Jul. 27, 2012 (China Knowledge) - Hong Kong
's Exchange Fund booked an investment loss of HK$6.3 billion in the second quarter of this year, due mainly to losses from exchange and equity investments, according to the Hong Kong Monetary Authority.
The fund saw an investment income of HK$44.4 billion in the firs quarter, bringing its investment income in the first half to HK$38.1 billion, reflecting a YoY decline of 17%.
In the second quarter, the fund booked forex trading loss of HK$14.5 billion, saw an investment loss of HK$4 billion from its Hong Kong equities portfolio and a loss of HK$10.3 billion on other equities.
The fund registered gain of more than HK$20 billion from bond investment in Q2.
As of the end of June, the fund's total assets had reached HK$2.55 trillion.