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Analyst Earnings Estimate

Chalco makes first alumina spot price increase in seven months

Aluminum Corp of China (Chalco), the mainland's biggest alumina and aluminium producer, has raised its spot alumina price 10 per cent, its first price rise in seven months, which analysts said reflected some signs of stability for aluminium prices.

Tuesday, 20 January, 2009, 12:00am

Power stocks continue to fall on slowdown fears

Shares of mainland power producers extended their sharp losses yesterday on worries that Beijing may not raise power prices amid a sharper than expected economic slowdown.

Huaneng Power International, the mainland's largest power producer, fell 22 per cent before closing 12.03 per cent lower at HK$3.95.

24 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Telecoms restructuring drive to soften earnings

Mainland telecoms companies are expected to post mixed results this week and many analysts are concerned the entire sector will suffer due to a slower economy, an uncertain regulatory landscape and increasing competition after restructuring.

25 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Old Faithful HSBC sticking to the script

When it comes to bank results, no news, generally speaking, is good news; and headline-grabbing revelations are likely to be in their usual short supply when HSBC Holdings unveils last year's results on Monday.

25 Feb 2005 - 12:00am

HSI falls below key level as regional losses bite

H shares bear brunt of sell-off as fears of slowdown in China rattle investors ahead of economic data

The Hang Seng Index closed just below the 13,000-point psychological level yesterday, tracking losses in regional markets amid concerns of slowing corporate earnings growth due to an economic slowdown in China.

21 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

HSBC's overnight rally runs out of steam

A post-results surge in HSBC's share price in overnight trade in London ran out of steam on the Hong Kong market yesterday.

Reacting to news of a forecast-beating 55 per cent jump in net earnings to US$6.35 billion on Monday, investors chased HSBC shares 3.21 per cent higher to close at 833.5 pence (HK$119.040).

4 Aug 2004 - 12:00am

Upgrades and downgrades

BUY

15 Oct 2003 - 12:00am

China Unicom seeks loans to reduce costs

Refinancing plan fails to change dim view of the mobile-phone industry

A US$700 million debt refinancing plan which will lower interest costs for China Unicom could help the mainland mobile carrier boost earnings by about 2 per cent to 3 per cent.

Despite the cost savings, analysts remain worried about the risky mobile-phone business in China.

10 Sep 2003 - 12:00am

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HOLD

19 Aug 2003 - 12:00am

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BUY

22 May 2003 - 12:00am

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BUY

16 May 2003 - 12:00am

Oil prices leave carrier in the red

Surging oil prices pushed China Eastern Airlines into the red in the first three months of this year and analysts are expecting worse to come this quarter as passenger numbers plummet because of the atypical pneumonia outbreak.

1 May 2003 - 12:00am

New World falls to 19-year low

Shares in New World Development plunged 5.6 per cent to a 19-year low of HK$2.95 yesterday after analysts cut their earnings forecasts due to the company's poor interim results.

UBS Warburg analyst Eric Wong said the fall put New World shares at their lowest since September 26, 1984, when the stock closed at $2.914.

28 Mar 2003 - 12:00am

Legend disappoints despite surge in earnings

Legend posted a better than expected 26.5 per cent year-on-year rise in net profit in the three months to September, driven by strong growth in corporate sales of personal computers and a tighter focus on margins.

13 Nov 2002 - 12:00am

Legend Group disappoints despite posting a strong surge in earnings

Legend Group posted a better than expected 26.5 per cent year-on-year rise in net profit in the three months to September, driven by strong growth in corporate sales of personal computers and a tighter focus on margins.

13 Nov 2002 - 12:00am

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