CATHAY FINANCIAL October Sales Fall 0.26% (Table) : 2882 TT

CATHAY FINANCIAL said unconsolidated sales in October fell 0.26% to NT$1,395,268,000 from NT$1,398,880,000, according to a statement filed to the Taiwan Stock Exchange.

(Figures are in thousands of New Taiwan dollars)

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10/2011 10/2010 Sales 1,395,268 1,398,880 YOY% -0.26%

-----------------Year-to-date----------------- Sales 13,191,487 6,319,650 YOY% 108.74% =================================================================