Hong Kong http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24226/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 5731567 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kong shares hit new 19-mth high, trade data lifts China http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/hong-kong-shares-hit-new-19-mth-high-trade-data-lifts-china <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 +0.9 pct, H-shares +1.4 pct, CSI300 +0.5 pct</p> <p>* China export data trumps expectations, lifts markets</p> <p>* Chalco soars 8 pct, leads strength in beta plays</p> <p>* HK property stronger ahead of housing secretary address</p> <p>By Clement Tan</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/hong-kong-shares-hit-new-19-mth-high-trade-data-lifts-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Hong Kong Pearl River Delta Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 05:00:21 +0000 5732478 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kong shares seen higher ahead of China inflation data http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/hong-kong-shares-seen-higher-ahead-china-inflation-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 11 (Reuters) - Hong Kong shares could start slightly higher on Friday, ahead of China's December inflation data expected later in the day that is forecast to hit a 7-month high of 2.3 percent.</p> <p>Economists polled by Reuters also predicted China's producer price index dipped 1.8 percent in December from a year ago, easing from November's annual factory gate deflation of 2.2 percent.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/hong-kong-shares-seen-higher-ahead-china-inflation-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hang Seng Index Constituent Stocks Hong Kong Sinopec Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 01:15:48 +0000 5732939 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 5732944 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kong shares to open down 0.2 pct, ZTE dives http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/hong-kong-shares-open-down-02-pct-zte-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 21 (Reuters) - Hong Kong shares were likely to open lower on Monday, with China's second-largest telecom equipment maker ZTE Corp diving 5 percent in pre-market trade after warning over the weekend of a net $466.6 million loss for 2012.</p> <p>The Hang Seng Index was set to open down 0.2 percent at 23,566 points. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong was indicated to also start down 0.2 percent.</p> Hong Kong Pearl River Delta South China Sea Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 02:00:03 +0000 5737044 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kong shares may rise, but chart resistance looms http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/hong-kong-shares-may-rise-chart-resistance-looms <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 could start higher on Wednesday, tracking Wall Street gains after upbeat U.S. earnings, but gains could be capped by chart resistance after a strong start to the year.</p> <p>On Tuesday, the Hang Seng Index closed up 0.3 percent at 23,659.0 on Tuesday, with chart resistance around 23,708, its high on May 31, 2011. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong climbed 0.6 percent.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/hong-kong-shares-may-rise-chart-resistance-looms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Hong Kong Phoenix Television Shenzhen Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 01:30:31 +0000 5738110 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kong shares to open down ahead of China flash PMI http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/hong-kong-shares-open-down-ahead-china-flash-pmi <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 24 (Reuters) - Hong Kong shares are likely to open slightly lower on Thursday ahead of a private preliminary survey of January manufacturing activity in China expected shortly after the market open.</p> <p>The Hang Seng Index was set to open down 0.2 percent at 23,585.10 points. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong was indicated to start down 0.7 percent.</p> Hang Seng Index Hong Kong Thomson Reuters Thu, 24 Jan 2013 01:45:16 +0000 5738631 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kong shares to open higher on stronger global outlook http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/hong-kong-shares-open-higher-stronger-global-outlook <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 25 (Reuters) - Hong Kong shares are likely to open slightly higher on Friday tracking positive sentiment from encouraging U.S. jobless claims figures and solid China factory data.</p> <p>The Hang Seng Index was set to open up 0.23 percent at 23,653.54 points. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong was indicated to start 0.4 percent higher.</p> Hong Kong Pearl River Delta Stock market Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Jan 2013 01:45:28 +0000 5739170 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kongers turn to Obama over milk shortage fears http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/hong-kongers-turn-obama-over-milk-shortage-fears <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>More than 12,500 people have petitioned US President Barack Obama to help Hong Kong avoid a baby formula shortage, saying infants in the city are facing malnutrition due to mainland Chinese "smugglers".</p> <p>Formula is popular with mainlanders because of concerns about the safety of food processed in China following a series of scandals, notably in 2008 when six babies died from drinking milk tainted with the chemical melamine.