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  1. Mainland tycoon faces insider trading inquiry in US

    Posted Jul 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 3,000-metre deepwater pipe-laying crane vessel, according to Rongsheng's website. Last October, Rongsheng signed a contract with Shanghai Northsea Shipping, where CNOOC is a shareholder, to build ...

  2. Property a good bet, says tycoon

    Posted Mar 28th 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung Li Ka-shing has cast doubt on the Hong Kong stock market's outlook but is bullish about local property. 'Comparing today's Hang Seng Index and that of last year's, it is still higher by 15 per cent,' Mr Li said. 'Indices for H shares and A shares are also higher today than last year. [But] is today's economy better than last ...

  3. Local tycoons still appear to hold sway in our stock market

    Posted Apr 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the interests of Hong Kong and China'. This ignores the fact that when major markets across the world, including in the US, Britain and Australia, were imposing bans on short selling last October ... announcements would surely have been implemented, as the foreigners wanted. Instead, it was the voice of major shareholders and tycoons that carried the day ('Tycoons win battle over blackout ...

  4. A new way of taking stock tips from HK's tycoons

    Posted May 15th 2009, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland Perhaps it was just an unfortunate coincidence. On the very day that Hong Kong's second-richest tycoon, Lee Shau-kee, declared the Hang Seng Index ... But there is a more intriguing possibility. It might just be that Hong Kong's investing public have decided to take stock market pronouncements by the city's tycoons, and by Mr Lee in particular, ...

  5. Why tycoons are up in arms over the extended trading ban

    Posted Jan 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Shirley Yam

    ... with Shirley Yam The tycoons are really angry. All except a few signed the open petition against extending the trade ban before results announcements. Never have they been so united. The question is, why now? There was a 10-month consultation and the conclusion was announced in late November. But the tycoons remained silent until days before the scheduled implementation. ...

  6. Tycoons target in US$2b share offer

    Posted Aug 16th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for sale to Hong Kong tycoons and aims to file for a listing with the Hong Kong exchange next month, market sources say. Bookrunners plan to set the price of the firm's H and A shares ... yuan for last year. The value of outstanding contracts last year was expected to top 100 billion yuan. The firm was formed in December last year in a government-mandated merger of China Harbor ...

  7. ICBC eyes tycoons for chunk of float

    Posted May 29th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and American Express- at US$3.8 billion, or 1.22 times the projected book value as at the end of December last year. Setting aside shares for Hong Kong tycoons and high-profile groups is a common ... lender, has earmarked US$3 billion worth of shares in its Hong Kong initial public offering to about 10 Hong Kong tycoons and groups, sources have said. Although ICBC's float would only take ...

  8. Time for Occupy to pack up and go home

    Posted Jun 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of our leading property tycoons. But our tycoons did not get to where they are by being nice. The campaigners wouldn't last a day outside their offices. Truth be told, that's the only ... Kong today - democracy, environmentalism, anti-poverty, the 'hegemony' of the property tycoons, public corruption. HSBC was one of the few Western banks that sailed through the global ...

  9. Ronald's last hurrah just shadow boxing

    Posted Apr 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in HK$24 billion to our public purse in the last fiscal year, 7 per cent of total fiscal revenues. Call it our pay-off for the respect the world has for the security of our legal system. Rule ...

  10. Stocks touch low not seen since last crisis ended

    Posted Sep 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... from their average levels about 7 per cent of the time over the last decade. ...




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