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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

Regulation of the financial sector in Hong Kong does not properly protect retail investors and should be tightened, said a lawmaker who oversaw the drafting of the relevant legislation more than a...

23 Apr 2014 - 5:34pm

Following numerous investor complaints to the South China Morning Post about the behaviour of financial advisers in Hong Kong, here is a quick list of things to check before you invest.

22 Apr 2014 - 1:11pm

As a symbol of Britain's ill-advised romance with banking and dubious foreign money, a new prime London property investment fund is hard to beat.

13 Mar 2014 - 1:13am

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


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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

Two funds launched recently. One picked up the tried-and-tested income theme. The other offered access to mainland equities smack in the middle of a big sell-off. Although the mainland stock fund...

8 Jul 2013 - 2:31am

In the latest round of our mystery shopping exercise, the South China Morning Post visited Standard Chartered to test the quality of the financial advice offered to customers.

8 Jul 2013 - 2:31am

The Winklevoss twins, who famously alleged that Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg stole their website idea, have revealed plans for an IPO that will give investors exposure to the value of digital...

2 Jul 2013 - 3:04pm

As part of a series to test the quality of the financial advice being given by Hong Kong's banks, the South China Morning Post carried out a mystery shopping exercise at eight institutions. This...

3 Jul 2013 - 5:15am

The most popular exchange-traded fund that tracks the performance of mainland shares reported record redemptions this month, a development that may discourage asset managers from launching new...

24 Jun 2013 - 4:59am


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