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  1. Business - China Business - RESOURCES

    Chalco tipped to drop SouthGobi takeover

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Reuters Mongolia-focused miner says local opposition making Chinese giant's US$926 million bid impossible Chalco tipped to drop SouthGobi takeover SouthGobi Resources said yesterday ... of SouthGobi's majority shareholder, Turquoise Hill Resources, formerly known as Ivanhoe Mines, but it faced political opposition almost immediately in Mongolia, which is becoming wary about the growing ...

  2. Beijing pressure intense in South China Sea row

    Posted Sep 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Greg Torode chief Asia correspondent China's protests against international oil firms signing exploration deals with Vietnam in the disputed South China Sea were more extensive- ... state-owned oil giant against expanding oil and gas exploration with Vietnam. 'India should bear in mind that its actions in the South China Sea will push China to the limit. China cherishes ...

  3. HK takes biggest hit in Asia-wide sell-off

    Posted Nov 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... was also the worst performing in Asia. The MSCI Asia APEX 50 index slumped 4.7 per cent to close at 748. 09. Mainland banks were heavily sold off yesterday, triggered by Goldman Sachs' ... a percentage point to 6 per cent to boost domestic consumption as the economic woes of Europe and the US threaten demand for exports. Malaysia and South Korea are reviewing their interest rates today, ...

  4. HKEx sets sights on listings from South America, Africa

    Posted Apr 07th 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu First it was the Russians, now Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing is looking to attract South American and African companies to list on the Hong Kong bourse. 'It is part ... Arculli said. If it gets approval, it will become the first South American company to list in Hong Kong. In addition, Arculli said members of the exchange would visit Nigeria, where some resources ...

  5. Asia still key market for ICBC's overseas growth

    Posted Sep 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maria Chan Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, the world's largest bank by market value, said it would continue its overseas expansion and Asia remained a key market for its 'going-out' policy. Senior executive vice-president Yi Huiman said the bank had advantages in terms of cultural links in Asia. 'Capital is not our main concern, but we have to consider if we can ...

  6. When markets head south, look at horizon

    Posted May 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In the following week, fund outflows recorded all-time highs across China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Indonesia, India, South Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Taiwan and Thailand, as spooked investors withdrew ... on a rollercoaster ride. Elation swells as the market rises, giving way to fear, desperation and even panic when the market heads south. If history teaches us anything, it is that share markets adapt ...

  7. Asia still a favoured destination for global investors

    Posted Apr 08th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that the region would benefit from rising exports. Export growth aside, some argued Asia would play a bigger role through its domestic spending. 'In the 1980s the world's early cycle imbalances - the United States current-account deficit, the over-leveraged US consumer - were resolved by an acceleration of growth in the rest of the world led by Asia rather than by another slowdown ...

  8. Business - Economy - ASIA

    China, Hong Kong stock markets buck falls in Asia

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Jeanny Yu

    ... Jeanny Yu jeanny.yu@scmp.com Expanding factory activity and hope of no new offerings lift sentiment Mainland, HK markets buck falling region The mainland stock market, the worst performer among Asian markets this year, rose the most in the region yesterda ...

  9. Listing panel chief calls for reforms

    Posted Jul 13th 2009, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... decision-maker on all listing-related matters as well as an advisory body to the exchange,' she said in an exclusive interview with the South China Morning Post. 'Its creation ...

  10. China's pledge sparks rally in Asia

    Posted Feb 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... May Chan may.chan@scmp.com China's promise to help Europe out of its financial woes lifted stock markets across Asia yesterday, but its own market continued to underperform the region. The MSCI Asia Pacific Index rose 1.9 per cent to 127.34 points, a half-year peak, after the People's Bank of China said Beijing was ready to be more involved in resolving the European ...




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