Budget hotel group and facade contractor launch IPOs

China-based Hanting Inns and Hotels is aiming to raise up to $110 million ahead of a Nasdaq listing, while facade specialist Far East Global is seeking up to $79 million from a Hong Kong IPO.
March 14, 2010

India's budget turns investors bearish

Specialists are sanguine about India's budget announcement yesterday, but investors hammer stocks, causing the Sensex to lose 6% intra-day.
July 06, 2009

Hong Kong faces huge budget surplus

PricewaterhouseCoopers expects the government to offer one-off tax cuts and grants, but few general tax reductions, as it struggles with an estimated $13.5 billion surplus.
January 17, 2008

Mixed reaction to India's budget

India announces its fiscal 2007-08 budget as stock markets in the country continue the nosedive they began on February 27, ending down 6% in two trading days.
February 28, 2007

A Malaysian budget for re-election

Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi proposes a budget that emphasises spending -- a move that surely will help him rebuilt political goodwill amidst attacks from his predecessor Mahathir Mohammed.
September 04, 2006