Tariq Dennison


HSI overhaul makes it more balanced, relevant

Hang Seng Index plans major overhaul

Hong Kong's flagship stock index, the Hang Seng this week announced plans of sweeping changes to the Special Administrative Region’s (SAR) stock benchmark that would dilute the influence of its largest companies and give more sway to fast-growing technology stocks.The updates include maintaining 20 to 25 companies to be classified …

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Lai See lessons for parents and our young children 

Lai See lessons for parents and our young children 

(ATF) As someone who immigrated to Hong Kong a little over 10 years ago, I have come to appreciate Chinese holidays more and more every year, although I still feel I have a lot to learn. One custom I have been trying to get better at over the years, most …

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Some tips and history for HKEX’s new chief

Some tips and history for Hong Kong Exchange’s new chief

(ATF) Earlier this month, Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing announced that 52-year-old Argentine Nicolas Aguzin will succeed Charles Li as CEO of the world’s 5th largest stock exchange. Both executives share an American educational background – Li went to Columbia, Aguzin to Wharton – and both joined HKEX directly from …

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Four private investing lessons from public pandemic policies

Four private investing lessons from public pandemic policies

(ATF) Managing a public pandemic policy involves many of the same skills as managing a private investment portfolio. Both require good data, a solid understanding of probability and statistics, and the ability to make decisions and implement actions that will measurably improve your results. In this article, I share just …

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Singapore steals a march over HK with China bond ETF

Singapore steals a march over HK with China bond ETF

(ATF) Nearly 10 years ago, when I joined the fixed-income trading desk of a major European bank in Hong Kong, I was surprised to have my new boss tell me “here in Asia, our biggest challenge is a shortage of assets”. Having followed Asia’s markets and economies for around 20 …

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Timeless Wealth: When small China beats big America

Timeless Wealth: When small China beats big America

(ATF) US stocks continue hitting all-time highs, while tens of millions of Americans are still struggling to recover from the biggest ever surge in unemployment since the Covid-19 pandemic hit earlier this year. This divergence between Wall Street and Main Street becomes more apparent when we look past the largest …

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