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  1. 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 ...

  2. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    MPF reports disappointing returns in contrast to strong rally of Hang Seng Index

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 04:52pm by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com MPF loses out to stock market with 1.3pc return The Mandatory Provident Fund reported a return of 1.3 per cent for last month, a dismal performance compared with the Hang Seng Index and given the rising inflation in the city. Last month's returns by the 447 investment funds under the MPF also happened to be lower than the 4.57 per cent average ...

  3. Business - Money - EQUITIES

    Guessing game on Fed upping rates to stoke market volatility

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 01:11am by BLOOM

    ... rates may increase bank profit margins on loans and returns from new investments, it can also hurt earnings if borrowing costs rise before the loan yields increase. "People who own ... Bloomberg in New York and London Guessing game over whenFed will increase US borrowing costs prompts investors to place bearish contracts on banks, brokerages and insurers Rate concern ...

  4. Business - Economy

    Household spending rebounds in Japan as confidence returns

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 01:25am by Reuters

    ... the asset-inflation bubble burst, leading to years of stagnation. The jobless rate unexpectedly rose to 3.7 per cent last month from 3.5 per cent in May, reflecting an increase in jobseekers responding to economic recovery. Labour shortages in the construction and retail sectors suggest the jobless rate is not likely to rise sharply. Bank of Japan board member Koji Ishida said the impact ...

  5. Business - Economy - MONETARY POLICY

    Ringgit is best carry bet amid rate rise outlook

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 03:12am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg Interest-rate swaps have advanced to 3.7pc since Bank Negara Malaysia became Southeast Asia's first central bank to tighten policy this year Ringgit is best carry bet as rates tighten The odds that Malaysia's central bank will increase borrowing costs at least once more this year are providing Asia's best carry-trade returns in the ringgit. Trades ...

  6. Business - Economy

    Beijing signals slowing interest rate liberalisation, analysts say

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 01:35am by Victoria Ruan

    ... from using high interest rates to lure deposits, moves seen by analysts as again conflicting with the goal of promoting market competition. While banks' returns on deposits are still capped at 1.1 times the benchmark rate, various wealth management products with higher returns and popular internet-based savings products such as Alibaba's Yu E Bao have boomed. Beijing ...

  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - RESIDENTIAL

    Investors returning to new projects, lured by stamp duty subsidies

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 03:59pm by Yvonne Liu

    ... per square foot, the buyer could enjoy a rental yield of 4 per cent," Po said. Data from the Rating and Valuation Department shows the average rental yield of flats with a saleable area ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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. ...

  10. 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. ...




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