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/hong-kongers-turn-obama-over-milk-shortage-fears" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Environment Health Hong Kong Pearl River Delta Politics South China Sea Technology AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 07:00:23 +0000 5742610 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kong stocks close flat http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/hong-kong-stocks-close-flat <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>Hong Kong shares ended flat on Friday as profit-taking offset data out of China showing manufacturing expanded in January.</p> <p>The benchmark Hang Seng Index eased 7.69 points to 23,721.84 on turnover of HK$70.56 billion ($9.10 billion).</p> <p>However, Chinese shares surged 1.41 percent. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rose 33.60 points to 2,419.02 on turnover of 125.6 billion yuan ($20.2 billion). The index gained 5.57 percent for the week.</p> <p>dan/lm</p> Hang Seng Index Hong Kong AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 08:45:24 +0000 5742671 at http://www.globalpost.com Travel Postcard: 48 hours in Hong Kong for festive fun http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/travel-postcard-48-hours-hong-kong-festive-fun <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>By Farah Master</p> <p>HONG KONG, Feb 1 (Reuters) - Gleaming skyscrapers, Michelin-starred noodle stalls, secluded beaches and a buzzing night life all make Hong Kong, a former British colony, the perfect place to soak up some Asian festive fun.</p> <p>Chinese New Year, which starts on February 10 and ushers in the Year of the Snake, is a time when Hong Kong's frenetic pace slows down and even the hardest working executives take time to enjoy traditional dishes such as "nian gao" sticky rice cakes.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/travel-postcard-48-hours-hong-kong-festive-fun" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hong Kong Human Interest Pearl River Delta Subterranea Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 10:15:33 +0000 5742760 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kong aims at smugglers in bid to stop run on baby formula milk http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/hong-kong-aims-at-smugglers-bid-stop-run-baby-formula-milk <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>By Grace Li</p> <p>HONG KONG, Feb 1 (Reuters) - Hong Kong introduced measures on Friday to tackle a shortage of baby milk formula as food-safety-conscious mainland Chinese people flock to the city to stock up on supplies ahead of a Lunar New Year holiday.</p> <p>The Hong Kong government cut the luggage allowance on trains that connect the city to the mainland to 23 kg (50 lb) from 32 kg (70 lb) and limited the number of cans of milk powder a person can take back into the mainland to two per visit.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/hong-kong-aims-at-smugglers-bid-stop-run-baby-formula-milk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Environment Health Hong Kong Pearl River Delta Politics South China Sea Technology Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 12:16:07 +0000 5742908 at http://www.globalpost.com Colonial flags fly as anger grows in Hong Kong http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/colonial-flags-fly-anger-grows-hong-kong <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>Sixteen years after Hong Kong returned to Chinese rule, public discontent with Beijing is swelling and protesters have been rallying around an unexpected symbol -- the British colonial flag.</p> <p>Tens of thousands have taken to the streets in recent months in marches against Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying, who took over from Donald Tsang last July after being elected by a 1,200-strong pro-Beijing committee.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/colonial-flags-fly-anger-grows-hong-kong" target="_blank">read more</a></p> British Hong Kong China–United Kingdom relations Hong Kong Social Issues War AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 05:30:36 +0000 5743818 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kong stocks 1.54% lower in early trade http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/hong-kong-stocks-154-lower-early-trade <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>Hong Kong stocks tumbled 1.54 percent in early trade Tuesday, following big losses on Wall Street owing to growing political concerns in Spain and Italy.</p> <p>The benchmark Hang Seng Index fell by 365.11 points to 23,319.90.</p> <p>dan/ac</p> Hang Seng Index Hong Kong AFP Tue, 05 Feb 2013 02:00:16 +0000 5745926 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kong shares end up 0.5 pct, defensive undertone lurks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/hong-kong-shares-end-05-pct-defensive-undertone-lurks <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) - Hong Kong shares rebounded on Wednesday from the previous day's tumble, helped by strength in China Mobile and other defensive counters that showed investors remain cautious.</p> <p>The Hang Seng Index closed up 0.5 percent at 23,256.9. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong rose 0.3 percent. Both indexes had slid on Tuesday to their lowest close since Jan. 8.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/hong-kong-shares-end-05-pct-defensive-undertone-lurks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hong Kong Pearl River Delta South China Sea Thomson Reuters Wed, 06 Feb 2013 08:30:40 +0000 5747257 at http://www.globalpost.com