Aug. 1, 2012 (China Knowledge) - Everbright Securities Co<601788
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Basic earnings per share for the period were RMB 0.24, less than RMB 0.33 it realized in the corresponding period of 2011.
According to a statement filed with Shanghai Stock Exchange
, the brokerage saw its operation revenue for the six-month period reached RMB 2.11 billion, including RMB 777.03 million from its brokerage business, down 25.07% YoY.
Meanwhile, the company's securities investment business generated RMB 344.61 million in operation revenue, skyrocketed 354.21% from a year earlier.
As of Jun 30, 2012, Everbright Securities had RMB 51.18 billion in total assets, 18% more than at the end of last year.