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  1. Venture into exciting world of finance conferences

    Posted Dec 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Venture Forum, a worldwide conference series. Of these, the Hong Kong-based Asian Venture Forum is widely regarded as Asia's 'must-attend' private equity and venture capital event. ... to travel to the world's financial capitals. He believed that the chance to work with 'some of the most intelligent people in the world' would increase the appeal of the job. Although ...

  2. Business - Money - SMART MONEY

    Smart Money: oddball investments

    Posted Aug 27th 2012, 12:00am by Peter Guy

    ... Peter Guy moneypost@scmp.com Sites for unusual investment ideas bogleheads.org Professional money managers search the world for oddball assets and unusual investments. You can do the same thing, but you need unconventional sources to find ideas. Bogleheads is a wide-open forum for the discussion of investing and personal finance. Moderators block other topics including politics ...

  3. Ma heading to Beijing for fund management forum

    Posted Nov 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Kelly Chan

    ... KELLY CHAN Updated at 5.38pm: Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury Frederick Ma Si-hang, would lead a 120-strong delegation to Beijing later this week for a forum on management of insurance funds, a government spokesperson said on Tuesday. It is organised by the Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau. The forum, held on Thursday and Friday, will examine ...

  4. Bargains await wealth fund, says Blackstone chief

    Posted Sep 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... chance' to buy foreign assets now, said Mr Leung at a meeting of the World Economic Forum in Tianjin. 'The prices of overseas assets are relatively low at the moment,' he said. 'And ...

  5. Business - INSURANCE

    Economic slowdown to hit Asian insurers hard

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Economic slowdown to hit Asian insurers hard Asia's insurance industry will take a hit from the economic slowdown in China and Europe, but stimulus ... These are possible triggers that can lead to a hard landing of the economy," he said. Wong said these four areas were trade, inflation, the property market and local government debt. A severe economic ...

  6. Ask our experts

    Posted Feb 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... featured widely in press coverage of this year's World Economic Forum meeting in Davos. The reason boiled down to a word that summed up global investor sentiment- 'scared'. Sitting ... the Asian financial crisis. Tsang has not thrown macro caution to the wind. Far from it, in December the city overtook the US to top the World Economic Forum's Financial Development Report, ...

  7. The crystal ball is always murky for economic pundits

    Posted Feb 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the future holds, and to be told in precise terms what to buy, what to sell and how many days it will take them to quadruple their stakes. The pundits needed for this are the investment world ...

  8. Lai See

    Posted Jun 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... a social return on investment study (SROI). The letter will note that at the Environmental Policy Forum organised by environmental groups ahead of the chief executive's election, Leung Chun-yin supported conducting social and environmental cost assessments for economic development and large infrastructure projects such as the third runway. It will also note that the Legco ...

  9. Questions & Answers

    Posted Dec 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fundsupermart.com editor Calvin Cheung looks at the advantages of logging on to an interactive online investment forum Do you think that investing online is impersonal as opposed to investors having direct contact with their bankers or advisers? No, Fundsupermart believes that investing online is more interactive. Fundsupermart.com has launched an investment forum, the first ...

  10. Lifestyle - Books - SCIENCE

    Explaining why so many forecasts fail

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... which relied on predictions of what was likely to happen in the real world, were not based on any kind of relevant data as CDOs were a relatively new and innovative product. The ratings were ...




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