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Minsheng seeks 24b yuan in share sale

Private lender hopes to strengthen capital adequacy through placement ahead of possible listing in HK

Thursday, 8 February, 2007, 12:00am

Your money: Yu Feixia

Age: 16

School: Pui Kiu Middle School

Young Post: Do you have any savings?

Yu: I get about HK$1,000 a month from my parents and usually save HK$200.

I also get lai see during Lunar New Year.

YP: How do you spend your money? Do you have any savings plans?

7 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

O broth, where art thou?

There's no place for delicate flavours and light textures in winter soups - they should be hearty and richly flavoured. These soups can be served as a light main course, but for a more rib-sticking meal, serve them as a starter and follow up with a seasonal main course.

French onion soup (pictured)

4 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Frenzy for IPOs fades despite liquidity

Retail investor sentiment towards initial public offerings has slackened despite the strong stock market rally and ample liquidity, local securities brokers said yesterday.

25 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Politicians should at least have some grasp of how markets work

'... and the main criteria for the listing application eligibility should be the company's potential for development and its quality.'

Chan Kam-lam,


THE BEIJING LAPDOG PARTY (DAB) has discovered the stock market and now wants to make it a bigger one by encouraging it to attract listings from around the world

4 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Mahjong dynamics don't mix with stock investing rules, Doc

'After many attempts by well-meaning friends to teach me, I have finally learnt how to play mahjong! That is, I have learnt the rules of the game and can participate, albeit slowly... But, why am I talking about mahjong in an article about investing? By watching my friends play mahjong, I have learnt that there are many skills that are remarkably similar.'

Dr Wise,

1 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Baosteel offers staff performance awards

Baoshan Iron & Steel (Baosteel), China's largest steelmaker, says it will award stock to senior managers and key employees who meet performance targets.

'Baosteel is one of the largest state-owned enterprises,' an analyst said. 'It may set an example for other state-owned companies seeking to motivate their staff.'

20 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Guangshen Rail seeks 10.4b yuan from IPO

Company will use funds raised from share sale to buy assets from parent

Guangshen Railway said it can raise up to 10.4 billion yuan from its Shanghai listing to buy assets from its parent firm. The company may raise more funds for acquisitions.

13 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

StanChart seeks acquisitions after raising US$743m from issue

Standard Chartered, which has been expanding in Asia over the past year, has raised US$743 million through preference shares represented by American depositary shares, with the funds to be used for general purposes including acquisitions.

9 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Chief makes buyout offer for Golden Resorts

Pollyanna Chu rules out firm's privatisation even as analysts say the deal is unattractive to shareholders

The controlling shareholder and chief executive of Macau casino-hotel operator Golden Resorts Group, Pollyanna Chu Yuet-wah, yesterday made a $1.31 billion buyout offer for the remaining 66 per cent of the company she does not already own.

27 Jul 2006 - 12:00am