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  • Sep 2, 2014
  • Updated: 2:43pm

Shares of Tianhe Chemicals Group were suspended at 11.20am on Tuesday shortly after Anonymous Analytics, a US group of anonymous analysts, issued a report alleging massive fraud in the Chinese...

Updated 2 Sep 2014 - 1:57pm

American business representatives feel unfairly targeted in China, an annual report issued by the American Chamber of Commerce in China said.

Updated 2 Sep 2014 - 2:24pm

New loans in China may have hit 700 billion yuan (HK$880 billion) in August, falling below expectations as mounting bad loans put pressure on lending, the China Securities Journal reported.

2 Sep 2014 - 12:40pm

China Galaxy Securities, one of the country’s largest brokerage, edged closer to an A-share initial public offering (IPO) that will likely raise nearly 8 billion yuan (HK$10.08 billion) on the...

2 Sep 2014 - 12:19pm

BANKING & FINANCE

The faltering emerging-market currency rally is stronger than ever in Asia.

2 Sep 2014 - 12:38am

ECONOMY

President Vladimir Putin oversaw the start on Monday of construction on a giant pipeline that is due to ship US$400 billion worth of Russian gas to China in the three decades after flows begin in...

2 Sep 2014 - 9:38am

Companies

Chinese Estates Holdings, a Hong Kong-listed property developer controlled by billionaire Joseph Lau Luen-hung, will raise about HK$14.1 billion by selling four subsidiaries that own the La Scala...

2 Sep 2014 - 10:12am

China Business

Shanghai has beaten Beijing as the busiest airport in mainland China for the first time in the first half, but for both airports, Hong Kong is fast becoming one of the most important sources of...

2 Sep 2014 - 9:26am

COMMODITIES

After gold's rally in the first half of the year beat gains for commodities, equities and Treasuries, bullion is back to being out of favour with investors.

2 Sep 2014 - 4:45am

Markets

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Money

Palladium has risen to US$900 per ounce this month while gold remains stuck at around US$1,300. Yes, it is cheaper than the yellow metal, but then in 2009, gold cost US$850 and palladium was just...

1 Sep 2014 - 2:30pm

STOCK TALK

13Dec

UBS sees the Hang Seng Index gaining at least 15 per cent next year on the back of improving earnings growth in sectors like consumption, internet commerce and non-bank financial firms.

SPENDING

Amid the mainland’s clampdown on visible luxury, high-net-worth individuals are shifting away from merely owning things to seeking experiences that will help them acquire a modicum of savoir faire...

18 Jun 2014 - 1:36am

Wealth

The world’s richest people are clinging to stockpiles of zero-yielding cash despite a surge in financial markets and increasingly sophisticated attempts by private banks to entice them into...

23 Jun 2014 - 9:26pm

At last, a man with a mission and a breath of fresh air after all those cliched charity balls. We’re talking about Mission Possible, a fund raiser that’s fun, with zero expenses and every cent...

6 Mar 2014 - 5:57pm

It’s worked in Los Angeles, London, New York and Amsterdam but it will be interesting to see how Hyatt’s Andaz concept goes down in Tokyo. Most global hotels still stick to: guest arrives, bellboy...

27 Feb 2014 - 11:15am

Meet Boris the Chair

26 Feb 2014 - 11:51am

Thursday's memorial service for society jewellery designer and philanthropist Sandra D'Auriol is set to be one of the most memorable and spectacular ever held in Central's St John's Cathedral.

13 Feb 2014 - 8:10pm

Companies

Shares of Tianhe Chemicals Group were suspended at 11.20am on Tuesday shortly after Anonymous Analytics, a US group of anonymous analysts, issued a report alleging massive fraud in the Chinese...

Updated 2 Sep 2014 - 1:57pm

While Beijing is pushing for state firms to co-invest with private enterprises to create a more “mixed economy”, the experience of a CNOOC subsidiary shows why such collaborations can be fraught...

2 Sep 2014 - 10:02am

Trading in shares of Champion Technology, a Hong Kong-listed communication software company, was halted on Tuesday morning, pending the announcement of a possible takeover of its subsidiary,...

2 Sep 2014 - 10:21am

Chinlink International, a Hong Kong-listed interior design company, has raised HK$300 million in a bond offering.

2 Sep 2014 - 11:02am

United States private equity firm KKR has sold its remaining stake in China Modern Dairy Holdings, raising about US$80 million, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said.

2 Sep 2014 - 11:25am

Gambling revenue in Macau's casinos dropped for the third consecutive month in August as high-rolling mainland gamblers held back on big-ticket punting since Beijing intensified its crackdown on...

2 Sep 2014 - 12:13am

Jack Ma has become a dairy farmer. In June, his private equity firm Yunfeng made a $320M investment in an Inner Mongolian dairy company owned by Yili Industrial Group.

2 Sep 2014 - 9:23am

The proposed alliance between Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), the world's two largest container shipping lines, is likely to obtain the only antitrust clearance it needs from...

2 Sep 2014 - 12:38am

Banking & Finance

China Galaxy Securities, one of the country’s largest brokerage, edged closer to an A-share initial public offering (IPO) that will likely raise nearly 8 billion yuan (HK$10.08 billion) on the...

2 Sep 2014 - 12:19pm

New loans in China may have hit 700 billion yuan (HK$880 billion) in August, falling below expectations as mounting bad loans put pressure on lending, the China Securities Journal reported.

2 Sep 2014 - 12:40pm

Commodities

The end of class action lawsuits in the United States against the LME will open the way for a long-promised reform of the aluminium warehousing issue and allow the bourse to focus on its expansion...

1 Sep 2014 - 8:33am

For the world's hard-pressed aluminium producers the current outlook is the rosiest in many years. Russian giant Rusal, for example, has just returned to profit for the first time in five...

1 Sep 2014 - 4:21am

Economy

Cracks are emerging in Germany's once rock-solid economy as companies' reluctance to invest bears out European Central Bank president Mario Draghi's warning that the euro-zone recovery is in...

2 Sep 2014 - 12:38am

Growth in Chinese manufacturing activity slowed in August, an official survey showed yesterday, losing momentum for the first time in six months after having hit its highest level in more than two...

2 Sep 2014 - 4:46am

China Business

American business representatives feel unfairly targeted in China, an annual report issued by the American Chamber of Commerce in China said.

Updated 2 Sep 2014 - 2:24pm

On August 20, Beijing sold a residential plot in one of the city's two central business districts for 7.46 billion yuan (HK$9.38 billion), or almost 100,000 yuan per square metre of gross floor...

2 Sep 2014 - 12:15am

Property

Cost management remains a consistent theme for most organisations. However, there is a growing shift in focus to deliver competitive advantage and support business growth within the confines of an...

2 Sep 2014 - 12:15pm

As the London-based international chief executive of Cushman & Wakefield, Carlo Sant’Albano is responsible for the strategic oversight and stewardship of the firm globally.

2 Sep 2014 - 11:56am

While there are tentative signs of a housing market recovery in Hangzhou, the city needs to further relax policies in the next few months to sustain the momentum, analysts said.

2 Sep 2014 - 10:34am

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