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  1. Wharf to push on with mainland property drive despite slowdown

    Posted Mar 24th 2011, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito Wharf (Holdings), which announced profits excluding property revaluation of HK$7.9 billion last year, said it might adjust down this year's mainland property sales forecast of 14 billion yuan (HK$16.6 billion) amid the slowing market. But ...

  2. Lai See

    Posted Mar 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Luisa Tam

    ... during the Expo from May to October. This picturesque town is encircled by fertile farmland, with many lakes, canals and paddy fields. They say it is so lush that anything grows there. The way ... amount of cash the bank has shared with its investors in the last five years. To defend the policy, HSBC's top brass moaned that interest rates across the world were too low. That meant ...

  3. Agile Property boosts profit and nets jump in revaluation gains

    Posted Aug 21st 2010, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito Agile Property Holdings said higher property income helped the company post a 50.7 per cent rise in interim profits from commercial operations and added that it expected stronger sales in the second half. The mainland developer, which has proje ...

  4. Lifestyle upbeat but wary amid global concerns

    Posted Mar 10th 2010, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... to raise interest rates. The department store operator runs two Sogo shops in Hong Kong and three Jiuguang shops- in Shanghai, Suzhou and Dalian. The Causeway Bay store, a major contributor ...

  5. Lai See

    Posted Sep 19th 2009, 12:00am by Nick Westra

    ... See that the low interest rate environment and the deposit protection scheme are to blame. Since traditional term deposit accounts currently pay next to nothing in interest, people have been looking elsewhere to stash their cash. One popular destination is financing companies, which pay better interest rates and guarantee up to HK$100,000 in deposits. Armed with new deposits, many ...

  6. Pacific Basin profit dives 73pc on plunging rates

    Posted Mar 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... prices. Net profit fell to US$110.28 million last year, in line with analysts' expectation, from US$409.12 million a year earlier on plunging freight rates. The downturn in freight rates had ... 'However, it is estimated that from 35 to 40 per cent of ships will not be delivered on schedule due to the problems at shipyards or with the shipowners,' he said. Daily charter rates earned ...

  7. Chinese Estates interim earnings drop 60.8pc

    Posted Sep 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fulton Mak Medium-sized developer Chinese Estates Holdings reported a 60.83 per cent slump in interim core earnings because of fewer one-off gains from property disposals. Core profit, excluding non-cash items such as changes in revaluation of investment ...

  8. OOIL slides to loss, warns of fragile rates

    Posted Mar 20th 2010, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So Container shipping company Orient Overseas (International) Ltd (OOIL) reported its first loss in 11 years and warned that an initial recovery in freight rates could be easily ... as 5.7 per cent before closing at HK$58, down 2.8 per cent. The rebound in freight rates in the past two quarters has encouraged shipping lines to increase capacity on the Asia-Europe ...

  9. Luk Fook surges after 58.5pc profit growth

    Posted Jul 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheryl Chui Shares in Luk Fook Holdings (International), a Hong Kong-based jewellery maker and retailer, surged 11.62 per cent to HK$4.42 yesterday after delivering a 58.5 per cent growth in last year's earnings. Net profit for the 12 months to March ...

  10. Cosco earnings sink 40.4pc on lower rates

    Posted Apr 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... because of a slump in freight rates. The shipping conglomerate, also the sixth-largest operator of container vessels and fifth-biggest port operator, said net profit fell to 11.62 billion yuan ... routes,' the company said. 'European economies were also affected, causing a slowdown in the growth of shipping volume on Asia-Europe routes and a sharp decline in freight rates.' Spot ...




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