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  1. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Houseware retailer takes MTR route to expansion

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:27am by TIFFANY AP

    ... had yet to properly adapt the product selection to local tastes. In Macau, business was bogged down by high rents. Meanwhile, the Nielsen Hong Kong consumer confidence index reported a sharp eight-point fall over the previous quarter to 103, according to a survey conducted in May. Index levels above 100 indicate optimism while those below point to pessimism. Entertainment and holiday ...

  2. Business - Money - EARNINGS

    Profit outlook dims for mainland China firms traded in the US market

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 04:05am by Bloomberg

    ... in the world's second-largest economy decelerates to the slowest pace since 1990. Analysts covering stocks listed on the Bloomberg China-US Equity Index estimate that on average they will post earnings ... in real estate prices and boost private consumption. "What we're seeing now is the near-term impact of the adjustment in expectations as these policies get implemented," said Alan ...

  3. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Facebook beats targets with 61pc boost in second-quarter revenue

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 01:35am by Reuters

    ... Facebook's revenue growth and bolstered its stock price during the past year. ...

  4. Business - China Business - EARNINGS

    Huawei sees solid year after first-half sales grow 19 per cent

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 12:29am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... ahead. "We are confident that in 2014 we will achieve sustainable growth, robust operations and healthy financials," she said. Meng said Huawei's consumer business sold its ...

  5. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Google's second-quarter revenue tops estimates on robust ad sales

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 01:58am by BLOOM

    ... of clicks on ads on YouTube, search and other Google sites increased 33 per cent in the latest quarter, making up for a decline in ad prices. Since Google gets paid each time someone clicks ... was US$6.08 a share, compared with the average analyst estimate for US$6.24. While the biggest web search company is getting less money for marketing spots, where the average price for an ad declined ...

  6. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Giordano sales fall 5pc as consumer demand weakens

    Posted Nov 01st 2012, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun in Beijing celine.sun@scmp.com Casual wear retailer sees gross profit drop 4pc on 5pc revenue dip, sparking sell-off in shares Giordano sales fall as consumer demand weakens Casual wear chain Giordano International reported a 5 per cent decline in sales for the third quarter as the weak economy and late arrival of cold weather weighed on consumer spending. Giordano ...

  7. Business - Banking & Finance - EARNINGS

    Japanese banks failing to reward investors

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 01:51am by BLOOM

    ... showed. That trailed not only the 32 per cent mean dividend payout ratio at Nikkei-225 Index companies but also the 48 per cent level at the world's 40 largest banks by market value. ... probably use it for acquisitions this fiscal year, according to Nana Otsuki, an analyst at Bank of America Corp. "The first deal this year could be a major share price catalyst as it would ...

  8. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Jeweller Luk Fook posts record profit of HK$1.86b after gold binge

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 01:04am by TIFFANY AP

    ... Tiffany Ap tiffany.ap@scmp.com Full-year result of HK$1.86b for the jeweller swelled by strong sales of the precious metal following price falls Luk Fook posts record profit after gold binge Jeweller Luk Fook Group announced that yearly attributable profit surged 50 per cent year on year to a record HK$1.86 billion, boosted by high-volume gold sales after prices of the metal ...

  9. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Samsung signals 25pc drop in operating profit

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 10:28am by Reuters

    ... of the won. Profits have fallen at the world's largest smartphone maker as competition heats up from Chinese makers of low-priced yet feature-heavy handsets, as market growth shifts to low-end ...

  10. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Silver Base turns to its CEO for financial help

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 04:05am by TIFFANY AP

    ... on hand was only 82 million yuan. Silver Base said it would request to renew its bank borrowings. The anti-graft campaign has hit high-end liquor sales, causing prices to tumble. High end baijiu ...




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