European companies are hoarding more than three times the cash they held a decade ago as the region heads for a second year of recession, putting them at risk of losing out to US rivals boosting acquisitions and investment.Tuesday, 26 February, 2013, 4:54am
What is the worst thing that can happen to a company's share price? An attack by computer hackers? A product recall? Or a lawsuit?
British law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer sought an answer by studying 78 crisis-hit listed firms around the world.10 Dec 2012 - 4:23pm
China Resources Gas, a mainland gas distributor, raised HK$2.77 billion in a share placement yesterday after its shares hit a record high.21 Nov 2012 - 1:56am
China Petroleum & Chemical (Sinopec) is being constrained in its quest to buy its parent's overseas assets.
Its high debt burden and tight cash flow amid adverse market conditions mean that will not happen any time soon, Sinopec's chairman says.28 Aug 2012 - 3:38am
Evergrande Real Estate (3333), China's second-largest property developer, was a big mover last week, up 14 per cent.17 Oct 2011 - 12:00am
Referring to my letter ('Tax cuts, shopping coupons are appropriate moves in recession', December 1) where I suggested tax cuts and shopping coupons as short-term measures during the recession, Denise Tam said such measures would not help deal with the long-term situation ('Coupons not the answer to deal with crisis', December 10).16 Dec 2008 - 12:00am
A leading media and marketing company with offices in more than 50 countries is seeking an assistant financial controller in Hong Kong.27 Aug 2005 - 12:00am
Morgan Stanley has upgraded its recommendation on Tsingtao Brewery, China's biggest brewer, to 'equal weight', meaning the stock's return is expected to be in line with the industry average over the next 12 to 18 months. Its price target moves to $8.70.24 Jul 2005 - 12:00am
Macquarie Securities estimated free cash flow at China Mobile at US$5 billion next year.
A report yesterday incorrectly suggested the figure was for this year.20 Aug 2004 - 12:00am
CASH online is changing its name to CASH Financial Services Group. The electronic-brokerage firm says the new name reflects more appropriately the business operation of the company and its subsidiaries.11 Sep 2001 - 12:00am
Kosonic International Holdings said a staff shortage caused the electronics group to postpone announcing results in the year to last September. It said the shortage arose from an existing cash flow problem and that it was in talks with its auditor to determine the date for the announcement.25 Mar 1998 - 12:00am
Cash-strapped audio-product maker Kosonic International Holdings says the $30 million in monthly turnover from its Shenzhen video-compact disc (VCD) factory - its main operation - is providing it with cash flow while it awaits the outcome of a rescue proposal.3 Apr 1997 - 12:00am
Loss-making property developer Englong International says its cash flow position is 'extremely critical'.
It said the problems had arisen from a combination of over-expansion and an inability to achieve an orderly disposal of its assets in time to manage its liquidity position.18 Jul 1996 - 12:00am