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  1. Business - Money - EQUITIES

    Guessing game on Fed upping rates to stoke market volatility

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 01:11am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in New York and London Guessing game over whenFed will increase US borrowing costs prompts investors to place bearish contracts on banks, brokerages and insurers Rate concern ... and insurers. Traders are buying up options that pay off if the industry slumps and now own 2.2 puts for each call on the Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund, the most in almost a year. The cost ...

  2. Business - Money - EQUITIES

    Hydoo shares close down 34pc after chairman Wong Choihing disappears

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 01:58am by Toh Han Shih

    ... for a 2.9 per cent stake, and state-owned China Taiping Insurance Group which invested HK$100 million for a 1.74 per cent stake. ...

  3. Business - Money - EQUITIES

    Brokerages urge investors to jump on Shanghai-Hong Kong through train

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 01:15am by Daniel Ren

    ... sitting on the sidelines for years. Mainland banks and insurers which see their A shares trade at a large discount to H-share counterparts would be chased by investors as the price gap narrowed, ...

  4. Business - Money - EQUITIES

    Australia market sizzles as firms rush to float

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 01:30am by Reuters

    ... far- Spotless and Genworth Mortgage Insurance Australia. Stevens is working on a possible float of Healthscope, a hospital owner and operator worth an estimated A$4 billion. It is owned by US ... is the planned sale of state-owned health insurer Medibank Private, due to list before the end of June next year. If both proceed, this year will be the biggest for Australian initial public offerings ...

  5. Business - Money - EQUITIES

    The China sell-off and where it hurts

    Posted May 07th 2014, 01:08am by Jasper Moiseiwitsch and Benjamin Robertson

    ... is weak," said Olive Xia, who covers banks and insurance companies for brokerage Core Pacific-Yamaichi. ...

  6. Business - Money - EQUITIES

    China indices fall across the board

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 01:13am by BLOOM

    ... per cent and finished at its lowest level since February 2, 2009. The H-share index in Hong Kong retreated 1.8 per cent to a one-month low, with insurers and banks the biggest drags. Mainland ...

  7. Business - Money - EQUITIES

    Time to buy Hong Kong, China stocks again, Goldman Sachs says

    Posted Nov 07th 2013, 03:09am by Jeanny Yu

    ... the second-best in the Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) after Singapore. Mainland firms would be the key growth driver, in particular insurance companies whose shares are expected to have 22 per cent gains ... and open up its capital account within a limited scale next year. Meanwhile, it is likely to launch a deposit insurance system next year before further liberalising deposit rates. On the price ...

  8. Business - Money - EQUITIES

    Hang Seng Index knocked by poor Chinese data

    Posted Jan 03rd 2014, 01:55am by Jeanny Yu and Kanis Li

    ... to rise by 33 per cent this year, she said. Cheung said the main sectors to benefit from proposed reforms on the mainland would be consumer goods, consumer staples, health care, insurance ...

  9. Business - Money - EQUITIES

    I.P.O.s ready to bounce back in Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Ray Chan

    ... patterns towards discretionary goods should win investor attention. Luxury goods and high-end car manufacturers were likely to continue to do well. Meanwhile, banks and insurance companies should ...

  10. Business - Money - EQUITIES

    National pension fund raises investment in mainland market

    Posted Nov 09th 2012, 12:00am by Daniel Ren

    ... and sold 500,000 shares of Sinopharm in Hong Kong late last month. "The pension fund aimed to boost A-share market while feeling queasy about the H shares," said Dazhong Insurance fund ...




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