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  1. Hackers in new bid to crash HKEx site

    Posted Aug 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu and Clifford Lo Computer hackers yesterday made a second attempt to crash the Hong Kong stock exchange's regulatory disclosure website. It came just a day after hackers crashed the site and forced the suspension of trading in shares of seven firms with a combined market value of HK$1.5 trillion, including HSBC Holdings. Hong Kong police say they suspect ...

  2. Hackers crash the HKEx website

    Posted Aug 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Neil Gough, Enoch Yiu and Bien Perez Computer hackers attacked the Hong Kong Stock Exchange's regulatory disclosure website yesterday, crashing the site and forcing the suspension of trading in shares of seven firms with a combined market value of HK$1.5 trillion- including HSBC Holdings. 'Our current assessment is that this is the result of a malicious attack by outside ...

  3. Mainland's first fund aimed at car services

    Posted Jul 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Daniel Ren ren.wei@scmp.com Mainland China's first private equity fund targeting the car services sector will be in operation as early as next month, seeking merger and acquisition ... of Jiading district in Shanghai, said a batch of deals were likely to be sealed in August. They would not specify the investment targets or deal sizes, but said the fund would focus on car ...

  4. Little chance of US-style 'flash crash' in HK- yet

    Posted May 14th 2010, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... been asking whether such a freak 'flash crash' could hit the Hong Kong market. Happily, the answer is no- or rather that should be no, not yet. Most early reports blamed last ... million during the 1987 market crash. But recent changes have also led to a fragmentation of the market. Five years ago, the NYSE captured 79 per cent of trades in its own listed stocks. Last year ...

  5. Mainland steel and car shares rise on new measures to boost sectors

    Posted Mar 24th 2009, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng Shares in mainland steel and car companies surged yesterday after Beijing provided more details about stimulus measures for the steel and vehicle industries while mining shares ... wants domestic brands to cover more than 30 per cent of mainland passenger car unit sales, and has laid out plans for the industry to consolidate and improve efficiency. Metal stocks rose ...

  6. HSI drops below 15,000 after US car bailout flops

    Posted Dec 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... bailout plan for the US car industry. The market fell in late morning trading yesterday after the rejection was confirmed, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.89 per cent or 76.3 points. ... on whether the US found a solution for the troubled car giants. 'The failure of the US car sector will definitely cause a chain reaction in other sectors and a global recession ...

  7. Parallels with pre-crash 80s too close for comfort

    Posted Apr 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Chris Oliver

    ... today and the period preceding the 1987 October crash on Wall Street that knocked 23 per cent off the blue-chip Dow Industrials in one day. We are not necessarily in for a crash of the magnitude ... with growing risk. 'I would not expect a crash of 20 per cent overnight, but I don't think this is a situation that would encourage you to buy a lot of equities,' he says. One reason ...

  8. Stock market unlikely to rescue luxury property

    Posted May 29th 2008, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... not really affected. The first was in October 1987 when the United States market suddenly crashed because people in New York hadn't yet learned that it is foolish to let computers make your investment decisions for you. We suffered an even bigger crash in Hong Kong because we hadn't yet learned that it is foolish to operate a futures market without any rules. The second occasion ...

  9. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Incentive talk stops panic sell-off in Shanghai stock market

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Daniel Ren

    ... stops panicin Shanghai The mainland stock market crashed through a psychologically important level yesterday before a rumour about an incentive policy helped it recover early losses to finish ... daily gain since November 1. Millions of individual investors regarded the 2,000-point level as a boom-to-bust threshold, and crashing below that level was thought to have sparked a bout ...

  10. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Fear not the retail investor- for now

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp Institutional buyers can drive stock markets to rallies and crashes but CSRC chief's warning may yet become a self-fulfilling prophecy Fear not the retail investor- ... investors whom the straitjacket of a university education has conditioned to think alike. In my view they do more to drive any stock market to senseless rallies and panic-stricken crashes than ...




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