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Press Releases - 1998


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1998

Date Topic
Dec 16, 1998 Appointment of Non-Executive Directors of SFC
Dec 2, 1998 LCQ 10: Govt's trading in the futures market
Dec 2, 1998 LCQ 11: Launch of HK Stock Index by SIMEX
Nov 18, 1998 LegCo passes Securities (Amendment) Bill 1998
Nov 18, 1998 LCQ18: Depositor protection
Nov 11, 1998 LCQ19: Interest Rate Rules
Nov 11, 1998 LCQ7: Loco London Gold trading
Nov 4, 1998 LCQ14: Publishing of economic data
Nov 4, 1998 LCQ17: Investments of the Land Fund
Nov 4, 1998 LCQ8: Involvement of Exchange Fund in markets
Oct 21, 1998 LCQ9: Amendment to ORSO made
Oct 21, 1998 LCQ11: Measures to strengthen the currency board system
Oct 16, 1998 Financial services sector to tackle Year 2000 problem
Oct 15, 1998 Study on human resources in financial services sector
Oct 14, 1998 LCQ13: Govt's move aims to frustrate "double play" strategy
Oct 5, 1998 FSB achieved nearly 90 per cent of policy commitments
Sep 9, 1998 LCQ19: Securities lending activities
Sep 7, 1998 Transcript of the Financial Secretary when attending the meeting of the Financial Affairs Panel of the Legislative Council
July 29, 1998 LCQ13: Lending policies of banks
July 29, 1998 LCQ8: No need for Renminbi to be devalued
July 15, 1998 LCQ17: Financing package for Thailand
July 15, 1998 LCQ8: Suspension of stock trading
June 30, 1998 Appointment to Securities and Futures Commission
June 15, 1998 Appointment of Chairman to Insider Dealing Tribunal
June 10, 1998 Compensation arrangement for C A Pacific

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May 8, 1998 Consultation paper on proposed regulation on margin financing
May 8, 1998 Consultancy contract on MPFA's computer system signed
May 7, 1998 HK's securities market as fund-raising hub for mainland
April 23, 1998 Report on Financial Market Review announced
April 15, 1998 MPF leaflets for employees now available
April 7, 1998 Fee Revision to avoid subsidising financial bodies
April 7, 1998 Caution against marketing of MPF schemes
April 7, 1998 Rapid expansion of service sectors
April 3, 1998 Funding application for MPF Schemes Authority approved
April 1, 1998 Mandatory provident fund regulations passed
March 18, 1998 Fixed rate mortgages
March 17, 1998 Mandatory Provident Fund subsidiary legislation to go to Provisional Legislative Council on April 1
March 11, 1998 Policy for newly licensed foreign banks
March 4, 1998 HK dollar deposits
March 4, 1998 Guideline on property lending appropriate
Feb 27, 1998 Caution against marketing of Mandatory Provident Fund schemes
Feb 18, 1998 Supply of new coins will continue
Feb 13, 1998 Selection panel established for appointment of Securities and Futures Commission Chairman
Jan 25, 1998 Compensation Fund rules and upper limit relaxed
Jan 22, 1998 Advisory Committee to Securities and Futures Commission appointment
Jan 16, 1998 Rate of transaction levy for securities trading to reduce
Jan 7, 1998 Good progress made in review on financial crisis


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