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  1. Business - China Business - EARNINGS

    JD net loss widens due to increased costs following IPO

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 01:06am by BLOOM

    ... similar to Amazon, where the company manages inventory and sells products such as home appliances, books and clothes directly to consumers, while Alibaba provides the platform that brings buyers and sellers together. Liu is the mainland's sixth-richest person, with a net worth of US$8.8 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. Tencent, Asia's largest internet company, ...

  2. Business - China Business - EARNINGS

    Brilliance profit soars on back of BMW joint venture sales

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 01:34am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... Guotai Junan's analyst Harry Chen, adding that Chinese consumers' increasing demand for high-end goods would continue to benefit sales of BMW Brilliance vehicles. Wu said recent ... carmakers, which are accused of price manipulations. Brilliance would respect and assist the government's investigations which were positive for the development of the car market, Wu said. ...

  3. Business - Commodities - EARNINGS

    Jiangxi Copper first-half profit down 3.6pc on lower metals prices

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 10:39am by Eric Ng

    ... in first-half net profit on Wednesday night on the back of lower copper and gold prices and higher finance costs. First-half net profit declined to 1.19 billion yuan (HK$1.5 billion) from 1.24 billion ... But that was offset by lower copper and gold prices. Jiangxi Copper did not give its average selling prices, but said first-half copper prices fell about 8.3 per cent year on year at the London Metal ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - EARNINGS

    Henderson Land's underlying profit jumps 46pc

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 01:28am by Peggy Sito

    ... developers to benefit from the improved sentiment in the property market. The Centa-City Leading Index, created by Centaline Property Agency to monitor prices in the secondary market, hit 125.66 on August 16, surpassing the record of 124 set the week before. The index dipped to 125.31 on Friday, but prices on Hong Kong Island set a record with a week-on-week rise of 0.22 per cent. Henderson ...

  5. Business - Banking & Finance - EARNINGS

    ICBC profit up 7 per cent as bad loans held in check

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 01:14am by DON WEINLAND

    ... of Communications' bad-loan ratio rose to 1.13 per cent from 1.05 per cent in the same period. ICBC's share price fell 1.15 per cent to HK$5.14 before the bank's results were posted. The Hang Seng Index ended the day down 0.71 per cent. An increase in non-performing loans was already priced into the valuation of the banks, analysts have said. ...

  6. Business - Commodities - EARNINGS

    China Coal Energy's first-half profit plunges 76pc

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 11:09am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com First-half net earnings of listed unit of the mainland's No2 producer hit by falling prices China Coal in share slide after 76pc profit plunge Shares ... million yuan (HK$983 million). The firm's shares traded as low as HK$4.70 yesterday, before closing 1.2 per cent lower at HK$4.76. The Hang Seng Index closed flat. Although the dismal result ...

  7. Business - Banking & Finance - EARNINGS

    Agricultural Bank of China's net profit grows by 12.65 per cent

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 01:27am by DON WEINLAND

    ... especially when you compare that to other banks in China." The bank's share price closed 0.27 per cent lower before the results were announced. The Hang Seng Index fell 0.37 per cent. Bank ... property sector, which has seen a slowdown in growth this year, is higher than that of its rivals. Some small developers went bust this year and more are expected to follow should prices in several ...

  8. Business - China Business - EARNINGS

    Kaisa net profit up 34pc

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 03:31pm by Langi Chiang

    ... a fall of 12.1 per cent in the average selling price. In the first seven months, Kaisa’s contracted sales edged up 0.9 per cent from a year earlier to 13 billion yuan, only hitting 43 per cent ... Seng Properties sub-index gained 1.4 per cent. ...

  9. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Shangri-La unveils new hotel brand 'Jen' as profit leaps 39 pc

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 01:28am by TIFFANY AP

    ... The company's share price closed up 1.15 per cent yesterday at HK$12.30 before the results were announced. The Hang Seng Index rose 0.15 per cent to hit a six-year high. In April, the company opened ...

  10. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    China Everbright results dazzle

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 02:10pm by Eric Ng

    ... technology and construction management services surged 76.3 per cent to HK$233.21 million. The company’s share price has risen 4.6 per cent from the start of the year, compared to a 6 per cent gain of the Hang Seng Index. It closed 3 per cent higher in morning trade at HK$10.86. ...




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