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Fundamental Analysis

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Monday, 30 July, 2012, 12:00am

Gloom for manoeuvre

The good news for investors is that the mainland registered its slowest economic expansion for three years with first quarter gross domestic product growth coming in at 8.1 per cent. Indeed the World Bank forecasts that growth for the whole year will be 'only' 8.2 per cent, the lowest figure in a decade.

23 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Ask our experts

The expert panel addresses vexing questions of investor interest:

Shaun Liang (investment strategist, Standard Chartered Bank) was asked: What should investors look for with regards to the A-share premium to H shares? What buy or sell signals can be gleaned from this?

9 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Market Calls

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

Stocks cheap, firms strong, so is it time to buy?

If a cashed-up billionaire like Warren Buffett goes on a shopping spree, he might evaluate a takeover target by comparing its share price to its core earnings.

And after the recent sell-off, this measure of value and others suggest it is a very good time to buy, both in the US and in Hong Kong.

10 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

View of Disneyland profits minus flimflam still a picture of loss

Record revenues of HK$3 billion helped Disneyland report positive earnings before deducting interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (ebitda) for the first time: it reversed from a loss of HK$70 million last year to earnings of HK$221 million. SCMP, January 19

20 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Shopping coupons will enable people to start spending again

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

Profit declines leave mainland firms in downward stock spiral

Mainland-listed firms have taken a beating from the slowing economy, reporting a drop in profits for the third quarter and adding further downside to the country's declining stock market.

1 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Costs, competition eat into Galaxy earnings

Rising costs and cut-throat competition in Macau's booming gaming industry weighed heavily on Macau casino developer Galaxy Entertainment during the first quarter.

31 May 2008 - 12:00am

Cash-flow query

Lawmakers want the government to explain how retail, dining and entertainment revenue will cover West Kowloon Cultural District's operating costs. Will the cultural hub face financial problems? Write to us.

28 May 2008 - 12:00am

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