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  1. Business - Money - EQUITIES

    Brightoil slumps 11pc after loss warning

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com Oil trader also faces creditors' demand for loan repayment after breach of covenant terms Brightoil slumps 11pc after loss warning Brightoil Petroleum, ... an interim loss and had broken a loan covenant. The Shenzhen-based vessel-fuel supplier and oil trader said it would likely post a "material" loss for the six months to December, compared ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Sinopec's share issuance puts faithful investors at disadvantage

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... SCMP Editorial Investors placed at disadvantage Shareholders' rights and interests often take a back seat in Hong Kong. And so it proved to be again when state-owned oil giant Sinopec ... per cent discount to the stock's recent high. The world's second-largest oil refiner by capacity would not disclose who the lucky few were. The existing shareholders are left to lick ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    CNOOC-Nexen deal opens Canadian investment door

    Posted Dec 15th 2012, 12:00am by G. BIN ZHAO

    ... finally approved the acquisition of Nexen by the China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC). The decision, twice delayed because of significant opposition, has cleared some important hurdles ... of China's oil imports while increasing its energy supply security. With the second-largest oil reserves in the world, not only will Canada become an important source of energy for China, ...

  4. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    If you're buying alternative investments, seek the lowest costs

    Posted May 06th 2013, 12:00am by Robert Jones

    ... there is no shortage of investment products in this category: think hedge funds, private equity, venture capital, timber, oil and gas, property, structured products, the list goes on. Here are a few ways ... be buried in such products. Similar to oil leaks on the highway, the road to successful investing is paved with leaks of all kinds including fees, costs, expenses, and taxes. Minimising these leaks ...

  5. Business - Money - STOCKS

    For once it may not be wise to sell in May

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by Jeanny Yu

    ... the fact that many took heavy losses from betting on cyclical issues, such as cement and oil firms, when the new year started. The best-performing sector in the Hong Kong Composite Index so far ...

  6. Business - Commodities - RESOURCES

    Latin American riches lure mainland miners

    Posted Oct 01st 2012, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com Oil and gas, especially in offshore Brazil, the biggest draw for Chinese firms in Central and South America, says investment specialist latin american richeslure ... American partner of global law firm Baker & McKenzie. Roberto Martins, the Sao Paulo, Brazil-based head of energy, chemicals, mining and infrastructure at Baker & McKenzie, said oil ...

  7. Boost for gold miners after 'golden week'

    Posted Oct 09th 2010, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... China's biggest gold producer Zijin Mining, were also buoyed by news that it will pay less damages than expected for a toxic spill in Fujian in July. The stock closed at HK$7.42 yesterday, up 12.42 per cent from its last trading day before a four-day suspension while awaiting the result of an investigation into the spill. Shanghai-listed Shandong Gold Mining also rose by its 10 per ...

  8. News - World - FINANCE

    Rich Russians flock to Cyprus to salvage their investments

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... Russians have grown amazingly wealthy since the Soviet collapse, buoyed by the oil boom at the turn of the century. How the money was obtained in a country plundered by corruption is often ...

  9. News - China

    Investment still key to China's growth, says NDRC chairman

    Posted Mar 07th 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... as to adapt to frequent global oil price changes," Zhang said.   Investment still the key to growth, says top planner ...

  10. Property - International - NORWAY

    Norwegian sovereign wealth fund to invest US$11bn in US real estate

    Posted Dec 05th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... second-biggest oil and gas exporter, generates money for the fund from taxes on oil and gas, ownership of petroleum fields and dividends from its 67 per cent stake in Statoil, the country's largest ...




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