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Hong Kong company reporting season

Late July is reporting season for Hong Kong's publicly traded companies. This is the time when investors, analysts and traders scrutinise balance sheets and profts of companies to make decisions on whether to invest or sell up. The information delivered in these reports can often herald a significant shift in shares for listed companies

Owner of Japanese clothes brand Uniqlo reports record full-year profit, forecasts steady growth

Owner of Japanese clothes brand Uniqlo reports record profit

Fast Retailing, owner of the Japanese casual wear brand Uniqlo, said Thursday its full-year profit hit a record, and forecast even stronger results in the current operating year owing to steady growth in Asia and a recovery at its stores in the US.