Private Equity Real Estate

Wealthy Hongkongers seek security in diversification

Hong Kong investors are fond of Hong Kong equities, but how did that strategy play out in August 1998, as the Asian financial crisis was hitting hardest? The Hang Seng Index dropped 60 per cent over 12 months.

Monday, 25 July, 2011, 12:00am

A place in the sun

LIFE'S A BEACH for the wealthy - or more correctly, a private beach with a luxury villa. Certainly, that's the dream of the millions who aspire to the trappings of wealth: hectares of private space and all the time in the world to enjoy it.

26 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

ING to launch China property fund

ING Real Estate, the property investment arm of Dutch financial services giant ING Group, plans to set

up a US$300 million fund comprising mainland properties by the second quarter to cash in on the

country's fast urbanisation.

The property fund manager, one of the world's biggest with a portfolio of US$77 billion, said its second

15 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

10 things to watch out for when...Starting to invest

Calculate your worth: Make a note of all your assets, no matter how insignificant they seem. That way, you can work out what sort of investment suits you and over what time frame.

Don't spend more than you earn: If you live in debt, there is no point considering investing in stocks. Paying hefty credit-card charges each month will eat away any investment returns you may earn.

30 Dec 2001 - 12:00am