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Jiangxi Copper to launch stock incentive plan

Jiangxi Copper, the mainland's largest integrated copper producer, plans to adopt a stock incentive plan to motivate senior executives in a bid to spur their performance.

Saturday, 29 December, 2007, 12:00am

Heads Up

Sharp reserve ratio increase shows Beijing means business

The People's Bank of China has finally made the long-expected move to raise the required deposit reserve ratio at lenders over the weekend. What wasn't quite expected was the pace - one percentage point - making it the sharpest increase in four years.

10 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Vietnamese motorcycle firm delays HK offering

Vietnam Manufacturing and Export Processing, the country's third-largest foreign-owned motorcycle maker, will delay the retail subscription of its planned HK$1.05 billion initial public offering.

3 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Media hype turns two-bit tipsters into gurus

When the stock market crashes, as it always does eventually, accusations will fly about who or what is to blame. The local media will deserve much of the criticism. In this, the print media are as guilty and irresponsible as their electronic counterparts.

22 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

First-day frenzy looks a lot like temporary insanity

Anyone who thought stock-market lunacy was confined to the mainland will have to think again.

Hong Kong investors have proved they are just as susceptible to bouts of insanity as their Shanghai cousins. Yesterday, they bid up shares of Alibaba.com to almost three times the price at which they were issued last week.

7 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Hotting up

Financial experts say that the stock market is overheating, but there is no cause for concern. Do you agree with them that a repeat of the 1997 slump is unlikely, because investors are playing safe? Write to us.

31 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Regulators' denial steadies market

Mainland stocks close flat after Beijing eases fears about A and H-share arbitrage plan

Mainland stock markets stabilised yesterday as investors responded to the regulator's denial of a reported plan for swapping the A and H shares of dual-listed companies.

20 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Regulators warn of hidden risks in stocks boom

Signalling Beijing's growing concerns over the danger of a bursting share market bubble, two top mainland securities regulators yesterday warned that the booming stock market was masking numerous risks.

17 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

3 firms target HK$3.6b from share placements

Xinyi, Shun Tak among issuers

Xinyi Glass Holdings, Shun Tak Holdings and supermarket operator Beijing Jingkelong sought to raise a combined HK$3.62 billion from share sales yesterday, capitalising on the stock market rally.

28 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Lenders line up more QDII products to meet rising demand

The brake on plans to allow mainland individuals to have direct access to the Hong Kong stock market does not seem to be dampening investor appetite.

Banks are queueing up to launch products under the qualified domestic institutional investor scheme to meet the ever-growing demand for overseas investment.

27 Sep 2007 - 12:00am