-more-overseas-deals-after-pizza
  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - INVESTMENT

    'Eyes and ears' abroad help reduce mainland China developer risk

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 01:30am by Langi Chiang

    ... for deals. Insurance giant China Life last week bought a majority stake in an office building in London's Canary Wharf, becoming the latest mainland institution to join an overseas buying spree ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1539677/eyes-and-ears-abroad-help-reduce-mainland-china-developer
  7. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Scope seen for tighter regulation of insurance-linked investments

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 10:55am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... Benjamin Robertson benjamin.robertson@scmp.com HK's two-tier regulation puts some investors at risk, especially with insurance-linked funds, says lawmaker who helped set up framework ... their adviser and investment account. Hong Kong's rules assign supervision of certain investment products, known as investment-linked assurance schemes, to self-regulated insurance bodies ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/investment-products/article/1493363/scope-seen-tighter-regulation-insurance-linked
  8. Business - China Business - INVESTMENT

    Fund products on shopping list for mainlanders

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 01:14am by Enoch Yiu

    ... year, from 25 per cent in 2012. Government statistics show mainland tourists are big spenders in the insurance market. They spent HK$15 billion on life policies in Hong Kong last year, ... insurance policies even though they are fund products. The government should change the law to tighten regulations to enhance investor protection." The product is a combination of life ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1495427/fund-products-shopping-list-mainlanders
  9. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Gloomy Hong Kong investors shun property in favour of bonds

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 01:19am by Jeanny Yu

    ... Confidence in all asset classes, apart from bonds, has dropped since the previous survey at the end of last year, said Friends Provident International, a subsidiary of FTSE 100-listed Friends Life Group. The company is a provider of pensions, investments and insurance products. Sentiment has dropped nearly 50 per cent from 28 points to 15 for an index tracking investor attitudes, according ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1517510/gloomy-hong-kong-investors-shun-property-favour
  10. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Standard Life Investments to tap investment shift

    Posted Feb 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Ray Chan

    ... Ray Chan ray.utchan@scmp.com The British asset manager plans big expansion in Asia as investors swing towards diversified products to look for better capital returns Standard Life to tap shift in market Standard Life Investments, the US$270 billion investment management arm of British-listed life insurer Standard Life, is planning a major expansion in Asia to exploit ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1141451/standard-life-investments-tap-investment-shift

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