The PE ratio comes up short for many analysts as they seek to determine returns, writes Jake van der Kamp.
From time to time, one may read debates in news media among investors and commentators about which of the above approaches offer better returns. Real estate agents tend to favour investing in...
The world's richest man is proving better at generating wealth for himself than the 1.1 million Mexican pensioners investing with him.
Internal rate of return, or IRR, is one of those concepts bank staff wheel out when they are selling investments, particularly savings and pension plans involving a series of contributions.
For all the gloom, some may overlook the fact that 2012 was a great year. Virtually all asset classes scored gains, with even equity markets venturing into positive territory thanks to a second-...
Yvonne Sargent, 70, had a bad investment experience. After a divorce, the Lantau Island resident was left with a lump sum, which she invested in a London pension fund.
Let's start with the good news. Advances in health care and economic development have improved living standards and pulled millions of people out of poverty. As a result, we are all living better...
Investment in the Hong Kong property sector is likely to dip this year because returns on assets have fallen to unattractive levels, according to consultant DTZ.
Education chief in good spirits, wife says
This has been a tough period for gold sceptics. The price of gold has risen again to new heights - yet this does not obscure the dismal long-term performance of gold as an investment.
A whip through the headlines of news stories about Hong Kong-listed small caps (stocks with a relatively small market capitalization) gives pause for thought.
The former chairman of...
Classic cars leave stocks in the dust
SCMP headline, September 5