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  1. MPF returns dive but equity funds still top performers

    Posted Jan 26th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kelvin Wong The average return across all investment categories in the Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) scheme slowed to 8.79 per cent last year after recording a robust 19.26 per cent in the previous year. The figures bring the average return of the MPF scheme since its inception in February 2001 to 8.56 per cent, according to a study by rating agency Standard & Poor's. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/486959/mpf-returns-dive-equity-funds-still-top-performers
  2. Letters

    Posted Oct 31st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Safeguards in place for all MPF assets Since the start of the current financial turmoil concerns have been expressed in the public arena as to the safety and security of the Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) assets held by MPF trustees. As chairman of the leading retirement protection association in Hong Kong, I would like to outline some key safeguards in place to protect ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/658380/letters
  3. Bonds bountiful in provident fund

    Posted Sep 18th 2010, 12:00am by Wilson Lau

    ... Wilson Lau Bonds have been the best performers in the Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) this year, yielding an average 4.4 per cent return as of the end of last month. 'This is a year ... measures. However, Lau remains optimistic about the market's performance next year and believes bond funds will continue to do well. Although the launch date of the MPF Schemes Amendment Bill ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/725104/bonds-bountiful-provident-fund
  4. High price to pay for not planning for the future

    Posted Jan 11th 2009, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... 'People are living longer and thus have a longer retirement period. To fund a longer retirement period, you need to set aside more money. MPF is not going to provide enough money for the lifestyle ... of their salary to the MPF, matched by the employer contribution of 5 per cent, subject to a cap. The maximum cap on monthly salary is HK$20,000 and the minimum cap is HK$5,000. But many financial experts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/666555/high-price-pay-not-planning-future
  5. 2010 hits and misses

    Posted Jan 09th 2011, 12:00am by Debasish Roy Chowdhury

    ... of investments. With data compiled by Thomson Reuters for Your Money, we take a look at the best and the worst among stocks, exchange-traded funds, MPF and mutual funds in the year just gone. Stocks ... on the euro-zone debt front and concerns over inflation in developing economies persist. But signs of a strengthening US economy may check gold's rally, as was evident last week. MPF ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/735202/2010-hits-and-misses
  6. In Brief

    Posted Feb 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... so much in the current financial climate while Beijing was still flush with cash. MPF cash injections approved Workers earning HK$10,000 a month or below will receive an injection of HK$6,000 into their MPF accounts in March and April, after lawmakers approved the initiative at a Finance Committee meeting yesterday. The HK$9 billion scheme was announced in last year's budget. However, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/670684/brief
  7. In Brief

    Posted Feb 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... so much in the current financial climate while Beijing was still flush with cash. MPF cash injections approved Workers earning HK$10,000 a month or below will receive an injection of HK$6,000 into their MPF accounts in March and April, after lawmakers approved the initiative at a Finance Committee meeting yesterday. The HK$9 billion scheme was announced in last year's budget. However, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/670738/brief
  8. Mainland likely to lead rally as global economy recovers

    Posted Dec 15th 2009, 12:00am by Wilson Lau

    ... Wilson Lau Most funds in the Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) scheme, except money market funds, have seen a rapid rebound this year in the wake of the global financial crisis. 'The best performer was Asia. The region achieved a median growth rate of 76.5 per cent, excluding Japan and the Hong Kong equity category,' says Patrick Li, head of MPF business at the Bank ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/701315/mainland-likely-lead-rally-global-economy-recovers
  9. Public Eye

    Posted Mar 16th 2011, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... the big boys speak, our leaders hear. Our money-grabbing fund managers have been taking- Public Eye calls it stealing- 2 per cent of your MPF retirement savings in administration fees. That's what they demanded when the MPF was created. The government listened- and heard. Every survey shows the people feel the fee is obscenely high. The latest one showed 80 per cent of those polled ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/741067/public-eye
  10. Letters

    Posted Aug 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of funds in my account was HK$37,717.50. By the end of the period, the total amount was HK$32,397.98. In other words, there is less in my MPF account now than there was when I began. I have lost HK$5,319.52. If I had put that HK$37,717.50 in a bank account earning zero interest on July 1, 2008, I would still have that sum today. The only reason I have an MPF account is because the Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/690843/letters

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