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  1. Jiangxi Copper under fire for lack of transparency

    Posted Apr 06th 2009, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng Jiangxi Copper escaped punishment by investors last week after it unveiled a worse than expected profit because of derivative losses, but it could not dodge analysts' criticisms of a lack of transparency and unclear explanation of the deficit. The company last Tuesday unveiled a net profit of 2.28 billion yuan (HK$2.59 billion) for last year, 29.7 per cent below ...

  2. National coal exchange planned to raise efficiency, openness

    Posted Jul 19th 2008, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng Beijing plans to establish a national coal trading exchange to enhance market transparency and reduce surcharges by intermediaries, but industry executives and analysts say a spot ... the government allocates railway capacity for coal trades without setting prices. 'A centralised, modern, transparent, and fair trading platform has always been the objective in reforming the coal ...

  3. Profit margins to fall if oil exceeds US$80, says NDRC circular

    Posted May 09th 2009, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... if they surpass US$130 a barrel, a central government circular says. While the circular has provided more details about the nation's fuel pricing system and improved transparency, analysts said ... international crude prices surpassed a threshold for upward adjustment. 'The additional transparency could well be a move to pave way for the next price adjustment,' said Yu Chunmei, ...

  4. China High Speed trips over risky hedging bet

    Posted Oct 24th 2008, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... financial transparency at mainland companies. CLSA on Wednesday published a list of 27 companies with various degree of exposure to structured products designed to hedge risks against interest rate ... High Speed said. Uncovered Concerns grow over financial transparency at mainland companies The number of listed companies with exposure to structured products: 27 ...

  5. Port builder eyes projects in developing markets

    Posted Mar 10th 2009, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... case. Mr Zhou said some of the allegations stemmed from projects that began before the company's listing, and said it had already adopted measures to improve governance and transparency. Mr ...

  6. Refiners' shares fall on surprise fuel price cut

    Posted Jul 30th 2009, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng Mainland oil refiners saw their share prices fall yesterday after a cut in domestic petrol and diesel prices that some analysts said was a surprise. Other analysts disagreed, saying Beijing had been implementing a fairly transparent price-setting mechanism that linked domestic fuel prices to international crude oil price movements. Shares in Asia's largest oil ...

  7. Mainland power output drops 4pc

    Posted Apr 24th 2009, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... is needed is a clear assessment of the operating costs of the power grid operators and a transparent pricing mechanism,' he said, adding such reform was necessary to pave the way ...

  8. CNOOC defends fund plan for Unocal deal

    Posted Jun 30th 2005, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... is a commercial transaction [that] is beneficial to both the listed company and the parent on an open and transparent basis,' a CNOOC spokesman said. CNOOC's financial advisers on the bid, JP ...

  9. Foreigners favoured in some deals, says NDRC

    Posted Jun 16th 2009, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... must be conducted in a fair and transparent manner. It added that such discrimination would hamper enhancement of the competitiveness and growth of the nation's equipment manufacturing ...

  10. Beijing to keep reins on refined fuel prices

    Posted Nov 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... of liberalisation Beijing would tolerate. The key to differentiating the new regime from the current system would be the amount of transparency the government will provide, and what level or range of crude ...




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