Scott Darling, Head of Oil & Gas Sector Research at Barclays gives his top picks in China's oil & gas sector and warns that the nation's shale gas revolution might be running late by almost a decade.» Read More
HONG KONG, May 8- Hong Kong shares may start steady on Wednesday as investors brace for China trade data at 0200 GMT for the latest gauge of the health of the region's biggest economy after a recent series of soft data raised concerns about the growth outlook.
LONDON, May 7- BG Group:. project in Australia for $1.93 billion. *CNOOC will reimburse BG Group for its share of QCLNG project expenditure.
HONG KONG, May 7- Hong Kong shares may start higher on Tuesday, tracking Wall Street's strength on solid earnings and a brighter economic outlook. Elsewhere in Asia, Japan's Nikkei was up 2.7 percent, while South Korea's KOSPI was down 0.2 percent as of 0045 GMT.
PERTH, May 6- BG Group said on Monday it has signed a binding $1.93 billion agreement with Chinese oil firm CNOOC to supply liquefied natural gas and for an equity stake in BG's Queensland Curtis LNG project in Australia.
The Philippines 2037 s are off USD2 at 120.75 bid, while the recently issued Indonesia 2043 s are off USD1.5 at 103.00 bid. Meanwhile, China property was up around 50 ct in price, with decent April sales data keeping the bid for the sector humming along.
*HSI +1 pct, H-shares +1.4 pct, CSI300 +1.3 pct* Jiangxi Copper jumps as Shanghai copper futures soars* COSL lifted by DB upgrade on improved growth prospects.
HONG KONG, May 6- Hong Kong shares climbed to their highest in almost two months on Monday, buoyed by robust gains for commodities-related counters as prices in physical markets soared.
*HSI +1 pct, H-shares +1.5 pct, CSI300 +1 pct* Jiangxi Copper jumps as Shanghai copper futures soars* COSL lifted by DB upgrade on improved growth prospects* Sa Sa buoyed by strong sales over Labour Day holiday By Clement Tan and Yimou Lee.
SINGAPORE, May 3- Chinese state-owned oil giant CNOOC priced a successful 4- part deal that helped tighten the prices of recent SOEs bonds from the country. Sinochem's perps ended the day quoted USD1 higher in price terms at 102.00/ 102.75. CNOOC's new bonds themselves rallied, too.
HONG KONG, May 3- Hong Kong shares could start higher on Friday, tracking Wall Street gains after improved U.S. jobless claims figures, although activity may be curbed ahead of the U.S. monthly payroll report due later in the day.
SINGAPORE, May 2- The long-end of bonds from the Republic of Philippines jumped in secondary after Standard and Poor's moved the sovereign up to investment-grade status.
LEVEL NET/CLOSE PCT/YIE LD DJIA 14700.95 -138.85 -0.94 S&P 500 1582.7 -14.87 -0.93 FTSE 6451.29 21.17 0.33 MSCI Asia-Pac Ex-JP 480.73 -1.58 -0.33 Nikkei 13729.22 -70.13 -0.51 Euro 1.3178 1.3177 Japanese Yen 97.35 97.38 U.S.
HONG KONG, May 2- Hong Kong shares were poised to open weaker on Thursday, with a 2.1 percent slide for CNOOC. making the Chinese oil major the largest drag on the Hang Seng Index as markets in the territory return from a mid-week Labour Day holiday. The Hang Seng Index was set to open down 0.2 percent at 22,692.3.
HONG KONG, May 2- Hong Kong shares could return from a mid-week Labour Day holiday weaker on Thursday, after soft China manufacturing data and a disappointing jobs report in the United States heightened concerns about the global economy. Elsewhere in Asia, Japan's Nikkei was down 0.3 percent, while South Korea's KOSPI was down 0.1 percent at 0058 GMT.
BANGKOK, April 29- PTT Exploration and Production Pcl PTTE.BK, Thailand's top oil and gas explorer, reported a better-than-expected 15 percent rise in quarterly net profit on Monday, mainly due to higher petroleum sales and prices.
HONG KONG, April 28- Hong Kong shares could start a holiday-shortened week off a six-week high on Monday, tracking Wall Street losses after a disappointing U.S. first quarter gross domestic product report.
HONG KONG, April 26- China's top offshore oil producer CNOOC Ltd's previously announced output and capital expenditure targets for 2013 did not include contribution from Nexen that it acquired in February, chief financial officer Zhong Hua told reporters on Friday.
April 26- For a full statement of the operational details of CNOOC Ltd, which is the top offshore oil producer in China, please click on:.
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*GDF Suez to deliver LNG import terminal under 2011 deal. Under one agreement with China National Petroleum Corp, sealed during a visit to China by French President Francois Hollande, GDF Suez will assess projects to convert depleted gas fields into underground gas storage facilities, which CNPC unit PetroChina plans to fill with gas this year.