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  1. Income target on course, says StanChart

    Posted Nov 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lulu Chen lulu.chen@scmp.com Standard Chartered, Britain's second-largest lender by market value, said it would stick to targeted double-digit income growth for the full year, after ... recent movements in the foreign exchange markets did present some challenges, as Asian currencies weakened against the US dollar. If the trends persist, it could pinch fourth-quarter income ...

  2. 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 listings and hurt its investments. Analysts believe the weak outloo ...

  3. Bocom reports flat earnings despite soaring fee income and loan growth

    Posted Oct 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... fee-based income and rapid loan growth offset narrower net interest margins. The Shanghai-based lender, nearly 20 per cent owned by HSBC Holdings, posted a net profit of 7.32 billion yuan (HK$8.31 billion) in the three months to September, compared with 7.21 billion yuan last year. For the first three quarters, it earned 22.87 billion yuan. 'The fee-based income is a bright spot ...

  4. Ranks of younger, lower-income investors growing, survey shows

    Posted Oct 26th 2007, 12:00am by Nevin Nie

    ... Nevin Nie Hong Kong's investor base is gaining more new faces who are relatively younger and have lower incomes, while overall appetite for risk has risen with stocks being the most ... monitor survey, which polled 1,305 investors aged 18 to 64 years old. Those with monthly incomes less than HK$10,000 accounted for 31 per cent, up from 22 per cent, the report said. 'The ...

  5. Year of interest income and fees

    Posted Apr 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... income. 'The operating environment for Hong Kong banks in 2008 remains cautious amid the global economic slowdown and ongoing austerity measures in China,' said Desmond Chng, ... may see a compression of net interest margins. Maintaining a strong fee income would be another challenge as volatile capital markets may shave the revenue generated from services ranging from ...

  6. Citic Securities to post 400pc income growth on stocks surge

    Posted Jan 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai Citic Securities, the mainland's largest securities firm, expects to post a 400 per cent jump in profit for last year, thanks to the soaring stock market. Asia's largest brokerage by market value said yesterday that, based ...

  7. Strong stock trading fee income propels Chong Hing profit 21pc

    Posted Aug 10th 2007, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... profit reached HK$300.73 million for the six months to June, up from HK$248.84 million a year ago. The main driver was net fees and commission income which jumped 34.63 per cent to HK$114.91 million on hectic trading in the stock market. Net interest income grew 1.08 per cent to HK$446.17 million and net interest margin contracted 30 basis points year on year to 1.38 per cent ...

  8. Industrial Bank books 54pc surge in income

    Posted Mar 28th 2007, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... Andy Cheng Industrial Bank, a Shanghai-listed lender in which Hang Seng Bank has a 13 per cent stake, reported earnings leapt 54.2 per cent last year on higher interest income. Net profit at the Fujian-based lender rose to 3.8 billion yuan from 2.46 billion yuan in 2005. Net interest income jumped 42.4 per cent to 13.25 billion yuan while income from handling fees and commissions surged 82.4 ...

  9. Reuters e-trade service taps into fixed-income growth story

    Posted Apr 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bien Perez Electronic fixed-income trading in the Asia Pacific, long a laggard behind that of the United States and Europe, has received a much-needed boost with the launch in Hong Kong of Reuters Trading for Fixed Income. The service allows asset managers, hedge funds, corporate treasurers and other investors to trade cash fixed-income securities over their Reuters desktop. ...

  10. 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 ...




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