Banking/Financial Service

China Technology Announces Proposed Acquisition of All Solar Energy Related Assets of a Leading Solar Products Provider

HONG KONG, Sept. 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Technology Development Group Corporation (Nasdaq: CTDC; "CTDC" or the "Company") today announced the proposed acquisition of all solar energy assets and business of Shenzhen Soyin Electrical Appliance Industrial Co., Ltd. ("Soyin"). ...

2007-09-17 19:30 560

Galaxy Announces 2007 Half Year Results

EBITDA up 300% to HK$737 Million StarWorld Grows from Strength to Strength Exceeding All Expectations HONG KONG, Sept. 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Galaxy Entertainment Group Limited ("Galaxy") (HKEx: 27) today announces its half year financial results for the six months ended 30 June 2007....

2007-09-17 17:01 462

Xinhua Finance Limited (TSE: 9399) Deems S&P Downgrade Unmerited

SHANGHAI, China, Sept. 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Xinhua Finance Limited (TSE Mothers: 9399; OTC ADRs: XHFNY) ("XFL", or the "Company"), China’s premier financial information and media company, today indicated its disagreement with the rationale behind the ratings downgrade announced last Friday ...

2007-09-17 19:13 686

Shihua Financial Information Appoints Bettina Yang as General

BEIJING, Sept. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Shihua Financial Information today announced the appointment of Bettina Yang as General Manager. She succeeds Cheng Chih-Hung, who will become the deputy chairman of Shihua Financial. Ms. Yang brings onboard more than a decade of dynamic leadersh...

2007-09-14 19:43 762

China Finance Online to Acquire Hong Kong Securities Brokerage Firm

BEIJING, Sept. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China Finance Online Co., Limited (Nasdaq: JRJC) ("CFO"), a leading Chinese online financial information, data, and analytics provider, today announced that it has entered into definitive agreements with the existing shareholders of Daily Growth Inves...

2007-09-14 18:00 699

Visa Inc.'s Registration Statement Declared Effective by SEC

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Visa announced today that its registration statement on Form S-4 filed in connection with its proposed restructuring was declared effective by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on September 13, 2007. Visa wil...

2007-09-14 05:54 564

China Lotsynergy Holdings Limited Acquisition of Interests in Traditional Computer Lottery System and Equipment Suppliers

HONG KONG, Sept. 13 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China LotSynergy Holdings Limited (“CLS”) (HKEx: 8161) today announced that on 10 September 2007, the CLS Group has, through entering into a number of agreements, agreed to acquire an aggregate of 80% equity interests in Guangzhou San Huan Y...

2007-09-13 16:17 657

Standard Chartered Bank and Prudential plc (United Kingdom) Extend Bancassurance Partnership to Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Sept. 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Standard Chartered and Prudential plc today announced plans to extend their bancassurance partnership to Taiwan. The arrangement, which follows a successful nine-year relationship between both organizations in Asia, will enable Standard Chartere...

2007-09-12 14:30 864

Zero2IPO and JCD Host 1st China Venture Capital Forum in Tokyo

TOKYO, Sept. 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Zero2IPO, a leading integrated financial services firm in China, announced today its first China Venture Capital Forum ("CVCF") in Japan. The forum was held on Sept. 12th at the Meiji Kinenkan, Tokyo. It was jointly organized by Zero2IPO Group ( http://www...

2007-09-12 09:00 519

Standard Chartered Bank and Prudential plc (United Kingdom) Extend Bancassurance Partnership to Taiwan

TAIPEI, Sept. 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Standard Chartered and Prudential plc today announced plans to extend their bancassurance partnership to Taiwan. The arrangement, which follows a successful nine-year relationship between both organizations in Asia, will enable Standard Chartered to promo...

2007-09-12 14:30 692

Zero2IPO and JCD Hosts First China Venture Capital Forum in Tokyo

TOKYO, Sept. 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Zero2IPO, a leading integrated financial services firm in China, announced today its first China Venture Capital Forum ("CVCF") in Japan. The forum was held on Sept. 12th at the Meiji Kinenkan, Tokyo. It was jointly organized by Zero2IPO Group ( http://ww...

2007-09-12 20:00 831

Itausa And Itau Holding Are Selected To Compose 2007/2008 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI)

Itau Holding is Selected to Integrate DJSI for the 8th Consecutive Year (Since the Index was Created), While Itausa Will be Part of DJS Index for the 4th Time in Eight Editions SAO PAULO, Brazil, Sept. 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Itausa - Investimentos Itau S.A. and Banco Itau Holding Finan...

2007-09-11 04:49 716

Shenzhen Development Bank Selects SunGard's BancWare to Help Manage Market and Liquidity Risk

SHENZHEN, China, Sept. 7 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- SunGard ( http://www.sungard.com ) has announced that Shenzhen Development Bank (SDB), one of China's leading national banks, has selected SunGard's BancWare ( http://www.sungard.com/bancware ) to help manage its market and liquidity risk and p...

2007-09-07 16:22 1046

Lusight Finalizes Agreement With Goldman Sachs' Husdon Street Services

NEW YORK, Sept. 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Lusight Research, the leading independent provider of Emerging Markets research to institutional investors, is pleased to announce it has signed an agreement with Goldman, Sachs and Co.'s Hudson Street Services platform. Under the agreement, Hudso...

2007-09-10 13:00 683

Global Sources to Present at the ThinkEquity Partners 5th Annual Growth Conference

HONG KONG, Sept. 6 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Sources Ltd. (Nasdaq: GSOL) chairman and CEO, Merle A. Hinrichs, is scheduled to present at the ThinkEquity Partners, 5th Annual Growth Conference on Tuesday, September 18th at 10:00 a.m. PT at the St. Regis Hotel in San Francisco, CA....

2007-09-06 14:17 895

Weil Gotshal to Open Hong Kong Office; Senior New York Partner Akiko Mikumo to Head Office and become Managing Partner for Asia

NEW YORK, Sept. 6 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Leading global law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges announced today its plans to open an office in Hong Kong in October 2007. The Hong Kong office will provide firm clients with transactional counseling throughout Asia, broadening Weil Gotshal's presence in As...

2007-09-06 06:51 812

China Technology Announces Proposed Increase of Its Stake by the Largest Shareholder to nearly 32%

HONG KONG, Sept. 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Technology Development Group Corporation (Nasdaq: CTDC; "CTDC" or the "Company") today announced China Biotech Holdings Limited ("China Biotech"), the largest shareholder of the Company, entered into an Amendment to Sale and Purchase Ag...

2007-09-05 19:30 505

Auditing of Intermost Corporation's Annual Report is Going Smoothly And Will Be Released on Schedule

SHENZHEN, China, Sept. 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Intermost Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: IMOT), announced that the Company's auditing process has been smooth and will release its 2006-2007 Annual Report on schedule. The new independent auditors, Samuel H. Wong & Company, LLC, are auditin...

2007-09-04 21:00 671

BNY Mellon Asset Management Announces Landmark Deal in China

One of World's Leading Asset Managers Opens Doors to Chinese Investors LONDON, Sept. 3 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- BNY Mellon Asset Management, the asset management arm of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, has received approval from the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) to p...

2007-09-04 16:42 728

Juren Education Receives $20 Million Investment from Qiming Venture Partners and SIG to Expand its Well-known Brand Nationwide

SHANGHAI, China, Sept. 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Juren Holdings, Inc., the largest after-school tutoring service provider in Beijing and one of the best known education brands in China, announced today that it has successfully closed its Series A financing of $20 million. Qiming Ventures Partner...

2007-09-04 06:00 810