Economy of Hong Kong http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24225/all en Hong Kong shares close down 0.9 pct; China property, insurance sink http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/hong-kong-shares-close-down-09-pct-china-property-insurance-sin <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) - Hong Kong shares closed at<br /> their lowest in a week on Tuesday, as investors took profit on<br /> mainland property counters after an official media report raised<br /> fears of more stringent enforcement of sector curbs, stalling<br /> its strong gains in recent months.</p> <p>The Hang Seng Index closed down 0.9 percent at<br /> 23,111.1, its lowest since Jan. 2. The China Enterprises Index<br /> of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong fell 2.2<br /> percent.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/hong-kong-shares-close-down-09-pct-china-property-insurance-sin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Acquisition Economy of Hong Kong Hang Seng Index Hang Seng Index Constituent Stocks Hong Kong HSBC Investment Ping An Insurance Stock market Technology Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 14:05:23 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731567 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kong shares may ease, HSBC's Ping An deal in focus http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/hong-kong-shares-may-ease-hsbcs-ping-deal-focus <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 could start lower on Wednesday, after Wall Street retreated from last week's rally and companies started to report results for the fourth quarter.</p> <p>On Tuesday, the Hang Seng Index ended down 0.9 percent at 23,111.2, its lowest this year after a strong start to 2013. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong slumped 2.2 percent.</p> <p>Elsewhere in Asia, Japan's Nikkei was down 0.48 percent, while South Korea's KOSPI edged up 0.1 percent at 0043 GMT.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/hong-kong-shares-may-ease-hsbcs-ping-deal-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy of Hong Kong Hang Seng Index Constituent Stocks Stock market Technology Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 01:45:13 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731938 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kong shares bounce from week low, China crawls higher http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/hong-kong-shares-bounce-week-low-china-crawls-higher <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 +0.4 pct, H-shares +1 pct, CSI +0.1 pct</p> <p>* Indexes running into resistance at recent highs</p> <p>* Ping An bucks China insurers recovery in HK</p> <p>* China banks leads HK gains after UBS upgrade</p> <p>By Clement Tan</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/hong-kong-shares-bounce-week-low-china-crawls-higher" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy of Hong Kong Hang Seng Index Constituent Stocks Stock market Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 05:15:50 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731968 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 resume rally, China flat before economic data http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/hong-kong-shares-resume-rally-china-flat-economic-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>(Updates to close)</p> <p>* HSI +0.5 pct, H-shares +0.9 pct, CSI300 flat</p> <p>* BOC leads Chinese banking rise in HK after UBS upgrade</p> <p>* MGM China jumps after govt approves new casino</p> <p>* A-share market cheers reported China IPO overhaul</p> <p>By Clement Tan</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/hong-kong-shares-resume-rally-china-flat-economic-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Banks Economy of Hong Kong Hang Seng Index Constituent Stocks Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 10:00:20 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732021 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 3-China regulator seeks information on HSBC-Ping An deal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/update-3-china-regulator-seeks-information-hsbc-ping-deal <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>* HSBC says sale of $9.4 bln Ping An stake on track</p> <p>* China regulator CIRC didn't specify what information it is seeking</p> <p>* HSBC agreed to sell Ping An stake in two tranches to Thai CP Group</p> <p>* Reuters reported that China Development Bank rethinking funding</p> <p>SHANGHAI, Jan 10 (Reuters) - China's insurance regulator is seeking more information from Ping An Insurance after reviewing HSBC's planned sale of its $9.4 billion stake in China's No.2 insurer to Thailand's CP Group.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/update-3-china-regulator-seeks-information-hsbc-ping-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy of Hong Kong Hang Seng Index Constituent Stocks HSBC Investment Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 17:30:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732740 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kong shares to open up 0.5 pct, Sino Land climbs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/hong-kong-shares-open-05-pct-sino-land-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>HONG KONG, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Hong Kong shares were set to start higher on Friday, with property developer Sino Land climbing 2.5 percent, continuing a strong run for real estate stocks this week.</p> <p>The Hang Seng Index was set to open up 0.5 percent at 23,478.8. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong was indicated to also start up 0.6 percent.