Banking/Financial Service

FTSE Xinhua Launches Sector Indices for A200 Benchmark

HONG KONG and BEIJING, May 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- FTSE Xinhua Index (FXI), the leading China index provider, today announced the launch of FTSE Xinhua 200 Sector Indices on A shares, which include 38 sectors classified according to the Industry Classification Benchmark (ICB). The new...

2007-05-16 20:46 763

Safe Harbor Appeals to SNT Corp.'s Shareholders

Open Letter to Shareholders Demands Proper Corporate Governance from SNT's Management Safe Harbor Advocates its Plan for Change TOKYO, May 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Safe Harbor Master Fund L.P. ("Safe Harbor Fund"), a fund managed by Safe Harbor Investment Ltd. (hereafter "Safe Harbor")...

2007-05-16 18:05 593

China Finance, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2007 Financial Results

NEW YORK, May 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China Finance, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CHFI), a China-based provider of surety guarantees, loan guarantees, and direct loans to China's large and rapidly expanding class of small and medium enterprises (SMEs), today reported financial results for ...

2007-05-15 21:00 636

W.P. Stewart & Co., Ltd. Holds Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

HAMILTON, Bermuda, May 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- W.P. Stewart & Co., Ltd. today held its Annual General Meeting of shareholders in Hamilton, Bermuda. A slate of eight (8) directors composed of William P. Stewart, Henry B. Smith, John C. Russell, Angus S. King, Jr., Alfred J. Mulder, Hei...

2007-05-16 10:17 632

Brilliance China Automotive Holdings Limited Announces Change of Qualified Accountant

HONG KONG, May 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Brilliance China Automotive Holdings Limited (NYSE: CBA; HKEX: 1114) Announces Change of Qualified Accountant. BRILLIANCE CHINA AUTOMOTIVE HOLDINGS LIMITED (Incorporated in Bermuda with limited liability) ...

2007-05-15 19:57 682

Xinhua Finance Announces Management Changes, Strengthened Executive Team and Streamlined Structure

SHANGHAI, China, May 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Xinhua Finance Limited (TSE: 9399) (OTC ADRs: XHFNY) ("XFL"), today announced the promotion of several executives in connection with the creation of a shared services group designed to consolidate and simplify certain operational and reporting str...

2007-05-29 16:35 727

Bank of Communication Makes Fast Track Entry to FTSE Xinhua Indices

BEIJING, May 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- FTSE Xinhua Index (FXI), the independent China index company, announced today that Bank of Communication (601328) will be incorporated into FTSE Xinhua's suite of A share indices, following its IPO on Shanghai Stock Exchange. The inclusion will take effec...

2007-05-15 19:40 824

Bank of Communication Makes Fast Track Entry to Xinhua FTSE Indices

BEIJING, May 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Xinhua FTSE Index (XFI), the independent China index company, announced today that Bank of Communication (601328) will be incorporated into Xinhua FTSE’s suite of A share indices, following its IPO on Shanghai Stock Exchange. The inclusion will take effec...

2007-05-15 20:12 743

Mindray Medical International Announces First Quarter 2007 Results

First Quarter 2007 Net Income Grows 79% Year-Over-Year SHENZHEN, China, May 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mindray Medical International Limited (NYSE: MR), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices in China with a rapidly growing international presence, today ...

2007-05-15 18:19 500

Xinhua Finance reports strong results for Q1 and revises the full year forecasts upward

SHANGHAI, China, May 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Xinhua Finance (TSE Mothers: 9399, OTC ADR: XHFNY), China’s premier financial information and media provider, today reported total revenue for the three months ended March 31, 2007, under International Financial Reporting Standards (“IFRS”), of US$4...

2007-05-15 21:27 931

Perfect World Takes Up a Society Commonwealth Project and Aids Sun Village Charity

BEIJING, May 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Beijing Perfect World Technology Co., Ltd ("Beijing Perfect World"), a Chinese developer of world-class online games, announced their recent second-hand goods drive for the charity Sun Village as part of their participation in Children's Day. As one of t...

2007-05-14 21:00 968

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 17:00 800

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 23:12 813

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 17:59 558

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 15:08 754

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 12:00 966

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 1022

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 17:59 747

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 20:40 820

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 17:30 597