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  1. Invesco broadens MPF choice for its customers

    Posted Apr 20th 2006, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... Andy Cheng Asset manager Invesco Hong Kong plans to widen its menu of third-party fund choices for its MPF customers now that it has switched to another MPF administrator that levies lower service charges. Invesco Hong Kong chief executive Kerry Ching said the fund manager currently held a 6 per cent share of the MPF market and aimed to lift this to 9 per cent in five years- a goal ...

  2. Sluggish HSBC blamed for taking shine off MPF

    Posted Aug 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Anita Lam anita.lam@scmp.com Fund managers blame HSBC's poor showing in the stock market for the lacklustre performance of the Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) last month despite ... three-fifths of the 435 investment funds under the MPF scheme. In July, equity funds gained 1.4 per cent while mixed-asset funds grew 1.15 per cent. Shares in HSBC plunged to a one-month low ...

  3. MPF providers brace for battle

    Posted Mar 26th 2004, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... recently told most of the 20 MPF providers they might have breached regulations by investing in Dutch depositary receipts, also known as Dutch certs. The products are traded on the Netherlands' stock exchange in a format similar to American depositary receipts. Under MPF investment regulations, MPF providers can invest members' money in American depositary receipts ...

  4. MPF may win some fans but choice is still the answer

    Posted Jan 10th 2008, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... with Jake van der Kamp Today an alternative view of the Mandatory Provident Fund from the e-mail inbox. The e-mail ran mostly my way on a recent column in which I criticised the MPF for, ... When the MPF came around he chose HSBC as the service provider because of a standing banking relationship with HSBC and because the local HSBC branch had been so very helpful as to deserve some ...

  5. Question of the week: Do you think students should invest in stocks?

    Posted Feb 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... (MPF) Schemes Ordinance. Once students finish their studies, they will join the workforce and become a member of an MPF scheme. From that day, they get their very own investment plan. Their MPF benefits will grow through management of their MPF funds. MPF becomes a part of their assets. They should learn how to invest and protect their assets when they are students. Second, students ...

  6. No lost appetite this time as brokers take market plunge calmly

    Posted Oct 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... because we are short of staff but not because of the market crash,' he said. HSBC plans MPF education drive Seven years on, the Mandatory Provident Fund has become part of the Hong Kong working population's daily life but not everyone understands how to invest through the pension scheme. HSBC Insurance, the city's largest MPF provider, plans to spend HK$20 million next ...

  7. Critics short-sighted about short selling

    Posted Oct 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... services such as shorting and put options. Their vested interest is obvious. A more relevant question is why shares held in MPF accounts are allowed to be lent to short-sellers. It's ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Nov 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Jinan, Mr Chan said. But he added: 'It is extremely difficult to buy land. To build up our land bank we have to work harder now.' Sandy Li Standard Chartered cuts fees on MPF products by 25 basis points Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) will cut fees on all 31 of its Mandatory Provident Fund products by 0.25 percentage point. Major MPF providers such as HSBC, AIA-JF, ...

  9. Not such a wild bunch

    Posted Sep 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to professional content and the value of localisation, we asked a few of them about money matters instead. The questions 1) Aside from the MPF, do you save money each month? If yes, how much? What do you ...

  10. A little research can go a long way

    Posted Jul 30th 2006, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... decisions when they signed up for the Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) retirement scheme, and were required to make choices about where their monthly contribution should go- whether to different fund ... Fan said: 'The major source of information for such small investors would come from the scheme providers themselves. 'We produce MPF reports on a monthly basis that is free ...




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