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  • Dec 20, 2014
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Bond fund manager Fuss plunks new investments in shorter maturities

Top bond fund manager Dan Fuss boosted investments in developed bond markets in the past quarter, lowering the cash level in his flagship bond fund to 20 per cent this month from 27 per cent in...

28 Nov 2014 - 2:57am
Manulife to issue mix of fixed, floating rate bonds

Canadian insurer Manulife plans to issue C$500 million (HK$3.44 billion) bonds by offering a mixed of fixed and floating rates, the company said in a statement with the Hong Kong stock exchange on...

27 Nov 2014 - 9:32am
Manulife to issue mix of fixed, floating rate bonds

Australia's securities regulator announced it is taking legal action seeking fines and disbarment orders against directors of an A$800m (HK$5.3 billion) property fund whose collapse in March last...

21 Nov 2014 - 6:59am
Manulife to issue mix of fixed, floating rate bonds

In June, primary school teacher Jayne Ellis complained to the South China Morning Post when she found out her savings were actually locked into several multi-year contracts, called investment-...

11 Aug 2014 - 4:41am
Manulife to issue mix of fixed, floating rate bonds

Institutional investors, such as endowments and sovereign wealth funds, are trading some of their stock futures contracts for exchange-traded funds (ETFs), an action they say saves them money and...

31 Jul 2014 - 6:14pm
Hong Kong ETFs go for broke

Hong Kong's exchange traded fund (ETF) industry has problems. It is overwhelmingly concentrated on Hong Kong and mainland stocks, most specifically A shares, with about one new A-share fund...

28 Apr 2014 - 4:43am

Opinion

Today's Poll

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  • No: 56%
19 Dec 2014
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Total number of votes recorded: 283

Haitong International Securities having to resort to waiving its investment management fees on Mandatory Provident Fund offerings for three years shows the difficulty small players face in...

18 Feb 2014 - 2:30am

The sale of unit trusts – a type of investment product commonly seen in Hong Kong, often involving financial derivatives – hit a bump in the road in the second half of this year amid growing...

23 Dec 2013 - 12:42pm

Foreign banks could find it tough selling offshore yuan products based on their newly obtained investment quotas, underscoring the difficulty in differentiating products in a crowded market and...

7 Oct 2013 - 6:18am

It is hard to be a vendor of insurance-linked investment funds these days, as regulators come under pressure to outlaw sales of such products that are worth HK$17 billion a year.

30 Sep 2013 - 4:00am

It may have taken Hong Kong's retail investors a while to warm to exchange traded funds (ETFs), but the attraction of instruments, which give flexible exposure to major stock indices while also...

9 Sep 2013 - 12:48am

With China continuing on a path of moderate economic growth, Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) have helped a new generation of international investors gain access to investment opportunities, taking...

9 Sep 2013 - 12:49am

With the notable exception of Japan, Asia's ETFs this year have shown performance that is far from stellar - the three largest Asia-Pacific equity ETFs listed in the United States have all lost...

9 Sep 2013 - 12:48am

Millions of mainland equity investors took a roller-coaster ride yesterday after an apparent "fat finger" trading error by China Everbright Securities which may have caused multibillion-yuan...

17 Aug 2013 - 4:51am

In the final instalment of the mystery shopper series to test the quality of financial advice being given by banks, our reporter puts Wing Lung Bank to the test.

As before, she posed as a...

5 Aug 2013 - 3:58am

If you walk into a bank you may spot signs in the teller queue displaying attractive deposit rates in a foreign currency. If you ask about them, you'll be whisked off to a special room to talk to...

30 Jul 2013 - 4:53am

The South China Morning Post continues its mystery shopper series, this week looking at Citi. As with previous rounds, our reporter poses as a 37-year-old expat mother of two wanting to invest HK$...

29 Jul 2013 - 3:53am

Yangzijiang Shipbuiding Holdings will be the first stock on the Singapore Exchange to be traded in both Singapore dollar and yuan, as Singapore pushes for bigger share in offshore yuan market....

25 Jul 2013 - 2:31pm

As part of a continuing series to test the quality of financial advice being offered by banks, the South China Morning Post put eight banks through their paces. This week our reporter visits Hang...

23 Jul 2013 - 6:42am

If you want to invest in equities, you can buy stocks, mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, warrants and equity-linked notes, along with an array of insurance instruments that link to equity funds...

15 Jul 2013 - 5:05am

The South China Morning Post is conducting a mystery shopping series to test the quality of the financial advice offered by banks. This week we visit HSBC.

15 Jul 2013 - 5:05am
 

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