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Personal investment

Time to check the fine print

Typically astute and informed about property and personal investments, Hongkongers have always been lukewarm about the Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) and its promised benefits.

Tuesday, 6 November, 2012, 4:51am

Fund data shows optimistic signs

Any assessment of how well MPF funds have performed this year comes with a couple of caveats. Recent advances may compensate only in part for the declines of previous years. And headline figures for fund performance may not translate into the same gains for individual scheme members once fees have been deducted.

6 Nov 2012 - 4:24am

People know best what to do with their own money

The Mandatory Provident Fund is a good thing because it forces very low income groups to save money, which they otherwise might not do.

Letter to the editor,October 21

23 Oct 2012 - 4:19am 3 comments