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  1. Business - China Business - LISTINGS

    Retail investors wary of fresh flood of IPOs

    Posted May 07th 2014, 11:48am by Daniel Ren

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai ren.wei@scmp.com Outlook for listing market remains bleak amid fears of a flood of new share sales, despite regulator's assurances of tighter procedures Retail ... an economy weighed down by sclerotic state-owned entities. But not all market participants are enamoured of public share sales. "IPOs are evil," said Gan Hua, a disgruntled retail investor. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CONSUMER AFFAIRS

    Prepacked lies: 90 per cent of food sold short

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 03:09pm by Ernest Kao

    ... The council examined 51 samples of meat, fish, vegetables and fruit sold by weight at various Hong Kong Island retailers last month. The worst case involved a beef steak purchased at an unnamed retailer. The label said it had a net weight of 299.4 grams, but the actual net weight was 241.9g- a discrepancy of almost 20 per cent. One pack of fish was found to have been sold at nearly 17 per ...

  3. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Ontario teachers hit jackpot with bet on JD.com

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 01:27am by BLOOM

    ... jackpot with JD bet A wager by the teachers of Ontario, Canada, on Beijing-based online retailer JD.com is paying off in a big way. Their C$141 billion (HK$1 trillion) retirement fund bought about ... 2.03 per cent stake in the online retailer, which has a business model similar to that of Amazon.com makes it the company's largest equity holder among external investors tracked ...

  4. Business - China Business

    New private players fail to crack China mobile market

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 04:01am by Sophie Yu

    ... the entire country, reaching out to all users. Xiang pointed out that many of the 20-odd MVNOs that were granted licences used to be mobile-phone retailers, including D.Phone, Telling and JD.com which came in mainly because their traditional retail businesses were under threat and they were desperately expanding into new markets. Users get a free phone from the operators if they sign up ...

  5. Business - China Business - EARNINGS

    Growing network lifts profits at Chinese hypermarket firm Sun Art

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 10:54am by TIFFANY AP

    ... Tiffany Ap tiffany.ap@scmp.com Sun Art profit up 8.5pc as it opens more stores Hong Kong-listed mainland hypermarket operator Sun Art Retail reported first-half profit of 1.71 billion yuan ... PETER HUANG, SUN ART RETAIL The group failed to record any increases for same-store sales growth in the first half, while it posted a 4 per cent gain a year ago, and said it does not expect ...

  6. Business - Companies - RETAIL

    Labour Day holiday unlikely to have boosted retail sales in Hong Kong

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 04:00am by TIFFANY AP

    ... Tiffany Ap tiffany.ap@scmp.com Bad weather and anti-mainlander sentiment blamed for expected poor holiday retail sales Little hope for Labour Day sales boost The long Labour Day weekend holiday is unlikely to boost retail sales figures in Hong Kong, which fell 1.3 per cent in March, the second consecutive month of contraction. Total city-wide retail sales were valued at HK$39.6 ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Curbs on mainland tourist numbers may backfire on Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 04:25am by Regina Ip

    ... of protest from members representing the retail sector. The following day, news of this possible cut led the shares of publicly listed companies seen to have benefited the most from mainland tourism to drop by 3 to 4 per cent. For those local people long annoyed by congestion on MTR trains swelled by mainland tourists, or the displacement of popular cha chaan teng by luxury retailers ...

  8. Business - Economy - STOCKS

    Hang Seng Index hits 6-year high to close above 25,000 despite notes of caution

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 11:45pm by Ray Chan, Denise Tsang, Eddie Lee

    ... here. Consultants warn that the city's retail investors could get hurt if they begin to pile into the market fearing they will miss out on the next stage of a rally that has added 16 per ... and Hong Kong Monetary Authority chief Norman Chan Tak-lam had warned repeatedly of looming risks to the economy. Domestic demand has taken a beating this year and retail sales have borne the brunt ...

  9. Business - Economy - RETAILING

    The not-so-Great Singapore Sale: Mainland shoppers say Hong Kong is better value

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 03:25am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Singapore Mainland Chinese shoppers discover how a strong dollar, labour costs and a sales tax in the city state mean it's cheaper to go to Hong Kong Retailers billed ... contributed to a sales slide of as much as 4 per cent in Singapore's annual shopping festival, according to the retailers' association. Visitors from China to Singapore dropped 27 per cent ...

  10. Business - Money - COURTS

    Lawsuit against China Everbright Securities may tarnish through train stock scheme

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 03:56am by Daniel Ren

    ... by more than 60 retail investors against Everbright after a technical glitch in its trading department placed a buy order of 7.27 billion yuan (HK$9.1 billion). It propelled Shanghai's share ... be an embarrassment to the CSRC as it would be difficult for retail investors to win compensation claims. "The trading operations were not insider trading at all, and Everbright is not supposed to pay ...




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