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  1. Letters

    Posted Oct 31st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Provident Fund (MPF) assets held by MPF trustees. As chairman of the leading retirement protection association in Hong Kong, I would like to outline some key safeguards in place to protect these assets. MPF trustees and their schemes are governed by a comprehensive protection system by the MPF Schemes Authority (MPFA), including stringent approval and registration criteria, on-going ...

  2. Bonds bountiful in provident fund

    Posted Sep 18th 2010, 12:00am by Wilson Lau

    ... Wilson Lau Bonds have been the best performers in the Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) this year, yielding an average 4.4 per cent return as of the end of last month. 'This is a year ... measures. However, Lau remains optimistic about the market's performance next year and believes bond funds will continue to do well. Although the launch date of the MPF Schemes Amendment Bill ...

  3. 2010 hits and misses

    Posted Jan 09th 2011, 12:00am by Debasish Roy Chowdhury

    ... It was not a great year for the city's Mandatory Provident Fund, which reported average returns of just 7.15 per cent, far below the 25.8 per cent average in 2009. But some pension funds still managed ... Equity B, both Asia-Pacific ex Japan equity funds. The worst returns came from Principal MPF Scheme S800-US Dollar Savings, at minus-0.75 per cent, followed by Principal MPF Scheme S600-Hong Kong ...

  4. MPF returns dive but equity funds still top performers

    Posted Jan 26th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kelvin Wong The average return across all investment categories in the Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) scheme slowed to 8.79 per cent last year after recording a robust 19.26 per cent ... for most funds under the MPF scheme. 'Equity funds generated very respectable returns in 2004,' said S&P managing director and regional manager for Asia Surinder Kathpalia. 'A ...

  5. Bumpy road to reform

    Posted Jul 30th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to their personal provident fund accounts, and share the money with every elderly person, rich or poor. The scheme has not generated much discussion because it is not a government proposal. Had it been ... might be required to contribute more than 1 per cent of his income to a health-care fund. He reportedly told the Chinese press that the mode of contribution would be similar to the Mandatory ...

  6. Handover taught fund manager costly lesson

    Posted Jan 25th 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... in the Mandatory Provident Fund. He joined the ICBC fund house last year. In his early career, he saw the boom and bust of the Japanese market, the flood of overseas fund houses to Hong Kong in the 1980s ... of the colony. The Hang Seng slumped, providing a hard lesson for Wong who was still finding his feet as a fund manager. 'This was the most painful lesson in my life but it also helped me to know ...

  7. B shares can still provide value

    Posted Oct 21st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... liquidity and market capitalisation in decline, the B-shares markets were becoming smaller and less significant, Asia Strategic Investment fund manager James Cheng said. And with the opening of domestic A shares to overseas money via the qualified foreign institutional investor (QFII) scheme, the B-share market will become even less significant. Ken Ho, the head of China research at JP ...

  8. Asia provides sanctuary from the storm

    Posted Oct 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Alex Frew Mcmillan

    ... of emerging market debt at Threadneedle, this year as the fund manager noted emerging markets are still 'great value'. The asset management company noted last month that emerging market ... Index Fund. Such products are denominated in US dollars, but holding underlying bonds in the local currencies of the eight Asian nations it targets should see returns enhanced if Asian ...

  9. Mainland investors fund US projects to get green cards

    Posted Jul 05th 2010, 12:00am by Kristin Jones

    ... Kristin Jones in New York On New York's waterfront, the rebirth of the old Brooklyn Navy Yard has a novel financing scheme: green cards. Credit crunch be damned, trucks ... to be re-invented as a light manufacturing plant. EB-5 is the United States visa programme that provided the incentive for the mostly Chinese investors to wire the money. At its heart, it's a simple ...

  10. Farmers who provided the spark

    Posted Nov 17th 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... to the famed village for pilgrims from around the country who head to the symbol of China's opening and reform. The picture postcard landscape of Xiaogang is the result of a government-funded ... in Anhui province at that time. Professor Shen said that such reforms were natural as rural policies were at a dead end. 'Authorities were turning a blind eye to the reforms as long as farmers ...




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