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  1. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Lai Sun rules out price cut despite new property tax

    Posted Oct 31st 2012, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... no plans to cut the prices of its new project in Yau Tong despite the 15 per cent additional stamp duty imposed on non-permanent residents and corporate buyers. "We expect home prices ... of HK$10,325 per square foot. Chew's comments followed the company's announcement that its underlying profit edged up 3.17 per cent to HK$845.5 million in the year to July from HK$819.5 ...

  2. Business - Banking & Finance - EARNINGS

    ICBC profit climbs 10.2 per cent on fees, high net interest margins

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 01:40am by Zhang Hong

    ... income, an increase of 6.1 per cent over 2012. The bank's net fee and commission income reached 122 billion yuan, up 15.3 per cent. Beijing's urbanisation plan would provide major ... upon better fees, high margins Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), named last year as the world's most profitable bank, said its net profit rose 10.2 per cent to 263 billion ...

  3. Business - China Business - EARNINGS

    Strong BMW venture sales lift Brilliance China profit 47 per cent

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 01:40am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... Kwong Man-ki in Beijing phoenix.kwong@scmp.com Strong BMW sales lift Brilliance China profit Brilliance China Automotive posted a 46.6 per cent growth in profit last year on the back ... to 3.37 billion yuan (HK$4.25 billion) from 2.3 billion yuan in 2012, in line with market consensus. Revenue edged up 3.2 per cent to 6.1 billion yuan, boosted mainly by sales of minibuses ...

  4. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Fast Retailing cuts 2014 profit forecast

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 01:31am by BLOOM

    ... demand. Retail sales dropped 4.3 per cent in April from a year earlier, easing to a 0.4 per cent decline in May, according to data from Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry. Costs ...

  5. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Jeweller Luk Fook posts record profit of HK$1.86b after gold binge

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 01:04am by TIFFANY AP

    ... situation on the mainland. The group still aims to expand its mainland business by 15 per cent, mainly through licensee shops in fourth and fifth-tier cities. Luk Fook declared a final dividend ... binge Jeweller Luk Fook Group announced that yearly attributable profit surged 50 per cent year on year to a record HK$1.86 billion, boosted by high-volume gold sales after prices of the metal ...

  6. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Chow Tai Fook Jewellery profit surges 92.3 per cent on gold rush

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 03:32am by TIFFANY AP

    ... the world's largest jewellery chain, announced a 92.3 per cent jump in profit year on year to HK$3.51 billion for the six months ended September, helped by the slump in gold prices and subsequent rush to buy gold products in April. As expected, gold products accounted for a higher volume of the firm's product mix, growing from 55.5 per cent the same time last year to 65.2 per cent ...

  7. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Foxconn chief Gou calls for patience as he invests to tap new markets

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 01:07am by BLOOM

    ... more high-skilled positions as Gou strives to meet his goal for profit growth of 10 per cent. Foxconn's founder has met with executives including Tesla's Elon Musk, SoftBank's ... Hon Hai posted a 1.2 per cent increase in revenue last year to NT$3.95 trillion (HK$1 trillion), missing Gou's target. Net income climbed 13 per cent to a record NT$107 billion as Foxconn ...

  8. Business - Money - EARNINGS

    Profit outlook dims for mainland China firms traded in the US market

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 04:05am by Bloomberg

    ... of US$5.64 a share this year, which would be the lowest profits reported since 2012. They have cut revenue forecasts by 7.9 per cent in the past 11 weeks. Earnings and sales projections are falling as economists predict the mainland's gross domestic product growth will slow to 7.4 per cent this year, the weakest pace in 24 years, after back-to-back annual increases of 7.7 per cent. While ...

  9. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Samsung signals 25pc drop in operating profit

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 10:28am by Reuters

    ... its operating profit likely fell 24.5 per cent in April-June, the lowest in two years, owing to slowing growth in the South Korean company's cash-cow smartphone business and the strength ... trillion won could also be difficult to beat. Samsung also said second-quarter sales likely fell 9.5 per cent to 52 trillion won. That falls short of analysts' estimate of 54 trillion won ...

  10. Business - Commodities - EARNINGS

    ENN targets 25pc growth in gas sales after profit falls 15.5pc

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 06:34am by Eric Ng

    ... of the mainland's largest city gas distributors, posted a 15.5 per cent fall in net profit to 1.25 billion yuan (HK$1.6 billion) last year while announcing plans to raise gas sales by 25 per cent as it aims ... price, underlying net profit grew 20.8 per cent to 1.94 billion yuan, it said. Gas sales jumped 25.8 per cent to 8.13 billion cubic metres, slightly higher than its target of 25 per cent. Chief ...




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