Archive for September 16th, 2016

Stock market: early gains lost on foreign selling

16-Sep-2016 Intellasia | | 1:40 PM

Shares on the HCM Stock Exchange lost early gains in the morning trade on September 15 as increased foreign selling continued to weigh on large-cap stocks. The VN-Index, the [...]
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Indexes down for second day running

16-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Vn Economic Times | 1:39 PM

VN-Index starts brightly on September 15 then heads downwards. All main indexes on Vietnam’s stock markets finished lower for the second day in a row on September 15. On [...]
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Business Briefs Sep 16

16-Sep-2016 Intellasia | | 1:38 PM

* El.T Investment Company has registered to buy one million shares in Benovas Pharmaceutical Company (DCL) to increase its stake in DCL to 35.27 million shares (62.6%) [...]
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Extreme torture: Inside China’s correctional facilities

Extreme torture: Inside China’s correctional facilities

16-Sep-2016 Intellasia | News.com.au | 12:09 PM

WARNING: Disturbing content JINTAO Liu’s body shuddered in pain as he endured yet another day of extreme torture. He had woken to pins being pushed into his nails before he [...]
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Asia stocks waver as policy uncertainty, weaker oil sap confidence

16-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian stocks wavered on Thursday as investors grappled with the apparently diminishing ability of major central banks to stimulate growth, while a tumble in crude oil prices [...]
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Asian Stocks Extend Losing Streak to Sixth Day as Japan Falls

16-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Asian stocks fell for a sixth day, the longest losing streak since May, as the outlook for global central bank stimulus grew uncertain. Japanese banks weighed on the [...]
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Billionaire Li Ka-Shing Is Getting Back Into HK Housing Market

16-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Billionaire Li Ka-Shing is getting back into Hong Kong’s housing market, with his property unit buying its first plot of residential land from the government in four [...]
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Cheung Kong Property to Pay $251 Million for HK Site

16-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Cheung Kong Property Holdings Ltd will pay HK$1.95 billion ($251 million) for a Hong Kong site in an area known for luxury homes. Designated for private residential purposes, [...]
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HK regulator fines HSBC for regulatory breaches

16-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s securities regulator said on Wednesday it fined and reprimanded HSBC (HSBA.L) for regulatory breaches and internal control failings related to its position [...]
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HK student fears UK visa may be denied over protest conviction

16-Sep-2016 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Umbrella movement leader Alex Chow due to begin master’s degree at LSE but says his visa has been delayed without explanation A key figure in Hong Kong’s umbrella [...]
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Richemont sees profit hit as HK weakness persists

16-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Luxury goods firm Richemont (CFR.S) expects first-half profits to nearly halve after sales slipped in the first five months of its financial year and it was forced to buy [...]
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HSBC Fined by HK Securities Regulator

16-Sep-2016 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

HSBC breached position limits for Hang Seng China Enterprises Index futures and options contracts, regulator said Hong Kong’s securities regulator on Wednesday fined [...]
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HK Freezes Executive’s Assets After Short-Seller Attack

16-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The chair of Tech Pro Technology Development Ltd, an LED lighting product maker deemed worthless by short-seller Glaucus Research Group, has had some of his assets frozen by [...]
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HK regulator fines HSBC for regulatory breaches

16-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s securities regulator said on Wednesday it fined and reprimanded HSBC (HSBA.L) (0005.HK) for regulatory breaches and internal control failings related to its [...]
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HK journalists among those detained in China’s Wukan crackdown

16-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Five Hong Kong reporters, including a South China Morning Post journalist, were detained and questioned in a crackdown on protesters Wednesday in the southern Chinese village [...]
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