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  1. Volatile trade marks start of HSBC offering

    Posted Mar 12th 2009, 12:00am by Nick Westra, Sandy Li

    ... lower at GBP3.74 (HK$39.83) while its American depositary receipts were 13.17 per cent lower at US$23.47 by midday in New York. Financial stocks and global markets got a shot in the arm ... by April 3 whether to take up the new shares. They can trade their rights to the shares between March 23 and March 31. 'The rights issue will be 100 per cent okay, but what I'm doubtful ...

  2. Samsung Securities eyes more staff amid expansion

    Posted Aug 18th 2009, 12:00am by Nick Westra

    ... tap into growth opportunities around the region. The brokerage arm of South Korean conglomerate Samsung Group aims to increase its Hong Kong headcount to 60 employees at the end of the year by hiring more than 50 people. It will officially receive its Hong Kong brokerage licence to trade stocks today and plans to introduce research services in full by mid-September. 'If Asia ...

  3. CLSA venture gets go-ahead to deal in A shares

    Posted Jun 17th 2008, 12:00am by Nick Westra

    ... 'The broking business represents a huge potential for future growth.' China Euro will use its new privileges to conduct institutional research and make use of A-share trading opportunities ... are not mulling retail or proprietary trading.' The CSRC has been opening up the domestic securities market at a gradual pace. In December last year, it maintained a 33 per cent cap on the foreign ...

  4. Markets take a battering amid worries over Dubai's debts

    Posted Nov 28th 2009, 12:00am by Nick Westra

    ... to delay its debt repayments, becoming the latest casualty of the global downturn. The emirate said on Wednesday that Dubai World, a state investment arm, would ask lenders to postpone ... in morning trading. The FTSE 100 index of leading British shares closed up 1per cent, Germany's DAX gained 1.3 per cent, and France's CAC-40 ended 1.2 per cent higher. '[Dubai] ...

  5. Lai See

    Posted Sep 19th 2009, 12:00am by Nick Westra

    ... looking elsewhere to stash their cash. One popular destination is financing companies, which pay better interest rates and guarantee up to HK$100,000 in deposits. Armed with new deposits, many ... a thought for Du Jun (below), the ex-Morgan Stanley banker who was yesterday sentenced to seven years in prison in Hong Kong's biggest insider trading case. The former managing director ...

  6. Film buff fund manager follows his own advice

    Posted Apr 13th 2009, 12:00am by Nick Westra

    ... to range-trade for the next year or two. But with regional equity benchmarks down sharply from the start of last year, is this a good entry point for long-term investors? It depends on whether ... you have any time for outside interests or hobbies? Regrettably, I must admit that my spare time has become more and more limited, particularly when I am armed with a Blackberry and a portable ...



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