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Investment Management

Three more brokers secure QDII approval

Beijing has approved three more brokerages to set up mutual funds for overseas equity investments in a move to give more local investors access to global stock markets.

Thursday, 10 January, 2008, 12:00am

Merchants Securities wins bid for Bosera stake

China Merchants Securities has won the right to buy a 48 per cent stake in Shenzhen-based Bosera Asset Management for 6.32 billion yuan as part of its strategy to expand into the mainland's burgeoning fund management industry.

28 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Enriching financial knowledge

Market watchers like Thomas Ng Kwok-hung know that keeping ahead of the curve is essential when looking after an investment portfolio. So he intends putting his Master of Finance in Investment Management to good use.

1 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Living on the hedge

Hedge funds play an important role in promoting financial innovation and increasing market liquidity by offering investors many investment styles.

27 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Lai See

Holiday time but let's hear it from the boss

21 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Theme-focused global fund ideal for long-term investors

Deutsche Asset Management recently launched its global thematic fund in Hong Kong aimed at investors with a global perspective because it believes the world is becoming an increasingly integrated global market.

14 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

HK market tipped to rebound, but not for long

The Hong Kong stock market is expected to rebound by at least 500 points today, buoyed by the late recovery on world markets at the close of trade last week.

The US benchmark Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 1.82 per cent at 13,079.18 on Friday after the Federal Reserve cut the discount rate by 50 basis points in a bid to stabilise financial markets.

20 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Insurance sector safeguards raised

Foreign investor asset and stake requirements amended to cut down on speculation

The mainland's insurance regulator plans to amend the rules for foreign companies investing in the booming insurance sector amid fears short-term speculation could batter the still-growing industry.

9 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Finding the perfect match

SPEAK TO ANY of Hong Kong's growing band of private bankers and investment advisers and you will soon find that they all want the same thing - high-net-worth clients.

Those well-heeled individuals with spare millions to invest are out there somewhere, and many livelihoods and future profit statements depend on securing their business and making sure it is successfully retained.

26 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

HK benefits as funds flow south

Six years after proposing 'channeling water from the north to south', the hopes of Hong Kong Monetary Authority chief executive Joseph Yam Chi-kwong finally became reality yesterday when the mainland announced that domestic banks could invest in the city's stock market.

12 May 2007 - 12:00am

Search for top performers

Three fund houses share the accolades as ratings firm Standard & Poor's presents the best that the asset management industry has to offer

FINDING THE BEST investment funds can seem like looking for the proverbial needle in a haystack. With more than 2,000 mutual funds authorised by the Securities and Futures Commission, where do Hong Kong investors begin their search?

14 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Heart and soul in the region

Multi-award-winning company JF Asset Management remains firm in its commitment to Asia

LEADING homegrown asset management company JF Asset Management, which collected the coveted 10-year group honours in the Fund Awards 2007, has doggedly hung on to its name and Asian identity through various restructurings and takeovers.

14 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Green funds clear the way for savvy investors

Asian companies focus on pollution solutions

Most hedge funds aggressively pursue opportunities to capitalise on corporate mergers, companies on the skids or undiscovered new kids on the block. Now you can add smoggy Asian cities and potential solutions for our suffering environment to that list.

10 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

My Briefcase

PAUL SHUTES JF Asset Management European equity group client portfolio manager

ON BUSINESS TRIPS I carry all the things you would expect to find in a portfolio manager's briefcase - laptop, personal digital assistant and the necessary files and paperwork relating to the fund management industry.

26 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Chance to get in on the action

AS WEALTH management and financial planning becomes increasingly competitive in Hong Kong, service providers are always on the lookout to offer their customers alternative investment solutions.

Recent options that can be added to an investment portfolio include the potentially lucrative emerging markets of China and India and investment in real estate investment trusts (reits).

22 Jul 2006 - 12:00am