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Franklin Resources to buy Legg Mason to create a US$1.5 trillion fund group
19 Feb 2020 - 4:59AM

Franklin Resources is buying competitor Legg Mason for US$4.5 billion, creating a financial company with a combined US$1.5 trillion in assets under management.

Franklin Resources to buy Legg Mason to create a US$1.5 trillion fund group

Franklin Resources is buying competitor Legg Mason for US$4.5 billion, creating a financial company with a combined US$1.5 trillion in assets under management.

19 Feb 2020 - 4:59AM
Record inflows show gold ETFs are better safe haven bets than mining stocks
14 Feb 2020 - 9:00PM03571EC5-13F4-4283-B996-99444BE88411
Hong Kong banks rush to relieve pressure on small firms hit by coronavirus
7 Feb 2020 - 11:52PM03571EC5-13F4-4283-B996-99444BE88411
Record inflows show gold ETFs are better safe haven bets than mining stocks

As gold prices surged to a seven-year high in January, some analysts are promoting exchange-traded funds as a better proxy for the metal’s outlook than owning shares of gold producers.

14 Feb 2020 - 9:00PM03571EC5-13F4-4283-B996-99444BE88411
Banking & Finance
Hong Kong banks rush to relieve pressure on small firms hit by coronavirus

The measures, which include waiving fees and letting customers pay just the interest on loans, come as industries such as restaurants, retail and tourism take a huge hit from the health crisis.

The measures, which include waiving fees and letting customers pay just the interest on loans, come as industries such as restaurants, retail and tourism take a huge hit from the health crisis.

7 Feb 2020 - 11:52PM03571EC5-13F4-4283-B996-99444BE88411
Li Ka-shing
Lee Shau-kee crowned Hong Kong’s richest man by Forbes Asia

For the first time in nearly a generation, Li Ka-shing is not the richest man in Hong Kong, according to the newly released list of Hong Kong’s richest tycoons by Forbes Asia. Li’s wealth dropped to US$29.4 billion in 2020 from US$32 billion in 2019, putting him at No. 2.

For the first time in nearly a generation, Li Ka-shing is not the richest man in Hong Kong, according to the newly released list of Hong Kong’s richest tycoons by Forbes Asia. Li’s wealth dropped to US$29.4 billion in 2020 from US$32 billion in 2019, putting him at No. 2.

6 Feb 2020 - 10:51PM03571EC5-13F4-4283-B996-99444BE88411
4 Feb 2020 - 11:01PM03571EC5-13F4-4283-B996-99444BE88411
Asian investors return to markets as geopolitical worries subside: Liquidnet
4 Feb 2020 - 11:01PM03571EC5-13F4-4283-B996-99444BE88411
Virus fears may slow homebuilding, as transactions slump to 13-month low
4 Feb 2020 - 7:57PM
Flat viewings, sales dwindle as coronavirus hits some housing estates
Lee Shau-kee crowned Hong Kong’s richest man by Forbes Asia
6 Feb 2020 - 10:51PM03571EC5-13F4-4283-B996-99444BE88411
Asian investors return to markets as geopolitical worries subside: Liquidnet
4 Feb 2020 - 11:01PM03571EC5-13F4-4283-B996-99444BE88411
Virus fears may slow homebuilding, as transactions slump to 13-month low
4 Feb 2020 - 11:01PM03571EC5-13F4-4283-B996-99444BE88411
Flat viewings, sales dwindle as coronavirus hits some housing estates
4 Feb 2020 - 7:57PM
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Concrete Analysis | How the bay area plan will change Hong Kong’s property landscape

There is a growing importance for projects that leverage transport connectivity with critical areas in the bay area zone, in terms of flows of business, capital and talent, says Andrew Ness of Colliers International

1 Oct 2019 - 7:34PM
Concrete Analysis | Why Hibor-linked mortgage hikes won’t tame Hong Kong’s property market

Raising the mortgage cap from 2.375 per cent to 2.625 per cent will result in a HK$520 increase in monthly payments on average, which is unlikely to deter prospective buyers, says Raymond Chong of StarPro Agency

Raising the mortgage cap from 2.375 per cent to 2.625 per cent will result in a HK$520 increase in monthly payments on average, which is unlikely to deter prospective buyers, says Raymond Chong of StarPro Agency

25 Sep 2019 - 2:19PM
Why Hibor-linked mortgage hikes won’t tame Hong Kong’s property market
Concrete Analysis | Navigating evolving risks in the property, hospitality sectors

Insurance must be viewed within the wider context of enterprise risk management, encompassing risk mitigation measures that reduce the threat to people and property, says Edward Farrelly of Marsh

Insurance must be viewed within the wider context of enterprise risk management, encompassing risk mitigation measures that reduce the threat to people and property, says Edward Farrelly of Marsh

18 Jun 2019 - 7:19PM
Navigating evolving risks in the property, hospitality sectors

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