Economy of Asia http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23955/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 Hong Kong shares close up 0.5 pct, bouncing off week lows http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/hong-kong-shares-close-05-pct-bouncing-week-lows <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 9 (Reuters) - Hong Kong shares rebounded from its lowest in a week on Wednesday, resuming a start-of-the year rally that has the main indexes headed towards multi-month highs, with Chinese banks stronger following a brokerage's upgrade for the sector.</p> <p>The Hang Seng Index ended up 0.5 percent at 23,218.5, recovering from its lowest close since Dec. 31 set on Tuesday. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong rose 0.9 percent.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/hong-kong-shares-close-05-pct-bouncing-week-lows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy of Asia Economy of Hong Kong Stock market Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 08:30:25 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732005 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kong shares to open up 0.3 pct, Li & Fung dives http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/hong-kong-shares-open-03-pct-li-fung-dives <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 14 (Reuters) - Hong Kong shares are set to start higher on Monday, although global exporter Li &amp; Fung Ltd fell 15.3 percent after it issued a profit warning, triggering concern over earnings prospects for corporates with high exposure to foreign markets.</p> <p>The Hang Seng Index was set to open up 0.3 percent at 23,326.82. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong was indicated to open 0.16 percent higher.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/hong-kong-shares-open-03-pct-li-fung-dives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy of Asia Economy of Hong Kong Hang Seng Index Constituent Stocks Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 02:00:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733969 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kong shares to open 0.1 pct down, China Taiping up http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/hong-kong-shares-open-01-pct-down-china-taiping <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 15 (Reuters) - Hong Kong shares are set to start slightly lower on Tuesday, with the market taking a breather after its recent strong showing with property stocks taking the lead.</p> <p>The Hang Seng Index was set to open down 0.11 percent at 23,388.47. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong was indicated to open 0.19 percent lower.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/hong-kong-shares-open-01-pct-down-china-taiping" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy of Asia Economy of Hong Kong Hang Seng Index Constituent Stocks Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 01:45:16 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734508 at http://www.globalpost.com Fresh inflows push China stocks to 7-month high; Hong Kong dips http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/fresh-inflows-push-china-stocks-7-month-high-hong-kong-dips <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>* CSI300 +0.7 pct to seven-month high in broad-based gains</p> <p>* Trading volume strongest since March 2012</p> <p>* Tally on firm footing as idle money floods market-analysts</p> <p>* HSI touches 18-month high, then retreats</p> <p>By Gabriel Wildau</p> <p>SHANGHAI, Jan 15 (Reuters) - China shares rose to a fresh 7-1/2 month high in heavy trading on Tuesday, with gains spread widely across sectors, as investors grew increasingly confident that the market's recent rally has further momentum.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/fresh-inflows-push-china-stocks-7-month-high-hong-kong-dips" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy of Asia Hang Seng Index Stock market Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 09:45:29 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734589 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kong shares close down 0.1 pct in 3rd straight loss http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/hong-kong-shares-close-down-01-pct-3rd-straight-loss <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) - Hong Kong shares slipped to a third-straight loss on Thursday as investors took profits on growth-sensitive counters ahead of a slew of Chinese economic data due on Friday.</p> <p>The Hang Seng Index closed down 0.1 percent at 23,339.8 points, sinking further from Monday's 19-1/2-month closing high. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong ended down 0.4 percent.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/hong-kong-shares-close-down-01-pct-3rd-straight-loss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy of Asia Economy of Hong Kong Stock market Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 08:30:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735470 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kong shares may slip from 19-1/2 month high http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/hong-kong-shares-may-slip-19-12-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 21 (Reuters) - Hong Kong shares could start weaker on Monday, slipping from a 19-1/2 month high with corporate earnings coming back into focus after a series of profit warnings from Chinese companies over the weekend. China's second-largest telecom equipment maker, ZTE Corp. , warned of a net loss of up to 2.9 billion yuan ($466.58 million) for 2012 due to non-renewed contracts and project delays. Last Friday, the Hang Seng Index gained 1.1 percent at 23,601.8, its highest since June 1, 2011.