HSBC: PH economy strong, but stocks overvalued

Fan stressed, however, that the “underlying fundamentals” of the economy remained strong, and HSBC expected local firms to report an average earnings growth of 10 percent for this year.


Mystery NAB call that has wealthy investors rattled

The NABHA story has nothing to do with its ordinary 4 per cent running yield, which is average compared with other shorter-dated hybrids like CBAPD, which is paying 4.8 per cent annually before franking (6.4 per cent after). The hype emanates from hope NA


Asia-Pacific Ready for Take-Off? - RESEARCH

Financial incentives for private banking RMs to switch to independent setups are attractive given an average wage increase of 45-51% for those that make the change.


Hong Kong’s affluent don’t trust advisers

Only 24% of Hong Kong’s growing number of affluent investors trust financial advisers, which compares to around 45% of those in the US, according to Michael Fong, managing director at Charles Schwab in Hong Kong.


Luxe properties in demand

Knight Frank’s data offers insight into luxury residential price performance globally and underlines the extent to which Singapore’s position in the global rankings has shifted