Hang Seng Index http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24227/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 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 5733965 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 5734589 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kong shares seen holding steady in range ahead of China data http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/hong-kong-shares-seen-holding-steady-range-ahead-china-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) - Hong Kong shares may hold steady in a recent trading range on Thursday, with investors looking to rotate into laggards ahead of a slew of fresh China data on Friday, including fourth-quarter GDP growth.</p> <p>On Wednesday, the Hang Seng Index slipped 0.1 percent to close at 23,356.99 points, retreating further from the 23,400 level that has proved an obstacle for much of the past two weeks. It has traded in a 430-point range since the start of the year.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/hong-kong-shares-seen-holding-steady-range-ahead-china-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Hang Seng Index Hang Seng Index Constituent Stocks Stock market Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 01:30:40 +0000 5735389 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kong shares to open up 0.7 pct ahead of China data http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/hong-kong-shares-open-07-pct-ahead-china-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 18 (Reuters) - Hong Kong shares were set to start higher on Friday, with Chinese banks among the major influences on benchmark indexes ahead of a slew of China data that should buttress expectations of a recovery in the world's second-largest economy.</p> <p>The Hang Seng Index was set to open up 0.7 percent at 23,509.5. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings was indicated to start up 1 percent.</p> Hang Seng Index Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 01:45:04 +0000 5735915 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kong shares close up 1.1 pct at highest since June 2011 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/hong-kong-shares-close-11-pct-at-highest-june-2011 <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 18 (Reuters) - Hong Kong shares closed at their highest in 19-1/2 months on Friday, led by growth-sensitive counters after data showed China's economy rebounded in the fourth quarter.</p> <p>The Hang Seng Index closed up 1.1 percent on the day and 1.5 percent on the week at 23,601.8, its highest since June 1, 2011. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong rose 2.1 percent on Friday and 2.2 percent this week.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/hong-kong-shares-close-11-pct-at-highest-june-2011" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy of Hong Kong Hang Seng Index Stock market Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 08:30:15 +0000 5735999 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 5738188 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kong shares baulk at resistance levels, China climbs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/hong-kong-shares-baulk-at-resistance-levels-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 -0.1 pct, H-shares -0.3 pct, CSI300 +0.4 pct</p> <p>* HSI fails at 23,708 chart resistance in early trade</p> <p>* AIA bucks trend as investors opt for earnings safety</p> <p>* Li Ning slammed by renewed inventory woes</p> <p>By Clement Tan</p> <p>HONG KONG, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Hong Kong shares slipped on Wednesday as investors took profits on growth-sensitive outperformers after benchmark indexes faltered at chart resistance levels after a strong start to the year.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/hong-kong-shares-baulk-at-resistance-levels-china-climbs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Economy of the People's Republic of China Hang Seng Index Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 09:45:49 +0000 5738214 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 stocks open 0.14% higher http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/hong-kong-stocks-open-014-higher <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 opened 0.14 percent higher on Friday as dealers await the release of closely watched Chinese manufacturing data.</p> <p>The benchmark Hang Seng Index added 33.81 points to 23,763.34.</p> <p>dan/ac</p> Hang Seng Index AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 01:45:25 +0000 5742433 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kong stocks down 0.44% at lunch http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/hong-kong-stocks-down-044-at-lunch <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 fell 0.44 percent in the morning session on Friday after official data showed a slight moderation in manufacturing activity in China last month.</p> <p>The benchmark Hang Seng Index shed 105.01 points to 23,624.52 on turnover of HK$34.51 billion ($4.45 billion).</p> <p>dan/lm</p> Hang Seng Index Hang Seng Index Constituent Stocks AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 04:30:28 +0000 5742536 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 Hong Kong stocks open 0.61% higher http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/hong-kong-stocks-open-061-higher <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 opened 0.61 percent higher Monday following a rally on Wall Street fuelled by upbeat US jobs data.</p> <p>The benchmark Hang Seng Index added 144.96 points to 23,866.80.</p> <p>dan/ac</p> Economy of Hong Kong Hang Seng Index AFP Mon, 04 Feb 2013 02:15:59 +0000 5744934 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kong stocks up 0.52% by break http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/hong-kong-stocks-052-break <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 rose 0.52 percent to a 21-month high by the end of the morning session on Monday after a rally on Wall Street that was spurred by upbeat US jobs data.</p> <p>The benchmark Hang Seng Index added 122.21 points to 23,844.05 on turnover of HK$94.36 billion ($12.17 billion).</p> <p>dan/ac</p> Hang Seng Index AFP Mon, 04 Feb 2013 05:16:46 +0000 5744996 at http://www.globalpost.com Hong Kong stocks close 0.16% lower http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/hong-kong-stocks-close-016-lower <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 0.16 percent lower Monday on last-minute profit-taking after the index spent most of the day in positive territory following a Wall Street rally.</p> <p>The benchmark Hang Seng Index fell 36.83 points to 23,685.01 on turnover of HK$128.16 billion ($16.53 billion).</p> <p>However Chinese shares closed up 0.38 percent. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rose 9.13 points to 2,428.15 on turnover of 152.5 billion yuan ($24.5 billion).</p> <p>pj/dan</p> Hang Seng Index Hang Seng Index Constituent Stocks AFP Mon, 04 Feb 2013 08:45:59 +0000 5745100 at http://www.globalpost.com