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Steel-maker Maanshan in cool phase after hot year

Anhui-based steel-maker Maanshan Iron & Steel has had quite a year.

Its share price, 37 HK cents in January, hit HK$1.19 by the beginning of June only to fall back to 35 cents soon after the September 11 attacks on the United States.

Monday, 29 October, 2001, 12:00am

What the Broker Said...

Shui On Construction and Materials is primarily engaged in construction, renovation, and the manufacture and trading of building materials.

A year ago, the company launched two Web portals for the trade and management of construction materials in a bid to cut costs.

28 Oct 2001 - 12:00am

Online notes are warning for exchange

The stock exchange has just seen a shot fired across its bows and it does not like the experience, does not like it at all.

20 Oct 2001 - 12:00am

Interest groups and insiders cleaning up in environment of lax supervision

Three economists have claimed leaders of the National People's Congress (NPC) made tens of millions of yuan from the stock market and warned its markets were heading for a 1929-style crash if the government did not stop it.

The three published an open letter to the nearly 3,000 members of the NPC holding its annual meeting in Beijing.

9 Mar 2001 - 12:00am

Dealing with a bear market

Don't panic sell: The people who emerged happiest after the 1987 stock market crash were those that held on to their stocks. Do not dump them simply because they have lost value - the market will pick up.

4 Mar 2001 - 12:00am

Bankrupcty next in line as letter-free markets inch closer

Mainland stock-market regulators must have a weakness for alphabet soup.

For domestic investors they have created A shares and for foreigners there are B shares - until recently, very much the second string of the mainland's securities market.

23 Feb 2001 - 12:00am

Share trade suspended as China alters policy

Trading in China's B shares on the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges will be suspended for the rest of the week while Beijing finalises details of a major policy change that will allow domestic investors to trade in the shares.

20 Feb 2001 - 12:00am

10 Things to watch out for when...Considering business succession

Financial planning: No one likes to think about it, but the succession of your business is as important a part of your financial planning as your stock portfolio, insurance and pension.

7 Jan 2001 - 12:00am

Nasdaq gravity weighs on region

Regional markets slumped yesterday after the Nasdaq stock market plunged below 3,000 on Monday, testing the low point for the second time in two weeks.

The Hang Seng Index fell 1.03 per cent to 15,188.3 after skimming the 15,000 level earlier in the day.

22 Nov 2000 - 12:00am

Get the most out of AGMs

Investing in stocks can be fun and profitable, but there are pitfalls.

Sunday Money, in association with the Securities and Futures Commission, is launching a new series which will give you all the facts to help you get the most out of your stock market investments. Week by week, Sunday Money will provide an easy-to-follow guide to knowledgeable investing.

17 Sep 2000 - 12:00am

Anatomy of a stock massacre

It is our sad duty to report a massacre. The table shows you a number of small stocks whose share prices all collapsed by more than 10 per cent on Thursday while the Hang Seng Index fell by only 1.4 per cent.

Yes, every day there are stocks that rise or fall more than the index, but a little detective work on this massacre suggests there may be more to the story.

16 Sep 2000 - 12:00am

Players warn trading may stall as fund managers step aside for holidays

Bullish jobs data from the United States is likely to push stocks higher today but market watchers warned that a holiday exodus of fund managers could cap gains.

'There's some encouraging news in terms of employment so that will make it easier on the mind about rising interest rates,' Worldsec International director Carlton Poon said.

7 Aug 2000 - 12:00am

Nasdaq dip may prompt stock sell-off

A drop in the US Nasdaq market on Friday on rate-rise fears, and the Tom.com sackings could see a sell-off in technology stocks today, analysts say.

Last week, the Hang Seng Index burst through the 18,000 level before dropping to close at 17,183.98 points on Friday. Before the 4.66 per cent plunge in the Nasdaq, many had been predicting a rebound today.

31 Jul 2000 - 12:00am

Technical rebound pulls indices higher

Mainland shares closed higher yesterday on a technical rebound as worries over a deluge of shares from new issues tapered off.

The Shanghai B-Share Index erased some gains to end 0.484 point stronger at 54.856 points on lower turnover of US$11.14 million from $15.13 million.

8 Jul 2000 - 12:00am

Proposal backs end to early issue ban for GEM

The stock exchange has proposed lifting the ban on Growth Enterprise Market (GEM) companies issuing new shares within six months of listing, according to a consultation paper.

The proposed rule change followed the collapse of a planned acquisition by GEM-listed Hongkong.com of another Internet venture.

24 May 2000 - 12:00am