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  1. Tsang sister named StanChart China chief

    Posted Jan 18th 2005, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... South Asia director. From March 1, Mr Meddings will take over governance responsibilities for Africa, the Middle East, Pakistan, Britain/Europe and the Americas. Mr Nargolwala, already in charge ... yesterday. In an internal staff memorandum seen by the South China Morning Post, Standard Chartered group chief executive Mervyn Davis described the reallocation of the responsibilities held ...

  2. Carry trade is risky but interesting

    Posted Sep 28th 2008, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... global wealth management business in South Asia. 'But in the risk-averse climate we have now entered, the crosses have been liquidated, and this saw the 'Ozzie' collapse from ... an unwinding of these carry trades in recent weeks, and they should now be viewed with caution, warned Chiang Siew Kay, head of foreign exchange, Asia-Pacific, at Citi Global Wealth Management. ...

  3. Asian consumer markets whet HSBC appetite

    Posted Mar 04th 2005, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... Louis Beckerling HSBC will look to consumer markets in China, South Korea and elsewhere in Asia for a growing share of its revenues this year, according to Paul Thurston, general manager, ... to total group earnings last year, down from 12.1 per cent in the previous year. The rest of Asia- 21 markets including Australia, Japan, South Korea and India- recorded an increase of 121 per cent ...

  4. Cash is king for Asia's wealthy

    Posted Nov 29th 2004, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... to the survey. By comparison the mature economies of 'Asia 4'- Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore and South Korea- grew at an annual average of 8.1 per cent- and US household assets grew by just 3.4 ... Wealth is building up at a fair clip but conservatism continues to dog the region, writes Louis Beckerling Wealth accumulation in Asia continues to outstrip growth rates achieved ...

  5. Bidders for Asia Commercial Bank find small is beautiful

    Posted Jan 12th 2006, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... Louis Beckerling The bidding process for Asia Commercial Bank is set to provide a litmus test of valuations in Hong Kong's banking market- with more surprises likely on the upside if a deal is struck. Already the invitation from parent company Asia Financial Holdings for bids for its wholly owned and unlisted subsidiary has produced one unexpected outcome, beating even ...

  6. Policy pregnant with possibility

    Posted Apr 14th 2005, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... Kong- and indeed in most of Asia with the exception of South Korea- is moderate at about 85 per cent of disposable personal incomes, compared with ratios of 115 to 120 per cent in Britain ...

  7. Making good in a dull investment climate

    Posted Feb 21st 2006, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... and South Korea included in this category, Mr Breedon said. 'In emerging markets in Asia as a whole we were actually overweight in the index,' he said. And China? How to manage the risk ... Louis Beckerling Investec's astute 12-man team of 'detectives' unearths a number of lucrative opportunities in Italy, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea and China 'A ...

  8. Sweeteners for homebuyers may leave sour taste

    Posted Nov 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... and fears over the impact of bird flu, analysts said foreign investors sold record amounts of Asian equities and helped to drive the MSCI Asia ex-Japan index down more than 8 per cent from its October 4 high. 'Having net bought over US$22 billion of Asian stocks [India, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand] in the first nine months of the year, foreign investors have reversed ...

  9. Former StanChart chief tipped for top position at HSBC

    Posted Dec 04th 2004, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... to be a protest against the mass sackings, but knowledgeable sources have told the South China Morning Post he had made discreet inquiries about alternative appointments before the redundancies. Some top ... of sales, services and distribution channels for north Asia at Citibank. A senior management reshuffle has long been on the cards at HSBC, with the expected retirement as early as next year of Mr ...

  10. Leadership reshuffle at HSBC

    Posted Dec 07th 2004, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... Scottish-born Mr Eldon, 59, will step down at the next annual meeting of the bank's London-based parent, HSBC Holdings, on May 24. He will be replaced as chairman of the group's Asia ... the board for the trust and confidence they have shown in me,' Mr Cheng said yesterday. As forecast by the South China Morning Post on Saturday, the moves triggered a wider management reshuffle ...




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