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  1. HK's retirement scheme flourishes

    Posted Dec 15th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... (MPF) scheme has exceeded the expectations of many. About 98 per cent of employers and 97 per cent of eligible employees have joined the scheme, while the self-employed lag at about 80 per cent. ... of Hong Kong's 3.4 million-strong working population is covered by some type of retirement protection. There are 19 trustees or MPF service providers altogether and more than 2,800 ...

  2. Room for change as investors gain interest

    Posted Dec 15th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... the launch of the Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) there is growing evidence that contributors may invest more of their salaries as a safeguard for their future. The Bank Consortium Trust (BCT) believes that even more money could be invested in structured retirement plans if there is a slight loosening of the regulations governing MPF investment choices. Investment regulations overseen ...

  3. Manulife offers lifestyle portfolio to boost choices

    Posted Dec 15th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Chris Davis FROM A STANDING start five years ago, the MPF scheme now hosts assets of about $140 billion under the management of trustee companies approved by the Mandatory Provident Fund Authority (MPFA), including Manulife. As Hong Kong's second-largest player in the MPF market with more than 600,000 member accounts and $24.7 billion under management, the company seeks ...

  4. Education spurs employees to contribute more

    Posted Dec 15th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Chris Davis Members of retirement plans are taking a closer look at investment funds and the way they are managed BANK CONSORTIUM Trust (BCT), one of Hong Kong's top five MPF service providers, believes that education and regular contact with MPF members is the key to helping them understand the benefits of the scheme and encouraging them to make additional voluntary ...

  5. AIA-JF venture focuses on education

    Posted Dec 15th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... expectations of its MPF members, AIA-JF Mandatory Provident Fund Services aims to provide a platform of varying investment structures to match age profiles and investment needs. 'Primary research with members, intermediaries, clients and secondary research in other fund markets enables us to offer clients what they want to cover their MPF retirement interests,' American International ...

  6. Voluntary savings mandatory to live well in old age

    Posted Dec 15th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... in addition to the MPF, which was not designed to be the sole source of retirement provision. Mr Choy said the MPF scheme had provided a positive wake-up call because it focused attention on the topic ... established a comprehensive retirement savings programme designed to form a lifelong relationship with its clients. Mr Choy suggests that making additional voluntary MPF payments is another way ...

  7. Successfully doing business in HK for more than a century

    Posted Jul 01st 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... The company is also the second-largest Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) provider in Hong Kong, based on assets under trust. As a major player in the Asian insurance market, Manulife provides individual ... measured against competitors in all key business lines,' Mr Huddart said. The research ranked Manulife first in its wealth management, individual insurance and MPF services. Customer feedback ...

  8. Tailor-made plans fit best

    Posted May 06th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... away from the annual income,' Ms Wong said. While most of Hong Kong's working population pays contributions to the Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF), additional investment plans ...

  9. HK slow to grasp insurance

    Posted Nov 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... investment-linked insurance products to make up a retirement shortfall in their MPF contributions. 'People who buy insurance products usually view them as a core part of their overall financial ...

  10. Great gifts that will keep giving

    Posted Dec 18th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... (Asia Pacific) Holdings' chief executive, who said he would give his daughter $100,000 to deposit in her MPF account as a voluntary contribution. 'This is to get her to start thinking ...



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