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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    It's not always about the money in the corporate world

    Posted Nov 08th 2014, 05:06am by Howard Winn

    ... It's a funny old world.   HSBC birthday blues Lai See has written before about silly marketing by large companies such as Cathay Pacific. A reader writes of her annoyance with HSBC MPF and its marketing antics. The aggrieved reader says: "I do not know who comes up with these pathetic ideas, but I have just had someone from HSBC MPF on the phone telling me that in appreciation of my ...

  2. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    HSBC's MPF fund is great for HSBC

    Posted Sep 01st 2012, 02:36am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn Recently we noted the lamentable performance of MPF funds over the past 12 years- an average of 16.75 per cent, compared with the tracker fund, which has gained 75 per cent over the same period. A reader has complained to us after scrutinising his HSBC North American Equity Fund. This MPF fund provides exposure to US equity markets at a cost of 2 per cent a year, ...

  3. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    'The government behaves as if it is ashamed'

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 12:56am by Howard Winn

    ... why the government did not want to keep proper records. It doesn't want to be accountable for its actions and having an archive law would force it into doing that.   Capping MPF fees We ... in the city vary from 0.23 per cent to 4.2 per cent. Pension research firm Gadbury Group said that on average, actively managed MPF funds performed in line with the lower-cost index-tracking funds. ...

  4. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Former RMJM employees owed HK$3m in unpaid wages

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 01:53am by Howard Winn

    ... to the Mandatory Provident Fund, a claim that is being investigated by the MPF Authority. The company's Hong Kong arm also faces four winding-up orders, which were filed separately by a former ...

  5. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Should fund managers be entrusted with your pension?

    Posted Aug 30th 2012, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... Seng Index, rather than in any of the so-called mandatory provident funds. Over the past 12 years the Tracker Fund has gained 75 per cent compared with MPF funds which have increased by an average of 16.75 per cent, according to Apple Daily. That is a stunning statistic since the MPF funds are managed by highly paid fund managers who charge high fees because we are supposedly ...

  6. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    The rewards for being a short-term chairman

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... industry has enjoyed with respect to the MPF, eating their lunch before their very eyes. "We also look forward to your ideas and co-operation in bringing about future improvements ...



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