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Womenswear Designer Leona Edmiston Adds Two New Myer (ASX:MYR) Concessions Following Launch of Shanghai Boutique

2011/01/21  09:56 - (Global Fashion Wire) - Following the launch of her first Shanghai boutique in December, Leona Edmiston one of Australia's leading fashion designers, is adding another two new Myer (ASX:MYR) concessions to her network.

FINANCE VIDEO: Clifford Bennett Expects The Dip Will Not Last

2011/01/20  11:49 - Any pullback in the Australian market today is an extraordinary opportunity to again buy for further market gains into the week end. Concerns overnight regarding UK employment, US housing starts, Apple, and Goldman Sachs, all of little relevance to the Australian market place. Stocks like Fortescue continue to point the way, and the Australian dollar is heading to 1.03 1.08 this year, according to Clifford Bennett of Herston Economics.

Alibaba.com (HKG:1688) Introduces Logistics Warehouse and Shipping and Logistics Management Services on AliExpress

2011/01/19  09:00 - Alibaba.com Limited (HKG:1688), the world's leading small business e-commerce company, today formally launched Fulfillment by AliExpress (fulfillment.aliexpress.com), a new logistics and shipping service provided by a third-party partner for buyers using the AliExpress (www.aliexpress.com) wholesale e-commerce platform. With Fulfillment, small businesses using AliExpress will be able to combine multiple orders into one cost-reducing international shipment, track those orders from China-based suppliers using a single online interface, and verify those orders at a central warehouse prior to shipment.

FINANCE VIDEO: Clifford Bennett Favours A Strong Week Ahead With Markets Set to Rebound

2011/01/18  12:04 - Markets over reacted to China slowing concerns, and a tough year ahead for Queensland, creating the prospect for a robust recovery in prices through the rest of the week, according to Herston Economics Clifford Bennett.

FINANCE VIDEO: Clifford Bennett Expects Bull Market To Continue This Week

2011/01/17  11:20 - Expect strong markets this week, with the Australian market unlikely to wait for the US to come back from the Martin Luther King Jr day holiday. Us industrial production gains in December confirm the resilience and broad based nature of the US recovery.

FINANCE VIDEO: Clifford Bennett Touches on European Growth Acceleration, Rise of The Australian Dollar and The US Equity Markets

2011/01/14  11:22 - European nations continued to easily sell their bonds at competitive yields to recent market rates, confirming there is no sovereign debt crisis, according to Clifford Bennett, chief economist at Herston Economics. The US dollar continued its decline, oil remained bid, and Sterling the other market favourite of the week, continued to make strong gains.

FINANCE VIDEO: Clifford Bennett Reports on Equity Markets and Predicts Strong Buy For Sterling, Oil and Gold

2011/01/13  11:17 - Equity markets may well have seen their lows for the year, and this is no time to hesitate according to Clifford Bennett of Herston Economics. With ASXSP200 5,000 likely to be seen very quickly, and a year-end forecast of 5,600, the risk reward opportunity is outstanding.

FINANCE VIDEO: Clifford Bennett Speaks on The Impact of The Queensland Floods, The Australian Dollar and A The Outlook for Equity and Commodity Markets

2011/01/12  12:08 - It is all about the Queensland floods today, and the impact will be far reaching. Investors will be understandably distracted and liquidity could become an issue, even for the Australian dollar. Should the currency start to move to quickly, Clifford Bennett expects the Reserve Bank of Australia would have to intervene to support it. Meanwhile overseas developments have been positive with both Italy and Greece easily raising funds overnight. This fears about Europe have been exaggerated, and the outlook for equity and commodity markets is quite positive. The local share market looks set for steady gains from current levels, while the Australian dollar will remain under pressure for a couple of days.

FINANCE VIDEO: Clifford Bennett Speaks On Key Markets To Watch and The Status of The European Sovereign Debt Crisis

2011/01/11  12:05 - Oil and the Australian dollar are the favoured markets to watch, while Sterling and Gold are building as well. The European sovereign debt crisis is on its last legs according to Bennett, who expects more positive than negative surprises out of Europe as Greece proves it can achieve and exceed the austerity targets it has agreed with other European nations.

