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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - BONDS

    Flat treasuries spur return to China property

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:56am by JASPER MILOSWITHCH

    ... Flat treasuries spur return to property What a difference a year can make. In May-June last year the Asian high-yield market shut down thanks to loose talk by then Fed chairman Ben Bernanke of an end to quantitative easing. Investors pulled out of emerging markets and piled into treasuries. This year they are returning to Asian high yield to escape the flat yields of US treasuries. ...

  2. Core values that translate into huge returns

    Posted Mar 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to 1990, these 18 companies' shares averaged a return of 14.4 per cent a year, compared with 9.7 per cent for the general market. Impressive on a yearly basis, the difference in returns ... companies that can churn out these kinds of long-term returns? To identify the traits that set these 18 apart, Collins and Porras compared each of them with their respective No2s. What the authors ...

  3. Business - Money - PERFORMANCE MEASURES

    Understanding internal rate of return

    Posted Jan 07th 2013, 12:00am by Robert Jones

    ... Robert Jones moneypost@scmp.com Project finance meets pensions Internal rate of return, or IRR, is one of those concepts bank staff wheel out when they are selling investments, ... of a bank loan used to pay for the project plus a profit margin. This minimum threshold for performance is the internal rate of return, or the multipurpose IRR. If a project's returns beat ...

  4. New product can help maintain financial status

    Posted Dec 13th 2007, 12:00am by Amanda Lee

    ... withdrawals of the initial investment are guaranteed, regardless of how the market performs. The investment term is about 20 years and the potential returns of the funds are linked to the performance ... to understand.' He said because the product guaranteed a return on capital, investors didn't have to worry about a loss if the market faced a downturn. ...

  5. Property offers safe returns to global investors

    Posted Jan 26th 2004, 12:00am by Vanapa Ongvises

    ... The national central business district office vacancy rate is stabilising on recent signs of returning strength in the economy. Property consultancy Jones Lang LaSalle says a number of signs suggest ... Vanapa Ongvises A recent slowdown is returning the Australian housing market to more normal trading conditions, making it a favourite among investors looking for safe returns. A fall ...

  6. Business - Banking & Finance - BONDS

    Wave of ratings downgrades for mainland firms

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 01:02am by BLOOM

    ... earnings and rates of return on investment." ... Bloomberg in Shanghai Record number of borrowers suffer the fate this year, with worst to come amid shake-out in debt market as economy slows, analysts say Wave of ratings downgrades ...

  7. Business - Money - PENSION FUNDS

    World's richest man offers slim pickings for retired

    Posted Jan 07th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Ben Bain and Jonathan Levin Many happy returns for the boss, but slim pickings for Mexican pensioners The world's richest man is proving better at generating wealth for himself than ... Inbursa SAB, generated the worst returns for all of the four age groupings in Mexico's pension system in the 12 months up to the end of November. Inbursa's funds posted average returns ...

  8. Business - Economy - CREDIT RATINGS

    Standard & Poor’s hikes Ireland’s credit rating, maintains negative outlook for Italy

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 02:21pm by Agence France-Presse in Dublin

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dublin Ireland's recovering economy continues to impress economic analysts as ratings agency upgrades assessment and predicts further improvement, while Italy languishes in negativity Standard & Poor’s on Friday revised up Ireland’s sovereign credit rating to ‘A-’ with a positive outlook from its previous ‘BBB+’ assessment, citing the eurozone member’s ...

  9. Free cash flow to be targeted for payouts

    Posted Nov 28th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Oliver

    ... or the company,' Mr Lee says. 'If the company has to reinvest heavily, the earnings do not translate into free cash flows.' Low bank interest rates have increased demand for high ... positioned in the middle of the risk/return profile spectrum,' says Mr Lee, who will manage the new fund. The fund will focus on high-yield financial equities, which are expected to account ...

  10. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    New batch of iBonds expected to enjoy high demand from Hong Kong public

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 01:58am by Jeanny Yu

    ... investors because the zero-risk product remains appealing in hedging interest-rate and currency risks, said analysts. "There is a trend for investors to transfer their investment to dividend-paying equities or some other interest-rate hedging products. Ibond is a very nice alternative to them," said Catherine Cheung, the head of investment strategy and research ...




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