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Dow Jones & Company

Dow Jones Asia head fired in latest purge at News Corp unit

The shake-up at Dow Jones & Company moved to Hong Kong yesterday after chief executive Lex Fenwick fired Christine Brendle, the firm's Asia-Pacific managing director and publisher at Wall Street Journal Asia.

Saturday, 10 November, 2012, 5:05am


Newspaperman by Warren Phillips Audible (audiobook)

9 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

October's market storm warning is still in force

At the very bottom of last October's panic-driven selling in global stock markets, Monitor stuck its neck out.

Just because markets were in undoubted overshoot territory, with equity valuations plumbing their lowest levels in years, did not necessarily mean that shares offered a great buying opportunity, argued the October 28 column.

23 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

Mainland stocks surge 7.6pc on stimulus hopes

JP Morgan report helps Shanghai index rise most in 4 months

Mainland stocks yesterday rallied the most in four months as a JP Morgan report saying Beijing is mapping a multibillion-yuan economic stimulus package sparked a buying frenzy.

21 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Strategic PR embarks on overseas growth as competition heats up

Strategic Public Relations Group, Hong Kong's largest financial public relations agency, wants to double revenue from its overseas offices this year.

The company is adopting a 'go out' strategy to expand its regional network to compete with international giants such as WPP Group and Omnicom Group.

2 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Shanghai stocks hit lowest in 9 months

Expected stamp duty cut fails to materialise

Mainland stocks fell to their lowest level in almost nine months yesterday after investor expectations the government would cut stamp duty during the weekend were dashed.

25 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

HK stocks follow sell-down in Asia

Hang Seng Index slips 3.07pc as investors take cue from Wall St dive amid bad news

Hong Kong stocks joined a rout across Asia yesterday, tracking a sharp drop on Wall Street on Friday after a slew of bad economic and corporate news signalled the worst is yet to come for the global economy.

4 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Bank chairman denies knowledge of SEC deal

Bank of East Asia chairman and chief executive David Li Kwok-po said he had no knowledge of a report yesterday claiming he had reached a tentative agreement with US regulators to pay more than US$8 million to settle insider-trading allegations.

'I have no knowledge about the reported settlement,' Mr Li told the South China Morning Post last night in a telephone interview.

29 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Insider-trading case postponed in the US

A multimillion-dollar insider-trading case against a Hong Kong couple with links to Bank of East Asia chairman and executive councillor David Li Kwok-po has been postponed by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.

20 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

the five Ws

Your primer to an issue in the news


Hong Kong's share market breaks through the 31,500 mark.


Monday - and analysts expect it to continue rising.


A rate cut is expected later this week - this pushed up property stocks and led to Monday's increase.

31 Oct 2007 - 12:00am