Investment Management

Top GEAM fund manager quits to start own business

A top China-focused fund manager at GE Asset Management has quit to start his own business in China.

Wednesday, 15 August, 2012, 11:15pm

Law firm gets closer to its clients

Elvinger, Hoss & Prussen will open its first overseas office in Hong Kong next month, adding to the number of Luxembourg-based law firms to guide the region's investment managers and bankers through the intricacies of complex transactions.

22 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

It's not all in the mind

It's no secret: Working in the financial services sector can be lucrative, if not serve as the road to early retirement. As for landing a job in the industry, or climbing the corporate ladder once you do, two considerations continue to dominate the minds of hiring managers and job candidates - education and experience.

3 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Women show caution

Do professional women in Hong Kong differ in their investment habits compared to their male counterparts? The answer is revealed in a survey conducted by an international fund management firm that shows that women need to change their attitude towards investment.

22 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Property nous in demand

Real estate investment and capital management Mapletree Investment

Mapletree is best known in Hong Kong for its recent acquisition of Festival Walk from Swire Properties. The leading Asia-focused real estate development, investment and capital management company owns and manages a diverse portfolio of assets in Singapore and across Asia.

5 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Worst yet to come for mainland firms

Mainland-listed companies that have reported a quarter-on-quarter profit decline will have to brace for an even worse earnings environment in the coming months.

1 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

With global outlook grim, cash 'safer' than equities

Cash is once again king. Amid a deteriorating global economy, private banks and wealth managers are warning clients to stay away from equities, forecasting that more risks are on the horizon.

10 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Don't panic! Calm amid the storm

The seemingly never-ending string of crises and unpredictable events, such as the Arab Spring, financial worries in the euro zone and the downgrading of US debt have left global markets in a constant state of flux, seesawing up and down weekly and often daily.

19 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Fine art of making money

Every year, hundreds of millions of dollars are spent by wealthy individuals on works of art. However, experts say that when it comes to the art market, it is essential to be well-advised at all times.

9 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

The new coach at OSK Holdings

When William Wu, fresh out of Vancouver's Simon Fraser University and armed with a BBA and MBA, first made the rounds of the financial industry, he was offered a janitorial job. But from the moment he started work in corporate finance in 1993, it's been onwards and upwards for him.

25 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Lai See

Engaging couple conquer the tyranny of distance

We are pleased to hear the chief executive and director-general designate of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has got engaged. Why do we care?

Well the lucky man is Tony Tyler (pictured), who until March was CEO of Cathay Pacific.

10 May 2011 - 12:00am

Investors urged to hold nerve in crises

The first four months of this year have brought some of the worst natural disasters the world has seen.

First was a major earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand that destroyed billions of dollars' worth of properties and businesses. Then, on March 11, Japan was hit with a double whammy of a huge earthquake and a tsunami, which also triggered a nuclear radiation crisis.

19 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

20,000 new flats a year will fill demand, fund managers say

Two-thirds of global fund managers polled believe 20,000 new homes a year - about half the Hong Kong government's target - is sufficient to meet demand.

7 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Corrections & clarifications

The report headlined 'To uproot or to plant? Emerging markets beckon' on Your Money last Sunday should have said Robeco is a Dutch, not US, asset management firm. Also, David Sanders, chief investment officer at Invest AD Asset Management, is based in Abu Dhabi, not Dubai.

20 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

SFC bans ex-director of Crown Asset for life

The Securities and Futures Commission banned Pauline Cousins, former managing director of Crown Asset Management, from re-entering the investment industry for life. She was found to have produced between 2002 and 2006 four false portfolio valuation summaries to a client, the SFC said.

16 Nov 2010 - 12:00am