High Debt Levels in Asia Debunk Myths about Asians as Savers - Manulife Survey

HONG KONG, Feb. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- High levels of personal debt among investors inAsia debunk the conventional wisdom that Asians are prudent savers, according to new research from Manulife. The research findings support wider trends that suggest household debt levels inAsia are approaching...

2016-02-22 17:57 2745

Manulife Announces Senior Appointments in Hong Kong and Mainland China

HONG KONG, Feb. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Manulife has announced new appointments to itsGreater China management team in Asia, including senior leadership changes in itsHong Kong operations and its life insurance joint venture in China . The announcement follows the continuous success and solid grow...

2016-02-01 15:59 4918

Manulife Kicks Off Major TV Campaign To Promote More Active Lifestyles

HONG KONG, Aug. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Manulife Hong Kong has kicked off the second wave of a multimedia campaign with the launch of a new TV commercial today to encourageHong Kong consumers to embrace more active lifestyles through the ManulifeMOVE program. Featuring Cantopop star Pakho Chau, ...

2015-08-20 16:56 4926

Manulife Inspires Healthy Living with Innovative Approach to Insurance in Hong Kong

HONG KONG, Aug. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Manulife Asia is pleased to announce today the launch of ManulifeMOVE -- a unique insurance concept for consumers, encouraging them to be more active and stay healthy. The program, which kicks off inHong Kong, integrates an innovative activity-tracking p...

2015-08-10 13:29 3722

Manulife to Release Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results

TORONTO, July 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- TSX/NYSE/PSE: MFC SEHK:945 Manulife Financial Corporation will release its second quarter 2015 financial results on the morning ofThursday, August 6, 2015. There will be a live webcast of the quarterly conference call wi...

2015-07-23 20:30 3251

Manulife Appoints Roy Gori as Head of Asia Division

TORONTO, Dec. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Manulife today announced that Roy Gori has been appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer, Manulife Asia, effectiveMarch 1, 2015. Mr. Gori will report directly to Manulife President and Chief Executive Officer,Donald A. Guloien, and will become a mem...

2014-12-01 14:30 3387

"My pension won't cover the bills," Say Asia Investors -- Manulife Survey

HONG KONG, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Asian investors don't believe their mandatory pensions will be sufficient to cover their post-retirement expenses, and would like to see a raft of changes made to the pension system, according to new research from Manulife[1].

2014-08-26 11:43 2086

Singapore Investor Sentiment Hits a New High -- Manulife Survey

- Sentiment boosted by improved outlook on property, fixed income and mutual funds - Domestic economy ranked top 3 for growth by Singapore investors SINGAPORE, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Singapore investor sentiment rose in the second quarter of 2014 to its highest level since the launc...

2014-08-26 11:25 2436

Asia Investors' Three Common Retirement Mistakes: Life, Money, Work -- Manulife Survey

-- Asia investors underestimate their life expectancy by up to 5 years -- Investors perceive their retirement expenses will be two-thirds of current income, but actual needs will likely be much higher -- More than half plan to work during retirement, but their ability to do so is overestim...

2014-01-27 09:30 1469

Year of the Horse Spells More Toil, Less Leisure, as Singaporeans Expect to Work into their 70s – Manulife Survey

-- Singaporeans expect to work 3 years longer and retire 4 years later than their Asia peers SINGAPORE, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Singaporeans usher in the Year of the Horse, the equine qualities of steadfastness, strength and staying power seem to be top of mind as they consider retiremen...

2014-01-27 09:30 1204

Asia Investor Sentiment Buoyed by Japan Optimism, Better Equities – Manulife Survey

-- Fixed income in favor but not in portfolios -- Sentiment towards stocks higher, fuelled by Japan -- Cash holdings excessive, not a safe haven HONG KONG, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A sharp improvement in Japanese investor sentiment, along with a general warming towards equities, li...

2014-01-27 07:30 1329