Issue: March 22, 2006   (Archive)
Wednesday, July 1, 2015   

Water firms looks to strong growth
China Water Affairs Group (0855) expects double-digit growth in earnings this year, benefiting from the core water business and government policy.

Rail line plot holds key
Authorities are banking on a troubled parcel of land owned by the MTR Corporation Limited (0066) to help generate more flats in the second quarter from the first during the current fiscal year.

More finance hiring tipped
More Hong Kong companies intend to boost hiring in what is the best outlook on employment since 2012, a CPA Australia survey has found.

UnionPay use in SAR falls amid tighter travel
BOC Hong Kong (Holdings) (2388) said growth in mainlanders who used China UnionPay in Hong Kong slowed during the January-to-May period from a year earlier.

Sales deal brings Kaisa back from brink
Kaisa Group Holdings (1638) has struck a deal with onshore creditors to unfreeze some of its projects for sale, a company official said yesterday.

Time to try and make numbers add up
Leading lights in Beijing may have felt a little uneasy at what was going on around them as they signed the articles of agreement for the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank yesterday in front of delegates from 57 countries.

Forefront in buyout talks
Forefront Group (0885) said it is focussing on information technology services businesses and is in discussions with 10 acquisition targets after shareholders approved a name change to Rentian Technology Holdings.

Pharma firms lead in latest IPO offers
Two mainland firms open their retail books today for their initial public offerings.

SFC `ultimate boss' for weighted voting -
The Securities and Futures Commission is the ultimate boss on whether the SAR should adopt weighted voting rights, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing chief executive Charles Li Xiaojia said, hinting a second round of consultation on the issue is unlikely to take place.

Legend chief waves off slight loss in slide
Investors in Legend Holdings (3396) suffered a mere HK$3 paper loss per board lot of 100 shares on its trading debut even as stock markets around the world, including Hong Kong, tumbled yesterday.

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