HONG KONG, Nov 28- Some aluminium smelters in China, the world's top producer and consumer of the metal, could in 2014 turn to spot shipments or short-term contracts for raw material alumina as the ratios used to calculate annual term contracts climb, trading sources said.
HONG KONG, Nov 24- A group of 10 investors, including Norway's sovereign wealth fund and Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC, have together committed to buy about $1.1 billion into China Cinda Asset Management Corp as part of its Hong Kong IPO, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.
HONG KONG, Nov 22- Oaktree Capital Group LLC, the world's largest distressed debt investor, is among a group of firms buying shares of China Cinda Asset Management Corp as part of its up to $2.5 billion initial public offering, sources said on Friday.
*Cinda to offer shares in HK $3.00 to HK $3.58 range. HONG KONG, Nov 21- China Cinda Asset Management Corp, one of the country's four bad loan managers, plans to raise as much as $2.5 billion in its Hong Kong initial public offering, IFR reported on Thursday, citing sources familiar with the deal.
*IPO set to provide insight into China's bad loan problems. Investors are eagerly awaiting forthcoming details from the bad loan manager, whose fundraising is part of China's broader efforts to recruit private capital to help clean up rising bad debts in the financial system.
*IPO set to provide insight into China's bad loan problems. SHANGHAI/ HONG KONG, Nov 8- China Cinda Asset Management gained approval for a Hong Kong IPO that sources say could raise up to $2 billion, kickstarting a deal that will show how a company created for a government bank bailout transforms into a profit-driven entity.
HONG KONG, Oct 31- Hong Kong shares may open lower on Thursday after two of China's five biggest banks reported weaker than expected quarterly earnings. *China's fifth-biggest lender Bank of Communications Co Ltd posted a 3.4 percent gain in third-quarter net profit, missing analyst estimates, as margins shrank and non-performing loans rose.
ULAN BATOR, Oct 4- Mongolia has passed a law aimed at reviving foreign investment by easing restrictions on investors in key sectors such as mining and by providing greater certainty on the taxes they must pay.
*Shanghai trade zone counters sink again ahead of launch. HONG KONG, Sept 27- China shares rebounded modestly early Friday after data showed the pace of profit growth for Chinese industrial firms in August more than doubled from July, tempering Hong Kong weakness, with coal and aluminum counters leading gains.
*Shanghai trade zone policy might come this week. Sept 11- China shares climbed to three-month highs early Wednesday, as the shipping sector surged again after official media fanned hopes a draft of the policies on the Shanghai free-trade zone may be released this week.
HONG KONG, Sep 2- Hong Kong shares could start the week higher on Monday, after China's upbeat factory activity data raised hope that a sharp economic slowdown in the world's second-largest economy may have halted. On the day in Asia, Japan's Nikkei was up 1.1 percent, while South Korea's KOSPI was up 0.2 percent at 0047 GMT.
*Copper stocks reverse trend, rise on LME and in Shanghai. LONDON, Aug 30- Copper fell to a three-week low on Friday, pressured by a stronger dollar and expectations that U.S. stimulus would be withdrawn starting next month, which could hamper growth and crimp the flow of money invested in commodities.
HONG KONG, June 14- Hong Kong shares rose on Friday as investors piled into high yielding counters that had been battered in recent days, but still ended the week lower for a fifth consecutive time. The Hang Seng Index climbed 0.4 percent to 20,969.1 after closing on Thursday at its lowest since October.
Asian shares ended higher on Thursday as much stronger-than-expected Chinese trade data magnified positive momentum from global markets overnight, strengthening signs of recovery in the world's second-largest economy.
Nov 5- Coal miner SouthGobi Resources Ltd said Chief Financial Officer Matthew O'Kane has resigned, months after the company fired its chief executive after Aluminum Corp of China Ltd dropped a $926 million bid.
TIANJIN, China, Nov 5- Aluminum Corp of China Ltd is willing to get involved in the Oyu Tolgoi copper project in Mongolia, owned by Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd, the firm's senior vice president Liu Xiangmin said on Monday. Turquoise Hill, previously know as Ivanhoe Mines Ltd, is controlled by Rio Tinto Ltd.
HONG KONG, Oct 26- Hong Kong shares snapped a ten-day winning streak on Friday, as the Hang Seng Index retreated from 2012 highs, dragged down by China Unicom's 7.6 percent slump after posting disappointing third quarter corporate earnings.
HONG KONG, Oct 12- Hong Kong shares rose to a five-month high on Friday, set for a sixth-straight weekly gain as investors put money in growth-sensitive sectors on expectations of more governmental support for the Chinese economy. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong rose 0.8 percent and is up 3.5 percent this week.
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HONG KONG, Oct 11- These are some of the leading stories in Hong Kong newspapers on Thursday. --Poly Real Estate Group has acquired a commercial-residential block in Shanghai's centre for 4.5 billion yuan, the highest price for a site in the city this year.