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Hanergy chairman tightlipped on shares swings - but vows to launch solar-powered cars

Li Hejun, the mainland tycoon behind mysterious renewable energy firm Hanergy Holding Group whose Hong Kong listed unit’s shares sharp swings aroused regulatory attention, refused on Friday to...

Updated 6 Mar 2015 - 1:42pm
Could start-ups revitalise the Chinese economy? The government thinks so

From Chinese Premier Li Keqiang to mainland internet industry tycoon Pony Ma Huateng or any college student in a coffee shop, start-ups are one of the most popular topics on people's lips in the...

Updated 6 Mar 2015 - 1:39pm
Could start-ups revitalise the Chinese economy? The government thinks so

Mainland China’s property sales are expected to pick up this month after a weak February as policy relaxation warms up buyers’ sentiment and encourages developers to redouble destocking efforts,...

6 Mar 2015 - 9:45am
Could start-ups revitalise the Chinese economy? The government thinks so

Are Asian family firms innovation leaders? “Family business” often has a reputation for paternalism, risk aversion and being far away from new dynamic innovative industries. And yet, many family...

6 Mar 2015 - 9:55am

BANKING & FINANCE

China securities regulator gears up to allow unprofitable firms to go public

A potential landmark reform of China's stock market is under way as the top securities regulator said unprofitable companies could be allowed to go public.

6 Mar 2015 - 12:30am

ECONOMY

European Central Bank raises growth forecasts as it readies QE launch

The European Central Bank will launch into quantitative easing next week having increased its economic growth forecasts for this year and next.

President Mario Draghi said the first bond...

6 Mar 2015 - 12:24am

MONEY

Soyabeans stabilise

Soyabean futures, whose slump since May has been due in part to a strengthening US dollar, are steadying at the psychological US$10-per-bushel area. 

6 Mar 2015 - 8:48am

Companies

Could start-ups revitalise the Chinese economy? The government thinks so

From Chinese Premier Li Keqiang to mainland internet industry tycoon Pony Ma Huateng or any college student in a coffee shop, start-ups are one of the most popular topics on people's lips in the...

Updated 6 Mar 2015 - 1:39pm

China Business

Could start-ups revitalise the Chinese economy? The government thinks so

From Chinese Premier Li Keqiang to mainland internet industry tycoon Pony Ma Huateng or any college student in a coffee shop, start-ups are one of the most popular topics on people's lips in the...

Updated 6 Mar 2015 - 1:39pm

COMMODITIES

London Metal Exchange considering extension of LMEsword warrant oversight

The London Metal Exchange is considering whether its electronic LMEsword system could be used to oversee metal stored outside the exchange, an executive said on Tuesday, the latest sign that a...

4 Mar 2015 - 5:21pm

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Chart of the day: The Asian exporters edging out China

Sales of T-shirts, sports shoes, plastic bowls and the like have been the staples of the mainland's export-driven success. Its share of imports among G3 economies - the US, euro zone and Japan -...

5 Mar 2015 - 9:45pm

Companies

Soho China core profit drops 60 per cent to 1.78 billion yuan

Soho China reported on Friday a plunge in core profit of about 60 per cent to 1.78 billion yuan for the full year to December 31.

6 Mar 2015 - 1:11pm
Hanergy chairman tightlipped on shares swings - but vows to launch solar-powered cars

Li Hejun, the mainland tycoon behind mysterious renewable energy firm Hanergy Holding Group whose Hong Kong listed unit’s shares sharp swings aroused regulatory attention, refused on Friday to...

Updated 6 Mar 2015 - 1:42pm
Ex-Google China chief and other investors announce 'Young CEO Club' start-up training programme

Three of China's top angel investors are launching a training and mentorship programme for start-up founders in the world's largest economy, they an

6 Mar 2015 - 11:06am
Ex-Google China chief and other investors announce 'Young CEO Club' start-up training programme

Hang Lung Properties is counting on a HK$500 million makeover of its main retail properties in Mong Kok and Causeway Bay to boost its rental income by up to 60 per cent.

