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  1. Firms must rise to challenge

    Posted Feb 21st 2008, 12:00am by Eileen Lian

    ... Hewitt's total compensation measurement (TCM) study for 2001 to 2007 shows that voluntary staff turnover recorded by companies has risen steadily in the mainland. The average climbed from 13.8 per cent in 2006 to last year's 14.7 per cent. In terms of cities, Shenzhen had the highest employee turnover and, by industry, hi-tech manufacturing topped the list. The major factors cited ...

  2. Top-quality day at the races sees betting turnover at six-year high

    Posted Dec 15th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell The Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Races set a new benchmark for quality yesterday, with the highest betting turnover for six years, repeat wins from two of last ... but a significant figure given the economic downturn and current turnover trend- down 3.4 per cent for the season so far. 'This has been an absolutely smashing day,' said Jockey Club chief ...

  3. HKEx profit dives 43pc on falling turnover

    Posted Nov 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... greater than the decline in average daily market turnover, which fell 35 per cent to HK$63.6 billion year on year for the quarter. The bourse operator derived two-thirds of its income from fees related to market turnover. The steeper drop in earnings is partly due to a 46 per cent increase in operating expenses. That is because HKEx made a HK$159 million provision for impairment losses ...

  4. Software vendor aims for 70pc turnover growth

    Posted Nov 11th 2008, 12:00am by Sherman So

    ... Sherman So EFuture Information Technology, the largest vendor of software to the mainland's retail industry, aims to maintain revenue growth at '50 to 70 per cent per year for the next three years, including acquisitions', chief executive A ...

  5. Brokers' profits fall with market turnover

    Posted Sep 10th 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu The falling market turnover has eroded the profits of the brokerage industry, with the city's 430-plus brokers posting a combined profit of HK$9.6 billion in the first half, ... fall to HK$5.58 billion from HK$8.58 billion. The drop was due to lower commission income as the average daily turnover in the first six months plunged to HK$87 billion from HK$116 billion. ...

  6. Initiatives reduce employee turnover

    Posted Aug 16th 2008, 12:00am by Remo Notarianni

    ... Written by Remo Notarianni Sun Life Hong Kong has increased staff retention in an industry with a relatively high turnover by improving internal communication and adapting to market ... that improved turnover by 10 per cent, preparing the company for a market that has become more competitive as volatility intensifies. 'Turnover is a key issue and we want to create a positive ...

  7. Increased betting turnover reflects a healthy economy

    Posted Jun 18th 2008, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Fairly early in this Sunday's meeting at Sha Tin should see betting turnover for the season slip past the HK$63.998 billion the Jockey Club took in 2006-07 and on target ... ban. With a direct correlation between field sizes and turnover, club officials had been holding their collective breath for the time late in the term when the established horses would ...

  8. Slight drop in turnover

    Posted Jul 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken A late scratching, the lack of a Triple Trio jackpot and the psychological presence of tomorrow night's added Happy Valley meeting combined to see yesterday's season-finale figures at Sha Tin come in lower than a year ago. Turnover was down by a tick over HK$28 million but executive director of racing Bill Nader said the club was satisfied with the result ...

  9. Stock market turnover dives as traders take to the sidelines

    Posted May 30th 2008, 12:00am by Nick Westra

    ... without a clearer direction in the market. Main-board turnover yesterday edged up to just HK$64.09 billion after bottoming out at the lowest full-day trading level in more than nine months ... of total market turnover and now it might shrink, depending on the outcome of the investigation.' Surging energy prices coupled with an upswing in inflation across the border have also sounded ...

  10. Job vacancies, turnover hit five-year high, survey finds

    Posted Mar 20th 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung Employers urged to find ways to attract, retain talent The job market is looking rosy as vacancy and turnover rates hit a five-year high last year, according to a survey ... institute president Lai Kam-tong said. The overall turnover rate was 14.69 per cent, up 1.72 percentage points from a year ago, the survey showed. The vacancy rate rose from 2.86 per cent to 3.63 ...




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