36 Stratagems for Investors: Timeless Financial Wisdom from a Chinese Classic

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai |

Written in a clear and succinct style, readers, and specifically investors, at all levels will benefit from this handy guidebook that will set them thinking in a new way about investment issues through the interpretation of the 36 stratagems and how to apply them in their financial investments

Title: 36 Stratagems for Investors: Timeless Financial Wisdom from a Chinese Classic
Editors: Rena He Hanxi, Nian Liu, Joe Jiang Xing
Pages: 223; Paperback
Publication Date: July 7, 2009
Price: US$19.95
Published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.


The Thirty-Six Stratagems is a collection of the 36 Chinese proverbs related to 36 battle scenarios in Chinese history and folklore from the Warring States and the Three Kingdoms Period some 2,500 years ago. The anecdotes and tactics described are applied in the fields of war, politics, diplomacy as well as espionage.

In the new book 36 Stratagems for Investors: Timeless Financial Wisdom from a Chinese Classic (ISBN: 978-0-470-82433-7; John Wiley & Sons (Asia) Pte Ltd), ancient wisdom is ingeniously reinterpreted and applied for investors by a team of experts from the HSBC Jintrust Fund Management.

Using each of the 36 stratagems, it guides investors on how to identify and pick a trustworthy fund company and a suitable fund product, how to earn higher returns and avoid unnecessary losses, as well as how to avoid common mistakes in investing. There are also strategies that direct readers to a unique trading channel in closed-end funds, invaluable advice on how to sieve out obscure information in funds reports, and warnings about publicity gimmicks in fund brochures, leaflets and handbooks.

Written in a clear and succinct style, readers, and specifically investors, at all levels will benefit from this handy guidebook that will set them thinking in a new way about investment issues through the interpretation of the 36 stratagems and how to apply them in their financial investments.

About the Authors:

Rena He Hanxi is the marketing director of HSBC Jintrust Fund Management Company. Since graduating from Fudan University’s School of Economics with a Master’s degree in Economics, she has worked in the finance industry and has amassed tremendous experience in areas such as fund product development, sales, customer service, and marketing and promotion. Rena is endowed with a wealth of financial knowledge in banking, securities, funds and investments.

Nian Liu has a Master’s degree in Economics from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics. She has worked in the securities industry and the business news media. Her research articles, published in economic and academic journals, have been picked up by the business news media. Nian is currently senior marketing manager in HSBC Jintrust.

Joe Jiang Xing graduated from the Faculty of Finance at Eastern China Normal University. He previously worked as a securities broker and business news journalist. Joe arrived at HSBC Jintrust to realize his dream of combining his love for finance with his passion for writing. He is now part of the marketing team in the company.

About Jintrust Fund Management:

In November 2005, HSBC Jintrust Fund Management was established in Shanghai with a registered capital of RMB200 million, making it one of the largest fund management companies in terms of capital in China. HSBC Global Asset Management, the core investment platform of the HSBC Group, one of the world’s leading financial services organizations, has 49 percent of the share ownership, with the remaining 51 percent held by Shanxi Trust Corporation Limited, one of China’s best-performing trust firms.

HSBC Jintrust inherits the experience, capabilities, professionalism and long-term view of its two shareholders. It combines western and eastern wisdom and local experience with global perspective, thus having and offering the best from both worlds.

About Wiley:

Founded in 1807, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. has been a valued source of information and understanding for over 200 years, helping people around the world meet their needs and fulfill their aspirations. Since 1901, Wiley and its acquired companies have published the works of more than 350 Nobel laureates in all categories: Literature, Economics, Physiology/Medicine, Chemistry, Physics and Peace.

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