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  1. Shares drop as US industry data upsets investors

    Posted Oct 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Nick Westra

    ... financial crisis. Ripple effect The index plunged on disappointing US manufacturing data The Hang Seng Index yesterday tumbled 579.76 points, or: 2.8% ...

  2. Mainland telecoms rise on industry restructuring hopes

    Posted Mar 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung Shares in mainland mobile-phone operator China Unicom rose 7.46 per cent yesterday after company chairman Chang Xiaobing said the long-awaited industry restructuring could ... at HK$24.05, China Telecom Corp rose 2.52 per cent to HK$5.70 and China Mobile edged up 0.53 per cent to HK$114.40. Mr Chang and Information Industry Minister Wang Xudong said on Tuesday ...

  3. GST would wreck crucial industries, say Liberals

    Posted Aug 01st 2006, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... industries, the Liberal Party says. Ahead of a demonstration on Sunday to oppose a GST, which is being floated by the government, Liberal Party lawmakers also questioned whether Donald Tsang Yam-kuen ... economy would be ruined. 'If the government is introducing a GST, it will most likely utterly destroy three of the four pillar industries in Hong Kong- tourism, logistics and retailing,' ...

  4. Vertex's electric bid fuels drive to rewire industry

    Posted Apr 01st 2005, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... says cross-border supply arrangements are being considered in its review of the industry's scheme of control, market watchers and analysts poured cold water on the technical and financial ... Technology Group has fuelled prospects for drastic changes to the industry dominated by century-old utilities CLP Holdings and Hongkong Electric Holdings. Arguably the first investor to confront ...

  5. Is Tsang the best financial secretary HK can find?

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tom Holland Incoming chief executive C.Y. Leung announced his new government line-up yesterday, and John Tsang Chun-wah is to stay on as financial secretary. 'In the coming few years, ... markets had plunged 50 per cent. Then in rapid succession we had the dotcom boom and bust, Sars, and the financial crisis. Still Hong Kong prospered. So there is nothing either unprecedented ...

  6. New year brings changing of the financial guard

    Posted Jan 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... in the first consultation way back in 2001. He was also proud to have led the exchange through a turbulent time caused by the global financial crisis. It is now time for him to call it a day as his ... and a new financial secretary. The market tips the most likely candidates to take the top financial post as Hong Kong Monetary Authority chief executive Norman Chan Tak-lam or his predecessor Joseph ...

  7. IPOs face bright 2012 'if euro woes kept in check'

    Posted Dec 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... IPOs next year were expected to focus on retail and consumer products, financials, industrials and resources. ANZ senior economist Raymond Yeung said the fundamentals of the IPO market should ...

  8. Taken by bright prospects

    Posted Jun 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... career? And why ICBC (Asia)? I chose the financial industry out of my personal interest. Banking is an integral part of the industry where changes take place everyday. We also face many new ... I developed a deeper understanding of the banking industry through training. I benefited a great deal from it. I still remember the days when I was attending classes and joining internship with other ...

  9. Shareholder used listed mines as loan security

    Posted Jun 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Naomi Rovnick naomi.rovnick@scmp.com Wu Ruilin, the controlling shareholder of Inner Mongolian miner Real Gold Mining, pledged a key subsidiary of the listed company as security on loans for some of his private businesses. Even though he does not own all of Real Gold or sit on its board, Wu signed documents that posted Fubon Industrial, the vehicle holding all of Real Gold's ...

  10. Incentives for yuan bond issues queried by bankers

    Posted Jan 12th 2007, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu, Nevin Nie

    ... Enoch Yiu and Nevin Nie Bankers and fund managers, who expect yuan-denominated bonds to be popular with investors, question whether there will be enough incentive for mainland financial ... transactions involving the yuan, Hong Kong dollar, US dollar and euro. This is unique worldwide and is important to strengthen Hong Kong as an international financial centre,' Mr Yam said. ...




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