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  1. HKEx income shrinks as global turmoil takes toll

    Posted Nov 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing said third-quarter net profit dropped 8 per cent from the previous quarter as the global market turmoil discouraged new stock ... in the second quarter. Compared with the same period last year, profit was up only 1 per cent. HKEx chairman Ronald Arculli blamed the poor results on volatile global stock markets because ...

  2. Hunt for corporate chiefs goes global

    Posted Jun 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Adam Chen in Beijing Beijing seeks western-trained Chinese to drive efficiency at top state-owned enterprises Beijing is planning a big global drive for corporate talent, seeking new chief ... are holding back modernisation of the mainland economy. Attracting talent from the Chinese executives who work in global organisations such as investment banks and telecommunications operators is seen ...

  3. HSBC global fund for small firms has HK flavour

    Posted Dec 08th 2008, 12:00am by Sarah Monks

    ... Sarah Monks The fingerprints of Hong Kong, whose lifeblood is trade, are all over the US$5 billion global loan fund just announced by HSBC Holdings to keep credit flowing to small ... Kwok-king spoke passionately about the 'clear and present' danger of a contraction in global trade finance. As the first Asian chairman of the Paris-based International Chamber ...

  4. No end in sight to global imbalance

    Posted Jul 28th 2009, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... suggestions are being made as to how to balance the global economy any time soon. Indeed, US economists are looking to China to rescue the world in ways that are financially, economically ...

  5. Yuan aims to make COSL global leader

    Posted Nov 12th 2007, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... at the dominant provider of offshore oilfield services in November 2003, spoke of its consistent growth record and its global expansion goals that were achieved through organic means and acquisitions. ... 2.4 times that of 2004. They have been bolstered by soaring drilling rates and higher drilling demand as oil companies spend more to find new resources amid spiralling oil prices ...

  6. Half of fund managers see global economy bottoming out this year

    Posted Jan 09th 2009, 12:00am by Nick Westra

    ... Wong Ka-chun and Nick Westra About half of international fund managers expect the global economy to bottom out in the second half of this year, thanks to the recent rebound in stock ... the global market would pick up in the second half, compared with 37 per cent who predicted that to happen in 2010. The respondents, which included 21 fund houses and independent financial advisory ...

  7. Global Sweeteners surges on trade debut

    Posted Sep 21st 2007, 12:00am by Nevin Nie

    ... Nevin Nie and Wong Ka-chun Shares of Global Sweeteners Holdings gained as much as 22.55 per cent on their trading debut yesterday, fuelling hopes of strong performances in about a dozen upcoming stock debuts. Global Sweeteners, a spin-off of Global Bio-Chem Technology, closed at HK$2.17 yesterday, or 6.37 per cent higher than the initial public offering price of HK$2.04. 'The ...

  8. Global stocks lose steam as bailout raises doubts

    Posted Sep 24th 2008, 12:00am by Nick Westra

    ... the market amid mounting speculation that the massive United States bailout plan may not be enough to contain the global credit crunch. The Hang Seng Index tracked Wall Street's losses ... recent initiatives by the US government would be enough to revive its stalling economy. 'The Asian financial crisis in 1998 occurred at the limbs of the world economy, but this time ...

  9. Asia and China to outperform global peers

    Posted Jun 10th 2004, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... 'investment of choice'. 'Asia and the emerging markets are now trading at less than 10 times their PE [price to earnings] ratios and we believe there is huge potential ... initial public offerings in Hong Kong this year as demand for shares grows. Surging oil prices would not affect Hong Kong as the city had limited manufacturing, he added. HSBC group global chief ...

  10. ZTE sets its global debut offering at an aggressive $22

    Posted Dec 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Anette Jonsson and Hui Yuk-min ZTE Corp has priced its global share offering at $22, the top end of the indicative price range, after meeting with an overwhelmingly positive response from ... and represents an important step in further linking China's domestic markets with those of Hong Kong,' said Richard Gnodde, Asia president of Goldman Sachs, the sole global co-ordinator ...




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