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  1. Business - Money

    Smart Money: MPF websites you should know

    Posted Oct 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Peter Guy

    ... approved MPF trustee and scheme. The Securities and Futures Commission and Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority (the MPF regulator) have improved their websites by offering investor education ... Peter Guy moneypost@scmp.com Useful sites for managing your Mandatory Provident Fund sfc.hk and mpfa.org.hk Despite the controversy generated by the Consumer Council about the fund fees ...

  2. Investors turn to equities

    Posted Dec 13th 2007, 12:00am by Amanda Lee

    ... investment options among more reserved Hong Kong investors were capital guaranteed funds and capital preservation funds. According to statistics from the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority ... Fund managers are less conservative now and look towards European and China markets for growth, writes Amanda Lee With the US economy slowing down, mandatory provident fund providers ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    No connection between higher MPF fees and better returns

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Michael Edesess

    ... to the proposal to cap MPF fees, MPF providers- and even some government officials- are misleading the public. One said that "rather than talking about adding a cap on fees, the authority should ask ... say, a typical period of 35 years, the investor would lose up to 50 percent of her funds to fees collected by MPF providers. The providers argue that capping fees "would hurt ...

  4. Members weigh options

    Posted Aug 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... time to cash out. Another proposal will allow employees to move their contributions to different trustees once a year. The Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority (MPFA), which oversees ... Luisa Tam Proposals to allow phased withdrawals from Mandatory Provident Fund accounts have raised the prospect of new flexibility being injected into a scheme that was launched more than ...

  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. Funds provide healthy returns

    Posted Oct 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Bo Leung During the 10 years since the launch of the Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF), there have been a few major incidents of market turbulence. These included the dotcom bubble from 1995 ... despite the bumps. The Hong Kong Investment Funds Association (HKIFA) says MPF funds have achieved an annualised return of 5.5 per cent net of fees. This easily outperforms the interest rates ...

  7. Don't tell us how to save

    Posted Jul 28th 2007, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... is what the fund providers do, aided and abetted by the government's Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority, which is supposed to act as a guardian of the public interest ... Provident Fund that lifts money out of employee's pay packets and dips into employer's costs with its requirement to make payments into investment schemes with low rates of return ...

  8. MPF providers' group targets fees critics

    Posted Jul 25th 2007, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... ago when Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority chairman Henry Fan Hung-ling criticised the fees, which range from 0.41 per cent to 3.87 per cent, for being too high. Allowing employees ... A spokesman for the Mandatory Provident Funds Authority, the body set up to oversee MPF schemes, said it would consult all stakeholders before making any changes. A spokesman for the Financial ...

  9. Strategic planning is crucial

    Posted Jun 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... John Cremer In an age when Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) investors can feel inundated with economic updates and global market news, it is important to disregard today's numbers- good ... of constituent funds with an equity component will give a strong return over the long run. No market statistics prove otherwise.' Luk, of course, is not suggesting that scheme members remain ...

  10. Shortfall looms despite bumper returns this year

    Posted Dec 15th 2006, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... contributions to the scheme. A spokesman for the Mandatory Provident Fund Authority (MPFA) said that a review of the salary cap applied to MPF contributions was under way, and it had submitted its proposals to the government. 'Under section 10A of the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Ordinance, the minimum and maximum levels of relevant income for MPF contribution purpose are subject ...




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