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  1. Region can weather storm

    Posted Nov 07th 2008, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... in the region to become each others' best customers, reducing their previous over-reliance on export markets in the United States and Europe. However, to make this happen and bolster confidence, ... especially in the mainland market, and independent financial advisers are always on the lookout for candidates with sales skills and relevant industry experience. '[These companies] are taking ...

  2. Economist predicts 'true recovery to take six to 10 years'

    Posted May 14th 2009, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... in reserves, but those reserves can depreciate very quickly, so basically you suffer the same fate as other investors with funds in the stock market.' He added that mainland policymakers- ... and unemployment in many markets still on the rise, there is no point thinking that anything but a long, hard slog to recovery lies ahead. 'We are dealing with an enormous downturn, and while you may ...

  3. Mainland mergers soar

    Posted Nov 27th 2007, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... on the current level of the stock market; they don't believe they are real multiples,' he says. 'But a private company in China might think it can do an IPO and get 50 times earnings. ... In fact, Mr Partnow notes, a recent conference in Shanghai focused specifically on how businesses can pick up overseas assets on the cheap in the event of a stock market slump. 'This ...

  4. Hongkongers too laissez-faire about retirement planning

    Posted Dec 15th 2008, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... important, but also ask yourself how many choices you need. In the overall context of MPF money, most Hong Kong people want to invest in markets that are familiar. Stock market corrections will occur ... a long-term perspective. Particularly in a year when slumping global markets have weighed down fund performance and caused the relative value of many portfolios to tumble, that basic message to scheme ...

  5. Staying one step ahead of the game

    Posted Oct 18th 2008, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... and the comparative slump in the local stock market would lead to lower demand for long-haul flights and deluxe tours. The answer, though, was not to sit back and wait for things to improve. Instead, ... constantly changing demands The best managers in any business have a sixth sense. It is a combination of instinct and intelligence which lets them look beyond the news headlines, market reports ...

  6. Dreams of early retirement begin to fade

    Posted Oct 24th 2009, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... are increasing, assumptions about stock markets rising over time may be invalid, and that the return of inflation will likely eat away at savings. 'At the end of the day, if I need more money, ...

  7. Carrying the torch

    Posted Sep 16th 2008, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... about what I make or how much I'm worth,' he says. 'I'm a very traditional investor and basically don't even play the stock market as I don't want to distract ...

  8. Listings windfall carries hidden risks for firms

    Posted Apr 02nd 2005, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... (including red chips and H-share companies) are listed on the main board of the Hong Kong stock exchange or the Growth Enterprise Market, representing almost a third of market capitalisation. And with the exchange now conducting extensive marketing activities in China, the proportion is set to keep growing. 'This IPO fever is likely to continue and may make 2005 another record year for total ...

  9. Back-to-basics approach is best, says private banker

    Posted May 14th 2009, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... now is to pay close attention to fundamentals. It is illogical to pin one's hopes on short-term point surges, attempts to time the market, or assumptions that stocks bought high ... John Cremer With markets bouncing off their lows and funds flowing into Asia, there is a palpable sense among Hong Kong investors that the economic clouds are lifting and normal operations ...

  10. Good performers find long-term niche amid volatility

    Posted Jun 23rd 2009, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... John Cremer The active promotion of theme funds may have fallen away since the height of the bull market, but relative performance and actual returns show that they still offer some of the best long-term potential for investors looking to build a strategic, diversified portfolio. Perceived initially in some quarters as little more than a marketing tool to spur interest in less ...




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