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Cathay Pacific told CNBC Friday it will not be participating in Air China's 6.5 billion yuan ($952.2 million) share issue.
HSBC will take part in Bank of Communications' (BoCom) upcoming rights issue and is keen to increase its shareholding in the Chinese lender when regulations allow, said Michael Geoghegan, group chief executive & chairman of HSBC.
Hong Kong's flagship air carrier Cathay Pacific is expecting 2010 to be a good year after a dismal 2009, CEO Tony Tyler told CNBC on Tuesday.
Asian stock markets made gains on Thursday, following the positive lead on Wall Street overnight.
Asian stock markets suffered losses on Wednesday following the weaker close on Wall Street and on news that China's central bank was tightening monetary conditions.
Asian stock markets saw healthy gains on Monday, after major indices on Wall Street finished at 15-month closing highs as investors looked past weaker than expected jobs data.
Asian stock markets ended mostly higher on Friday ahead of key data out of the U.S. that is expected to show the American economy has stopped shedding jobs.
Asian stock markets ended lower after cautious trading, following the mixed finish on Wall Street overnight.
Asian stock markets ended modestly higher Wednesday, after upbeat factory orders in the U.S. added to the view that the American economic recovery is on track.
Asian stock markets got off to a strong start on Tuesday, after a U.S. report showed the manufacturing sector expanding for a fifth straight month.
Asian stock markets kick off a new year on an upbeat note as investors counted on a sustainable global recovery.
Asian stock markets kick off a new year on an upbeat note.
Japan's Nikkei average booked a 19 percent gain in 2009, with shares of high-tech exporters leading a rebound rally on a weaker yen and as economic stimulus measures helped turn around the world economy.
Asian stocks were trading flat to higher on Tuesday, with Australian shares rising 1%.
Asian stocks have opened higher on Monday in quiet trade with some markets closed for a public holiday.
Japan's benchmark Nikkei average closed down 0.40 percent at 10,494.71 on Friday, while the broader Topix shed 0.47 percent to 909.39.
The board of Russian aluminium company UC RUSAL has set a price range for its Hong Kong IPO valuing the company at between $16 billion and $22 billion, a paper reported.
Most Asian stock markets gained ground in thin pre-holiday trade on Thursday, led by Japan and China.
Despite a recent jump in real estate prices in Singapore and Hong Kong, Tim Murphy, managing director if IP Global Limited is still upbeat on the sector, especially in mass market property.
China's key stock index ended up, with telecommunications-related shares firmer on strong subscriber growth, but some recently listed companies slipped below their IPO prices with sentiment weighed down by worries over rising share supplies.