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  1. Public scales to be installed at all Link markets before October

    Posted Aug 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong Public spring-balance scales will be available in all the 100 markets operated by The Link Management by the end of next month in an effort to stop unscrupulous stallholders from cheating customers. Half the markets it runs have already insta ...

  2. More questions than answers on this bull run

    Posted May 31st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The performance of mainland stock markets in the next few weeks will be interesting to watch for anyone fearing a bubble is about to burst. The central government's move, announced at midnight on Tuesday, to raise stamp duty on securities trading may ...

  3. Kingdom rises 30pc on debut amid IPO frenzy

    Posted Dec 13th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lee Yuk-kei Shares of textile maker Kingdom Holdings surged 30 per cent in its debut yesterday as investors bet all initial public offerings, regardless of the company's quality, will make a short-term windfall for them. Shares of Kingdom, which has raised HK$263 million by selling 150 million shares at the top end of the price range at HK$1.75 each, soared as much as 56.57 ...

  4. Sohu unit ready to play the IPO game

    Posted Aug 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com Undaunted by the current poor appetite among investors for Chinese information technology companies, mainland web game developer 7Road.com flagged a plan this week to list American depository receipts (ADRs) in the United States. 7Road.com is a subsidiary of the mainland's online game developer and operator Changyou.com, which in turn ...

  5. Exchanges unite to take on dark pools

    Posted Apr 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Arculli said. In the United States and Europe the volume of trading done in dark pools and on other private electronic trading platforms had begun to erode turnovers of traditional exchanges, ...

  6. Phoenix unit targets US$205.6m

    Posted Apr 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and US$14 in its spin-off listing in the United States. In a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, the Beijing-based company says it expects to raise as much as US$205.6 million ... owned by wireless network giant China Mobile and Xin Kong Chuan Mei Group, a unit of News Corp's Star TV Group. Phoenix TV, which controls 62.44 per cent of Phoenix New Media, will retain ...

  7. China National seeks to list new energy unit

    Posted Oct 24th 2007, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng China National Offshore Oil Corp, the mainland's third-largest oil and gas producer and parent of listed CNOOC, plans to list its back-office support and new energy unit ... will be included and how big the float may be.' CNOOC Base comprises 10 operational units formed through the merger of similar businesses out of five previous subsidiaries and structured mostly ...

  8. Business - Money - STOCK MARKETS

    Markets fall as Chinese production weakens

    Posted May 24th 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Ben Bernanke, chairman of the US Federal Reserve, indicated on Wednesday that the United States might begin winding back stimulus measures by reducing the pace of bond purchases in the autumn. ...

  9. Small investors unite to say 'stocks are dead'

    Posted Oct 28th 2008, 12:00am by Celine Sun, Danny Mok

    ... Celine Sun and Danny Mok 'Stocks are dead' was the refrain from small investors yesterday as the market plunged. Mr Choy, a 33-year-old building services engineer, said he had lost tens of thousands of dollars in the past week and more than HK$1 ...

  10. Business - Money - STOCKS

    For once it may not be wise to sell in May

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by Jeanny Yu

    ... to the valuation gap with the United States and Asean markets at present." The Hang Seng ended on Friday at 23,082.68 points, a year-to-date gain of 2.44 per cent and on a 12-month forward earnings ...




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