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
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
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
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
Holiday time but let's hear it from the boss21 Nov 2007 - 12:00am
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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