Banking/Financial Service

Welcome Named New EVP Global Sales

AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France, Feb. 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Payment software provider Welcome Real-time today announced the appointment of Henri-Louis de Vilmorin as EVP Global Sales. Henri-Louis de Vilmorin brings a strong management experience in strategic and complex software sales. Bef...

2008-02-18 17:51 735

Country Garden Issues a US$500 Million Convertible Bonds with Cash-Settled Share Swap -- If the Convertible Bonds are Converted, the Effective Issue Price Per New Share is Approximately HK$14*

HONG KONG, Feb. 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Country Garden Holdings Company Limited ("Country Garden" or the "Company"; HKEx: 2007), one of the leading integrated property developers in the PRC, announced that the Company has entered into a Subscription Agreement (the "Agreement") with Merrill L...

2008-02-18 17:25 839

Piper Jaffray and ChinaVenture Investmen Conference 2008 -- Investing in China: Rational Thinking Behind Prosperity

SHANGHAI, Feb. 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- 2008 will turn a new page in the history of the investment market in China. As the Olympics draw the world's attention to China and herald a new era of prosperity, the regulatory environment is improving and Money continues to move among different "ho...

2008-02-18 11:47 529

Xinhua Finance Limited (TSE: 9399) Reports Strong Year-On-Year Growth in 2007

SHANGHAI, Feb. 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Xinhua Finance Limited ("XFL", TSE Mothers: 9399 and OTC: XHFNY), China's premier financial information and media service provider, today announced consolidated business results for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2007. Under International Financi...

2008-02-18 07:45 1222

Ascend Acquisition Corp. Provides Merger Partner's Estimates for Key 2007 Financial Results

WAYNE, Pa. and AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ascend Acquisition Corp. ("Ascend") (OTC Bulletin Board: ASAQ; ASAQU; ASAQW), a special purpose acquisition company, today provided estimates of key financial results from its merger partner, e.PAK Resources (S) Pte. Ltd....

2008-02-15 22:30 819

Global Sources Scheduled to Report Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2007 Results on March 11, 2008

NEW YORK, Feb. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Sources Ltd. (Nasdaq: GSOL) expects to release results for the fourth quarter and year-end 2007 before the market opens on March 11, 2008. (Logo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/200708071747.jpg ) Chairman and CEO, Merle A. Hinr...

2008-02-14 14:00 541

Marsh #1 International Broker in China

HONG KONG, Feb. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Marsh, the world's leading insurance broker and risk adviser, has been ranked the number one international broker in China by the China Insurance Regulatory Commission (CIRC). The CIRC ranked China's top 20 intermediaries based on annual invoiced rev...

2008-02-14 13:08 1473

XFMedia Announces Financial Results for the Full Year and Fourth Quarter 2007

BEIJING, Feb. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Xinhua Finance Media Limited ("XFMedia" or "the Company"; Nasdaq: XFML), a leading media group in China, today announced its unaudited financial results for the full year and fourth quarter ended December 31, 2007. Full Year 2007 Highlights ...

2008-02-14 00:00 717

Interest Rate and Currency Risk Advisory Firm Chatham Opens Singapore Office to Meet Asia Pacific Demand

KENNETT SQUARE, Pa., Feb. 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Chatham Financial, the world's largest independent interest rate and foreign exchange advisory company with over $433 billion in transactions annually, today announced the opening of its newest location in Singapore to better serve its internat...

2008-02-12 11:28 702

Makan Capital Group Names Barry Didato Director of Strategic Investment and Member of the Board

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Makan Capital Group, (MCG), a prominent real estate private equity group that unites accomplished financial professionals with innovative real estate practices, announces that international investment specialist Barry Didato...

2008-02-11 21:00 725

Red Cross Partners with YeePay on China Snow Disaster Relief

BEIJING, Feb. 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Red Cross Society of Beijing has partnered with YeePay, a leading payment service provider in China, to launch online donation service for snow disaster relief. Internet users can now make online donations for snow storm victims in disaster areas. ...

2008-02-04 22:00 986

Yucheng Technologies Limited Reports Record Unaudited Selected Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2007

Annual Consolidated Revenue and NON-GAAP Net Income Increased by 49% and 72% Year-Over-Year, Respectively; Gross Margin Increased to 36% in Fiscal Year 2007, from 28% in Fiscal Year 2006 -- NON-GAAP Net Income for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2007 Increased 88% and 72% Year-o...

2008-02-05 06:00 682

Family Statement Regarding Cyd Mizell, American Aid Worker Held in Afghanistan; Video Statement Available

SEATTLE, Feb. 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The family of Cyd Mizell, an American aid worker currently being held in Afghanistan, today released the following statement from her father, George Mizell: "I am Cydney's father. My family and I want to thank all those who have shown their deep ...

2008-02-04 11:18 729

Intermost Receives 2007 Dividends from Invested Shenzhen Exchange

SHENZHEN, China, Feb. 3 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Intermost Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: IMOT), a leading electronic online equity exchange service provider in China, announced the receipt of approximately 2,000,000 RMB (approximately USD$280,000) in dividends from the Shenzhen Internat...

2008-02-03 23:00 798

MNI US Economic Indices on Target in 2007

NEW YORK, Feb. 1 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Market News International’s U.S. retail trade and U.S. capital goods reports offered extreme accuracy in 2007. The year’s reports, which are released each Monday morning, included three readings that fell within 1 tenth and two readings that were bull...

2008-02-01 00:00 523

CNinsure to Announce Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2007 Financial Results and Host Conference Call on February 25, 2008

GUANGZHOU, China, Feb. 1 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CNinsure Inc. (Nasdaq: CISG), a leading independent insurance agency and brokerage company operating in China, today announced that it will release its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2007 after the close of the...

2008-02-01 15:45 815

EquiLend Adds New Trading Service to Platform - Trade2O

NEW YORK, Feb. 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- EquiLend announced today that a new trading service, Trade2O, has been added to the firm's already robust trading platform. Trade2O automates the negotiation and agreement of trade terms for global Equities and Fixed Income securities, giving trad...

2008-02-04 07:00 885

TSMC Reports Fourth Quarter EPS of NT$1.31

HSINCHU, Taiwan, Jan. 31 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TSMC today announced consolidated revenue of NT$93.9 billion, net income of NT$34.48 billion, and diluted earnings per share of NT$1.31 (US$0.20 per ADS unit) for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2007. Year-over-year, fourth...

2008-01-31 15:00 507

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Financial Results for Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year Of Year 2007

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Jan. 31 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc. (TAIEX: 2311; NYSE: ASX) ("We", "ASE", or the "Company"), the world's largest independent provider of IC packaging and testing services, today reported unaudited net revenues (Note 1) of NT$28,976...

2008-01-31 14:18 467

Global Sources Announces Preliminary Fourth Quarter 2007 Revenue of Approximately $60.8 Million and Full Year 2007 Revenue of Approximately $182.0 Million

Updates 2007 EPS Guidance NEW YORK, Jan. 31 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Sources Ltd. (Nasdaq: GSOL) today announced preliminary fourth quarter 2007 revenue of approximately $60.8 million and full year 2007 revenue of approximately $182.0 million. In addition, the company adjuste...

2008-01-31 13:53 740