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  1. Business - China Business - EARNINGS

    Moody's upbeat on Chinese developers' prospects

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 05:57am by Peggy Sito

    ... by shrinking profit margins and rising debt levels in first-half earnings reports can look forward to a better second half, Moody's Investors Service says. Against the backdrop of a market ... along with higher contracted sales. Average gross margin was 31.7 per cent in the first half, against 32 per cent for all of last year, it said. Tight financing and high inventories have weighed ...

  2. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Honghua Group unfazed by losses in drilling services

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 03:34am by Eric Ng

    ... amid a corruption probe at PetroChina. While a new senior management at the nation's largest oil and gas producer might be more cautious when awarding contracts to third-party suppliers ... shale gas projects, the procurement of drilling services will be more transparent and open, which would give independent players like us more opportunities," Zhang told the South China ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - EARNINGS

    Midland losses narrow as new homes sales rebound

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 01:27am by Sandy Li

    ... to HK$35.78 million, it reported yesterday. Turnover- mostly commission fees- rose 8.13 per cent to HK$1.86 billion from HK$1.72 billion as developers launched new projects at steep discounts. Last week, Midland initiated legal action against its second-largest shareholder, real estate fund Apex Benchmark, and its chief operating officer Bondy Mau Wang-bong, for defamation. Mau had ...

  4. Business - China Business - EARNINGS

    Chinese industrial firms’ profits grow more slowly

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 01:10pm by Victoria Ruan

    ... be reduced. Meanwhile, President Xi Jinping’s massive anti-corruption campaign hurt the wine and tea industry, where profits dropped 1.4 per cent in the period. ...

  5. Business - Banking & Finance - EARNINGS

    China Construction Bank posts slower 9pc gain in first-half profit

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 01:29am by DON WEINLAND

    ... 15.9 per cent on the year to 30.46 billion yuan for the first half. It also posted noted a rapid rise in bad loans, with the non-performing loan ratio at 0.98 per cent, against 0.71 per cent ...

  6. Business - China Business - EARNINGS

    China Eastern profit plunges 98pc as China Southern posts 1b yuan loss

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 01:29am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... translation losses and affected our profitability and development," the firm said. The yuan declined as much as 3.39 per cent against the US dollar in the first four months of the year after ...

  7. Business - Banking & Finance - EARNINGS

    ICBC profit up 7 per cent as bad loans held in check

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 01:14am by DON WEINLAND

    ... margin, a gauge on loan profitability, hit 2.62 per cent- five basis points higher than the same period a year ago. A more than 8 per cent year-on-year increase in net fee and commission income ...

  8. Business - China Business - EARNINGS

    Brilliance profit soars on back of BMW joint venture sales

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 01:34am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... was 3.69 billion yuan, against 2.1 billion yuan in the same period last year. Wu said the company was confident it could hit the 30 per cent sales growth target under the venture this year, ... anti-monopoly investigations did not affect BMW Brilliance's sales target. The National Development and Reform Commission recently launched antitrust investigations into BMW and other foreign ...

  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - EARNINGS

    Henderson Land's underlying profit jumps 46pc

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 01:28am by Peggy Sito

    ... year. The loss was mainly due to a net exchange loss of about HK$5 million arising from the depreciation of the yuan against the Hong Kong dollar. But the firm's board declared an interim ...

  10. Business - Banking & Finance - EARNINGS

    Agricultural Bank of China's net profit grows by 12.65 per cent

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 01:27am by DON WEINLAND

    ... 11.3 per cent previously. Mortgage loans made up 62.1 per cent of retail lending, against 61.7 per cent a year earlier. The volume of mortgage loans grew 12.2 per cent. That makes the bank one ...




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