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  1. Lesson on stock market

    Posted Jul 11th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... schools gathered at Canadian International School to take part in the two-day project-based competition that imitated a real stock market. The teams were divided into two sessions on June 29 to 30 and July 3 to 4 respectively. Tin Ka Ping came first in the first session, and DBS won the second. The first day of the competition taught students how a stock market works, and the risks ...

  2. Question of the week: Do you think students should invest in stocks?

    Posted Feb 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ophelia Chan, 17, St Clare's Girls' School People always think investing is the same as gambling. But, we can learn a lot through investing. Investing in the stock market moves ... advantages and disadvantages. However, the disadvantages vastly outnumber the advantages in the volatile stock market. One can take a chance and pray feverishly for rapid growth in the market ...

  3. Stock-obsessed students skipping classes

    Posted Nov 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... this is the trend. At the moment, I don't desperately need money, so I could do that,' he said. More students had started to invest in the stock market in the past few months, with some so keen ... The stock frenzy has lured some students away from classrooms, with some using grants and deferring repayment of loans to fund their investments, students said. 'They have to monitor ...

  4. Mainland parents take stock of golden opportunity

    Posted Nov 24th 2007, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... invested in the Hong Kong stock market, and most of their money came from parents. 'They don't need to work- investing is seen as a way to accumulate life experience,' the student ... with Alex Lo There are so many ways to get around the through-train investment scheme now being held up for mainland stock punters to buy stocks in Hong Kong. Mainland parents, apparently, ...

  5. Winning streak

    Posted Jan 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... attitude towards investing, though he admitted recent developments had made most people wary of playing the stock market. The Hang Seng hit an all-time high of 31,958.41 points during trading on October 30, 2007, but yesterday the market closed at 12,583.63. Mr Chu said when the competition was started, it seemed as if everyone in the city was into stocks, and students were getting ...

  6. Should DSS schools invest in stocks?

    Posted Jan 12th 2011, 12:00am by Melody Cheung

    ... This money comes from taxpayers' pockets. It should be used for the right purposes. The problem might be less serious if profits from the stock market were re-invested to improve the quality ... Secondary School It was disclosed last year that DSS schools were using their funds to invest in the stock market and buy property. Many parents were outraged, But I think it's acceptable ...

  7. Top investor teams win titles in stock challenge

    Posted Jul 21st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... were able to 'gain a proper perspective and understanding of investing in the stock market', said T.C. Chan, Citigroup country officer for Hong Kong. Although some students found the two-day programme a bit unrealistic, many felt that they gained an insight into the stock market. 'I have learnt much through this competition, especially how stocks function in the market ...

  8. Stocking up on knowledge

    Posted Apr 12th 2010, 12:00am by Mabel Sieh

    ... seminars to learn the basics of financial management and markets, as well as stock analysis. Then they engage in a series of online workshops, with research into real-world case studies that help ... their parents,' he says. Poon Lok-yeung and Cheung Hoi-yan are among 60 students from Carmel Pak U who have joined the programme this year. Both their parents invest in the stock market. 'I think ...

  9. Young maths whiz learned his sums buying stocks

    Posted Oct 07th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Mervyn Tong Ho-wang cut his teeth in the stock market when he was in Primary Three. That was when his father gave him HK$64,000 to buy Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing shares at HK$129.90. The share price is over HK$150 today, but the 10-year-old knows that's only part of the story of his investment. 'It's much lower than the peak before the economic crisis ...

  10. Want stock advice? Ask students

    Posted Feb 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau Baptist University finance students made nearly HK$400,000 last year by investing in the mainland and Hong Kong stock markets. Andy Chau Man-tai, a third-year finance student ... very lucky that we have several generous donors to strengthen our practical experience in the stock market,' Mr Chau said. The students did not suffer any significant losses. 'We ...




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