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  1. Travel, tourism plays lift index

    Posted Sep 12th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Easing Sars concerns and hopes of an influx of visitors over the National Day holiday help the HSI recover its poise Bargain hunting yesterday helped the Hang Seng Index pare its losses as investors returned to travel and tourism plays. The index rose 73.21 points or 0.67 per cent to 10,883.52 ahead of the long weekend. Kenny Tang Sing-hing of Tung Tai Securities said trading had been ...

  2. HSBC fall shunts index in downward direction

    Posted Nov 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Anette Jonsson HSI heavyweight disguises overall firm sentiment with second-tier property plays returning to favour The blue-chip index fell slightly yesterday, pressured by selling of HSBC, but overall sentiment remained firm and money rotated into other parts of the market such as second-tier property plays, H shares and Macau-concept stocks. The H-share index gained 21.2 ...

  3. Momentum lifts index above the 14,500 barrier

    Posted Jul 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the first time in more than four years yesterday, but gains were capped as investors digested hefty share price increases over the previous two days. H shares remained under pressure after several companies, including China Eastern Airlines and Huaneng Power International, issued profit warnings. A drop in oil prices also sparked further profit taking in PetroChina, resulting in a decline ...

  4. Index closes flat amid oil, election uncertainty

    Posted Oct 28th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... amid the uncertainties surrounding the United States presidential election and persistently high oil prices. The Hang Seng Index declined 0.11 per cent to end at 12,838.71 points- ignoring ... No2 fixed-line operator plans to raise up to $9.4 billion at an indicative price range of $7.88 to $9 per share. Given its close similarity with China Telecom, 'some might pair-trade ...

  5. HSBC weighs as mid-cap results fail to halt sell-off

    Posted Mar 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that the market was running out of steam, brokers said. Taking its cue from a 2.8 per cent drop in its London share price on Monday, HSBC fell $4 to an intraday low of $129.50, but recovered to finish ... been keen to take profit on the fact. 'Still, I think the share price overreacted and there should be strong support at the $127.50 to $128 level.' First Shanghai Securities ...

  6. Sino-US trade tensions drive stocks down 1.4pc

    Posted May 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... have negative implications for the reflation story, which had been key for driving property and share prices higher, he said. China Mobile was the biggest drag on the index, with a 3.13 per ... brokers said. CNOOC dropped 2.97 per cent to $4.07 as oil prices remained below US$49 per barrel. HSBC drew some support after net profit at its consumer finance unit in the US jumped 33 per cent ...

  7. Towngas demonstrates competitive edge in playing the system

    Posted Jan 19th 2005, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... to customers. Which brings me to the second point, namely Mr Chan's claim that Towngas tariffs have not been raised since 1998. Not quite. The consumer price index shows that the average unit price ... since 1998? The answer lies in that fuel-cost adjustment factor. The official tariffs remain the same but the extra fuel cost is added to the consumer's bill. Hey presto, up goes the price ...

  8. Rosy overall growth in travel stock prices hides sector weaknesses

    Posted Jan 24th 2005, 12:00am by Murray Bailey

    ... Murray Bailey Despite some uncertainty about the short-term sustainability of growth in travel, the price of travel stocks showed a healthy increase last year. The overall index was up 56 per cent over the year but with different results within the three main segments tracked. The price of stocks in the aviation sector increased just 9 per cent. That reflected concern about ...

  9. Housing Authority urged to defer listing

    Posted Nov 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... on the consumer price index; and that the existing three or four-month notice for any termination of contract be retained. ... cost might be transferred to consumers,' she said. 'Both situations will have a direct adverse impact on commercial and residential tenants.' The group demands existing tenants ...

  10. China plays fall as more sectors face credit tightening

    Posted May 15th 2004, 12:00am by Christine Chan, Elaine Chan

    ... year-on-year increase in consumer prices last month. Many economists reckon official data conceals a far greater increase in prices. The earlier restrictions have apparently begun to take effect ... put on hold with last month's inflation data showing the fastest increase in prices for seven years, raising the spectre of further credit tightening, higher interest rates ...




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