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  1. Chaoda stock falls to two-year low

    Posted Jun 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... 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 ... announcement following the bank holiday weekend, Chaoda's stock slumped 9 per cent to HK$3.18. A Chaoda spokesman declined to comment. The farming firm's shares have lost 31 per cent ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Property stocks in decline as price war looms

    Posted Apr 09th 2009, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Property stocks in Hong Kong plunged yesterday, as investors took profits following Shimao Property Holdings' share placement and a looming price war in Hong Kong. Shares of Shimao ... units yesterday after selling 150 units on Tuesday. New World slipped 4.22 per cent to HK$8.85. 'Property stocks have surged 40 per cent to 50 per cent since early March. It's ...

  5. Stock-picking strategy may pay more than just dividends

    Posted Feb 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Naomi Rovnick

    ... yields every year because they were likely to outperform the index. The strategy is hugely popular in the US but has never been tried with Hong Kong stocks. Exclusive research carried out ... on the 'dogs' works. High-yielding shares are nicknamed dogs because they are often the least-loved stocks in the market. A dividend yield is usually high because a company's share price ...

  6. BEA tumbles after cut in stock price target

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

    ... Maria Chan Bank of East Asia shares defied a market rally yesterday, tumbling 5.73 per cent in the morning session after Morgan Stanley cut its target price. The stock slid to HK$15.46 before recovering to close the day down 1.1 per cent at HK$16.22. The United States brokerage cut BEA's target price to HK$10 from HK$15 on expectations the bank would not post profit growth ...

  7. Smaller stocks may prove great bargains for investors

    Posted Nov 16th 2008, 12:00am by Nick Westra

    ... to identify small- and mid-cap stocks as extraordinary bargains. '[It's] a once in 10- or 20-year buying opportunity,' said Himanshu Shah, president and chief investment officer at US-based Shah Capital Management. 'And actually we have done nothing but buying in the last two months and loading up the wagon even more.' Smaller stocks have been pulverised for much ...

  8. Stocks fall for third day as players rethink yuan

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

    ... to fret about fund outflows and reconsidered earlier bets of a near-term revaluation of the yuan. Property stocks remained under pressure since an outflow of capital, as well as the recent ... 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 ...

  9. Wharf chairman defends move to pay out in stock

    Posted Aug 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Communications shares as part of its interim dividend, saying it was in the best interests of shareholders. However, Mr Woo said the stock distribution did not mean that Wharf was pessimistic about ... own interpretation. If we place all shares to one investor, the market may question why we made such a move. 'It is difficult to comment on short-term fluctuations of the stock [i-Cable] ...

  10. 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 their money to work in better-performing equities. But while the bond sell-off may appear to be over - with yields rising 120 basis points since the middle of June and drawing investors back to bonds ...




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