FINANCE VIDEO: Clifford Bennett Provides an Update On The Impact of Unemployment, Positive Commodities and Global Market Outlook

2011/01/10  12:20 - Clifford Bennett provides a report on unemployment numbers and the impact on the outlook of the US economy, with the impact of the economy based on the majority of the population employed resonating a positive outlook. The Australian market looking up, particularly gold and oil, Clifford recommending to watch the Oil stocks closely over the next 72hrs for significant gains. Summarizing Clifford speaks about the local and international markets, briefly touching on the ASX, US, Euro and Portugal, as well as rumours over the media articles published over the weekend suggesting France and Germany wanting to pressure Portugal to request a rescue package from Europe, in which Berlin has refuted.

FINANCE VIDEO: Clifford Bennett Global Market Overview January 7, 2011

2011/01/07  11:56 - Clifford Bennett from Herston Economics Provides the Australian, Asian and Global Market Overview for January 7, 2011. Mr Bennett is a leading economy forecaster and Chief Economist at Herston Economics

VIDEO: Clifford Bennett Speaks About Bullish Australian Markets and The Current US Economy

2011/01/06  17:36 - Chief Economist, Clifford Bennett, is widely recognized for his often market leading and insightful economic and financial market forecasts. Clifford has 25 years international experience with some of the world's leading investment banks, and was named the "world's most accurate currency forecaster" by Bloomberg News NY. Clifford is the author of "Warrior Trading" published by John Wiley & Sons New York, and frequently appears in the financial print and television media.

Zara To Launch Onlines Stores Throughout Austria, Belgium, Ireland, Luxembourg and the Netherlands

2010/11/02  13:20 - On November 4, 2010, global super-brand Zara is scheduled to launch a series of onlines stores throughout Austria, Belgium, Ireland, Luxembourg and the Netherlands. In addition to France, Germany, Portugal, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom, where online sales were available since 2 September.

Linc Energy Limited (ASX:LNC) Announces Board Changes

2010/09/24  09:01 - Linc Energy Limited (ASX:LNC) (PINK:LNCGY) today announces that Mr Brian Johnson has advised the Board that he intends to stand down as Chairman and resign from the Board at the Annual General Meeting in November this year.

Alibaba.com (HKG:1688) Launches Customer Service Operations in India

2010/09/10  17:39 - Alibaba.com Limited (HKG:1688), the world's leading small business e-commerce company, today announced that it is investing in India, with the launch of its local customer service operations here to better serve the vast Indian small business community.

SAI Global Limited (ASX:SAI) Delivers Another Record Result With Net Profit Up 29.2%

2010/08/17  09:59 - SAI Global Limited (ASX:SAI) (PINK:SGLOF) today announced a record net profit after tax of A$33.7M, an increase of 29.2% on last year's result. Continued organic growth plus contributions from recent acquisitions combined to produce revenue growth of 21.1% to A$392.2 million despite the impact of the stronger Australian dollar relative to the prior period. EBITDA increased to A$76.1M, up 18.4% on FY09. Operating cash inflows were strong, up 34.3% to A$51.5M.

Bow Energy Limited (ASX:BOW) Appoints Mr Peter Harbison As Chief Financial Officer

2010/06/15  11:38 - Bow Energy Limited (ASX:BOW) (PINK:BOWYF) is pleased to announce that it has appointed Mr Peter Harbison to the position of Chief Financial Officer.

Asian Markets Overview of March 23, 2010: Alibaba Group and Softbank (TYO:9984) in E-Commerce Partnership Talks

2010/03/23  13:30 - Overnight the Wall Street was stronger after the bill overhauling the US healthcare system was passed. Asian stock markets were mostly lower on Monday as Reserve Bank of India unexpectedly increased the official interest rate by 25 basis points. The Indian central bank's move has raised fears of an earlier-than-expected rate hike in China. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index fell 2.05 per cent and South Korea's Kospi was down 0.8 per cent. But Shanghai composite edged 0.2 per cent higher. Japanese markets, which were closed for public holiday yesterday, resume trading on Tuesday.

Asian Markets Overview of March 4, 2010

2010/03/04  13:30 - Asian stocks saw modest gains Wednesday on hope of a bailout package for Greece. Australian market was boosted yesterday as official data showed that Australia's economy grew 0.9 per cent in fourth quarter, its fastest quarter-to-quarter pace in almost two years. Japan's Nikkei index ended up 0.3 per cent. South Korea's Kospi Composite rose 0.5 per cent. Shanghai Composite climbed 0.8 per cent higher. But Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index closed 0.1 per cent lower. Today Asian markets are likely to open flat, after Wall Street declined slightly on Wednesday.

Ashoka Buildcon Sets The Greenhouse Standard In India

2010/03/02  16:21 - Ashoka Buildcon has been independently certified by International Standards Certifications (ISC) against the international standard for greenhouse gas reporting, ISO 14064. The news comes following India's announcement in December last year that it would slow the growth of the nation's greenhouse gas emissions by 2020.

