Asian confidence grows

Global markets may be in turmoil due to the euro-zone debt crisis, but financial advisers in Hong Kong and Singapore are more confident about the performance of their local economies now than they were in the last quarter of last year.

Tuesday, 22 May, 2012, 12:00am

Insurers pull back from disclosure policy as Commissioner defers issue

The initiative to provide more transparency on fees changed for investment-linked insurance products has had a setback

On February 29, Annie Choi Suk-han of the Insurance Authority, Hong Kong's main regulator of the insurance industry, sent a letter to the insurance industry with the topic line: Commission Disclosure.

5 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Brokers' incentive is legal, court says

A Hong Kong court has handed down a landmark ruling affirming that insurance brokers are entitled to receive commission from insurance firms without violating the bribery ordinance.

16 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Adviser accused of cheating 2 investors

A British financial adviser cheated two clients by investing their money in funds she had not told them about and giving them false information about the value of their portfolios, the District Court heard yesterday.

29 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Designs sail to victory

Congratulations to Sharon Yu and Alexander Chuk Chee-yang. Their colourful designs won the Skandia and Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club competition for Young Post readers.

The pair will start their sailing journeys with Skandia Youth Sail Training beginners' courses valued at HK$4,070 each.

Select runners-up will receive Skandia souvenirs.

9 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Creativity sails to victory

The winners of the Skandia and Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club special competition for Young Post readers have been selected. Our congratulations go to Alexander Chuk Chee-yang and Sharon Yu, who will start their sailing journeys with Skandia Youth Sail Training beginners' courses valued at HK$4,070 each.

7 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Skandia sets early pace

Grant Wharington's Skandia took the early lead in the VinaCapital Hong Kong to Vietnam Race, which started without incident yesterday at Hong Kong Harbour.

The winner of last year's Sydney to Hobart race dashed straight into the lead in the early going, chased by a pack which included race record-holder Ffree Fire with Sam Chan at the helm.

27 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

Skandia tipped for honours

Recent performances make Grant Wharington's Skandia the strong choice to grab line honours in the VinaCapital Hong Kong to Vietnam Race starting today.

26 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

Skandia delivers classy display

Grant Wharington's Skandia grabbed the overall lead on day two of the China Coast Regatta with two wins and a second place to show its class in the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club-organised event yesterday.

24 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

Right tools vital for quality planning

Royal Skandia Life Assurance, part of the big Swedish Skandia financial services group, is a specialist in providing investment-linked products.

24 Apr 2003 - 12:00am

Runaway adviser's firm loses permit

THE Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has revoked the authorisation of the company run by missing financial adviser Anthony Farr.

A spokesman for the regulatory body yesterday confirmed that it withdrew Cornerstone International Financial Services' authority to offer financial advice on Saturday.

8 Nov 1995 - 12:00am