Issue: March 22, 2006   (Archive)
Sunday, May 24, 2015   




Asset boost on cards at BOC Hong Kong
Bank of China (3988) is looking to inject some of its Southeast Asian assets into BOC Hong Kong (2388), the lenders revealed last night in a filing to the stock exchange.

HTSC aims for top
Red-hot Huatai Securities, or HTSC, which is aiming for this year's largest H-share sale, is set to price its shares at the top of expectations.

CK Hutchison may raise prices
CK Hutchison (0001) yesterday priced a three-bedroom unit in its Tseung Kwan O project The Beaumount II at just HK$5.81 million, or HK$7,786 per sellable square foot, to entice buyers.

SJM sees pot shrink
SJM Holdings (0880) chief executive Ambrose So Shu-fai said the gaming business during this month's Golden Week holiday did not meet early expectations and the sharp fall in revenue during the first quarter is likely to be extended to the second quarter.

Low inflation to continue
Hong Kong's inflation sank to a low of more than 30 months in April, with prices held in check by cheaper imports due to a stronger local currency, a trend tipped to continue.

PMI flags slowing China economy
Chinese factory activity contracted for a third month in May and output shrank at the fastest rate in just over a year, a private survey showed, indicating persistent weakness in the world's second-largest economy.

Share-price heat for Li & Fung
Li & Fung (0494) management struggled to pacify individual investors grumbling about the firm's lifeless share price at a meeting yesterday.

Lenovo profit up 1pc
Lenovo Group (0992), the world's biggest PC maker by sales, said yesterday its annual net profit rose 1percent to US$829 million (HK$6.46 billion), slightly below analyst expectations, as it completed two major acquisitions.

The time factor in a quest for free meals
Time has passed so fast! Dr Check has been churning out this column for more than seven years now.

China Travel eases concerns over golf club losses
China Travel International Investment Hong Kong (0308) said its golf club in Shenzhen is still in operation, and the company will not ask shareholders or club members to bear any losses it incurs, general manager Jeremy Xu Muhan said yesterday.



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