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1.8% inflation in October

Overall consumer prices rose 1.8% in October year-on-year, smaller than the 4.4% increase in September, the Census & Statistics Department announced today.   Netting out the effects of the Government's one-off relief measures, the underlying inflation rate was 1.7%, slightly less than September's 1.8%.   Compared with October last year, price increases were recorded for electricity, gas and water; clothing and footwear; meals out and takeaway food; basic food; alcoholic drinks and tobacco; transport; miscellaneous services, miscellaneous goods and housing.   On the other hand, a year-on-year decrease in price was recorded for durable goods.    The Government said that underlying consumer price inflation remained moderate in October.   The year-on-year increase in food prices showed some moderation, though remained relatively fast. Prices of clothing and footwear continued to record a visible increase, while those of energy-related items rose sharply. Price pressur

CFA Society Hong Kong 30th Anniversary

CFA Society Hong Kong (the Society) is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its founding in 1992. In celebration of its achievements, the Society rolled out a series of marketing communications programs to increase our brand awareness.

The Society shares the mission of CFA Institute in raising the professional and ethical standards of financial analysts and investment practitioners through advocacy and continuing education efforts. In addition to promoting the CFA designation in Hong Kong, the Society aims to provide a forum for members, CFA Institute, other investment practitioners and regulators for networking and the exchange of industry insights and best practices.

The Society is led by the Board of Directors, monitored by its Non-Executive Directors (NEDs) and advised by the Advisory Board, providing a broad range of perspectives on issues relating to the Society and protecting the interests of members. The Society is mostly run by member volunteers with the support of a team of full-time professional staff.

In the past year, the Society had done a lot in strengthening its leading position.

- Get our voice heard via diligent advocacy submissions to a number of consultation papers from professional bodies and government bureaus, such as Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX), the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, and the Financial Reporting Council.
- Keep members abreast of the marketing developments by organizing high quality Continuing Education events.  Engage members through conventional and digital marketing channels
- Support candidates and engage potential members early on in their career through Candidate Services
- Promote and organize investor education programs to empower public with essential investment knowledge

Year 2022 marks the 30th year of anniversary of the Society and the Society has rolled out series of marketing communications programs to increase its brand awareness.  Details will be updated onto the anniversary webpage.  This year the Society has also been named the Most Outstanding Society 2022 by CFA Institute.

(1) Tram and bus stop ATL promotion (July 2022)
(2) "CFA Control Room" program co-hosted with Metro Finance Radio (July 2022)
(3) Congratulatory message video series (July – Aug 2022)
(4) Gala dinner (Aug 12, 2022)

Click here for detail : https://cfasocietyhongkong.org/30th-anniversary/

About CFA Society Hong Kong
CFA Society Hong Kong (香港特許金融分析師學會) is a non-profit organization founded in 1992 as the Hong Kong Society of Financial Analysts by a group of CFA Charterholders.  


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