Banking/Financial Service

Xinhua Finance/MNI China Business Survey: Climate Worse

SHANGHAI, June 29 .Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Xinhua Finance (TSE Mothers: 9399) and Market News International (MNI), a part of the news service line of Xinhua Finance, today announced the June Xinhua Finance/MNI China Business Sentiment Survey. The results of the survey show a second consecutive m...

2007-06-29 11:09 714

Xinhua Finance/MNI China Business Survey: Climate Worse

SHANGHAI, June 29 .Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Xinhua Finance (TSE Mothers: 9399) and Market News International (MNI), a part of the news service line of Xinhua Finance, today announced the June Xinhua Finance/MNI China Business Sentiment Survey. The results of the survey show a second consecutive m...

2007-06-29 10:56 768

WLG Expands Operations in the Middle East

CHICAGO, June 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wako Logistics Group, Inc. ("WLG or the Group") (OTC Bulletin Board: WKOL), a global provider of integrated transport and logistics services, is pleased to announce that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") appointing Sharaf Logi...

2007-06-29 10:55 716

Euro Tech Holdings Company Limited Reports 2006 Year-End Results

HONG KONG, June 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Euro Tech Holdings Company Limited (Nasdaq: CLWT) today reported financial results for the 12-month period ended December 31, 2006 ("Fiscal 2006"). The Company's revenues for Fiscal 2006 were approximately $27,161,000, an approximate...

2007-06-28 17:15 647

Checkpoint Systems Introduces The EP Label Range

Introduction Represents Quantum Leap in Tag Detection and Deactivation Performance HONG KONG, June 26 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Checkpoint Systems, Inc. (NYSE: CKP), a leading manufacturer and marketer of identification, tracking, security and merchandising solutions for the retail industry an...

2007-06-26 13:40 1017

Zhongpin Receives $13 million from Exercise of Warrants

CHANGGE CITY, China, June 27 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Zhongpin Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ZHNP) ("Zhongpin"), a leading meat and food processing company in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), is pleased to report the exercise of warrants to purchase 2,869,859 shares of its common st...

2007-06-27 21:00 704

Xinhua Finance Launches China Consumer Confidence Index

SHANGHAI, June 27 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Xinhua Finance Limited ("XFL"; TSE Mothers: 9399; OTC ADRs: XHFNY), China's premier financial information and media provider, today announced the launch of the Xinhua Finance eziData China Consumer Confidence Index (CCCI), a new barometer of Chinese con...

2007-06-27 21:17 842

Xinhua Finance/Milken Institute Chinese IPO Indicator Update: May IPO Indicator remains at high of 251.1

SHANGHAI, China, June 27 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- (Logo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/200611140926.gif ) Indicator Value Change May 2007: 251.1 April 2007: 251.1 Month-to-month change: 0.0% May 2006: 182.5 Year-to-year chan...

2007-06-27 15:46 904

Xinhua Finance/Milken Institute Renminbi Pressure Indicator Update: March RPI Growth Slows Slightly, Trade Surplus Continues to Widen

SHANGHAI, China, 27 June /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- (Logo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/200611140926.gif ) Indicator Value Change March 2007:202.7 February 2007: 200.1 Month-to-month change:1.30% March 2006: 180.2 Year-to-year change: 12.46% Click http:/...

2007-06-27 15:45 812

Hans Morris Named President of Visa Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO, June 27 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Visa announced today that Hans Morris has been appointed President of Visa Inc., effective September 1, 2007. Morris fills this newly created post following a distinguished career at Citi that spanned 27 years. The organization will offici...

2007-06-27 08:20 715

China BAK Renews Credit Facilities, Increases Maximum Amount Available to RMB 2.1 Billion (U.S. $281.5 million)

SHENZHEN, China, June 26 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China BAK Battery, Inc. ("China BAK" or "BAK") (Nasdaq: CBAK), today announced that it has renewed and increased its comprehensive credit facilities with Shenzhen Eastern Branch, Agricultural Bank of China ("Agricultural Bank") and Shenzhen Shu...

2007-06-26 21:00 838

KIDCan to Benefit from XL Results Foundation Expansion into France

XL Results Foundation Launches in Paris France, Providing Support for KIDCan and Children with Cancer SINGAPORE, June 27 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- XL Results Foundation, the world's leading entrepreneur and social enterprise network, will officially launch in France on June 28. This is the s...

2007-06-27 07:00 657

Charity Auction of HKD20,000,000 Worth Rare Root Sculptures

Aim at Promoting Palm Print Illness Precaution for the Poor Part of the Auctioned Fund will be Donated to Hong Kong Red Cross for Relief Work in China Hong Kong, June 26 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Local renowned collector Master Wong Yuen Chung will donate three rare and valuable root sculp...

2007-06-26 18:11 909

Global Sources Included in Russell 3000(R) Index

HONG KONG, June 26 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Sources Ltd. (Nasdaq: GSOL) has been included in the Russell 3000(R) Index. Membership in the Russell 3000, which reflects the largest 3,000 US stocks as of the last trading day of May, is reconstituted each year at the end of J...

2007-06-26 17:00 614

Auerbach Grayson Expands Market Coverage of Greater China

NEW YORK, June 26 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Auerbach Grayson & Company, Inc., a New York-based brokerage firm that specializes in international trading for U.S. institutional investors, announced today that it has expanded its coverage of Asian public companies through an existing relationship wi...

2007-06-26 20:54 941

Score One to Acquire $75 Million Dalian Project

HONG KONG, June 23 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Score One Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SREA) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, RC Capital Limited entered into an agreement to acquire Dalian Fengming International Recreation Town Phase II ("Recreation Town"). Recreation Town is a piece ...

2007-06-23 04:00 581

Visa Files Registration Statement Related to Restructuring

SAN FRANCISCO, June 25 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Visa Inc. today filed a registration statement with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) related to the series of transactions for the planned combination of Visa Canada, Visa International and Visa USA into a single private s...

2007-06-25 11:09 525

Safe Harbor Issues New Open Letter to Shareholders Urging Support for Resolutions

Safe Harbor Encouraged by Strong Shareholder Support Particularly from SNT's Individual Shareholders HONG KONG, June 21 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Safe Harbor Master Fund L.P. ("Safe Harbor Fund"), a fund managed by Safe Harbor Investment Ltd. (hereafter "Safe Harbor"), the largest shareholder ...

2007-06-21 08:16 632

Qiao Xing Universal Telephone, Inc. to Postpone the Filing of Its 2006 Annual Report on Form 20-F

BEIJING, June 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Qiao Xing Universal Telephone, Inc (Nasdaq: XING) today announces that the Company will need more time than previously estimated to prepare its annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year 2006. As Qiao Xing Mobile Communication Co., Ltd. (NYSE: QXM), a...

2007-06-20 21:00 623

3.53 Billion Shares Trade Over Thomson Financial's Order Routing Network in Record Day

Thomson's Global Expansion in Equities Strengthened by Addition of New Local Broker Destinations in Emerging European, Asian and Latin American Markets NEW YORK, June 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Financial, an operating unit of The Thomson Corporation (NYSE: TOC; TSX: TOC) and a lead...

2007-06-20 08:44 653