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  1. Beijing forum will provide courses for our bourses

    Posted May 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... but it will not be all business during the forum. Time has been allocated for sightseeing, including visits to the Great Wall, the Forbidden City and a special visit to a museum of wooden furniture from the Ming ...

  2. HK's Fort Knox ready for business at airport

    Posted Sep 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Soon the coffee and the duty-free handbags will not be the only expensive buys at Hong Kong International Airport. The city's version of Fort Knox has opened at Chek Lap Kok and is preparing to receive Hong Kong's gold reserves. The 340 square metre depositary has double security doors and bulletproof steel walls, according to a person who has visited the facility. Hong ...

  3. What were you doing the day the HSI peaked?

    Posted Oct 21st 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... still had big Wall Street investment banks creating 'innovative high-return' structured products, such as equity-linked notes, minibonds and accumulators. But just a week after ... declined more than 50 per cent, and turnover has dropped to about HK$60 billion. Wall Street's investment banks have either disappeared or morphed into commercial banks. And the once popular ...

  4. Chronicler of hope turns hand to building policy

    Posted Oct 19th 2009, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... markets or investment. 'A Long Voyage Home From Taiwan to China,' published in the Asian Wall Street Journal when she was its China correspondent in February 1988, describes the first ... is the cross-border exchange-traded fund (ETF) project that allows Taiwanese investors to buy into mainland firms by trading units of the funds listed in Hong Kong or Taipei. The Asian Wall Street Journal ...

  5. CFA much-coveted title despite market collapse

    Posted May 25th 2009, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... training programmes, it is still considered a passport into the world of investment banking. Now, even with the collapse of many Wall Street investment houses and lay-offs at the survivors, CFA ... including many from private investment houses, signed up for the tests, Mr Johnson said. Although Hong Kong registrations have fallen 3 per cent, the city still ranks third in the world with 7,746 ...

  6. King of the hill looks to Hollywood's heights

    Posted Mar 27th 2006, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... could have earned more by selling Lan Kwai Fong properties during the market's boom times but he rejects the idea. 'I consider Hong Kong my home and I want the international city to have an entertainment landmark like Soho in New York and London. If I rebuild the buildings into glass-walled skyscrapers, the district will lose its charm and no longer be Lan Kwai Fong,' ...

  7. Sars becomes HK insurers' second-biggest catastrophe

    Posted Jul 11th 2003, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Hong Kong insurance companies have had to pay out $105.28 million as a result of the Sars outbreak, making the virus the city's second-most expensive insurance catastrophe. A Hong ... earlier than York and resulted in a $99.74 million insurance payout. Many office buildings in Central and Wan Chai lost windows or had their walls damaged by the two typhoons, while some hotels ...

  8. Small is the new big, says stockbrokers' chief

    Posted Nov 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... the chief executive of First China Securities, which focuses on the mainland and Hong Kong. He believes his firm and the city's 400 other small brokers are better off than the bigger players ... Lynch has changed hands, while Lehman Brothers went bankrupt- will there be new opportunities for the small players? Many big players on Wall Street are in deep trouble. Goldman Sachs and Morgan ...

  9. Rogers says daughters are his best investment

    Posted Sep 08th 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... to London,' Mr Rogers said, while exercising in his Hong Kong hotel gym during a visit to the city. 'If you were smart in 1907, you moved to New York. If you were smart in 2007, you moved to Asia. I sold my New York property to move the whole family to Singapore last year.' He said he would love to move to Hong Kong permanently but the city's air would have to be cleaned ...

  10. Striving and thriving on the factory floor

    Posted Aug 29th 2005, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... industries in the 1980s when, in the face of rising wages, factories moved to the mainland, leaving the city to become a financial centre. And it was into this changed business world that Ms Chiang ... and as a reminder of her family life, her children's paintings adorn her office walls. It is a Chiang family tradition that every Sunday, the whole clan- Mr Chiang, his seven children and their 19 ...



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