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  1. Danger stock market bull run may soon run out of steam

    Posted Feb 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tom Holland World stock markets have enjoyed a handsome bull run over the eight weeks since the beginning of the year. This week America's Dow Jones Industrial Average topped ... It is not just stock markets. Commodity prices have rallied smartly too, with the S&P GSCI commodity index up by 9 per cent so far this year. Given that stock markets usually run ahead ...

  2. Big plans for sportswear leader run into troubleBig plans for sportswear leader run into trouble

    Posted Oct 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... competition and rising costs for labour and rent. Yang Jun, who runs a wholesale company selling sports garments and shoes in Beijing, used to be a marketing officer for Li Ning in the early 1990s. ... distributors and setting up more self-run stores. Reform can bring pain, and compared with its major competitors, Li Ning's profit declined sharply in the first half. To add to its woes, three ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Standard work hours 'won't cost more' in the long run

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... for fixing work hours Legislating standard working hours will not result in a rise in business costs in the long run as companies will look for ways to rearrange work flow in a more efficient manner, ... on productivity," Messenger said, speaking from the organisation's Geneva headquarters. "Normally, labour costs will be higher. But in the long run, workers will have stronger motivation to finish ...

  4. Sir Run Run eyes retirement at 100 while TVB stake sale looms

    Posted May 31st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung Sir Run Run Shaw, the executive chairman of Television Broadcasts, is likely to step down this year at age 100, ending almost 30 years of leading Hong Kong's biggest television operator, his wife and deputy chairman Mona Fong Yat-wah said yesterday. Ms Fong told reporters after the annual shareholders' meeting that Sir Run Run 'is considering ...

  5. US deficit (im)balancing act looks ready to run and run

    Posted May 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland Suddenly, everyone seems a lot less worried that America will implode under the weight of its external debts and that the US dollar will crash. The debts are still there, of course. Last month's G7 meeting was largely taken up with fretti ...

  6. Business - China Business - SHIPPING

    Shippers run into high cost road block

    Posted Nov 12th 2012, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Reform the inefficient logistics sector on mainland to improve growth, say firms Shippers run into high cost road block The mainland's huge and fast-growing logistics market is plagued by high costs, said industry players at the recent Asian Logistics and Maritime Conference. "We hope after the 18th party congress, there will be reforms ...

  7. Business - China Business - PROPERTY

    October ends strong run for mainland home sales

    Posted Nov 10th 2012, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... strong housing run ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance - UNDERWRITING

    Chinese firms take bigger share of running Hong Kong IPOs

    Posted Oct 22nd 2012, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... is widely considered a market leader in the mainland's investment banking business, which has a short history in comparison with the US. CICC is run by Levin Zhu, son of former Chinese premier Zhu Rongji. BOCI, based in Hong Kong, is the investment-banking arm of Bank of China, one of the mainland's Big Four state lenders. BOCI is run by Li Tong, daughter of propaganda chief ...

  9. Business - Commodities

    Commodities prices reaching the end of a bumper run

    Posted Sep 21st 2012, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in London The surge in global commodities prices could be over amid recent central bank efforts, China's slowdown and higher agricultural output The end of a bumper run The biggest advances in commodities this year may be over because of mounting concern that policymakers are not doing enough to bolster economic growth at a time when producers are expanding supply. ...

  10. StanChart extends profit-growth run

    Posted Aug 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lulu Chen lulu.chen@scmp.com Standard Chartered Bank will continue to invest and hire in the second half of this year, after posting record first-half profits for the 10th consecutive year. Net profit rose 12 per cent to US$2.8 billion compared with the s ...




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