PLANNING

Chinese assets enter slow but stable growth orbit in 2017, experts believe

By Edward Leung After a whole year of market volatilities and political turbulence, the value of Chinese asset is expected to stablise and enter slow growth orbit, experts believe. Evaluating global situations in 2017, Sean Taylor, Chief Investment Officer –Asia Pacific for Deustche Asset Management, believed that 2017 would be ...
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Bank of Singapore acquired Barclays’ HK and SG Wealth and Investment arms

Bank of Singapore confirmed that it had completed the acquisition of the wealth and investment management business of Barclays PLC in Singapore and Hong Kong (Barclays WIM Singapore and Hong Kong).  As of 7 April 2016, the day the agreement was signed, Barclays WIM Singapore and Hong Kong had Assets ...
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DIS Reference Portfolio Model unveiled by HKIFA

By Edward Leung Hong Kong Investment Fund Association (HKIFA) unveiled an MPF Default Investment Strategy Funds (MPF-DIS) reference portfolio with a build-in Age-based derisking mechanism. Speaking at the seminar, service providers expected gradual pick-up upon launch in April, and it won’t compete with existing offerings. Jointly developed by the HKIFA, ...
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Third Fed Rate confirmed, Experts expected more hawkish moves

By Edward Leung News of the third US Federal rate hike in the year, although already well priced-in, had pushed US government bond yield lower. Experts expected to see a more hawkish Fed while there would be little impacts in the short run. Only the third rate hike ever since ...
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