Hao Ting

High-risk investor was told 'government would step in'

A wealthy DBS client who says she was misled into buying high-risk derivatives told a court that a customer relations manager had said the government would intervene if the market fell drastically.

Wednesday, 16 May, 2012, 12:00am

Beijing trader tells of broken trust with DBS

A wealthy DBS client who claims she was misled into buying high-risk derivatives said she was very cautious when signing business contracts, but never thought she would have to be on guard with her bank.

Hao Ting, a Beijing businesswoman who deals in energy and petrol, was testifying at the Court of First Instance yesterday.

15 May 2012 - 12:00am

DBS officer 'played up' investor's experience

A customer relations manager at DBS Bank played up an investor's experience and invented details of her assets so he could report that a high-risk investment product was suitable for her, a court heard yesterday.

10 May 2012 - 12:00am

Bank has no duty on losses, court told

Banks owe no duty to customers who have subscribed to investment products and made losses, the Court of First Instance was told yesterday.

Senior Counsel Jat Sew-tong made this argument on the second day of the hearing of a dispute between DBS Bank (Hong Kong) and wealthy investor Hao Ting in which the bank is seeking to recover HK$90 million from Hao.

9 May 2012 - 12:00am

DBS sues investor for HK$90m loss on high-risk deal

A wealthy mainland investor is being sued by a bank in Hong Kong for repayment of more than HK$90 million after she made losses on a high-risk investment product in the market crunch five years ago.

8 May 2012 - 12:00am