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  1. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Retirement funds outshine HSI but challenges ahead

    Posted Jan 06th 2014, 11:45am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Japanese and US equity funds lead with returns of more than 30pc while bond funds fare poorly Retirement funds outshine HSI but challenges ahead Returns of the 456 investment funds under the Mandatory Provident Fund grew 8.09 per cent last year, according to data provider Lipper. Although that fell short of the retirement funds' 12.07 per cent ...

  2. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    MPF drops for a second month, erases January gains

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... for second month The Mandatory Provident Fund, covering 2.5 million employees in the city, has recorded two consecutive months of losses that have wiped out much of its gains in January. The 455 investment funds under the retirement scheme reported an average loss of 0.24 per cent in March, after an average loss of 0.58 per cent in February, according to data provider Lipper. This erased ...

  3. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    MPF funds make money across the board in May

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 01:13am by Jeanny Yu

    ... lawmakers and even the government to criticise the scheme. The Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority plans to consult the market soon over a plan to require providers to introduce a core fund ... Jeanny Yu and Ray Chan MPF funds make money across the board in May The Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) reported good results last month, with all fund of funds reporting positive returns ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - INVESTMENT

    MPF providers hit back over proposal to cap fees

    Posted Oct 20th 2012, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... fee cap does not fit free-market image Mandatory Provident Fund providers hit back at the pension regulator's proposal to cap fees, warning it would hurt the city's image as a free market and limit investor choice. Diana Chan Tong Chee-ching, managing director of the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority, said on Thursday the authority was considering capping fees amid ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - INVESTMENT

    Unions 'an option' to run MPF schemes

    Posted Nov 25th 2012, 12:00am by Gary Cheung, John Carney

    ... in running pensions in Australia. Wu, chairwoman of the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority, said involving non-governmental organisations would inject more competition into pension provision. ... MPF schemes Mandatory provident fund schemes run by non-profit organisations could be an option to drive down management fees, the head of Hong Kong's pension fund regulator says. Anna Wu ...

  6. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    MPF back on track in third quarter thanks to QE3

    Posted Oct 05th 2012, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Retirement funds record an average 4.6pc return, bouncing back after loss, but they still fare worse than the Hang Sang Index MPF back on track in third quarter after qe3 kicks in The city's Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) turned the corner in the third quarter, helped by monetary easing in the United States last month that boosted stock ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - INVESTMENT

    Warning over public trust role for Hong Kong's retirement scheme

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 12:00am by JOHNNY TAM AND JENNIFER NGO

    ... for MPF The regulator of the Mandatory Provident Fund scheme is warning of problems if the government steps in to administer workers' retirement savings. The administration of Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying has not ruled out the possibility of taking up the role of public trustee for the fund, but MPF Schemes Authority chairwoman Anna Wu Hung-yuk said the move might not be welcomed. ...

  8. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Regular way to avoid a common trap

    Posted Mar 04th 2013, 12:00am by Robert Jones

    ... of investment on a periodic basis instead of all at once- it's the way that the Mandatory Provident Fund works for most employees. So why do many financial advisers recommend averaging in instead ...

  9. Business - Banking & Finance - INVESTMENT

    Controversial investment-linked assurance schemes poised to make a comeback

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 10:50am by KANIS LI

    ... Kanis Li kanis.li@scmp.com Two leading banks are said to be reviewing policies on sale of the insurance-linked schemes ILAS products coming out from the shadows A controversial class ... Big Four banks are said to be reviewing their policies on the sale of investment-linked assurance schemes (ILAS), with a view to promoting them more actively in one case and resuming ...

  10. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    US houses to boost funds on offer in Hong Kong to tap opportunities in China

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 05:57am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Lam Cheung said last week that Hong Kong and mainland financial regulators had reached consensus and would soon sign the agreement. Principal, a Mandatory Provident Fund provider, would soon ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com US firms Principal Global Investors and Franklin Templeton eager to tap China under forthcoming cross-selling scheme Fund houses to boost HK offerings Two US ...




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