ABN Newswire Stocks to Watch: February 12, 2010

2010/02/12  11:00 - ABN Newswire stocks to watch today include: SAI Global Limited (ASX:SAI), Galaxy Resources Limited (ASX:GXY) (PINK:GALXF) and Dynasty Metals Australia Limited (ASX:DMA).

SAI Global (ASX:SAI) Delivers Earnings Per Share Growth of 23.9% After a Record First Half

2010/02/11  09:45 - SAI Global Limited (ASX:SAI) today announced a record half-year net profit after tax of $13.7M, representing an increase of 33.2% over the corresponding period.
A strong contribution from the property services business which includes a sizeable contribution from Espreon, together with continued organic growth, more than offset the adverse impacts of the stronger Australian dollar and the weaker trading conditions experienced by the standards training and automotive assurance businesses.

China Eastern Airlines (HKG:0670) and Alibaba Group (HKG:1688) Form Strategic Alliance in E-commerce

2009/11/24  12:58 - China Eastern Airlines (HKG:0670), a leading carrier in China, has formed a strategic alliance with Alibaba Group's (HKG:1688) Alipay and Taobao subsidiaries to expand China Eastern's capability to serve more customers through e-commerce. Under the alliance, Alipay will provide online payment support for ticket sales on the China Eastern website (www.ceair.com). China Eastern will also launch a flagship store on Taobao's Taobao Mall to sell tickets directly to customers for all domestic flight routes.

MFG.com Unveils New Global Web Platform, Providing Better Online Sourcing Capabilities for Manufacturers

2009/11/17  16:48 - MFG.com, the largest global sourcing marketplace for manufacturers, today announced significant advancements to its online platform that are designed to create additional competitive advantages for manufacturers and suppliers of custom parts, standard components, assemblies, custom apparel and textiles.

Alibaba.com (HKG:1688) Expands Market Leadership and Seeks to Enhance Benefits to Members Through Increased Synergies with Alibaba Group

2009/11/10  19:41 - Alibaba.com Limited (HKG:1688), the world's leading business-to-business e-commerce company, today announced unaudited financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2009, that show the Company's continued investment in customers is resulting in strong growth in customer acquisition, driving market leadership and future revenue potential.

C Y Foundation Group Limited (HKG:1182) Opens 2009 IEF Final in Suwon, Korea With Over 1 Million Visitors From 17 Countries and Regions Expected

2009/11/02  14:36 - C Y Foundation Group Limited (HKG:1182) is pleased to announce that 2009 IEF ("International E-sport Festival") final successfully opened on 30 October 2009 in Suwon, Korea. Over 1 million visitors are expected to attend or participate in the three day e-sport event.

Alibaba.com (HKG:1688) And Macau Trade And Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM) Join Hands To Promote Macau Exports

2009/10/23  09:38 - Alibaba.com (HKG:1688) the global leader in business-to-business e-commerce, and Macau Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (also named "IPIM") today announced a partnership, promoting e-commerce to more small and medium-enterprises (SMEs) in Macau. The signing ceremony of the partnership memorandum of understanding was held today during the 14th Macao International Trade and Investment Fair, organized by IPIM.

SAI Global Limited (ASX:SAI) Acquires Cintellate - A Leading Provider Of Compliance And Risk Management Tools For Safety, Health And The Environment

2009/10/22  14:22 - SAI Global Limited (ASX:SAI)(PINK:SGLOF) today announced the acquisition of Cintellate Pty Ltd, a leading global provider of compliance and risk management tools that allow companies to manage their compliance obligations and risk mitigation in the areas of safety, health and the environment (SH&E).

Australian Market Report of October 22: Concerns over Financial Firms' Earnings

2009/10/22  13:00 - US shares fell overnight led by Wells Fargo. A late sell-off in financial stocks was triggered after an analyst cut his investment rating on the company, saying the quality of its earnings was pretty poor. The Federal Reserve's latest beige book, showing weak consumer spending during late summer, also weighed down the market.

Alibaba.com (HKG:1688): Leading European Fashion Brand Bestseller To Open Online Flagship Shop on Taobao

2009/10/15  17:28 - Bestseller Fashion Group, member of the Danish Bestseller Group and one of the biggest clothing companies in China, has opened a flagship online store on Taobao's Taobao Mall, featuring Bestseller's popular Jack & Jones brand.

