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  1. StanChart misses out on Cepa

    Posted Jul 01st 2003, 12:00am by Christine Chan, Raymond Ma

    ... Easier entry into the mainland banking market under the free-trade deal restricted to Hong Kong firms Standard Chartered, Hong Kong's fourth-largest bank, will not benefit from dramatically relaxed entry requirements into the mainland banking sector under a free-trade pact designed to give Hong Kong firms a leg up over foreign rivals. Under the closer economic partnership ...

  2. H shares near eight-year high on yuan prospects

    Posted Aug 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... cent to $16.80 on news it had gained approval to operate a 4.5 billion yuan port with a free-trade zone in Qingdao as part of a state pilot scheme. Cheung Kong Infrastructure was bid up 0.83 ... Shanghai Electric, a manufacturer of power and electromechanical equipment, added 1.14 per cent to $2.225, the highest close since its April listing. Container ports and shipping company China ...

  3. Talking points

    Posted Mar 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... free-trade deal with the United States about five years after the two countries struck the accord, with it scheduled to take effect at midnight last night. The deal is America's biggest free-trade agreement since the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico. Proponents say it will boost trade and the military alliance between the two countries. South Korean ...

  4. Euro-zone worries trigger sell-off

    Posted May 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in the euro zone. Hong Kong was the second-worst performing stock market in Asia after Japan, where the Nikkei-225 Index fell 2.78 per cent. The Hang Seng Volatility Index made its biggest advance ... of the election in France, where president-elect Francois Hollande was taking a firm stand against the austerity measures advocated by Germany. The policy gulf between the two biggest euro-zone economies ...

  5. Acts of vengeance are a poor basis for forming policy

    Posted Mar 27th 2006, 12:00am by Jonathan Braude

    ... to newer members of the free-trading community, like China. Competition rulings in the EU and the US can sometimes have damaging and unexpected impacts on mergers and acquisitions. But, in general, ... of free trade if China starts trading tit-for-tat acts of random protectionism with the US and the European Union. China, the US and Europe are all members of the World Trade Organisation. All ...

  6. Premium Land to buy Shanghai shopping centre

    Posted Dec 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Carol Chan

    ... Carol Chan Premium Land, a Hong Kong-based property developer whose shares have surged by 556 per cent this year, is to acquire a shopping centre in Shanghai for 555 million yuan. ... making him Premium Land's largest shareholder. Mr Chan's interest in the company will be diluted with the issue of new shares to 15.6 per cent, according to the statement. The Shanghai ...

  7. Dumpling chain tests appetite for HK IPO

    Posted Jun 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... May Chan may.chan@scmp.com Shanghai restaurant chain Xiao Nan Guo is hoping its second attempt at an initial public offering will tickle investors' palates as it seeks to raise as much as US$75 million, according to market sources. Known for selling the Shanghai delicacy, xiao long bao, it had to shelve the listing last September when the blue-chip Hang Seng Index ...

  8. Esprit rallies after bid to restore faith

    Posted Jun 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the euro-zone debt crisis. The stock is now up 1.2 per cent so far this year. The Esprit rally came on a day the Hang Seng Index bounced back to the psychological 19,000-mark as global markets rose on speculation the US Federal Reserve may launch another round of stimulus and tomorrow's Greek polls would lead to a deal on the austerity measures that would keep Greece in the euro zone. Buoyed ...

  9. China Pacific cautious over stocks

    Posted Mar 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai ren.wei@scmp.com China Pacific Insurance, the mainland's third-largest insurer by market value, plans to curb its stock investments while increasing purchases of fixed-income products amid worries over a slowing domestic economy and the euro zone debt crisis. The Shanghai-based insurer also said it would not raise additional funds in the near future as its ...

  10. More euro-zone gloom leaves market twisting in the wind

    Posted Oct 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jasper Moiseiwitsch jasper.moiseiwitsch@scmp.com Hong Kong equities were battered by euro-zone pressures once again last week, as news that Moody's had downgraded Spain's ... once and for all investors' worries about a euro-zone debt implosion, with expectations building (for example) that France and Germany had agreed to recapitalise the euro-zone rescue fund ...




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