China Lumena, Foxconn, ICBC, Shenhua: Hong Kong Equities Preview

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The Hang Seng Index (HSI) fell 0.1 percent to 21,987.29. The Hang Seng China Enterprises Index, which tracks so-called H shares of Chinese companies, declined 0.5 percent to 12,322.25.

China Lumena New Materials Corp. (67 HK): The mineral producer said Chairman Suolang Duoji’s effective stake fell to 33.2 percent from 63.3 percent. The stock gained 4 percent to HK$2.60.

China Shenhua Energy Co. (1088 HK): China’s largest coal miner by market value said its commercial coal production in June rose 40 percent from a year earlier to 24.8 million tons. The stock rose 0.5 percent to HK$38.80.

Foxconn International Holdings Ltd. (2038) (2038 HK): The phone unit of the world’s biggest contract maker of electronics said it expects first-half net loss to narrow “significantly” from a year earlier on smaller impairment charges and wider gross profit margins. The stock gained 2.8 percent to HK$3.62.

Guotai Junan International Holdings Ltd. (1788) (1788 HK): The brokerage expects first-half profit to increase “significantly” from a year earlier from growth of margin and other financing business. The stock declined 1 percent to HK$2.91.

Industrial & Commercial Bank of China (601398) Ltd. (1398 HK): China’s biggest bank by market value expects full-year net income to rise by 21 percent to more than 200 billion yuan ($31 billion), Shanghai Daily reported. An unidentified spokesman for the company said the report was “misinformation,” the Hong Kong Economic Journal reported today. The stock was unchanged at HK$5.71.

Shanghai Pharmaceuticals Holding Co. (2607 HK): T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc., a U.S.-based investment management firm, bought 2.3 million H-shares of the Chinese pharmaceuticals maker at an average price of HK$18.898 each on July 19, according to a disclosure statement to the Hong Kong stock exchange. The stock declined 0.3 percent to HK$18.96.

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