Issue: February 11, 2009   (Archive)
Thursday, July 30, 2015   

Shrug off all this bad news
Dr Check was glad to see the Shanghai Composite Index stabilize yesterday.

Greek PM fights in-house dissent
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, struggling to contain a revolt in his left-wing Syriza party, said yesterday that his government would not implement reform measures beyond those agreed with lenders at a euro-zone summit this month.

AVIC fires manager
AVIC Capital, controlled by China's state-owned aerospace and defense company, has sacked its general manager after the securities regulator opened an investigation into share-trading by one of its units.

KGI Securities set for `Taiwan first'
KGI Securities is planning an initial public offering in Hong Kong next year, its Taiwan-based parent firm China Development Financial said yesterday.

Investment income behind strong surge
China Life Insurance (2628) expects first-half net profit to have jumped 70 percent from a year back.

Last chance beckons on eve of Heya flats launch
The Hong Kong Housing Society is pricing 80 units of Heya Aqua today, with sales to start early next month, following an overwhelming response to the neighboring project Heya Crystal.

iBond 5 sets record
Only two thirds of iBond 5 subscribers may be allocated two board lots of the notes as the number of applicants for the government's inflation-linked debt instrument hit a record high.

Belle feels pinch
Female footwear maker and retailer Belle International (1880) said business this year is even worse than during the Occupy Movement due to the weak local retail market.

HSBC mulls exit risk
HSBC (0005) is measuring the potential loss of being ejected from London's benchmark FTSE 100 index of major blue-chip companies if it moves its headquarters back to Hong Kong, Sky News reported yesterday.

Worst is over, now it's time for some fast food
The 8 percent dive in the Shanghai Composite Index on Monday was just a ripple of the big correction that took place earlier this month.

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