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  1. Investors attach premium to risk management

    Posted Mar 01st 2006, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Ernst & Young is urging the stock exchange to consider increasing mandatory requirements for listed companies to enhance their internal risk management to attract more ... of listed firms with risk-management measures in place. 'The survey result is clear- investors want companies with good risk management in place,' he said. This should prompt the exchange ...

  2. Insurer is looking for an actuarial manager

    Posted Mar 15th 2008, 12:00am by Jolene Otremba

    ... Financial Services Group, one of the largest Swiss-based insurance corporations and a Fortune Global 100 company, is seeking an actuarial manager, life insurance, to lead and manage the financial management function. 'Our company is growing rapidly in Hong Kong so, from that point of view, we need more resources and capabilities to help us handle the volume growth,' senior head ...

  3. High risk factors at play

    Posted Oct 08th 2005, 12:00am by John Casey

    ... of these value-added products, they are making efforts to strengthen their overall risk management functions. Formerly, these would have concentrated mainly on assessing credit risk, but the area has become much broader and is creating many jobs. At one level, financial institutions are competing for risk advisers and managers capable of developing innovative investment products, but that is only ...

  4. Managing risk, art of diplomacy are indispensable at MSIG

    Posted Sep 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to appreciate its importance in all walks of life, at both personal and professional level. To me, risk is an opportunity and, at the same time, a danger. It has to be managed. As a management trainee, I wish to understand as much as possible about the company in the hope of developing my own risk management philosophy. In the future, I hope to pass on my experiences to junior colleagues ...

  5. Flexibility key to risk management

    Posted Aug 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Risk management used to be largely confined to finance and investment decisions, but now it extends into how corporations organise office locations. During the September 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center, the main- and in some cases, only- offices of several law, accounting and financial firms in New York were destroyed. Since then, risk management has begun to cover more ...

  6. Liu urges lenders to strengthen risk management

    Posted Sep 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maria Chan Mainland banks should strengthen their risk management after the strong lending growth, the country's top banking regulator warned yesterday. Liu Mingkang, chairman ... said financial institutions should operate their business in a manner that would not breach their 'bottom line' to establish a good risk management foundation. Mainland banks extended ...

  7. Risk Management

    Posted Apr 01st 2009, 12:00am by Amanda Lee

    ... Amanda Lee The credit crunch has prompted questions about capital risk management, but some market participants believe that imposing more stringent regulations will not help companies to manage the risks that they are exposed to. Listed companies in Hong Kong are required to review and monitor risks by the Code on Corporate Governance set up by the Hong Kong stock exchange. ...

  8. SOEs urged to improve risk and cost management

    Posted Jan 31st 2009, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng State-owned enterprises (SOEs) with high debt burdens, tight cash flows and poor cost management records have been asked by the state assets watchdog to improve their risk and cost ... that leads them to enhance risk management,' Mr Huang said. Specifically, SOEs with debt-asset ratios of more than 70 per cent will be asked to cut the ratio as part of their annual performance ...

  9. Risks and how to manage them

    Posted Apr 21st 2008, 12:00am by Sophie Paine

    ... future risks. Banks manage their risks by following the regulations on liquidity and capital ratios. They also reduce risks by diversifying their assets and liabilities. ... Money is written by Sophie Paine, who teaches students financial literacy at www.aandbmake3.com What kind of risks may a bank face? Credit risk: a borrower fails to pay back a loan ...

  10. Loss is a lesson for risk managers and regulators

    Posted Oct 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are exposed to similar currency contracts. They show the same lack of risk control and internal management, which are essential to protect a company in times of extreme market stress. Their internal ... These incidents raise serious questions about the internal risk controls and corporate governance of our largest corporations. So far, Citic has offered an extremely unconvincing explanation ...




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