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/hong-kong-shares-may-slip-19-12-month-high" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Economy of Asia Economy of Shanghai Labor Law Stock market Technology Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 01:15:14 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737036 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 Hong Kong shares steady at 19-1/2 month high, China climbs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/hong-kong-shares-steady-at-19-12-month-high-china-climbs <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 +0.3 pct, H-shares +0.8 pct, CSI300 +0.3 pct</p> <p>* HK hit by series of profit warnings, could stall rally</p> <p>* AIA top HSI boost, a reliable earnings play</p> <p>* Great Wall Motor tests all-time high after earnings beat</p> <p>By Clement Tan</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/hong-kong-shares-steady-at-19-12-month-high-china-climbs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy of Asia Economy of Hong Kong Entertainment Stock market Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 06:45:38 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737583 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kong shares close up, China Merchants Holdings surges http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/hong-kong-shares-close-china-merchants-holdings-surges <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 22 (Reuters) - Hong Kong shares hovered around 19-1/2-month highs for a third session on Tuesday, helped by strength in financials and companies reported to be in talks with Chinese officials on land use for a new economic zone in the southern city of Shenzhen.</p> <p>The Hang Seng Index closed up 0.3 percent at 23,658.99. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong rose 0.6 percent.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/hong-kong-shares-close-china-merchants-holdings-surges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> China Merchants Economy of Asia Port operating companies Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 08:45:30 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737614 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kong shares close near 19-1/2-month high, China slides http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/hong-kong-shares-close-near-19-12-month-high-china-slides <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 +0.3 pct, H-shares +0.6 pct, CSI300 -0.5 pct</p> <p>* Hong Kong hit by series of profit warnings, could stall rally</p> <p>* AIA top HSI boost, a reliable earnings play</p> <p>* Great Wall Motor tests all-time high after earnings beat f'casts</p> <p>By Clement Tan</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/hong-kong-shares-close-near-19-12-month-high-china-slides" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy of Asia Economy of Hong Kong Entertainment Stock market Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 09:15:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737616 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kong shares close down 0.1 pct from 19-1/2 mth high http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/hong-kong-shares-close-down-01-pct-19-12-mth-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) - Hong Kong shares slipped from a 19-1/2-month high on Wednesday, pulled down by weakness among growth-sensitive counters as benchmark indexes faltered at chart resistance levels after a strong start to the year.</p> <p>The Hang Seng Index closed down 0.1 percent at 23,635.1 after closing on Tuesday at its highest since June 1, 2011. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong shed 0.3 percent.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/hong-kong-shares-close-down-01-pct-19-12-mth-high" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy of Asia Hang Seng Index Stock market Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 08:45:14 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738188 at http://www.globalpost.com China shares fall in sharp intra-day reversal, Hong Kong slips http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/china-shares-fall-sharp-intra-day-reversal-hong-kong-slips <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 -0.2 pct, H-shares -0.6 pct, CSI300 -1.0 pct</p> <p>* Apple suppliers hit after tech giant's revenue miss</p> <p>* Citic Securities, Foxconn slide after profit warnings</p> <p>* New World Development at most overbought since Aug 2003</p> <p>By Clement Tan</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/china-shares-fall-sharp-intra-day-reversal-hong-kong-slips" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy of Asia Investment Stock market Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 24 Jan 2013 10:00:38 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738710 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kong shares to open up 0.2 pct, Wharf Holdings, Hengan rise http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130127/hong-kong-shares-open-02-pct-wharf-holdings-hengan-rise <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 28 (Reuters) - Hong Kong shares were set to start the week higher on Monday, helped by 2 percent gains for Hong Kong conglomerate Wharf Holdings and Chinese consumer counter Hengan International.</p> <p>The Hang Seng Index was set to open up 0.2 percent at 23,622 points. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong was indicated to start flat.</p> Asia Economy of Asia Economy of Hong Kong Thomson Reuters Mon, 28 Jan 2013 01:45:28 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5740311 at http://www.globalpost.com China shares set for best day in 2 weeks, lift Hong Kong http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/china-shares-set-best-day-2-weeks-lift-hong-kong <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 +0.5 pct, H-shares +0.8 pct, CSI300 +2.2 pct</p> <p>* HSI fails again at resistance at May 2011 high</p> <p>* Chinese cbanker's comments boost banking stocks</p> <p>* China Cosco hammered by profit warning</p> <p>By Clement Tan</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/china-shares-set-best-day-2-weeks-lift-hong-kong" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy of Asia Economy of Shanghai Stock market Thomson Reuters Mon, 28 Jan 2013 05:45:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5740349 at http://www.globalpost.com