Ray Bashford

Better banking standards long overdue

The headlines during the upcoming reporting season for the banking industry will as usual be grabbed by the sector's leaders.

However, the performance of the smaller groups will demand more than the normal amount of interest.

Tuesday, 27 July, 1999, 12:00am

Abby Joseph Cohen

Abby Joseph Cohen has, during seven years of unflinching belief in the fundamental strength of the US economy, developed a star-like quality among the tens of millions of Americans who have ridden the bull market to levels of unparalleled prosperity.

Goldman Sachs' chief strategist only has to reach for a hanky and the market senses there is a chill on the way.

16 Nov 1998 - 12:00am

Decision makers contributed quality debate in year-long series

THE South China Morning Post is today pleased to publish Hong Kong Dateline as a part of a series of special sections marking the handover of sovereignty to China.

This is a compilation of articles which appeared every Monday during the past year.

23 Jun 1997 - 12:00am

Radical changes bold step for Jardine Fleming

Jardine Fleming has spent most of the past month ducking bullets. Yester day, it was its turn to bite one as it announced a radical management restructuring in an attempt to arrest the erosion of its reputation as Hong Kong's premier fund management group.

27 Sep 1996 - 12:00am

Future bright for the banks

RELIEF to the torpid summer mood came last week in the shape of a steady flow of bumper figures from the banking industry. Record interim results, accompanied by dividend boosts and positive responses by the share market justified the confidence that had been widely expressed in the sector's outlook during the months running up to the announcement of the figures.

11 Aug 1996 - 12:00am