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  1. CNOOC seals 20-year Australian gas deal

    Posted May 14th 2009, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng China National Offshore Oil Corp, the country's dominant offshore oil and gas producer, has sealed a multibillion-dollar deal to buy liquefied natural gas from Australia. ... CNOOC was able to clinch deals for its Hong Kong-listed unit CNOOC Ltd to buy stakes in Australian and Indonesian fields in a buyers' market, but it failed to do so in Malaysia and Qatar ...

  2. A case of I thrill you later for Citic

    Posted Jul 29th 2009, 12:00am by Carol Chan

    ... Carol Chan When state-backed conglomerate Citic Pacific made a wrong-way bet on the Australian dollar last year, heads rolled and the potential losses were counted in the billions. Now ... Citic Group assumed A$5.3 billion of Citic Pacific's risky Australian dollar forward exchange contracts- known as accumulators but dubbed 'I kill you later' by investors- and took ...

  3. Citic Pacific shares dive 55pc after loss warning

    Posted Oct 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Carol Chan

    ... on individual cases. Citic Pacific entered toxic foreign exchange forward contracts as the Australian dollar was rising. It wanted to lock in the price it was to pay for a A$1.6 billion investment in an Australian iron ore mine. These contracts, known as 'foreign exchange accumulators', automatically terminate if the Australian dollar reaches a cap. But there is no protection ...

  4. Lai See

    Posted Jul 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... charges are in the ballpark of some of the MBA programmes being offered by London and some local universities. Next in line were international schools such as Australian International School Hong ...

  5. CIC predicts further downside for US dollar

    Posted Dec 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... China Investment Corp, the country's US$200 billon sovereign wealth fund, predicts the US dollar will resume its downward spiral after a brief rebound. CIC president Gao Xiqing said the dollar's strength was temporary and was caused by people around the world needing US dollars to repay debt. 'After a short while, the dollar may go down again. I'd like to bet ...

  6. CNOOC reaches deal to buy half of Australian energy company

    Posted Dec 09th 2010, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... state. The project is run by Australian-listed Exoma Energy, which acquired five petroleum exploration permits covering 26,840 square kilometres- about four-fifths the size of Hainan island- ...

  7. HKMC holding talks on buying more overseas mortgage assets

    Posted May 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of residential mortgage loans were bought in Korea. Separately, sources said the HKMC planned to sell bonds to retail investors early next month, offering an Australian dollar-denominated bond for the first time. The size of the issue has yet to be finalised. The company will issue three tranches of bonds, including a one-year Australian dollar bond, a two-year Hong Kong dollar bond, ...

  8. Goodman says it's counting on cash-rich stakeholder CIC

    Posted Mar 04th 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... consisting of logistics parks, is worth A$500 million. China portfolio The value of Goodman's investments in China is, in Australian dollars,: $500m ... shareholder of the Australian-listed firm. 'Our credibility was in question in Australia last year with all the capital raising. CIC helped us with our recapitalisation,' Goodman said. Since ...

  9. Despite dollar doldrums, Asian central bankers have little choice

    Posted Feb 26th 2005, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland IT HAS BEEN a turbulent week in Asia's foreign exchange markets. Rumours, hastily denied, that Asian central banks were planning to sell US dollars sent the American ... markets. Rumours swirled: some claiming Asia's central banks were collaborating to support the US dollar, others that they had agreed to let the greenback slide. As usual, almost all the talk ...

  10. HKMA again acts to prop up local dollar

    Posted Jul 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Nichole Chan The Hong Kong Monetary Authority bought HK$1.56 billion worth of Hong Kong dollars yesterday as the local currency weakened below the parity rate of $7.80 against the US unit. The US dollar strength was boosted by investors' arbitrage buying in the greenback after comments from Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan indicating the United States economy would ...




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