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  1. Dow Jones Ind Average

    Posted Nov 09th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... US stocks are set for a sideways move this week after hitting year-plus highs during the past five trading days. For the week the S&P 500 gained 0.2 per cent to 1,053.21, the Dow added 0.1 per cent to 9,809.79 and the Nasdaq climbed 2 per cent to 1,970.74. ...

  2. Dow Jones Ind Average

    Posted Aug 17th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Dow Jones industrials rose 1.4 per cent over the week to close at 9,321,69 on Friday while the tech-heavy Nasdaq composite gained 3.5 per cent to close the week at 1,702.01. The broad market Standard and Poor's 500 index rose 1.3 per cent, closing at 990.67. Much of the focus centred on the blackout that struck the eastern United States and Canada. However, traders did ...

  3. Update

    Posted Jul 06th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Hang Seng Index dipped 0.21 per cent, or 20.4 points, over the week to close at 9,636.81. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed 0.9 per cent higher, or 81.126 points, at 9,070.21 on Thursday before Friday's holiday. Kenny Tang Sing-hing at Tung Tai Securities said the recent rally had been based on hopes for a second-half economic recovery. 'Players are now taking ...

  4. More freedom for investment

    Posted Aug 14th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... investment-approval powers. The commission oversees all major investments in the nation. The idea would expand the role of the private sector by listing specific industries where investments would be encouraged, allowed, limited or prohibited. It would also break up industry monopolies and eliminate local protectionism. It would establish a financial system to accommodate the needs of the private ...

  5. Fixed-asset investment slows down

    Posted Nov 19th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... lower than in the first nine months. Of the 3 trillion yuan, 1.6 trillion went into infrastructure, up 28.6 per cent year on year, while 591 billion yuan went into industrial upgrading, up 34.1 ...

  6. Lai See

    Posted Dec 19th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... praying mantle China Life's share allotment foulup left bankers and stock exchange officials bleary eyed for yesterday's grand market debut in Hong Kong. All eyes were on exchange chief executive Paul Chow Man-yiu and Citigroup investment banker ...

  7. Lai See

    Posted Dec 10th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... losing site of objective Beijing's State Council Information Office was filled to the brim yesterday with customs officials decked out in official green uniforms and epaulets on the shoulders. Their message to the domestic and international press was ...

  8. Analysts forecast profit decline for HK Electric

    Posted Aug 06th 2003, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Electricity supplier Hongkong Electric Holdings (HKE), due to reveal its interim results tomorrow, is expected to see net profit decline in the first half of this year mainly due to a deferred taxation provision. A South China Morning Post poll of four br ...

  9. Beyond newsprint

    Posted Nov 06th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the most famous of the company's joint ventures over the past century was with Dow Jones, which led to the launch of the Asian Wall Street Journal in September 1976. As a founding partner, ... newsmagazine, Far Eastern Economic Review, which it later sold to Dow Jones. Dow Jones, in turn, took a 10 per cent stake in the Post. The relationship lasted until the Post was bought by Australian ...

  10. Calligrapher sues US firm for copyright infringement

    Posted Jul 13th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A calligraphy master has filed a lawsuit against Dow Jones for infringing his copyright by using calligraphy he wrote for its chairman, Peter Kann, as part of a commercial design ... in the Beijing Intermediate People's Court on Wednesday, the Beijing Youth Daily reported. The report said Mr Guan demanded 5 million yuan (HK$4.71 million) in compensation and that Dow Jones ...




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