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  1. Index slips as soaring oil prices dampen sentiment

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

    ... Nichole Chan Hong Kong shares ended slightly lower yesterday, suppressed by concerns over contractions in consumer spending and in corporate profits after oil prices breached another ... Tuesday. The Hang Seng Index dropped 0.19 per cent, or 24.69 points, to 13,034.74. Turnover shrank to HK$11.3 billion from the daily average of $15.19 billion last week. 'Sentiment was weak ...

  2. Beijing to investigate price gouging after rumours spark panic buying

    Posted Mar 30th 2011, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... cent at US$6.68 billion and profit up 24.4 per cent at US$477 million. Government data showed that February's consumer price index increase matched January's at 4.9 per cent, higher than the government's 4 per cent inflation target for the whole year. Mainland consumers have been hit hard by rising food prices, which jumped 11 per cent last month from a year earlier. ...

  3. Lifestyle puts consumers on MPV highway

    Posted Oct 08th 2004, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... clients, such as taking them to golf courses.' High oil prices are causing car-buyers all over the world to look for vehicles that are more energy-efficient. A few years back, they were willing to pay $200,000 for a four- to five-seater sedan. Now they want an MPV that seats seven or eight for the same price. 'Buyers are looking for more versatility and more capacity,' ...

  4. Hangzhou remains a city of consuming passions

    Posted May 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... their wealth. A millennium ago, the city was the imperial residence of the emperor and his courtiers. Now, the nouveau riche live like kings. Their consumption has made the city boom. House prices ...

  5. Sundart sinks below offering price on debut

    Posted Aug 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fulton Mak Sundart International Holdings sank below the offering price on its trading debut yesterday despite strong support from retail investors. The Hong Kong-based company engaged in interior design and renovation for developers, which recorded 718 times subscription in the retail tranche, opened at HK$4.35, up 4.07 per cent from the offering price at HK$4.18. However, ...

  6. Parents stung by rising milk formula price

    Posted Mar 16th 2011, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... of 33 brands of infant formula made by eight manufacturers, carried out by the Consumer Council. Parents in the city have for months complained of a shortage of milk formula and rising prices ... gradually shift to other brands,' council chief executive Connie Lau Yin-hing said. The price of Mead Johnson's Enfapro A+ 2, a popular choice among both Hongkongers and consumers ...

  7. CSL plans new pricing structure for 4G service

    Posted Mar 09th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... data service available to consumers throughout the city later this month. It was the first carrier in Asia to launch a commercial 4G network- based on the long-term evolution (LTE) wireless technology- in November last year, when it signed up enterprise clients as early adopters. 'We're a step ahead on thinking about new customer experiences and fair value pricing,' CSL ...

  8. Airwaves hot with talk of costly flats, as Tang gives budget advice

    Posted Oct 17th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... for the overall economy, living standards and the job and stock markets, but not housing. The Hong Kong Consumer Confidence Index's third-quarter reading for housing purchases dropped 12.7 points to 75.5 from 88.2 in the second quarter, the lowest since the index started a year ago. The index measures consumer confidence on a scale of 0 to 200. Scores below 100 suggest a lack of confidence ...

  9. Palm takes first add-on digital camera to market

    Posted Oct 27th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... NEIL TAYLOR Product: Palm P10951U 1.3 Megapixel Camera Card Price: From US$79.99 Pros: Raised resolution digital add-on, swivelling lens, reasonable price Cons: Limited Palm support, still ... Palm has announced a recommended price of US$99.95, though Amazon.com is already taking pre-orders for $79.99. The card is due to hit the shops in time for Christmas, making ...

  10. Gadgets & games

    Posted Sep 28th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... directly from your stereo, without conversion on a PC. (Price: $3500, $2800, $2000 depending on memory capacity) Motorola MPx200: The latest phone from Motorola features Microsoft's Windows ... mobile operator). With the built-in Windows Media Player and MSM Messenger you also get an MP3 player and instant messenger. The MPx200 arrives in Hong Kong on 3 October. (Price ...




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