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A fair deal for the small investor

Dan David exposed fraud by Chinese companies, writes Kevin McQueen.

Monday, 25 June, 2012, 12:00am

South of the Bordeaux

What a difference a few years can make. Initial public offering volumes are sharply down in Hong Kong, while some markets in Southeast Asia appear to be enjoying a revival not seen since the 1997 financial crisis.

30 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Backing the financial winners from the Games

Are you playing the Olympics right? As the Games kick off this week, it's time to check if your portfolio is positioned in a way to make the best of the event, which is expected to affect stocks, the economy, property and currency, though experts differ on the degree.

23 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Choppy conditions mean trying times for debutants

Three mainboard listing debutants saw their shares trade flat yesterday, while a fourth, Qualipak International, saw a dismal 10.7 per cent drop on its first day.

Shanghai-based car dealer China Yongda Automobiles Services closed at HK$6.62 after trading 2.3 per cent lower than the issue price of HK$6.60 in intraday trading.

13 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Tips from the top

It's a poor climate for investing. Equities are volatile and prone to regular sell-offs on euro-zone-related news. Hong Kong interest rates are low, depressing yields on deposits and bonds. The sole investment bright spot - yuan-denominated instruments - are dimming somewhat as the outlook for yuan appreciation starts to cool.

9 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Local brokers firm against return of HKEx closing auctions

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEx) is considering reinstating closing auctions, a move supported by international players but strongly opposed by local brokers.

28 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Banker jailed for forging signatures to move assets

A banker who used forged documents to move assets worth millions of dollars from a client's account was jailed yesterday for four years and eight months.

Choi Yuet-yan, 45, had pleaded guilty in District Court to seven charges, including dealing with the proceeds of an indictable offence and using a false instrument.

26 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Go easy on insiders

Flow of free information vital, writes Jake van der Kamp.

25 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Australia returns fugitive broker to face 47 charges

A runaway director from a collapsed brokerage, who was extradited to Hong Kong from Australia last week will appear in court today to face charges of money laundering and fraud.

4 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Morgan Stanley upbeat on HK stocks

The correction in Hong Kong share prices has created buying opportunities and investors should be on the lookout for a possible upswing in the stock market - which could be in the cards once concerns over further debt defaults in Europe ease, says a top Asia equities banker at Morgan Stanley.

21 May 2012 - 12:00am

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