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  1. Monthly incomes recover

    Posted May 26th 2004, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani Median monthly incomes in Hong Kong in the first quarter rose to $10,000 from $9,500 in the last quarter of last year- a normal phenomenon accounted for by New Year ... also found that median household income increased to $15,800, from $15,000 in the previous quarter. In the first three months of last year, it was $16,500. More people were in work than ...

  2. Income gap, disorder are cadres' top concerns

    Posted Nov 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Grace Liu The income gap and social disorder are the main problems concerning Communist Party officials, according to an annual survey conducted by the Central Party School. In a poll of 107 officials holding leading positions in local governments, the party school found that 44 per cent saw the income gap as the most serious problem affecting China's social development. ...

  3. Tipped to make a comeback

    Posted Sep 20th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... income when company profits are low. 'It is on a totally voluntary basis,' he said, adding, however, that holidaymakers were encouraged to give 20 yuan per day of service- if they were ...

  4. Kerry sees 10pc gain in rental income

    Posted Aug 31st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... property Ernest Kong Kerry Properties has seen a 10 per cent increase in rental income in Hong Kong for the first six months of this year. The company, which focuses on the luxury rental market, said it earned about HK$150 million in rental income from about 400 residential units during the period. Kerry Real Estate Agency executive director Chu Ip-pui was optimistic about ...

  5. Low-income client subscribed for shares worth $10m

    Posted Nov 16th 2004, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... offering three years ago. The subscription value was equal to 2,000 times the client's monthly salary. Barring some other source of income, he or she would have needed to work 166.6 years ... for brokers to permit low-income clients to subscribe for a huge amount of shares. Under a settlement agreement with the SFC with no admission of liability, GC Capital's Derrick Lau Wang Yip ...

  6. ICBC profits soar on interest income

    Posted Aug 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in first-half net profit to $357.57 million, overcoming flat non-interest income, rising costs and losses from insurance investments. Its bottom line was helped by strong interest income and a large write-back of bad loan charges, reflecting a recurring theme in this year's bank reporting season as Hong Kong's rebounding economy lifts loan quality. Consolidated net interest income ...

  7. Disposable incomes increasing in rural areas, survey finds

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

    ... a month versus 860 yuan a month - rural incomes were rising 4.3 per cent a year. Rural and urban incomes could not, in any case, be compared on an equal basis, said the company's managing ... income.' The survey found several examples of how rural residents are flexing their spending muscles: Mobile phone penetration in rural areas has reached 13 per cent; lower than the 51 per cent ...

  8. Tax relief prompts Chaoda expansion

    Posted Feb 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... exemption from income taxes. Because the tax benefits are not guaranteed to foreign companies, Chaoda's previous auditor PricewaterhouseCooper required it to make a provision for the corporate income taxes it would owe without the special treatment. Such provisions will not be necessary once the central government clearly states that foreign agriculture companies can enjoy the tax ...

  9. HK bosses dash hopes of wage increases

    Posted Sep 15th 2004, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle Employers' group says across-the-board rises for all staff should be avoided One of Hong Kong's leading employers' groups yesterday sought to quash expectations of pay increases, despite recent good economic news. Improving econ ...

  10. Fixed income earns new image

    Posted Jul 11th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Oliver

    ... Wall Street 'bond bores' have defied predictions of their demise in recent years, illustrating that those who sell down their fixed-income portfolios over worries of a rising ... on the inflation front, he says the bond market has reacted relatively calmly, leaving those who had predicted a crash in fixed income pondering what the market knows. Mr Webman says the rising yield curve ...




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