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  1. Business - China Business - EARNINGS

    Shimao Property seals mortgage loan deal with banks

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 06:34am by Sandy Li, Langi Chiang

    ... Industrial and Commercial Bank of China and Agricultural Bank of China to offer home loans to its customers. Under the mainland's mortgage policy, first-time buyers are required to come up ... to buyers. Some developers in Guangzhou have reportedly been offering 20 per cent loans on top of banks' 70 per cent ceiling for first-time buyers, meaning buyers are only required to meet down ...

  2. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    China Resources Land sales fall in wake of tighter curbs

    Posted Mar 16th 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... cent of its land for mass residential projects to cater for first-time buyers. "Our products are still in solid demand at a time when investment demand has been dampened by the austerity ... first-time home buyers, reduced unit sizes and outer-suburban housing products in response to the government measures. Excluding minority interest and revaluation gain, core earnings amounted to 5.4 ...

  3. Business - Money - EARNINGS

    Profit outlook dims for mainland China firms traded in the US market

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 04:05am by Bloomberg

    ... Prices of new homes declined last month in half the 70 mainland cities tracked by the government for the first time in two years. SouFun, the country's biggest real estate information ...

  4. Business - Commodities - EARNINGS

    Vale tops forecasts with US$3.5b profit

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 01:58am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Rio de Janeiro Vale tops forecasts with US$3.5b profit Vale, the world's largest iron ore producer, saw profit rise for the first time in more than two years in the third ... a share. The world's third-largest mining company is delivering higher profit as rising purchases from steel mills in China, the biggest buyer of metals, follow the company's cost cuts ...

  5. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Robust US spending and rebound in Europe will help boost global profits

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 05:57am by Bloomberg

    ... rebound. "What we've got going on for the first time in this recovery is truly global synchronised growth," said James Paulsen, the chief investment strategist at US-based Wells ... for the first time since 2007. European car sales were "going to get better for the first time after five years of a strong decline", Carlos Ghosn, Renault's chief executive, said last ...

  6. Business - Commodities - EARNINGS

    Nexen costs eat into CNOOC profit

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 01:13am by Eric Ng

    ... year Nexen met its production target for the first time in 14 years, Li said. Asked if the US$15 billion acquisition, at a 61 per cent premium to the market price, still represents good value, ...

  7. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    SHKP cuts property sales target as first-half profit falls

    Posted Feb 28th 2013, 05:42pm by Sandy Li

    ... by the deadline. SHKP said it sent an opinion letter to MTR about the project. In response to whether SHKP would follow Henderson Land Development in donating land for building cheap homes for first-time buyers, Thomas Kwok said the government had not released details about how the proposal would work. "Let's see if the proposal works first,' he said. SHKP shares yesterday edged up ...

  8. Business - Commodities - EARNINGS

    PetroChina sets spending limit for next few years to improve efficiency

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 01:04am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com Mainland oil and gas producer pushes quality and efficient growth while capping budget for production capacity boost at 296.5 billion yuan PetroChina sets spending limit PetroChina will limit its spending for production capacity expansion in the next few years to 296.5 billion yuan (HK$370 billion), after cutting it last year for the first time since ...

  9. Business - China Business - EARNINGS

    China Mobile's earnings fall 5.9pc, ending 14-year run of profit growth

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 01:39pm by Sophie Yu

    ... It was the first time in 14 years that profits at the world's largest mobile company by subscribers failed to grow. The company said there would be no price war on the mainland among ...

  10. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    CapitaLand posts 46pc fall in fourth quarter profit

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 01:16am by BLOOM

    ... prices slid for the first time in almost two years, trimming annual gains to the small- est since 2008 as mortgage curbs cooled prices. Housing values gained 1.1 per cent in 2013, the smallest ...




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