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  1. HSBC to expand in personal finance

    Posted Aug 12th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The bank will export its Household model to China and India China and India are among the main targets as HSBC Holdings moves to expand its personal finance business globally, leveraging on the model of its recently acquired United States consumer finance unit Household International, an official said yesterday. Speaking at a press conference in Hong Kong, HSBC's new chief ...

  2. Chef finds recipe to succeed in finance planning

    Posted May 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei Associate financial planner Alex Ling (left) was a chef before becoming a financial planner, having become interested in economics and finance at secondary school. His chance to join the industry came when he met Matthew Lui, his team leader at AIA. Ling and his family faced emotional and financial difficulties when his father passed away, prompting him to consider ...

  3. 40pc jump in personal bankruptcy petitions

    Posted Apr 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... last year. City University associate professor of economics and finance Li Kui-wai said he was puzzled by the large month-on-month jump in personal bankruptcies given the robust economic ... Dennis Eng Personal bankruptcy petitions shot up to 1,016 last month, the highest monthly level since November 2004 and a jump of more than 40 per cent from a month ago, the government ...

  4. Finance programme offers close ties with the industry

    Posted Nov 28th 2003, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... professor and programme director (MBA), the Graduate School of Business, Hong Kong Polytechnic University. 'We saw a need and we had the capability. The School of Accounting and Finance ... been working in the banking field for about seven years, focusing on commercial lending and trade finance. 'I need to handle a corporate portfolio and maintain the relationship ...

  5. Budget 2006: Personal Tax

    Posted Feb 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ON PRUDENCE 'I have pointed out that Hong Kong will continue to be confronted with various challenges. In the face of these, as a government that manages public finances prudently and keeps expenditure within the limits of revenues, we should not rush into deciding on substantial tax reductions.' ON CONCESSIONS 'Being a government of the people, we need ...

  6. Personal credit data threatened

    Posted May 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... on any loans. As bankruptcy cases are in general discharged after four years- when the bankrupted person cannot borrow from banks- the proposed extension would allow lenders to actually monitor ... by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data came after the Hong Kong Association of Banks voiced concerns on the disparity which could affect lenders' credit risk judgments. ...

  7. Fund house combines personal touch with web-based services

    Posted Jul 24th 2007, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... John Cremer While admitting to being an 'old school' believer in the importance of personal interaction and one-to-one relationships, Terry Pan, the managing director and head of retail business for JF Asset Management, says not everyone sees things the same way he does. 'Some clients want to make investment decisions on their own; that is the view they take,' ...

  8. It's nothing personal

    Posted Jul 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... still like to pick up the telephone and talk to a broker, and the independent shops still excel at that role. Smaller firms might also be more willing to extend margin financing to a long-term ...

  9. first person

    Posted Sep 07th 2006, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... is not reacting. We will take every opportunity we can to try to see the financial secretary and tell him about our concerns in person. We hope he hears our voices and we are very happy to see him ...

  10. Flaws in new SFC rules on financing

    Posted Jan 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) is set to enact new guidelines to counter money laundering and terrorist financing on April 1, but analysts ... strategic advisory firm Blackpeak Group. 'If people are minded to break the law, such as with money laundering and financing terrorism, it is always going to be challenging for the authorities ...




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