Banking/Financial Service

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 09:00 527

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 14:30 700

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 20:00 841

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 04:49 721

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 1049

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 13:00 687

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 14:17 911

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 06:51 819

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 19:30 510

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 21:00 674

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 16:42 730

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 06:00 818

Visa Announces Post-Restructuring Board of Directors and Appointment of Byron Pollitt, Jr. as CFO of Visa Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 29 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Visa announced today the individuals who will serve as members of Visa Inc.'s Board of Directors after the completion of the proposed restructuring and the appointment of Byron Pollitt, Jr. as Chief Financial Officer designate of Visa Inc. The...

2007-08-30 05:49 822

Fuji Fire and Marine Release First Quarter Results on August 17, 2007

TOKYO, Aug. 27 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Fuji Fire & Marine Co., Ltd., ("Fuji Fire and Marine" or "the Company"; TSE: 8763), one of Japan's oldest and most trusted names in insurance, released its first quarter 2007 results on Friday, August 17, 2007. Net Premiums Written sus...

2007-08-27 15:00 519

SAS Ranked No. 1 in Business Intelligence Market in Hong Kong

HONG KONG, Aug. 27 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- SAS, the global leader in business intelligence, is pleased to announce that IDC has ranked SAS as No. 1 in the business intelligence (BI) and business performance management (BPM) market in Hong Kong, with 25.8 percent market share in 2006. Ac...

2007-08-27 14:00 653

Qualys and AsiaPay Partner to Deliver On Demand Risk and Compliance Solutions to Asia

AsiaPay to Resell Qualys' Solutions to Businesses in Hong Kong, Macau, Thailand and the Philippines to Manage Vulnerabilities and Ensure Compliance with PCI Data Security Standards REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 27/Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Qualys, Inc., the leading provider of on demand security...

2007-08-27 10:52 808

China Automobile Manufacturer Exceeded Expectation -- Benefits Score One

HONG KONG, Aug. 24 /Xinhau-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Score One Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SREA) announced today that according to a recent article published in August by South China Morning Post, Chery Automobile, which makes the popular QQ cars, produced its one millionth vehicle, taking less tha...

2007-08-25 04:00 982

Chinese Initial Public Offering Indicator: IPO Indicator up 13% as Mainland Stock Market Reaches Record High

SHANGHAI, China, Aug. 23 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- July 2007: 287.8 June 2007: 254.3 Month-to-month change: 13.2% July 2006: 177.9 Year-to-year change: 61.7% Click http://www.xinhuafinance.com/en/charts/ipo_rpi/0708/ipo_chart0...

2007-08-23 12:25 719

Score One to Participate in 1st Russia-China Automobile Forum in October

HONG KONG, Aug. 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Score One Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SREA) announced today that the Company intends to participate in the 1st Russia-China Automobile Forum which is to be held in Beijing in late October this year. Government officials in automobile industry and...

2007-08-18 04:00 883

Saxo Bank Goes to China

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Aug. 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Saxo Bank is opening its new representative office in Beijing and establishing itself in China in order to develop and expand its business in one of the fastest growing economies in the world. Increased proximity to clients, partn...

2007-08-20 08:00 712