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Enduring lack of knowledge prevents more proactive MPF management, Fidelity MPF Survey finds

30/09/2016

Hong Kong, 29 September 2016: Fidelity International today unveiled that the Fidelity MPF Readiness Index 2016 has dropped to 69.1, from 70.4 a year earlier. The proprietary index measures the level of awareness, understanding and engagement of members towards their MPF accounts through a survey. The survey also found that the scheme members’ self-perceived lack of knowledge was a key obstacle preventing them from taking a more active MPF management stance.

Fidelity International Partners with SuperCharger FinTech Accelerator Hong Kong

30/09/2016

Hong Kong – 30 September 2016: Hong Kong's leading FinTech accelerator SuperCharger and Fidelity International have entered into a new collaboration agreement.

Fidelity MPF: Brexit stresses need for portfolio diversification to insulate against second half volatility

05/07/2016

Hong Kong, 29 June 2016 – If there were any doubts 2016 is the year of volatility, the UK’s surprise vote to exit the European Union put that to bed. Global and Asian bond funds fared better than equities on this latest risk event, building on their 2016 outperformance among MPF funds with returns of 4.71% and 4.33% year-to-date1, respectively. The UK vote result has been negative for most funds, though MPF returns as a whole posted an average net decline 2.23%1. Renewed volatility has not helped equity markets across Greater China, Japan and Korea, pushing all three to the bottom of the MPF performance ladder, though market conditions suggest risk appetite for Asian equities may return in the second half of 2016.

Global equity markets unlikely to make significant progress in second half of year but earnings growth to pick up in 2017, says Fidelity International

22/06/2016

Hong Kong, 20 June 2016: Global stock markets are expected to record only moderate growth during the second half of 2016 on the back of intense political risks, however, earnings growth in 2017 should provide ample buying opportunities, says Dominic Rossi, Global Chief Investment Officer, Equities at Fidelity International.

Consumers ready to emerge as driver of growth for 2016,Fidelity International’s 2016 Global Analyst Survey reveals

19/04/2016

Hong Kong, 29 March 2016 – 2016 will see a maturing cycle with rising risks and an increasingly complex investment climate, but investors should look beyond this broad brush picture to avoid missing some of the key trends that look set to define the year, the annual Fidelity International Analyst Survey of around 200 equity and fixed income analysts reveals.

Fidelity International survey finds Hong Kong women have serious concerns about retirement

09/12/2015

HONG KONG, 9 December 2015 – Women in Hong Kong are pessimistic about their financial future, with those in their forties more concerned about and less prepared for retirement than their older counterparts, according to research published by Fidelity International today.

China’s sustained reform agenda will drive investment opportunities in 2016, says Fidelity’s Jing Ning

01/12/2015

Hong Kong, 1 December 2015: China’s strong reform agenda will drive new, and sometimes contrarian, investment opportunities in 2016 that should offset any expected slowdown in overall growth, says Fidelity International’s Jing Ning.

Fed’s normalisation cycle will be gradual, says Fidelity Global Fixed Income CIO

03/08/2015

Hong Kong, 30 July 2015: As we head to year-end 2015, US fundamentals continue to suggest a December start for the Federal Reserve’s long anticipated rate normalisation cycle, albeit at a very prudent pace, says Andrew Wells, Global Chief Investment Officer, Fixed Income, Fidelity Solutions and Real Estate, Fidelity Worldwide Investment. “Once rates start rising, we believe that the Fed will act cautiously and take a very slow and careful approach, with further hikes data dependent.”

Fidelity MPF: Positive Growth Ahead for 2015 Despite Recent Volatility

06/07/2015

Hong Kong, 6 July 2015: MPF average returns rose in the first half of 2015 led by double-digit gains in Hong Kong, Greater China and Japan equity funds. The robust growth reflects a rebound in economic activity and accommodative monetary policy from the region’s major central banks, despite recent volatility. Bond funds moved to negative territory for the first time since 2013.

Mid Year Outlook: US asset valuations will remain defiantly high in second half of 2015, says Fidelity’s Global CIO

17/06/2015

Hong Kong, 16 June 2015: Corporate earnings have been falling in the US, and the Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates in the near future, sparking investor concerns about the potential impact on the S&P 500. But this is no time for investors to rid of their US equities, which are set to re-assert their leadership among global stock markets in the second half of 2015, says Dominic Rossi, Global Chief Investment Officer, Equities, Fidelity Worldwide Investment.

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