Finance in China http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23950/all en China shares fall from 7-month high, property sector sags http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/china-shares-fall-7-month-high-property-sector-sags <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>HONG KONG, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Mainland China shares fell from<br /> a near seven-month high on Tuesday, hit by weakness in the<br /> property and financial sectors after official media said a<br /> stricter enforcement of property curbs was needed to crimp<br /> rising home prices.</p> <p>The CSI300 of the top Shanghai and Shenzhen<br /> listings closed down 0.4 percent at 2,525.3. The Shanghai<br /> Composite Index shed 0.4 percent. Both indexes had<br /> closed at their highest since mid-June on Monday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/china-shares-fall-7-month-high-property-sector-sags" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A share Acquisition Asia CDATA CSI 300 Index Economy of Asia Economy of China Finance in China Hang Seng Index Constituent Stocks Ping An Insurance Technology XML Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:54:48 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731505 at http://www.globalpost.com China shares post second day of losses ahead of Q4 GDP data http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/china-shares-post-second-day-losses-ahead-q4-gdp-data <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>HONG KONG, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Mainland Chinese shares posted a second straight day of losses, slipping further from Tuesday's 7-1/2-month high, with growth-sensitive counters leading the slide ahead of a slew of major Chinese economic data due on Friday.</p> <p>The CSI300 of the top Shanghai and Shenzhen listings closed down 0.9 percent at 2,552.8 on Thursday. The Shanghai Composite Index shed 1.1 percent. Losses over the last two days about halved gains from earlier this week.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/china-shares-post-second-day-losses-ahead-q4-gdp-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Finance in China Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 07:30:34 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735455 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kong shares rise, Vanke B-share delisting plan lifts China http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/corrected-hong-kong-shares-rise-vanke-b-share-delisting-plan-li <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* HSI +0.1 pct, H-shares +0.3 pct, CSI300 +0.1 pct</p> <p>* China Vanke surges, B-shares to relist in Hong Kong</p> <p>* China shipping lifted by reported Beijing support</p> <p>* ZTE up after choppy morning trade</p> <p>By Clement Tan</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/corrected-hong-kong-shares-rise-vanke-b-share-delisting-plan-li" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy of Asia Economy of China Finance in China Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 05:45:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737085 at http://www.globalpost.com China shares end up near 7-1/2-month high http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/china-shares-end-near-7-12-month-high <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>HONG KONG, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Onshore Chinese shares crawled higher to levels just shy of 7-1/2-month highs on Wednesday, with strength in financials outweighing weakness in railway and coal counters as Shanghai bourse volume neared the lowest for the year.</p> <p>The CSI300 index of the top Shanghai and Shenzhen A-share listings closed up 0.4 percent at 2,607.5. The Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.3 percent. (Reporting by Clement Tan; Editing by Ken Wills and Jacqueline Wong)</p> Finance in China Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 07:30:22 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738173 at http://www.globalpost.com China shares reverse losses, post 3rd straight gain http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/china-shares-reverse-losses-post-3rd-straight-gain <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>HONG KONG, Feb 5 (Reuters) - China shares recouped midday losses to record a third-straight gain on Tuesday, with strength in property-related counters offsetting weakness in the financial and energy sectors.</p> <p>The CSI300 of the top Shanghai and Shenzhen A-share listings closed up 0.9 percent at 2,771.7 points. The Shanghai Composite Index ended up 0.2 percent. (Reporting by Clement Tan; Editing by Kim Coghill)</p> Finance in China Thomson Reuters Tue, 05 Feb 2013 07:30:16 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5746090 at http://www.globalpost.com China shares end at multi-month highs; gains limited by weak property http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/china-shares-end-at-multi-month-highs-gains-limited-weak-proper <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>HONG KONG, Feb 6 (Reuters) - China shares stretched gains to multi-month highs on Wednesday, lifted by strength in non-banking financials that offset weakness in property after a plan to tackle inequality included an expansion of a property tax pilot programme to more cities.</p> <p>The CSI300 of the top Shanghai and Shenzhen A-share listings ended up 0.2 percent at 2,775.8, its highest close since September 2011. The Shanghai Composite Index stretched its winning streak into an eighth day, ending up 0.1 percent at its highest since May 2012.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/china-shares-end-at-multi-month-highs-gains-limited-weak-proper" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Finance in China Thomson Reuters Wed, 06 Feb 2013 08:00:13 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5747220 at http://www.globalpost.com China shares rebound to near multi-month highs, auto makers jump http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/china-shares-rebound-near-multi-month-highs-auto-makers-jump <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 8 (Reuters) - China shares rebounded from Thursday's loss to hit new multi-month highs on Friday, led by automakers after strong January sales as investors also cheered positive trade data ahead of the week-long Lunar New Year holiday.</p> <p>The CSI300 of the top Shanghai and Shenzhen A-share listings ended up 0.4 percent on the day and 1 percent on the week at 2,771.7.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/china-shares-rebound-near-multi-month-highs-auto-makers-jump" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Finance in China Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Feb 2013 08:30:25 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5749715 at http://www.globalpost.com China shares close down nearly 2 pct, property drags http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130219/china-shares-close-down-nearly-2-pct-property-drags <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>HONG KONG/SHANGHAI, Feb 19 (Reuters) - China shares closed lower for the second day on Tuesday, dragged down by real estate and financials, as investors grew concerned that rising property prices would lead to fresh restrictions on the sector.