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  1. Interest groups speak their minds

    Posted Jul 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... These are just some of the demands seen on banners being carried by the tens of thousands of marchers who took to the streets yesterday Donald Tsang, step down Henry Tang and Stephen Lam, resign Full autonomy for Hong Kong Scrap by-election reform Topple ...

  2. Home sales surge to 17-month high on low interest rates

    Posted Jul 04th 2009, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu Property sales rose 20.5 per cent in June, a 17-month high as low interest rates continued to encourage buyers to enter the market. The Land Registry recorded 15,747 sale ... director of research at Centaline Property Agency, said that property sales hit a high since January last year due to the low interest and mortgage rates. Transactions in the primary market were ...

  3. Upturn revives interest in small-caps

    Posted Jun 07th 2009, 12:00am by Nick Westra

    ... laggards.' Mr Tam said that smaller stocks must eventually justify the recent buying interest with strong earnings numbers or else face selling pressure. 'A lot of money in the market is chasing ...

  4. Year of interest income and fees

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

    ... that the London-based bank might have to make further charges. But for Hong Kong lenders, the key to maintaining strong profit growth this year really lies in their ability to manage net interest margin and fee ... as less financing of investors to take up initial public offerings. And this is despite the interest-rate downtrend possibly lending some support to the domestic property market. In fact, the low ...

  5. Interest income drives 62pc rise in NWDS China earnings

    Posted Mar 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jasmine Wang New World Department Store China, controlled by Cheng Yu-tung, said first-half net profit jumped 62.3 per cent, thanks to a surge in interest income and better sales driven by improved merchandise mix. Earnings for the six months to December rose to HK$227.8 million from HK$140.4 million a year earlier, boosted by interest income rising 11.5 times to HK$59.9 million from ...

  6. Cut in US interest rates to bring markets relief

    Posted Jan 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the performance of the US stock market, 'the markets should become less volatile' with the new round of interest-rate reductions, said Kwan Pak-leung, a director of Celestial Asia Securities ... Ho-yin, an associate director at CASH Asset Management. Mr Yiu noted that while interest rates were high and the Hong Kong dollar was weak during the Asian financial crisis, interest rates were ...

  7. CNOOC revives interest in wake of oil price rise

    Posted Aug 26th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fiona Lau and Anette Jonsson A strong performance from China's largest offshore oil producer, CNOOC, on the back of record oil prices, helped Hong Kong share prices higher for the first day in three yesterday- despite market jitters ahead of the wide ...

  8. Banks surprise market with cut in interest rates

    Posted Sep 20th 2007, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... Andy Cheng and Tim LeeMaster Fed move spurs reduction, propels stock index past 25,000 Hong Kong banks yesterday followed the United States Federal Reserve in cutting interest rates, with analysts expecting more reductions before the end of the year as further efforts are made to fight a global credit crunch. Despite earlier speculation they would not follow the Fed in lowering ...

  9. High interest expected for land auction

    Posted Jul 31st 2007, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... billion. Developers Henderson Land Development, Sun Hung Kai Properties and New World Development have shown interest in bidding on their own. ...

  10. Lower interest rates not a concern, says HKMA chief

    Posted Nov 14th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Anette Jonsson Monetary chief Joseph Yam Chi-kwong is not concerned that local interest rates are lower than corresponding rates in the United States, and will tolerate a high level ... seeing Hong Kong dollar interest rates being kept low, and lower than US dollar interest rates,' the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) chief executive said in his weekly column ...




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