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  1. Lai See

    Posted Jan 30th 2009, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Ben Kwok Ox puts on a spurt but still no match for Tiger Two wrongs may make a right after all. Following those bad omens over the Lunar New Year holiday - the picking of the worst possible fortune stick at Che Kung Temple and the fireworks barge going up in flames on the harbour - the Hang Seng Index bucked the negative trend to kick off the first trading day of the Year ...

  2. Lai See

    Posted Aug 16th 2008, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Ben Kwok Ex-HSBC veteran navigates around troubled waters Like a half-full glass of water, one is free to interpret whether a rainbow or a rainstorm lies on the road ahead. A week ago, HSBC Holdings chairman Stephen Green said the first half of 2008 had seen 'the most difficult financial markets for several decades', earning him the nickname of Mr Blue. But former ...

  3. Frugality pays off for Peoples

    Posted Oct 10th 2003, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Phone firm's focus on costs seems to have paid off to the tune of $441m, the carrier's first ever profit. But is it too good to be true? In September 2001, while rival mobile-phone operators were spending huge amounts acquiring third-generation ...

  4. SmarTone investors expect $2 dividend

    Posted Sep 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Investors expect a generous dividend payout of $2 from SmarTone Telecommunications when it announces its full-year results tomorrow. The Sun Hung Kai Properties subsidiary is tipped to report at least a 320 per cent increase in profits for the year to Jun ...

  5. Hutchison takes hit on 3G

    Posted Aug 06th 2003, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Hutchison Whampoa's Australian mobile business reported a first-half loss of A$129.4 million (HK$647 million) on Tuesday, of which almost 60 per cent was due to its start-up third-generation (3G) operations. Hutchison Telecommunications Australia (HT ...

  6. Hutchison takes hit on 3G

    Posted Aug 06th 2003, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Start-up costs account for over half of $647m first-half loss on Australian operation amid concern about bottom-line impact Hutchison Whampoa's Australian mobile business reported a first-half loss of A$129.4 million (HK$647 million) yesterday, of wh ...

  7. Hutchison reaps $900m windfall from energy associate

    Posted Jul 26th 2003, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Husky's healthy profit has helped cushion the flagship's pre-operating losses from its 3G mobile operations Hutchison Whampoa has locked in a windfall HK$900 million dividend from its associated company, Husky Energy, helping it hedge against pr ...

  8. Mutual funds suffer as market tumbles 5.1pc

    Posted Apr 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... fast-tracked approvals for new products and asset management firms. Fund consultancy Z-Ben Advisors predicted that the total assets of the mainland's mutual funds could top 15 trillion yuan ...

  9. ASM ponders Malaysia plant amid surging orders

    Posted Feb 26th 2004, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Ben Kwok ASM Pacific Technology plans to build a US$12 million factory in Malaysia amid robust orders from Southeast Asia. The 280,000-square-feet factory in Pasir Gudang will open early next year to support its leadframes business. This will follow the addition of a new etching line in Singapore. The expansion comes as ASM, the world's largest maker of chip-testing ...

  10. Ming Pao zooms into the black and boosts dividend

    Posted Jul 05th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with two cents previously. Ben Kwong Man-bun, a director at broker KGI Asia, said Ming Pao had joined a number of other local media firms posting good results. Oriental Press Group reported its net ...




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