</p> Business Economy of Hong Kong Hang Seng Index Constituent Stocks Hong Kong Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 01:45:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732944 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kong shares seen softer on concern over corporate earnings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/hong-kong-shares-seen-softer-concern-over-corporate-earnings <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 may start slightly softer on Monday on concern over corporate earnings after companies including global exporter Li &amp; Fung Ltd warned of lower profits in a challenging operating environment.</p> <p>The Hang Seng Index closed down 0.4 percent last Friday after higher-than-expected China inflation triggered profit-taking in recent outperformers, snapping a two-week winning streak.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/hong-kong-shares-seen-softer-concern-over-corporate-earnings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy of Hong Kong Hang Seng Index Politics Stock market Technology Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 01:45:25 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733965 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 close up 0.6 pct, Li & Fung slumps http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/hong-kong-shares-close-06-pct-li-fung-slumps <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 ended higher on Monday, with financials and property stocks leading gains, although global exporter Li &amp; Fung Ltd tumbled 15 percent after a profit warning.</p> <p>The Hang Seng Index closed up 0.6 percent at 23,413.26 points. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong climbed 1.4 percent.</p> <p>Hong Kong markets were also buoyed by a rise in China shares to their best close since June.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/hong-kong-shares-close-06-pct-li-fung-slumps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy of Hong Kong Hang Seng Index Constituent Stocks Stock market Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 08:30:21 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734032 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kong, China shares rise, led by financials, property http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/hong-kong-china-shares-rise-led-financials-property-0 <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 +0.6 pct, CEI +1.4 pct; CSI300 +3.8 pct,</p> <p>* Bank, property rises on macro outlook, policy news</p> <p>* China air pollution boosts energy and health care</p> <p>* Li &amp; Fung falls 15 pct on weak earnings</p> <p>By Gabriel Wildau</p> <p>SHANGHAI, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Property and financial shares led gains in Hong Kong and mainland China markets on Monday following stronger-than-expected Chinese trade data last week and a preliminary report of strong earnings growth at a mid-sized lender.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/hong-kong-china-shares-rise-led-financials-property-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Business Economy of Hong Kong Hang Seng Index Constituent Stocks Health Labor Social Issues Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 09:45:23 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734049 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 China shares extend rally on macro outlook; Hong Kong slips http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/china-shares-extend-rally-macro-outlook-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>* CSI300 +0.5 pct to six-month high, financials lead</p> <p>* Financial stocks lead macro-economic confidence</p> <p>* Tally on firm footing as idle money enters market-analysts</p> <p>* HSI touches 18-month high, then retreats</p> <p>By Gabriel Wildau</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/china-shares-extend-rally-macro-outlook-hong-kong-slips" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy of Hong Kong Hang Seng Index Constituent Stocks Stock market Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 05:15:41 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734533 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kong shares close down 0.1 pct, China Taiping rises http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/hong-kong-shares-close-down-01-pct-china-taiping-rises <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 16 (Reuters) - Hong Kong shares ended slightly lower on Tuesday as the market took a breather have logged its highest showing in just over 1-1/2 years following rally in the China market, with property shares leading the slide ahead of the territory's policy address on Wednesday.</p> <p>The Hang Seng Index closed down 0.14 percent at 23,381.51 points on Tuesday. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong edged up 0.03 percent.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/hong-kong-shares-close-down-01-pct-china-taiping-rises" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy of Hong Kong Hang Seng Index Constituent Stocks Stock market Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 08:45:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734572 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Hong Kong stock exchange to launch Asian trading on LME http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/update-1-hong-kong-stock-exchange-launch-asian-trading-lme <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/LONDON, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing said on Tuesday it will introduce Asian time-zone price discovery and clearing on the London Metal Exchange (LME), in a move that could hold off competition from its Shanghai rival.</p> <p>The initiative was unveiled by Chief Executive Charles Li in the exchange's 2013-15 strategic plan in Hong Kong, along with plans to establish an LME-licensed warehouse network in China and potential to extend the LME's production suite into the Hong Kong market.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/update-1-hong-kong-stock-exchange-launch-asian-trading-lme" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Economy of Hong Kong Finance Financial economics London Metal Exchange Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 11:00:35 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734633 at http://www.globalpost.com