Banking/Financial Service

China State Construction to Present at Key Investor Conferences to be Held in Asia

HONG KONG, Sept. 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China State Construction International Holdings Limited ("China State Construction" or "the Group", Stock Code: 3311.HK) announced today that it will attend several key investor conferences to be held in Asia, including: 25-27 September Shen Yi...

2008-09-04 15:02 749

FSL Trust to Seek ADR Quotation on International OTCQX

SINGAPORE, Sept. 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- -- First Singapore entity to seek quotation on OTCQX -- ADR quotation will be non-dilutive for unitholders -- Will provide trading venue for U.S. investors FSL Trust Management Pte. Ltd. ("FSLTM"), Trustee-Manager of F...

2008-09-04 14:54 548

Keating Asia, Inc. Helps Close US$8 Million Series B Equity Round for EscaADs Media Group Co., Ltd.

SHANGHAI, China, Sept. 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- EscaADs Media Group Co., Ltd. closed a US$8 million Series B equity round with Keating Asia, Inc. as its financial advisor and Tokio Marine Investment Services (“TMIS”) as its lead investor, followed by MC Capital and existing investors Northern ...

2008-09-04 10:00 778

CNinsure Signed Exclusive Distribution Agreement with Sino Life Insurance for Custom-designed Product

GUANGZHOU, China, Sept. 2 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- CNinsure Inc., (Nasdaq: CISG), a leading independent insurance agency and brokerage company operating in China, today announced that it has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Sino Life Insurance Company Ltd. (“Sino Life Insurance”),...

2008-09-02 19:45 682

CNinsure Posted its Annual Report to Shareholders

GUANGZHOU, Sept. 2 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CNinsure Inc. (Nasdaq: CISG), a leading independent insurance agency and brokerage company operating in China, today announced that it has posted a copy of its annual report to shareholders for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2007 on its inv...

2008-09-02 17:57 829

China Finance Online to Attend Upcoming Investor Conferences in the U.S.

BEIJING, Sept. 2 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China Finance Online Co. Limited (Nasdaq: JRJC), a leading Chinese online financial information and listed company data provider, today announced that the Company will be attending the 7th Annual Deutsche Bank Global Emerging Markets One-on-One Conference,...

2008-09-02 18:00 599

UNICEF and CCTV Advocate for Emergency Response Education

BEIJING, Sept. 2 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Yin Yin Nwe, UNICEF Representative to China, appeared on national TV on the first day of the new school year to reach out to children, teachers and parents with a message on the importance of emergency preparedness education. The TV programme, e...

2008-09-02 10:33 619

MCX Stock Exchange to Commence Mock Trading from 2nd September

-- Received expression of interest from over 300 members; 12+ banks willing to participate in trading MUMBAI, India, Sept. 2 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- MCX Stock Exchange Limited (MCX-SE), subsidiary of India’s No. 1 commodity exchange, Multi Commodity Exchange of India Limited (MCX)...

2008-09-02 13:21 666

China Finance, Inc. Announces Appointment of Ann Yu as President

SHENZHEN, China, Sept. 2 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China Finance, Inc. (the "Company"), a provider of financial support and services for China’s large and rapidly expanding class of small and medium enterprises, today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Ann Yu, who also serves as th...

2008-09-02 21:00 697

Global Sources to present at the 2008 Citi Technology Conference on Sept. 3

HONG KONG, Sept. 1 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Sources' (Nasdaq: GSOL) Executive Vice President of Corporate Development, James Strachan is scheduled to present at the 2008 Citi Technology Conference on Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2008 at 8:05 a.m. ET at the Hilton New York Hotel. ...

2008-09-01 16:10 816

Qin Jia Yuan Media Services Announces Share Buy-Back

HONG KONG, Aug. 29 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Qin Jia Yuan Media Services Company Limited (HKEx: 2366, hereinafter referred to as the "Group" or "QJY") announces it has further repurchased 180,000 QJY shares on 28 Aug, 2008 at an average price of HKD3.8316 per share. Below is a summary of the rece...

2008-08-29 21:15 640

Xinhua Finance/MNI China Business Survey: Companies Still Gloomy

SHANGHAI, Aug. 29 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Sentiment at Chinese companies remains low, with high input costs and scarce credit keeping a lid on production growth and corporate financial conditions seeing just a slight improvement from July, according to the August Xinhua Finance/MNI China Busine...

2008-08-29 11:03 617

Xinhua Finance/MNI China Business Survey: Companies Still Gloomy

SHANGHAI, Aug. 29 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Sentiment at Chinese companies remains low, with high input costs and scarce credit keeping a lid on production growth and corporate financial conditions seeing just a slight improvement from July, according to the August Xinhua Finance/MNI China Busine...

2008-08-29 10:39 822

CPI Card Group Announces Acquisition of PCC

LITTLETON, Colo., Aug. 29 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- CPI Card Group, a portfolio company of Tricor Pacific Capital, Inc., a private equity firm with offices in Vancouver, B.C., and Lake Forest (Chicago), Illinois, has acquired PCC, a leading plastic card manufacturing, personalization, and fulfillme...

2008-08-29 05:15 744

J.P.Morgan Appoints Senior Banker to Lead Indian Operations

HONG KONG, Aug. 29 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- J.P.Morgan Asia Pacific today announced the appointment of Kalpana Morparia as Chief Executive Officer of the firm’s Indian operations. Ms Morparia joins J.P.Morgan from the senior management of the ICICI Group, India’s largest private sector fin...

2008-09-02 04:53 597

China Finance Online Reports Unaudited Second Quarter 2008 Results

Net Revenues and Non-GAAP Net Income Exceeding Guidance Net Revenues up 33% Q-o-Q, 156% Y-o-Y Non-GAAP Net Income up 11% Q-o-Q, 202% Y-o-Y Net Income up 30% Q-o-Q, 192% Y-o-Y BEIJING, Aug. 29 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China Finance Online Co. Limited (Nasdaq: JRJC), a leading Chinese on...

2008-08-29 06:00 579

XFL (TSE: 9399) Reports Steady 2008 First Half Revenue Growth Driven by Robust China Business

SHANGHAI, China, Aug. 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Xinhua Finance Limited ("XFL", TSE Mothers: 9399 and OTC: XHFNY), China’s premier financial information and media service provider, today reported consolidated revenue for the first half year ended June 30 2008, under International Finan...

2008-08-28 19:53 742

Financial Technologies Unveils Microsite http://ar2008.ftindia.com for its Annual Report 2008

MUMBAI, India, Aug. 27 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Financial Technologies (India) Ltd. (NSE: FINANTECH, BSE: FlNTECH) has unveiled a special micro website http://ar2008.ftindia.com for Annual Report 2008. The microsite has been specially designed and created to serve Financial Technolo...

2008-08-28 05:57 702

Liquidnet Announces More Than 100 Members Signed On to Trade Asia-Pacific Equities

HONG KONG, Aug. 26 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Liquidnet, the global institutional marketplace, today announced that it now has more than 100 members providing liquidity in Asia-Pacific equities. The milestone was reached with the addition of Australian institutional fund manager Challenger Financia...

2008-08-26 08:00 619

Xinhua Finance Library Foundation Completes the First Xinhua Finance Library in Inner Mongolia

SHANGHAI, China, Aug. 25 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Xinhua Finance Library Foundation ("the Foundation") announced the completion of the first Xinhua Finance library in Inner Mongolia. After 10 months preparation, this new library, in Beibao Village, Qingshuihe County, Inner Mongolia Au...

2008-08-25 17:42 836