IEF 2009 Hong Kong Qualifier Hosted By C Y Foundation Group Limited (HKG:1182) a Big Success

2009/09/29  09:08 - C Y Foundation Group Limited ("C Y Foundation", HKG:1182) hosted the 2009 second annual Hong Kong qualifying tournament for the International E-sports Festival ("IEF”) this past weekend, 26th and 27th September 2009. The number of participants this year was three times larger than last year's inaugural tournament, signalling the growing interest and demand for e-sports entertainment.

Grameen Trust and Alibaba Group (HKG:1688) To Create Grameen China Initiative

2009/09/23  18:17 - Grameen Trust of Bangladesh and Alibaba Group (HKG:1688)(PINK:ALBCF) have joined hands to create the Grameen China initiative, an effort to provide micro-credit financial services to China's poorest residents to create income generating opportunities and help lift them to a higher standard of living.

Australian Market Report of September 10: Wall Street Extended Gaining Streak

2009/09/10  13:00 - Overnight US stocks rose for a fourth consecutive session led by industrial stocks. But market sentiment were dented after Federal Reserve report showed that consumer spending was still soft and retail sales were flat. The report also said labour market conditions remained weak across all districts.

C Y Foundation (HKG:1182) Enters Into Agreement with Paradise Entertainment (HKG:1180) for Subscription of New Convertible Notes and Option

2009/08/27  12:35 - C Y Foundation Group Limited, a Chinese interactive digital entertainment company, ("C Y Foundation", HKG:1182), today announced that the Company entered into an Agreement ("the Agreement") with Paradise Entertainment Limited (HKG:1180) on 21 August 2009 for the subscription of 6% New Convertible Notes in the aggregate principal amount of HK$20 million with an option to subscribe for the Additional Notes in an aggregate principal amount of HK$20 million.

SAI Global (ASX:SAI) Full year Result Announcement - 10am, 18 August 2009

2009/08/18  09:50 - SAI Global Limited (ASX:SAI) will be announcing its Full Year Result at 10am on Tuesday 18 August 2009 in Sydney.

Alibaba Group and Alibaba.com (HKG:1688) Enter into Agreement to Inject Business Management Software Division of Alisoft into Alibaba.com

2009/08/17  11:30 - Alibaba Group and its majority-owned subsidiary Alibaba.com (HKG:1688) have entered into an agreement to inject the Business Management Software (BMS) division of Alisoft Holding Limited ("Alisoft") into Alibaba.com. Alisoft is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Alibaba Group.

Bosideng International Holdings Limited (HKG:3998) Wins the "China Mask Award" For Three Consecutive Years And Named Among "2008-2009 Top 10 Most Competitive Enterprises in the China Apparel Industry"

2009/08/13  11:00 - China's largest down apparel company, Bosideng International Holdings Limited ("Bosideng" or the "Company"; HKG:3998, together with its subsidiaries the "Group") has won two major awards in the PRC on August 8, 2009. It has once again received the "China Mask Award" for three consecutive years at the 3rd China Brand Festival Award Presentation Ceremony. It was given the title as "Invincible General Delivering Stable Growth". On a separate occasion, Bosideng was named amongst "2008-2009 Top 10 Most Competitive Enterprises in the China Apparel Industry" by China National Textile and Apparel Council ("CNTAC").

Alibaba Group (HKG:1688) Forms Strategic Alliance with Bank of China (HKG:3988) on Online Payment

2009/07/23  17:19 - Alibaba Group (HKG:1688) and Bank of China Holdings Limited (HKG:3988)(Bank of China) today formed a long-term strategic alliance to collaborate on several e-commerce initiatives including online payment, international business cooperation, small business financing and joint marketing.

C Y Foundation (HKG:1182) Launches Rohan Website in China

2009/07/09  20:16 - C Y Foundation Group Limited (HKG:1182; "C Y Foundation") announced the authorized website of 'Rohan' of China (www.rohan.cn) is officially launched. C Y Foundation obtained exclusive distribution rights to distribute and market 'Rohan' in China. Rohan is a massive multiplayer online game ("MMORPG") that has been ranked one of Korea's top 10 multiplayer online games for the past three years.

China Minsheng Bank (SHA:600016) to Launch Credit Card with China Eastern Airlines (HKG:0670)

2009/06/08  11:06 - China Minsheng Banking Corp., Ltd (SHA:600016)(CMBC) has launched the JCB branded "CMBC - CEA Credit Card" in cooperation with China Eastern Airlines Corporation Limited (HKG:0670).


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