5 Mar 2015 - 9:46pm
Ex-Google China chief and other investors announce 'Young CEO Club' start-up training programme

Are Asian family firms innovation leaders? “Family business” often has a reputation for paternalism, risk aversion and being far away from new dynamic innovative industries. And yet, many family...

6 Mar 2015 - 9:55am
Ex-Google China chief and other investors announce 'Young CEO Club' start-up training programme

Jakarta's Soekarno-Hatta airport, among the world's 10 busiest by passenger traffic, handles twice the volume it was designed for. Arif Wibowo plans to push that limit further.

6 Mar 2015 - 6:00am
Ex-Google China chief and other investors announce 'Young CEO Club' start-up training programme

Hong Kong's stock exchange has ordered mainland solar energy firm Hanergy Thin Film Power Group to explain the unusual movement of its share price and trading volume.

6 Mar 2015 - 4:37am
Ex-Google China chief and other investors announce 'Young CEO Club' start-up training programme

Lufthansa wants to see its joint venture with Air China up and running by the end of this year, which will be its 89th on the mainland, says chairman and chief executive Carsten Spohr, as the...

6 Mar 2015 - 10:25am

Banking & Finance

Capital flight in mainland China could spark currency collateral damage

The tide of capital is going out in China and many boats, in Chinese ports or not, will settle lower in the water in consequence.

The mainland, somewhat unexpectedly, cut monetary policy...

4 Mar 2015 - 11:07pm
Standard Chartered pre-tax profit falls 30 per cent, hit by ‘perfect storm’

Standard Chartered pre-tax profit fell 30 per cent in 2014 to US$4.24 billion, far short of analysts’ expectations

4 Mar 2015 - 11:21pm

Commodities

Copper miner KGHM has no plans to follow competitors in cutting spending on mines and projects in reaction to bruised copper prices as it expects prices to recover soon, the head of the company's...

4 Mar 2015 - 1:02am
Orient Securities to raise 10b yuan in Shanghai IPO

Orient Securities, the investment banking partner of Citigroup in China, is looking to raise 10 billion yuan (HK$12.4 billion) in a Shanghai initial public offering that could be the country's...

4 Mar 2015 - 12:46am

Economy

China’s property sales seen to rise on policy relaxation as developers destock

Mainland China’s property sales are expected to pick up this month after a weak February as policy relaxation warms up buyers’ sentiment and encourages developers to redouble destocking efforts,...

6 Mar 2015 - 9:45am
Machines take over Tokyo bourse

Yuji Honkawa knew the humans were losing by April 2010, when no matter how fast he sent orders to be filled at the Tokyo Stock Exchange, a machine beat him.

6 Mar 2015 - 6:00am

China Business

Soho China core profit drops 60 per cent to 1.78 billion yuan

Soho China reported on Friday a plunge in core profit of about 60 per cent to 1.78 billion yuan for the full year to December 31.

6 Mar 2015 - 1:11pm
Multibillion-dollar investor goes missing, says Rongsheng

Embattled mainland shipbuilder China Rongsheng Heavy Industries Group Holdings scrapped a fundraising plan of up to HK$3.23 billion yesterday after would-be investor Wang Ping was reported to have...

5 Mar 2015 - 10:52pm

Property

China’s property sales seen to rise on policy relaxation as developers destock

Mainland China’s property sales are expected to pick up this month after a weak February as policy relaxation warms up buyers’ sentiment and encourages developers to redouble destocking efforts,...

6 Mar 2015 - 9:45am
Hang Lung Properties looks to rental boost from makeover of key HK retail properties

Hang Lung Properties is counting on a HK$500 million makeover of its main retail properties in Mong Kok and Causeway Bay to boost its rental income by up to 60 per cent.

5 Mar 2015 - 9:46pm
Hang Lung Properties looks to rental boost from makeover of key HK retail properties

Shares of mainland developer Glorious Property opened up 39 per cent on Thursday, its first day of trading after being suspended since February 2 due to the impending announcement of a...

5 Mar 2015 - 10:59am

 

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