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  1. Standard Chartered the first 6-day bank

    Posted Jul 18th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Standard Chartered Bank is stealing HSBC's thunder by extending business hours on weekends, with five branches offering six full service days a week starting Saturday. The bank ... to introduce a five-day work week for its 4,400 employees along with the five-day clearing week by September. Hang Seng Bank will begin a trial in September at some branches, extending service hours ...

  2. Promoting women at home and work

    Posted Mar 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the fact that there are more female accountants working at junior levels than men. A Standard Chartered survey, meanwhile, has shown only 9 per cent of women are directors of listed blue-chip firms ... promoting more women in the boardroom, both in Britain and Hong Kong. Before he became trade minister in 2009, Davies was a well-known banker in Hong Kong, serving as the chief executive of Standard ...

  3. Changing market raises standards

    Posted Nov 17th 2007, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... To develop talent in the company, there is comprehensive internal training for more than 6,000 employees. Staff are trained to 'work smartly, instead of working hard', Ms Wai stressed. ... programme catering for operation staff, the company has also worked with the Hong Kong Productivity Council to launch a two-year manager training course for senior staff. 'No matter which ...

  4. Two more big banks extend service hours

    Posted Jul 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... hours of 50 branches on Saturdays when it introduced a five-day working week in September. BEA yesterday said it would extend the opening hours of 79 branches and 30 Supreme Gold centres - which ... service hours. The bank has 117 branches and wealth management centres and about 3,400 staff working in Hong Kong. William Leung Wing-cheung, Hang Seng Bank's general manager for personal ...

  5. StanChart chief to retain ABC stake

    Posted Jul 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lulu Chen lulu.chen@scmp.com Standard Chartered Bank's boss has ruled out cutting its exposure to Agricultural Bank of China, saying the two banks had a good working relationship. 'We are very happy with the partnership. We've become ABC's preferred partner for its clients... [who] can make use of our international network,' said Peter Sands, Standard ...

  6. HKEx working on new yuan product

    Posted Apr 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... May Chan The bourse plans to finish preparation work for a new yuan product by September, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing chief executive Charles Li Xiaojia said. The planned equities ... in prices and turnover. Prices of one of the four warrants rose more than 10 times in just hours. Goldman Sachs told the stock exchange at the time that there were errors in the formula. The cash ...

  7. London exchange chief wants to work with Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 01st 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... different markets would work together to achieve a single set of accounting rules and harmonise their listing rules so as to achieve a single standard worldwide for more cross-border listings. ...

  8. Lai See

    Posted May 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... 'don't really get China unless they are working here or have lived here'. Demonstrating his grasp of China, Wynn elaborates on why he thinks China is 'soft' on its people. Taking ... to be restructured in 2008 after the financial crisis hit. Parker was brought in as chief in 2009 to turn the company round and he has worked his usual magic in cutting costs- US$100 million in this case- ...

  9. Work to resume on failed project

    Posted Jun 12th 2006, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... standards. After the developer was placed in receivership in 1998, building work on the 51-storey twin office towers in the commercial Tianhe district was halted with only the exterior shell ... Sandy Li Construction work on Guangzhou's biggest failed commercial development, Central Plaza, will resume after a company connected to Sinopec Group bought one of the two office ...

  10. Rumour mill works overtime on seat filling at the SFC

    Posted Jan 18th 2005, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Yam, follows a 50km trail from the Peak to Big Wave Bay. Older but fitter, our central banker completed the trail in eight hours and 45 minutes last year- a marked improvement over his nine hours and 58 minutes in 2003 and nine hours and 47 minutes in 2002. Nice going. size does matter Everyone's talking about bonuses and Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing staff are celebrating ...




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