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  1. Business - China Business

    Briefs, November 16, 2012

    Posted Nov 16th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... Beijing slashes ceiling on retail petrol prices The central government cut the ceiling on retail petrol prices by 310 yuan a tonne and diesel prices by 300 yuan a tonne, effective yesterday. While different regions have slightly different prices, the cuts represent a 3.1 per cent fall in petrol prices and a 3.2 per cent reduction in the price of diesel in Beijing. The cuts ...

  2. Business - Commodities

    China retail gas, diesel prices to rise 1pc

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 07:35pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing China announced on Friday a small hike of a 100 yuan (HK$125.3) per tonne, or roughly 1 per cent, to its retail gasoline price ceiling and a 95 yuan increase to diesel, effective Saturday, largely offsetting a previous cut early this month. China started a new fuel pricing system in March that has a closer link to the cost of crude oil.   ...

  3. Business - Companies - RESULTS

    CLP may raise fees amid earnings squeeze

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... prices and an impairment loss of HK$644 million incurred by flooding in the southern state of Victoria, which crippled three of the four units at the Yallourn Power Station in June. CLP said ... the next 12 months, given the dwindling supply from the Yacheng gas field, which has been the source of natural gas for CLP over the past two decades. "The new gas prices will be three times ...

  4. Business - Commodities

    Usage and supply to offset gas price rises, PetroChina unit says

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 05:57am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com Usage and supply to offset gas price rises Gas price rises by Beijing last year depressed demand for the fuel but the impact will be more than offset by rising ... the negatives." The price increase was implemented along with a reform of the pricing system to make prices more market-oriented and would correct the current "unhealthy" situation where prices ...

  5. Business - Commodities - COMMENT

    China's net fuel exports squeeze product prices in Asia

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 01:15am by Reuters

    ... 27 per cent down from the start of the year. The weakness in refinery profits on diesel stand in contrast to those for petrol, where the Singapore price of 92-octane was at a premium ... Clyde Russell China's net fuel exports squeeze product prices Even though the mainland's net exports of refined fuels were small last month, the impact on Asian product markets ...

  6. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Firm fuel prices force Asian airlines into hedging

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 01:21am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Singapore Move indicates carriers expect little movementin costs, putting pressure on profits Firm fuel prices force Asian airlines into hedging Top Asian airlines are hedging a substantial portion of their jet fuel usage this year, signalling they expect prices of the fuel to be firm and indicating sustained pressure on their profit margins. Jet fuel makes up at least 30 per ...

  7. Business - Commodities - PRECIOUS METALS

    Gold price rally defies bearish forecasts

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:19am by Bloomberg

    ... After investors sent bullion tumbling last year by the most in three decades and kept dumping the metal earlier this year, demand is now up and prices are defying bearish forecasts. Money ... the latest government data points to an improved US economy and Goldman Sachs and Societe Generale predict prices will retreat by the end of the year, inflation concerns and pockets of unrest ...

  8. Business - Economy - LIGHT POLLUTION

    Higher rent may be the price for a good night’s sleep

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 11:18am by Richard Wong

    ... Richard Wong The market has found its own way of dealing with light pollution in Hong Kong, where higher rents may be the price for a good night's sleep Neon nuisance Nobel laureate Ronald Coase, who died last year, left a profound mark on the field of economics. The Coase Theorem holds that people who place the highest value on a good or service will get to use it. ...

  9. Business - Money

    Market Open: Hang Seng seen lower as fuel cut hits energy players

    Posted Nov 16th 2012, 08:33am by Jeanny Yu

    ... gasoline and diesel prices for the first time since July. The ceiling of gasoline price falls by 310 yuan a tonne and diesel by 300 yuan starting Thursday. China Shenhua (1088.HK) The state-owned ... Jeanny Yu The blue chip Hang Seng Index could open lower if heavyweight energy players are hit by new moves in China to cut fuel prices, threatening profit margins at those energy ...

  10. Business - Companies - INSURANCE

    Reinsurance prices decline by up to 25pc as demand remains subdued

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:26am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Frankfurt Catastrophe insurers suffer price cuts of up to 25pc as industry players blame soft market Reinsurance prices decline as demand remains subdued Reinsurance prices fell ... with insurance company clients in the United States, Australia and Latin America to set the terms and prices for shouldering big risks like hurricane and earthquake damage in contracts that took effect ...




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