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  1. Shell planter's guide to making a killing on the stock market

    Posted Jan 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Shirley Yam

    ... in the stock market. It is not a tiny business; the returns are in the hundreds of millions of dollars. Thanks to the strong desire by mainland corporates to list in Hong Kong, a 'clean' ... week and a significant share of its public float changed hands. But from then on the stock headed south. In January 2010, the company issued a profit warning and its share price plummeted ...

  2. Stocks fall for third day as players rethink yuan

    Posted May 19th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... weeks with the first move taking place on Monday, but it is likely to put additional downward pressure on the stock market, starting from today. Yesterday, the Hang Seng Index fell 0.29 per ... at $123.50. Among the 33 blue chips, 14 stocks ended higher on the day while 14 were lower and five unchanged. Still, brokers said market sentiment remained weak, evidenced by the fact that Hong Kong ...

  3. Stocks may lure back bond players

    Posted Aug 09th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stocks may perk up later this year as liquidity flows from bond funds to equities. Major worldwide equity indices rose between March and June as investors cashed out of bonds and put ... sell-off, prompting a flow of liquidity into the equity markets. 'It seems to me the yield rise is running out of steam,' said Pieter van der Schaft, director of economic research ...

  4. Chaoda stock falls to two-year low

    Posted Jun 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... citing weak market conditions. The company had raised US$571 million in stock and bond sales in the preceding two years. For the six months to December, Chaoda said it had 3.9 billion yuan ... the fruit and vegetable producer has overstated the size of its land bank. Chaoda told the stock exchange late last Friday it had initiated legal action against Next magazine, which published a May ...

  5. Stock to trade ex-rights at HK$35.61

    Posted Mar 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wong Ka-chun HSBC Holdings shares will begin trading ex-rights today at a price lower than yesterday's close, following an adjustment by the stock exchange owing to the bank's ... As of today, the shares will be traded ex-rights, meaning the stock will not carry the right to subscribe for the new shares. HSBC closed at HK$38.45 yesterday. The exchange adjusted the stock ...

  6. Beijing scraps stamp duty to revive markets

    Posted Sep 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai and Adam Chen in Beijing State firms told to buy back shares Beijing took another substantial step yesterday to revive the moribund stock market, announcing ... remarks were part of Beijing's efforts to rescue the market from the global mayhem which has wiped trillions of dollars off stock exchanges around the world. 'It is a correct move ...

  7. China Mobile shares halted over dividend tax

    Posted May 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the announcement, the Hong Kong stock exchange had already adjusted China Mobile's share price to its ex-dividend value yesterday. As a result, the exchange advised the company to suspend trading so ... today was mainly due to a technical issue, as the stock exchange needs to adjust the share price,' said China Mobile spokesman Rainie Lei yesterday. However, the manager of another H-share ...

  8. Shanghai exchange plans dividend index

    Posted Sep 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Annette Chiu, Elaine Chan

    ... Elaine Chan and Annette Chiu The Shanghai Stock Exchange will launch a dividend-based index in December as part of moves to bring greater stability to the relatively volatile domestic market. The exchange would compile a list of 30 to 50 companies that paid steady dividends and build an index, executive vice-president James Liu said. 'This [index] will have ...

  9. Shareholder is king for the 'king of votes'

    Posted Mar 29th 2004, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... would make it easier for the exchange to maintain the trading hall, which is an icon of the local stock market. It is also a good free advertisement when TV news shows pictures of brokers ... decisions made by exchange executives to make sure the HKEx is doing the proper thing. Q: What is your position on the government's market reform plan now that it has decided to maintain ...

  10. Upgrades and downgrades

    Posted Sep 26th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... have a target of $2.50 on the stock. SELL JCG Holdings ING Financial Markets has changed its rating on the stock from 'accept offer' to 'sell', citing further downside after ... HOLD PetroChina Morgan Stanley has downgraded its rating to 'equal-weight' from 'overweight', saying the stock is fully valued. 'Since the fundamentals have ...




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