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Thomson Reuters employee indicted for aiding hackers

The Thomson Reuters Logo: Photo: AP

A federal grand jury indicted Matthew Keys, deputy social media editor at, of aiding the group Anonymous to hack into Tribune Company computers.

Friday, 15 March, 2013, 9:22am

What price is the FT's independence?

The FT's future is in doubt as Pearson's new chief executive John Fallon does not appear to care much about newspapers. Photo: Bloomberg

One of the remarks I cherish from my young career as a reporter came from a hard-bitten Fleet Street veteran on the eve of my departure from Britain's Daily Telegraph group to join the foreign desk of the Financial Times. "This is your funeral as a journalist," he proclaimed. "The Financial Times is not a newspaper; it is a trade magazine for the City."

9 Jan 2013 - 4:08am

Yanzhou Coal bullish on first-half results

Yanzhou Coal Mining expects first-half net profit to soar more than 80 per cent from 2.72 billion yuan (HK$3.23 billion) in the first six months of last year. First-quarter net profit rose 17.9 per cent to 2.48 billion yuan on a 15.9 per cent rise in sales and an 18 per cent jump in average selling price. Production cost per tonne of sales grew 15.4 per cent.

27 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Thomson Reuters unveils improved desktop offering

Global media giant Thomson Reuters yesterday unveiled its revamped desktop offering for financial professionals that replaces tedious command-based operations with a simpler, Web-style interface.

15 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Night to Remember

A hedge fund fight night in Britain inspired Rob Derry, managing director of Ironmonger Events, to launch a similar event in Hong Kong.

'I liked the idea of white-collar boxing, training hedge fund managers and bankers to box over a six-month period and then creating rivalry by pitching company against company,' Derry says.

24 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Shanghai Electric net profit dips to 2.5b yuan

Shanghai Electric Group, one of the nation's top three makers of power generation equipment, posted an annual net profit at the low end of the range it forecast in January.

25 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Unicom says earnings growth to top 50pc

China Unicom (Hong Kong), the mainland's second-biggest mobile-telephone carrier, said the estimated net profit for last year would increase by more than 50 per cent, thanks to a gain from the disposal of its CDMA business and the merger with China Netcom Group.

23 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Worst yet to come for battered Asian markets

Battering headwinds and turbulence in the financial system have pushed global markets to the brink through the first three quarters of this year and it may get even worse, according to recent data.

2 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Thomson Reuters sees firmer Asian revenue

Thomson Reuters, the newest global financial and professional information service provider on the block, expects double-digit revenue growth in the region this year on strong demand, managing director for Asia Michael Peace said.

19 Apr 2008 - 12:00am