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Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...

Protesting pupils call on education chief

Friday, 13 July, 2012, 12:00am

Morgan Stanley upbeat on HK stocks

The correction in Hong Kong share prices has created buying opportunities and investors should be on the lookout for a possible upswing in the stock market - which could be in the cards once concerns over further debt defaults in Europe ease, says a top Asia equities banker at Morgan Stanley.

21 May 2012 - 12:00am

Talking points

Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...

Law enforcers give assessment of 2011

17 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Bank on child artists getting creative

Crayons and markers are all children need to unleash their creativity, and underprivileged children helped by Po Leung Kuk did plenty of artistic unleashing at a Christmas party held by J.P. Morgan Private Bank.

8 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

JP Morgan unit enters mainland securities market

JP Morgan First Capital Securities, which is one-third owned by the American bank, has become the third Sino-foreign joint venture investment bank allowed to tap the mainland's securities market this year.

Shenzhen-based First Capital Securities holds the two-third majority stake of the partnership.

29 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Children bank on goodwill of J.P. Morgan

A special group of disadvantaged children discovered the spirit of Christmas yesterday when they visited the Central offices of J.P. Morgan.

4 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Excellence attracts China Life and Ping An

China Life Insurance and Ping An Insurance (Group) will be cornerstone investors for Shenzhen developer Excellence Real Estate's up to HK$7.8 billion initial public share offering in Hong Kong.

Together, the mainland insurers would invest about US$50 million, a source said.

16 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Students in battle of financial brains

Hong Kong's future financial titans are set to clash in a battle of young minds as JP Morgan Asset Management convenes a fantasy fund manager competition for three local universities.

Opening ceremonies took place yesterday, and students will sit through a series of courses taught by JP Morgan starting next week about the basics of fund management and market analysis.

13 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Keeping it all in the family

While not all parents insist that their offspring should take over the family business, many high-net-worth individuals are asking their children to learn about wealth management.

And this type of training has to start early. Wealth managers, such as JP Morgan Private Bank, are offering free programmes to their clients' children on wealth management-related issues.

22 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Li a respected banker with lots of skills and connections

Charles Li Xiaojia, tipped to become the next chief executive of the stock exchange, had stints as an oil worker and journalist before turning to the world of high finance.

One of the mainland's most highly regarded investment bankers, he has helped several state-owned firms seal big foreign investment deals over a 15-year career.

15 May 2009 - 12:00am

Dongxiang stake put on the block

Morgan Stanley offered after the stock market closed to sell its stake in mainland sportswear supplier China Dongxiang (Group) for as much as HK$570 million, fund managers said.

2 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Morgan Stanley unit mulls sale of Shanghai assets

Morgan Stanley Real Estate is considering selling some residential and commercial properties in Shanghai to realise the investments, but industry sources said a sale was unlikely because of the credit crunch and the wide gap between buying and asking prices.

12 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Morgan Stanley to sell tower for HK$700m

Morgan Stanley Real Estate Fund is in the final stages of selling its DBS Building in Central for about HK$700 million, sources said.

They said an investor had submitted an offer of HK$7,717 per square foot for the building.

Morgan Stanley's spokesman yesterday declined to comment.

25 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Lenovo falls 13.5pc on dismal results

Shares of Lenovo Group, the mainland's biggest computer vendor, sank to a nine-year low yesterday after the company announced a sharp fall in quarterly profit last Friday and analysts issued gloomy reports.

The world's fourth-largest personal computer supplier saw its share price fall 13.51 per cent to close at HK$1.92 yesterday, its lowest level since November 2, 1999.

11 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

JP Morgan Private Bank sees pickings from subprime crisis

The subprime crisis is likely to throw up bargains as financial institutions dispose of assets and refocus on core activities, according to Mary Callahan Erdoes, the chief executive of JP Morgan Private Bank.

21 Apr 2008 - 12:00am