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  1. E.U. loan rush hits Asian stocks

    Posted Dec 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... May Chan may.chan@scmp.com Asian stocks fell across the board yesterday after the European Central Bank lent more money than expected to euro-zone banks, shattering the optimistic view ... strategy for brokerage firm CLSA, said the market was currently dominated by pressure to sell and there was little appetite to buy. Cheung predicted the stock market in Hong Kong would remain weak ...

  2. Bold outlook on Asian jobs

    Posted Oct 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Nick Walker As the aftershocks of the global financial crisis continue to jolt markets and impact economies around the world- notably in Greece and Portugal, as well as in Britain ... the market in Asia is robust,' he says. 'We have released a trading statement that shows our revenues have risen by 42 per cent in Asia [from] 2010. We have more active recruitment ...

  3. Asian reits attractive, says Calyon

    Posted Mar 14th 2006, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung Investment bank Calyon is bullish about Asia's real estate investment trust (reit) market for the next five years, particularly in Japan. 'Japan's reit market ... markets, such as Hong Kong, the region was an attractive place to invest in over the next five to seven years. Ms Li pointed to developers such as Sun Hung Kai Properties and Henderson Land ...

  4. Asian buyers see bargains in Australia's commercial sector

    Posted Mar 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with Asian buyers who were seeking to capitalise on cheaper prices, the weaker Australian dollar and low interest rates as well as a large number of distressed properties on the market ... Fulton Mak Australia's commercial real estate sector has re-emerged as a key investment target for Asian buyers, says property consultant CB Richard Ellis. Leading the Asian drive ...

  5. ANZ acquires part of RBS Asian operations for US$550m

    Posted Aug 05th 2009, 12:00am by Nick Westra

    ... Nick Westra Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ) announced yesterday it had snapped up part of the Asian operations of Royal Bank of Scotland Group (RBS) for US$550 million as part of a plan to boost its regional presence. RBS will give up certain banking assets in six regional markets, including Hong Kong, in the deal. The sold businesses cover 54 branches and serve ...

  6. HSI joins Asian rally as mood lifts

    Posted Jan 10th 2008, 12:00am by Nick Westra

    ... market,' said Alex Tang Yee-yuk, a research director at Core Pacific-Yamaichi International. 'We are also looking at what's happening in China and Asian markets, which both performed ... Nick Westra and Wong Ka-chun HK market rises 1.86pc, ignoring Wall Street's slump and betting on region's resilience Hong Kong stocks rallied yesterday to their highest level ...

  7. Hang Seng hit hard as Asian stocks follow slump in west

    Posted May 16th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... think the sentiment is bearish, but the market may turn quiet towards [next month], after Bank of China's share offer.' Mr Mahendran said Asian markets would resume their strong ... will restart buying Asian stocks after a healthy correction which will bring stocks back to attractive prices. '[Yesterday's] decline is definitely a much-needed consolidation as markets were ...

  8. Global indicators weigh on markets

    Posted Apr 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... May Chan may.chan@scmp.com Disappointing United States job data and a rise in China's inflation weighed on Asian stock markets yesterday, although the mainland's managed to gain ... for foreign institutional investors to invest foreign currency in mainland stock and bond markets. Arthur Kwong, the head of Asia-Pacific equities at BNP Paribas, predicted volatility in Asian stock ...

  9. HK, mainland markets take fall

    Posted Mar 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to the ailing property market and slower economic growth. 'All Hong Kong and Asian investors are looking at the mainland now,' the fund manager said. 'Many investors could cash out ... over the outlook for both the global and mainland economy. The market correction cast a shadow over a raft of mega initial public offerings (IPOs) in the pipeline, some of which were making ...

  10. HSI bucks Asian uptrend as placements sap funds

    Posted Mar 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Nichole Chan Lacklustre results from blue chips and a slew of recent placements saw the Hong Kong market underperform its Asian peers yesterday. The Hang Seng Index skidded 1.22 per cent ... billion Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (SMIC) debut, trading was not much heavier than Wednesday's $13.97 billion. Market watchers said recent results announcements failed ...




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