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  1. MPF providers brace for battle

    Posted Mar 26th 2004, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... of punitive action from the pension regulator over breaches of investment regulations. Sources have told the South China Morning Post that the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority (MPFA) ... a defence. 'All of our MPF investment funds were approved by the MPFA when the schemes began in December 2000, and we have told the authority about the exposure to Dutch certs,' he said. ...

  2. Sluggish HSBC blamed for taking shine off MPF

    Posted Aug 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Fund managers blame HSBC's poor showing in the stock market for the lacklustre performance of the Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) last month despite a relatively strong rebound ... investment funds under the MPF scheme. In July, equity funds gained 1.4 per cent while mixed-asset funds grew 1.15 per cent. Shares in HSBC plunged to a one-month low of HK$61.10 in the middle ...

  3. CSRC hints at pilot scheme to float non-tradable shares

    Posted Apr 14th 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Chan

    ... yesterday at a rare official comment hinting at the imminent launch of a pilot scheme to float non-tradable shares that account for more than 68 per cent of the market capitalisation of listed ... Commission official was quoted as telling the media that the conditions were right to begin such an experiment. 'Our perception is this time it's not just a rumour,' said one fund ...

  4. A look back at decade's good, bad and ugly

    Posted Jan 05th 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... we have to look forward to in the next 10 years. Pensions: Although not everyone was happy with the introduction of the Mandatory Provident Fund, it at least introduced the first compulsory retirement scheme in the city's history. Before the scheme was introduced in 2000, only one in three employees was covered by any form of pension scheme. At present, 2.56 million employees ...

  5. Authorities bail out Huaxia in bid to rebuild trust

    Posted Nov 18th 2004, 12:00am by Annette Chiu

    ... will be able to freeze only assets owned by the brokerages. Should a brokerage face financial trouble, the courts no longer have the authority to sequestrate funds held in clearing accounts on behalf ... Annette Chiu Supreme Court prohibits the freezing of investors' assets at troubled brokerages Mainland authorities are set to unveil another bailout of a national stock brokerage, ...

  6. Business - Money - REGULATION

    China stocks set to be cleared for Hong Kong investors

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 12:00am by Daniel Ren

    ... is set to further liberalise the market soon to facilitate RQFII funds' purchase of mainland stocks, according to two sources close to the CSRC. The RQFII scheme, launched in 2011, ... on equity-based investments but it can be spread to cover individual stocks, warrants and index futures. The announcement indicates that China's authorities are comfortable with the RQFII scheme ...

  7. Banks join easy-credit scheme for small firms

    Posted Feb 19th 2009, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... of Communications, Shanghai Pudong Development Bank, China Everbright Bank and Guangdong Development Bank. The company, with 2 billion yuan (HK$2.27 billion) in Guangdong government funding, will provide ... enterprises amid the global financial crisis. Under the arrangement, each of the banks will provide an undisclosed quota to the loan guarantee firm, said its operator, Guangdong Finance Investment ...

  8. MPF may win some fans but choice is still the answer

    Posted Jan 10th 2008, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... with Jake van der Kamp Today an alternative view of the Mandatory Provident Fund from the e-mail inbox. The e-mail ran mostly my way on a recent column in which I criticised the MPF for, ... Schemes Authority rather than burdening employers and fund managers with it. And this would also be a good idea if my explanation of the cause is right. Employees, rather than employers, can ...

  9. Still jobs out there for seasoned brokers, bankers

    Posted Dec 16th 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... chairman of the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority. The annual festival is held in February and March, and its cultural treats include ballet, orchestral music, opera and much more. Advance ... says the number of licensed corporations and individuals has actually increased this year. The number of licensed individuals- those working at SFC-regulated fund houses, brokerage firms ...

  10. Mainland to relax offshore fund rules

    Posted Sep 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai Mainland authorities are expected to relax rules on individuals buying foreign equity-based funds sold by banks, mirroring regulators' efforts to encourage ... the number of investors eligible to buy Hong Kong stocks under the individual investment scheme, the authorities may also triple the minimum amount an individual can invest offshore to 300,000 yuan, ...




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