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Hongkong Land

Play time for Land

THE balance sheet of Hongkong Land Holdings makes fascinating reading.

Year-end profits may be impressive, but a flip through the 1994 accounts released yesterday reveals more mind-boggling facts.

Friday, 31 March, 1995, 12:00am

Hongkong Land to ride out storm

WHILE most of the territory's developers were tearing their hair out last year trying to come to terms with the battered residential sales market, Hongkong Land Holdings shared none of their problems.

Flat prices tumbled and sales all but dried up, but Hongkong Land's directors were sitting pretty.

30 Mar 1995 - 12:00am

Jardines issues transfer details

JARDINE group companies due to de-list from the Hong Kong exchange have issued details of the share trading transfer arrangements to Singapore.

The companies, Hongkong Land, Dairy Farm and Mandarin Oriental, are due to stop trading on the local exchange on March 31.

1 Mar 1995 - 12:00am

Worries to see players remain on sidelines

By DEBBIE CHU THE stock market is not expected to see drastic movement this week, although nervous sentiment will continue to dictate trading activity.

The market continues to be under pressure on the back of fears of an interest rate rise, an unstable property market, and threat of a trade war between China and the United States.

9 Jan 1995 - 12:00am

No exemptions

JARDINE Matheson's decision to de-list from the Hong Kong stock exchange will no doubt be interpreted in many quarters as a loss of confidence in the run-up to 1997 and the Chinese takeover of Hong Kong.

24 Mar 1994 - 12:00am

Gammon gets Viet licence

GAMMON Construction has been awarded a construction licence by the Vietnamese Ministry of Construction, enabling it to begin work on Hongkong Land's US$7 million office and retail development in Hanoi.

Gammon is a 50-50 joint venture between Jardine Pacific and Trafalgar House, which is a 25.28 per cent Hongkong Land subsidiary.

7 Jan 1994 - 12:00am

Hongkong Land trying to help

I WRITE in response to Mr Coleridge-Cole's letter (South China Morning Post, November 27) regarding domestic helpers in Central.

Mentioning Hongkong Land in the same context as Tregunter Towers is to make an unfair and misinformed criticism on two counts.

6 Dec 1993 - 12:00am

Firm makes $20m profit

CHINA Investments Holdings is selling its five per cent stake in Nine Queen's Road Central for $57.5 million.

The company said yesterday it had made a profit of more than $20 million in the transaction.

The company had a five per cent stake in Innsbuck Co, which paid Hongkong Land Holdings $3.8 billion for the property in May last year.

11 Nov 1993 - 12:00am

Jardine Strategic net up

JARDINE Strategic has posted interim net profits of US$121.3 million after tax and outside interests and preference dividends, an increase of 10 per cent on 1992.

Profit attributable to shareholders for the six months to June 30 was increased by an extraordinary gain of $68.3 million from the sale of an investment property by Hongkong Land.

23 Sep 1993 - 12:00am

HK Land in Hanoi office joint venture

HONGKONG Land Holdings has formed a joint venture in Vietnam to develop a 63,000 square foot office block in the centre of Hanoi.

The total development cost, including land, will be about US$7 million, with Hongkong Land footing most of the bill.

Its joint-venture partner is Kinh Do Co, a company owned by the Hanoi Confederation of Labour.

15 Sep 1993 - 12:00am