</p> <p>The CSI300 of the top Shanghai and Shenzhen A-share listings ended down 1.9 percent at 2,685.6 points.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130219/china-shares-close-down-nearly-2-pct-property-drags" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Finance in China Thomson Reuters Tue, 19 Feb 2013 07:30:30 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5759604 at http://www.globalpost.com China shares close up for first time in 3 days http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130220/china-shares-close-first-time-3-days <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SHANGHAI, Feb 20 (Reuters) - China shares broke a two-day slide to close up on Wednesday, supported by interest in small-cap shares and in environmental stocks expected to benefit from government support.</p> <p>Local media reported that the Ministry of Environmental Protection said China will invest 350 billion yuan ($56.05 billion) to control air pollution during the current 12th five-year plan period.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130220/china-shares-close-first-time-3-days" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Finance in China Thomson Reuters Wed, 20 Feb 2013 07:30:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5760765 at http://www.globalpost.com China shares post first gain in three days, buoyed by brokerages http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130225/china-shares-post-first-gain-three-days-buoyed-brokerages <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>HONG KONG, Feb 25 (Reuters) - China shares rose for the first time in three sessions on Monday, helped by strength in the brokerage sector after the official China Securities Journal reported an expansion of a short selling pilot scheme from Feb. 28.</p> <p>Xinhua news agency also reported over the weekend that Renminbi Qualified Foreign Institutional Investors (RQFII) funds will no longer be required to invest 80 percent of their funds into the domestic fixed income market.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130225/china-shares-post-first-gain-three-days-buoyed-brokerages" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Finance Finance in China Thomson Reuters Mon, 25 Feb 2013 07:45:21 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5765689 at http://www.globalpost.com China shares sharply up with best day in a month http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130228/china-shares-sharply-best-day-month <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>HONG KONG, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Mainland Chinese shares cut February losses with its best daily gain in a month on Thursday, led by China Vanke after the country's largest developer by sales posted 2012 earnings that bettered expectations.</p> <p>The CSI300 of the top Shanghai and Shenzhen A-share listings closed up 3 percent on the day, but down 0.5 percent on the month at 2,673.3. The Shanghai Composite Index rose 2.3 percent on Thursday, but shed 0.8 percent in February.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130228/china-shares-sharply-best-day-month" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Finance in China Thomson Reuters Thu, 28 Feb 2013 07:30:38 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5769359 at http://www.globalpost.com China grants more access to financial markets http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130307/china-grants-more-access-financial-markets <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>China's market regulator said it will allow more types of financial institutions to invest yuan funds held offshore in domestic capital markets, in a long-awaited move to boost the stock market.</p> <p>China will let Chinese banks' and insurers' Hong Kong units as well as financial institutions registered and having "major" operations in Hong Kong to place yuan funds in mainland instruments, according to a statement.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130307/china-grants-more-access-financial-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Capital market Finance in China Stock market AFP Thu, 07 Mar 2013 08:00:18 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5775769 at http://www.globalpost.com central bank-foreign assets http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130328/central-bank-foreign-assets <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yonhap News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SEOUL, March 29 (Yonhap) -- The weight of the U.S. dollar-denominated assets in South Korea's foreign exchange reserves fell to the lowest in five years in 2012 on its drive for investment in yuan assets and gold, the central bank said Friday.</p> <p>South Korea's foreign exchange reserves stood at US$326.97 billion as of the end of last year, the seventh-largest in the world. Out of the reserves, foreign currency-denominated assets reached $316.9 billion as of the end of 2012, the Bank of Korea (BOK) said in an annual policy report.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr" class="button wire yonhap"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Yonhap News Agency, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130328/central-bank-foreign-assets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economics Finance in China Macroeconomics Politics Yonhap News Agency Fri, 29 Mar 2013 03:15:36 +0000 Yonhap News Agency 5796788 at http://www.globalpost.com central bank-foreign assets http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130329/central-bank-foreign-assets <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yonhap News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SEOUL, March 29 (Yonhap) -- The weight of the U.S. dollar-denominated assets in South Korea's foreign exchange reserves fell to the lowest in five years in 2012 on its drive for investment in yuan assets and gold, the central bank said Friday.</p> <p>South Korea's foreign exchange reserves stood at US$326.97 billion as of the end of last year, the seventh-largest in the world. Out of the reserves, foreign currency-denominated assets reached $316.9 billion as of the end of 2012, the Bank of Korea (BOK) said in an annual policy report.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr" class="button wire yonhap"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Yonhap News Agency, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130329/central-bank-foreign-assets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economics Finance in China Macroeconomics Politics Yonhap News Agency Fri, 29 Mar 2013 06:02:14 +0000 Yonhap News Agency 5796841 at http://www.globalpost.com Shanghai stock indices close lower -- April 8 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130409/shenzhen-stock-indices-close-lower-april-8 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> China's benchmark Shanghai Composite Index on the Shanghai Stock Exchange closed at 2,211.59 points on Monday, down 13.70 points, or 0.62 percent, from the previous close.</p><P>A Share Index: 2,314.73 points, down 14.26 points, or 0.61 percent; B Share Index: 260.79 points, down 3.32 points, or 1.26 percent; Total Turnover: 73.67 billion yuan (11.74 billion U.S. dollars).</p> Economy of Asia Economy of Shanghai Finance in China Shanghai Stock Exchange Shenzhen Asianet Tue, 09 Apr 2013 15:20:14 +0000 Asianet 5807472 at http://www.globalpost.com