Mark Evans

Kader triples profit after exceptional gain on sale

AN exceptional gain of $97.5 million helped toy manufacturer Kader Holdings increase profit attributable to shareholders more than threefold for the year ended December 31.

Friday, 27 May, 1994, 12:00am

No tax breaks likely from Sir Hamish

FINANCIAL Secretary Sir Hamish Macleod's Budget today is not expected to provide many surprises, with most taxes unchanged or increasing by the rate of inflation.

''It will be a dull budget,'' said Coopers & Lybrand partner Tim Lui, summarising the viewpoints of many awaiting Sir Hamish's third financial statement.

2 Mar 1994 - 12:00am

Inchcape Pacific blames legislation for slack trading

DESPITE being among the first foreign firms to set up a representative office in Vietnam, Inchcape Pacific continues to find it difficult to establish a vibrant trading operation in the country.

18 Feb 1994 - 12:00am

Top lineup changes at Sincere

SINCERE has announced a management shuffle with the appointment of Philip Ma as president of Hong Kong operations while Selwyn Mar will move over to become president of the company's fledgling mainland operations.

Mr Ma, who was previously executive director, said the decision was based on the company's need to better focus on each geographical area.

16 Nov 1993 - 12:00am

Index sticks to post-record slide

THE Hang Seng Index continued its steady downward slide yesterday, dropping 62.1 points to 7,265.58 in the wake of disappointing results from Cathay Pacific and concern about the crackdown on residential property speculation.

26 Aug 1993 - 12:00am

Forecasting in the dark

DISCLOSURE has become a popular buzzword these days as Hong Kong attempts to increase the amount of financial information provided to investors by listed companies.

However, another important issue that must be given closer attention is the way management communicates with analysts and other members of the investment community.

5 Aug 1993 - 12:00am