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  1. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Fast Retailing cuts 2014 profit forecast

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 01:31am by BLOOM

    ... in a survey. Tadashi Yanai, president of Yamaguchi-based Fast Retailing and the country's wealthiest man, pared the company's profit outlook in April as its domestic business faces waning ...

  2. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Samsung signals 25pc drop in operating profit

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 10:28am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Seoul Guidance for quarter to June cites pressures on smartphone business and a stronger won Samsung flags 25pc decline in operating profit Samsung Electronics yesterday said its operating profit likely fell 24.5 per cent in April-June, the lowest in two years, owing to slowing growth in the South Korean company's cash-cow smartphone business and the strength ...

  3. Business - Money - EARNINGS

    Profit outlook dims for mainland China firms traded in the US market

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 04:05am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in New York Outlook dims over China slowdown The most actively traded mainland companies in the United States are on track to report the smallest profits in two years as growth ... of US$5.64 a share this year, which would be the lowest profits reported since 2012. They have cut revenue forecasts by 7.9 per cent in the past 11 weeks. Earnings and sales projections are falling ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - EARNINGS

    Japanese banks failing to reward investors

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 01:51am by BLOOM

    ... us become a global financial institution that leads Japan and Asia", said Tomoyuki Narita, a spokesman for the country's second-largest lender by market value. The bank would use ... than 10 years ago. "I'll just have to be patient." Mizuho president Yasuhiro Sato told the meeting that capital at the country's third-biggest bank had reached the level ...

  5. Business - China Business - EARNINGS

    Car dealer Sparkle seeks to regain glitter with new products

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 05:58am by Sophie Yu

    ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com Sparkle seeks to regain glitter with new products Sparkle Roll Group, a luxury-car dealer on the mainland, reported a 74 per cent fall in net profit for the year to March, caused by thinning profit margins because of a rise in competition from cities near Beijing. Revenue increased 5 per cent to HK$3.16 billion while net profit dropped to HK$17.3 ...

  6. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Samsung profit slips on weak smartphone, flat-screen results

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 11:44am by Reuters

    ... to outsell its predecessor and widen profit margins. South Korea's largest company by market value said operating profit in the first quarter fell 3.3 per cent from a year earlier to 8.5 ... Reuters in Seoul Weakness in flat-screen panels and maturing high-end smartphone business weighs on results Samsung counts on World Cup to boost device sales Samsung Electronics reported ...

  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - EARNINGS

    Country Garden targets 20pc rise in contracted sales

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 01:23am by Langi Chiang

    ... up their investments in overseas real estate as policy controls in China curb demand. Country Garden reported a drop of 2.8 percentage points in its net profit margin to 13.6 per cent last ... Langi Chiang langi.chiang@scmp.com Country Garden targets 20pc sales increase Country Garden, a Guangdong-based developer, hopes to increase contracted sales by more than 20 per cent ...

  8. Business - Commodities - EARNINGS

    Trafigura profit boosted by rise in commodity demand

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 05:13am by Reuters

    ... the third-largest oil trader after Swiss rivals Vitol and Glencore, posted a profit of US$469.7 million in the six months to March this year, the company said in its interim profit report. Trading volumes ...

  9. Business - Banking & Finance - EARNINGS

    Korea woes weigh down StanChart

    Posted Oct 29th 2013, 03:35pm by KANIS LI

    ... Kanis Li kanis.li@scmp.com Korea woes weigh down StanChart Standard Chartered said its income and operating profit recorded low single-digit growth in the first nine months of the year on souring credit quality at its South Korean business and currency depreciation in emerging markets. Income for the third quarter edged down by a low single-digit percentage from last year, the bank ...

  10. Business - China Business - EARNINGS

    CRE feels effect of economic slowdown

    Posted May 27th 2014, 01:34am by Sophie Yu

    ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com The mainland retail and brewery giant reports 30.5 per cent lower profit of HK$356 million in first-quarter results that raise market concern CRE feels effect of economic slowdown China Resources Enterprise, the retail and brewery giant that makes the country's best-selling beer, said net profit sank 30.5 per cent in the first quarter due ...




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