Friday, October 24, 2014   

Exchange Fund income amounts to HK$50.5b in first half
(07-29 17:35)

The Exchange Fund recorded an investment income of HK$50.5 billion in the first half of 2014, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority said. The gains on Hong Kong equities amounted to HK$1.9 billion, with gains on other equities amounting to HK$19.6 billion.
Bonds provided a gain of HK$26.6 billion and the de facto central bank realized an exchange gain of HK$400 million.
Other investments brought HK$2 billion during the period.
Total assets of the Exchange Fund stood at HK$3.07 trillion at the end of June 2014, an increase of HK$38.2 billion compared with the end of 2013, the HKMA said.   
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