March 18, 2002


Immediate Release



Excel/i21 Jointly Hosted The "How To Generate Trade Volume From Chinese

Outside Of Hong Kong" Seminar




In expectation of "Qualified Domestic Institutional Investor (QDII)" implementation in China, it is foreseen that an influx of overseas stocks investors into the Hong Kong stock market to trade HKSAR-listed stocks is bound to bloom. How to take advantage of this promising opportunity to generate more business from Chinese outside Hong Kong becomes the key concern to many brokerages firms in Hong Kong. Excel Technology (Excel), i21 Limited (i21), together with those successful mainland Chinese and Hong Kong brokerage firms, delivered the seminar of "How to Generate Trade Volume From Chinese Outside of Hong Kong" on March 16, 2002.


In the seminar, key topics of "How to tap into the Taiwanese investor's segment", "How to attract overseas Chinese investors back into the Hong Kong stock market", and "Stock investment trends in mainland China" were individually addressed by the guest speakers from President Securities, RBC Investment Services, and one of the largest leading mainland Chinese brokerage firms Guosen Securities respectively. Furthermore, the advantages of using the web-based A.I. teletext "Powerticker Teletext" to stay upfront and competitive in the securities business was highlighted by the leading web-based teletext provider, PowerTicker. The product demonstration of "Powerticker Teletext" was also followed.


A special media interview session with those guest speakers was organized at the latter part of the seminar to further discuss the topics they presented. The seminar was well received and concluded with a great response and feedbacks from both the audience and media.