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  1. Business - Money - FUNDS MANAGEMENT

    Cyprus bailout prompts fund managers to cut equity exposure

    Posted Mar 27th 2013, 03:03pm by Jeanny Yu

    ... Top fund managers reduce exposure to equities as euro worries increase Renewed market jitters after the decision to rescue Cyprus have prompted some of the world's top fund houses to cut their risk profile to minimise losses in volatile global equity markets. Paul Chan, the chief investment officer for Asia ex-Japan at Invesco, said the group planned to cut its equity ...

  2. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    China's boom in wealth management products makes economists fear

    Posted Dec 13th 2012, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg A boom in small lenders selling unpredictable wealth management products has left economists fearing instability in the sector Small banks, big risks The mainland's smaller ... raising credit risks and deposit costs, Fitch Ratings said. Joint-stock, city and rural lenders boosted their share of the 12 trillion yuan wealth management market to 48 per cent from 32 per cent ...

  3. Another crisis lesson: Risk management creates risks

    Posted Nov 20th 2009, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... largely escaped public censure, despite bearing much of the responsibility for causing the crisis: risk managers. It's paradoxical, but the development of sophisticated risk management techniques was instrumental in inflating and then bursting the financial bubble. Risk managers create risk. The discipline of financial risk management is relatively young, scarcely more than two ...

  4. Business - Money - STOCK WATCH

    Stock Watch: life insurance

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 12:00am by KHOR UN HUN

    ... a closer look. First let's look at how they work. Insurers operate on the concept of shared risks, under which only a portion of policies sold result in a claim. If an insurer takes HK$1,000 ... include a profit element and cover expected claims and costs, by screening applications- known as underwriting- insurance companies can make profitable risk and return trade-offs. It is more ...

  5. Business - Banking & Finance - REGULATION

    SFC reforms aim to boost safeguards for investors

    Posted May 16th 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Responding to concerns over the marketing of complex products, SFC proposes tests to check that professional traders understand risks Reforms aim to boost safeguards for investors The Securities and Futures Commission has released a long-awaited reform plan to tighten regulations on how financial firms sell complex risky investment products ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Diversify and reduce risk, fund managers tell investors

    Posted Nov 18th 2007, 12:00am by Andrea Zavadszky

    ... Investors should look at opportunities to diversify their investments, thereby decreasing risk, said two experts from Fundsupermart.com- assistant research manager Kelvin Yip and analyst Eddy Wong. ... that they are not diversified enough in their holdings, despite holding stocks from the financial and banking, consumer discretionary sectors, and others. From a risk management perspective, they should diversify ...

  8. Business - Money - DEBTS

    Asset managers calm worries over junk bonds

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 12:00am by Jeanny Yu

    ... Jeanny Yu and Paul Soh Asset managers calm worries over junk bonds The recent debt issues by mainland developers in Hong Kong will not result in excessive supply and investors should still consider these high-yield bonds as an attractive asset class this year, asset management firms say. Hong Kong's debt market is seeing the busiest month for mainland developers in terms ...

  9. Business - Companies - FUND MANAGEMENT

    Asset manager Cathay Conning seeks Asian growth

    Posted Dec 10th 2012, 12:00am by Jeanny Yu

    ... Jeanny Yu jeanny.yu@scmp.com Cathay Conning aims to go beyond traditional clients and invest in small and mid-cap stocks Asset manager seeks Asian growth Cathay Conning Asset Management, a joint venture between Taiwan's Cathay Financial and US-based Conning Asset Management, wants to grow its Asian business out of Hong Kong by investing in Asian equities. The fund house ...

  10. Managers themselves have special needs

    Posted Apr 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... she says. 'When we do discuss investments, it's always in the context of the inherent risks of the funds they're managing and constructed in a way to complement these risks.' She says there has been explosive growth in alternative investment in Asia over the last decade, both in terms of the number of funds and assets under management. Despite the closure ...




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