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  1. Business - Money - FUNDS

    MPF returns to black in February on equities rebound

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 01:38am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Encoh Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Hong Kong pension fund reports 2.25pc average return last month after 2.43pc loss in January MPF returns to black on equities rebound The city's Mandatory Provident Fund is back in the black after reporting an average return of 2.25 per cent last month, thanks to a rebound in regional stock markets. This came after the MPF suffered an average loss ...

  2. Business - Money - FUNDS

    MPF returns of 1.18 pc slowest in three months, trailing HSI's 3pc

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 05:27am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com MPF schemes show slowest growth in three months Investment funds in the Mandatory Provident Fund scheme, which covers 2.4 million employees in the city, reported their slowest growth in three months last month, with returns trailing the performance of the benchmark Hang Seng Index. The 456 MPF funds reported an average return of 1.18 per cent last ...

  3. Business - Money - FUNDS

    With fees, a little understanding goes a long way

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by Jasper Moiseiwitsch

    ... deducted from a fund's net asset value. Mandatory provident funds Everyone likes to beat up on Hong Kong's mandatory retirement scheme, but investors should give the MPF its due: the funds tend to have lower fees and expenses than managed funds outside of the programme. This is partly because MPF funds get a lot of scrutiny. Fund providers were criticised in the past ...

  4. Business - Money - FUNDS

    Principal hitches ride on Asia pension reform

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... to pension fund providers like Principal." Principal, which is one of the largest pension plan providers in defined contribution schemes- similar to the MPF- that allow employers and employees to contribute to a pension plan run by a bank, insurance company or fund house, established its first Asia office in Hong Kong in 1996. The city was then preparing to introduce the MPF scheme in 2000. ...



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