Friday, December 19, 2014   

Govt looks to provide 20k flats this year
12-19 17:21
Secretary of Development Paul Chan Mo-po said the government will put four plots in the New Territories in the land sale program for the next quarter. Th...
German consumer confidence on the rise
12-19 16:58
German consumer confidence is continuing to improve, supported by expectations of increasing economic strength and a greater willingness to make purchases. The...
BYD recovers partially after plunge
12-19 16:29
Shares in Chinese car maker BYD, which plunged almost 30 percent in the previous session amid speculation about its business outlook, recovered partially in ...
Hang Seng finishes higher
12-19 16:28
Hong Kong stocks climbed 1.25 percent Friday, ending the week with a flourish after another strong rally on Wall Street, while Shanghai ended at a new four-...
BOC Aviation adds two more Boeing jets to earlier order spree
12-19 14:46
Singapore-based aircraft leasing firm BOC Aviation has finalized an order for two more Boeing 737 jets, adding to the 80 it placed orders for earlier this y...
Nikkei finishes higher
12-19 14:24
Tokyo stocks jumped 2.39 percent Friday following sharp gains on Wall Street while the dollar's strength also provided support. The Nikkei 225 index at t...
Hang Seng jumps at noon
12-19 13:02
The Hang Seng Index ended the morning trading session on Friday 290 points up at 23,122. Market turnover was HK$47.4 billion. --RTHK
BoJ strikes more upbeat view on economy, holds off fresh measures
12-19 12:16
The Bank of Japan on Friday struck a slightly more upbeat view of the world's number three economy, saying exports were showing signs of picking up while fact...
China total GDP revised up 3.4% in 2013: govt
12-19 11:26
China's gross domestic product (GDP) turned out to be 3.4 percent larger last year than originally announced, the government said Friday after a national sur...
Nikkei up by break
12-19 11:17
Tokyo stocks jumped 1.92 percent Friday morning following sharp gains on Wall Street, while the dollar rose against the yen ahead of the conclusion of a Bank...
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