Banking/Financial Service

China Finance Online to Report Q1 2007 Financial Results on May 30, 2007

BEIJING, May 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China Finance Online Co. Limited (Nasdaq: JRJC), a leading Chinese online financial information and listed company data provider, will announce its first quarter 2007 financial results on Wednesday, May 30, 2007 after the close of the U.S. market. C...

2007-05-11 17:00 789

China Fire & Security Group, Inc. to Host 2007 First Quarter Earnings Conference Call on May 14, 2007 at 4:30 p.m. EDT

BEIJING, May 9 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Fire & Security Group, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CFSG), a leading industrial fire protection products and solutions provider in China, announced today it will release its 2007 first quarter results on Monday, May 14th, 2007 after the market c...

2007-05-09 23:12 802

UMC Files Form 20-F for 2006 with US Securities and Exchange Commission

TAIPEI, Taiwan, May 9 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TAIEX: 2303) (UMC) today filed its 2006 annual report on Form 20-F with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. The report is available at http://www.umc.com/english/investors/c.asp . ...

2007-05-09 17:59 551

Risk Assessment to Provide Greater Accuracy on Valuation

HONG KONG, May 9 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The way valuers communicate investment risk to clients should be standardised using techniques borrowed from credit rating agencies, according to research released by RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors). The key aim of the resear...

2007-05-10 15:08 747

Medley Global Advisors Signs Agreement With Goldman, Sachs & Co.

NEW YORK, May 9 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Medley Global Advisors, LLC (MGA), the leading independent provider of policy intelligence to hedge funds, asset managers, investment banks, and governments, is pleased to announce it has signed an agreement with Goldman, Sachs and Co.'s Hudson Street Ser...

2007-05-09 12:00 948

Medley Global Advisors Adds to Strategist and Emerging Markets Teams

NEW YORK, May 9 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Medley Global Advisors, LLC (MGA), the leading independent provider of policy intelligence to hedge funds, asset managers, investment banks, and governments, announced today that it has hired Michael Schetzel as a Strategist for its Client Team and Gustav...

2007-05-09 12:00 1013

National Albanian American Council Strongly Condemns the Planned Attack on Fort Dix Army Base in New Jersey

WASHINGTON, May 9 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The National Albanian American Council (NAAC) issued the following statement. The National Albanian American Council (NAAC) strongly condemns the planned attack on Fort Dix Army Base by a group of people who reportedly plotted to attack the base,...

2007-05-09 17:59 738

Pay88 Closes Out 2006 Validating Online Multiplayer Game Business Model While Setting the Stage for Expansion in 2007

CHONGQING, China, May 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pay88 Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PAYI) announced today that it will continue to accelerate its growth initiative for the sale of prepaid online multiplayer game cards in 2007 through its wholly owned subsidiary, Chongqing Qianbao Technolo...

2007-05-08 20:40 808

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc. Announces Monthly Net Revenues

Taipei, Taiwan, may 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc. (NYSE: ASX; TAIEX: 2311; "ASE" or the "Company"), announces its unaudited consolidated net revenues for April 2007. CONSOLIDATED NET REVENUES (UNAUDITED) ...

2007-05-08 17:30 587

'One Step Nearer to a World Free From Hunger'

The Hunger Project & XL Group launch 'The Pioneer Club' SINGAPORE, May 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Hunger Project and XL Results Foundation have joined forces to provide support for The Hunger Project's India Fund. The Pioneer Club is a new initiative launched by the Singapore based XL Gro...

2007-05-08 17:37 536

ING Explains F1's Inner Secrets #4: Formula One Isn't All That Complicated. The Team With the Fastest Car Usually Wins.

BEIJING, May 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- True to a point... but what are the key elements when it comes to creating a car that gives one team an edge over its adversaries? There is no single magic ingredient - were that the case, every team would buy it. Rather, it's a question of creating an eff...

2007-05-08 12:00 846

Vivo Ventures Announces the Closing of Vivo Ventures Fund VI, L.P., a $275M Life Science Venture Fund

PALO ALTO, Calif., May 7 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Vivo Ventures, LLC. announced the closing of Vivo Ventures Fund VI, L.P. (the "new Fund" or "Vivo VI") at $275 million, which brings the firm's total funds under management to more than $650 million. Drs. Frank Kung, Edgar Engleman and Albert C...

2007-05-07 17:00 1135

W.P. Stewart & Co., Ltd. Announces First Quarter 2007 Financial Results

A loss of $0.04 per share after non-recurring charges of $5.8 million or $0.12 per share (diluted) compared with first quarter 2006 earnings of $0.28 per share (diluted) Cash earnings were $0.14 per share (diluted) after non-recurring charges of $1.6 million or $0.03 per sh...

2007-05-03 20:00 779

International Lorain Holding, Inc. Utilizes APO(SM) Service to Go Public and Complete Private Financing

JUNAN COUNTY, China, May 3 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Millennium Quest, Inc., a Delaware corporation ("Millennium") (OTC Bulletin Board: MLQT.OB), announced the closing of a share exchange transaction with the shareholders of International Lorain Holding, Inc., a Cayman Islands company (...

2007-05-04 08:27 710

Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. Increases Size of and Prices Initial Public Offering

GREENWICH, Conn., May 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: IBKR) today announced an increase in the size of the proposed initial public offering of shares of its Class A common stock from 34,500,000 shares to 40,000,000 shares and further announced the pricing of it...

2007-05-07 12:57 873

Trepp Enters Asian CMBS Market

NEW YORK, May 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Trepp LLC, the leading provider of CMBS and commercial mortgage information, analytics and technology to the global securities and investment management industry, today announced its expansion into the Asian CMBS market. Over the past year,...

2007-05-04 14:20 876

British American Tobacco plc: Quarterly Report to 31 March 2007

LONDON, May 3 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- SUMMARY THREE MONTHS 2007 2006 Change RESULTS Revenue GBP2,232m GBP2,297m -3% Profit from GBP684m GBP616m +11% operati...

2007-05-04 13:39 738

Pacific Internet Limited Announces Despatch of Offer to Purchase Document by Connect Holdings Limited

SINGAPORE, May 2 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors ("Board") of Pacific Internet Limited ("PacNet") wishes to inform its shareholders ("Shareholders") that Connect Holdings Limited (the "Offeror") had on May 2, 2007 announced that, further to its announcement of April 11,...

2007-05-03 00:45 635

Xinhua Finance Media Increases Market Share to Nearly 50% for Real Estate Ad Sales on Sina.com

BEIJING, May 2 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Xinhua Finance Media ("XFMedia"; Nasdaq: XFML), China’s leading diversified financial and entertainment media company, announced that its Advertising Group has increased its market share to nearly 50% for real estate ad sales on the Sina.com website, China...

2007-05-02 20:47 672

RINKER Announces Major New Quarry Operation in Las Vegas

SYDNEY, Australia, May 2 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rinker Group Limited ("Rinker") (ASX: RIN; NYSE: RIN) today announced a significant expansion to the group's US business in Las Vegas, Nevada, with a major new quarry operation that will lift aggregates production in that region by more...

2007-05-02 20:00 800