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  1. Business - Comment - WHITE COLLAR

    MPF employees should wake up and choose their funds

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 04:05am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Around 600,000 in Hong Kong have yet to make a decision on where to invest their MPF money Employees should wake up and choose their funds Hong Kong's pension regulator has finally come out with its proposal for a cap on management fees on core funds to serve employees who have not chosen what do with their MPF contributions. While some ...

  2. Business - Banking & Finance - WHITE COLLAR

    Give new insurance regulator power to examine pay and products

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 11:47am by Enoch Yiu

    ... of stockbrokers and fund managers have to be licensed by the Securities and Futures Commission. This makes sense, as many insurance salespeople at agencies and banks now sell not only simple life ...

  3. Business - Banking & Finance - WHITE COLLAR

    Fatca dealt with, but clones of tax evasion law may emerge

    Posted May 12th 2014, 10:28am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Mainland version of US tax law would have broader implications for compliance efforts City's MPF escapes Fatca, but similar tax nets looming Fund houses and insurers in Hong Kong can celebrate after the government and the United States agreed last week on an exemption for the Mandatory Provident Fund and certain other pension or investment products from a new law ...

  4. Business - Money - WHITE COLLAR

    Tie-ups between bourses do not always live up to the hype

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 11:58am by Enoch Yiu

    ... between the commodities bourses and the gold bourses follow a similar format, they would offer meaningful channels for cross-border funds flows. Such links would be more successful than previous ...

  5. Business - Money - WHITE COLLAR

    Let SFC regulate investment-linked insurance policies

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 11:41am by Enoch Yiu

    ... popular in recent years, are a combination of a life insurance policy and an investment fund. Policyholders choose how to invest the premium among various funds. This is different from traditional ...

  6. Business - Companies - WHITE COLLAR

    Scrap the MPF offset, which favours bosses unfairly

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 02:13pm by Enoch Yiu

    ... will debate the controversial mechanism under which a firm can use the employer's portion of contributions to the Mandatory Provident Fund to offset the severance or long-service fee when ... Provident Fund Schemes Authority figures showed employers took HK$20.71 billion out of the MPF to pay long-service and severance fees since the launch of the scheme until June 2013. This represents ...

  7. Business - Money - WHITE COLLAR

    Why few retail investors might board the 'through train'

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 10:43am by Enoch Yiu

    ... allowed anyone with a bank account at the Tianjin branch of Bank of China to trade in Hong Kong stocks without a limit, the new plan permits only institutional investors, such as pension funds ... If a brokerage in the city collapses, the exchange's compensation fund will pay up to HK$150,000 to each of its clients. The threshold, equivalent to more than four times a typical Hong Kong ...

  8. Business - Money - WHITE COLLAR

    Hong Kong brokers left out by new 'through train' plan

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 11:59am by Enoch Yiu

    ... obsolete. The QDII programme allowed mainlanders to invest offshore through fund products offered by banks or fund houses that succeeded in obtaining a quota. If the "through train" plan ...

  9. Business - Comment - WHITE COLLAR

    The good, the bad and the ugly in 2013 business scene

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 03:39am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu While HKMEx failure is top scandal, progress made in commodities, bond and fund arenas The good, the bad and the ugly in 2013 business scene The new year is upon us ... In the first quarter of this year, the authorities will seek a further change to the law that will enable Islamic sovereign bonds to be issued as part of the government's bond programme. ...

  10. Business - Banking & Finance - WHITE COLLAR

    Why Hong Kong still a long way from being an Islamic finance hub

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 05:45am by Enoch Yiu

    ... its latest effort to transform the city into an Islamic finance hub with a proposed new law next year allowing it to issue Islamic sovereign bonds here. This is a grand plan but maybe a little ... Only Hang Seng Bank has done anything to promote the finance hub idea, issuing a retail Islamic fund in November 2007. By contrast, yuan-denominated retail funds have become a trend and we have ...




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