Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) – Stocks tick up in Tokyo, Hong Kong, Shanghai

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) – Stocks tick up in Tokyo, Hong Kong, Shanghai

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) – Stocks tick up in Tokyo, Hong Kong, Shanghai Asian shares rose Tuesday, echoing the rally on Wall Street, amid a few glimmers of hope that the coronavirus pandemic could be slowing. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 JP:NIK gained 0.9% while South Korea’s Kospi KR:180721 gained 0.2%. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng HK:HSI added 0.4%, while the Shanghai […]

Monday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia- Pacific

Monday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia- Pacific

The S&P/ASX 200 index was up 4.3% at 5,286.80 at the close of trade, after the benchmark closed 1.7% down Friday. Southeast Asian stock markets are higher Monday, tracking global equities that gained due to a slowdown in coronavirus-related deaths and new infections. Major European nations reported lower virus death rates, with Italy seeing the […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) – Shares rebound on glimmers of progress in battling virus

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) – Shares rebound on glimmers of progress in battling virus

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) – Shares rebound on glimmers of progress in battling virus Asian shares and U.S. futures rebounded on Monday as investors grasped at threads of hope that the battle against the coronavirus pandemic may be making some progress in some hard-hit areas. Markets in Tokyo, Seoul and Sydney gained more than […]

Friday’s World Markets: Asia-Pacific

Friday’s World Markets: Asia-Pacific

Hong Kong stocks slipped Friday to end the week lower, as risk-averse sentiment strengthened on continued spread of the coronavirus with infections surpassing 1-M globally. At the close of trade, the Hang Seng index was down 43.95 points, or 0.19%, at 23,236.11. The Hang Seng China Enterprises index fell 0.37% to 9,491.1.The sub-index of the […]

Pressure is On UN’s WHO Chief to Step Down for Helping China Cover-up its Virus Attack

Pressure is On UN’s WHO Chief to Step Down for Helping China Cover-up its Virus Attack

The Fog of War obscures much about the novel coronavirus pandemic. But 2 facts are certain, 1) China’s Communist authorities have lied, concealed and misled about the origins of the epidemic and the toll of the virus in China, and 2) the World Health Organization has acted as Beijing’s handmaid. The result: The global toll of this […]

Thursday’s World Stock Markets Update: Asia and Oceania

Thursday’s World Stock Markets Update: Asia and Oceania

Asian share markets were down Thursday, clouded by the rising US coronavirus death toll, and with investors braced for more signs of economic pain in the world’s largest economy, ahead of another likely record week of jobless claims. With hopes growing that the worst of the outbreak may have passed for China and SKorea, the […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) – Asian stocks mixed as economic toll of virus worsens

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) – Asian stocks mixed as economic toll of virus worsens

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) – Asian stocks mixed as economic toll of virus worsens Asian stocks were mixed Thursday after a White House warning that as many as 240,000 Americans might die of the coronavirus sent Wall Street tumbling and signs of the outbreak’s global economic cost increased. Benchmarks in Tokyo and Sydney declined […]

Wednesday’s World Markets: Asia and Oceania

Wednesday’s World Markets: Asia and Oceania

Asian equities recorded their biggest foreign outflow in at least 12 years in March, hit by the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on businesses across the region, with most factories shuttered to contain its spread. The S&P/ASX 200 index finished 3.6% higher at 5,258.60, recovering from the benchmark’s 2.02% fall Tuesday. The benchmark closed at […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks firm as investors expect more stimulus measures

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks firm as investors expect more stimulus measures

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks firm as investors expect more stimulus measures China stocks on Wednesday started the second quarter of the year on a firm note, as investors expected more stimulus measures to counter the economic impact from the coronavirus pandemic. At the midday break, the Shanghai Composite index was up 0.3% at […]

Shanghai world’s top IPO market as Hong Kong falls to sixth place in first quarter

Shanghai world’s top IPO market as Hong Kong falls to sixth place in first quarter

Shanghai overtook Hong Kong as the world’s top initial public offering (IPO) destination in the first three months of the year, but mega deals waiting in the wings for calmer markets could yet shake up the full-year rankings. The Shanghai exchange’s stellar performance in the first quarter was in part due to the 30.7 billion […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks climb as factory activity rebounds, spurs hopes of recovery

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks climb as factory activity rebounds, spurs hopes of recovery

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks climb as factory activity rebounds, spurs hopes of recovery China shares climbed on Tuesday after the country reported a better-than-expected industrial activity, spurring hopes that the world’s second-largest economy is starting to recover from the shock of the coronavirus pandemic. At the midday break, the Shanghai Composite index was […]

Tuesday’s World Markets: Asia and Oceania

Tuesday’s World Markets: Asia and Oceania

Southeast Asian stock markets rose Tuesday as data showed China factory activity unexpectedly expanded in March after contracting to a record low in the previous month even though the coronavirus pandemic showed few signs of abating. Indian shares edged up Tuesday, tracking broader Asian peers, after upbeat factory data from China gave investors hope of […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) – Asia shares suffer virus chills, central banks offer cold comfort

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) – Asia shares suffer virus chills, central banks offer cold comfort

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) – Asia shares suffer virus chills, central banks offer cold comfort Asian shares slid on Monday as fears mounted that the global coronavirus shutdown could last for months although markets regained some lost ground late in the session with Australia posting a standout jump. U.S. and European futures also turned […]

Thursday’s World Markets: Asia and Oceania

Thursday’s World Markets: Asia and Oceania

Most South East Asian stocks rose on optimism around a massive US stimulus package, although Singapore shares fell after the city-state cut its annual growth forecast to better reflect the economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic. Japanese shares took a tumble Thursday following 3 days of massive gains after a rise in domestic coronavirus cases […]

Wednesday’s World Markets: Asia and Oceania

Wednesday’s World Markets: Asia and Oceania

Australian shares jumped 5% Wednesday, ending just short of the 5,000 mark, fuelled by a bout of last-minute buying after the US government agreed on a massive stimulus package to mitigate the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The S&P/ASX 200 index unofficially ended the session about 3.2% higher but clocked a gain of over 2% […]

Tuesday’s World Markets: Asia, Oceania and EU

Tuesday’s World Markets: Asia, Oceania and EU

Just in: S&P 500 futures Vs fair value: +108.60. NAS Comp futures Vs fair value: +352.30. $SPY $QQQ Most Southeast Asian stock markets rebounded on Tuesday as global and regional stimulus measures to stem the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic lifted investor sentiment, while Thailand prepared to enter a month-long emergency. Thai shares gained […]

The China Virus, What it is, what to do if you contract it

The China Virus, What it is, what to do if you contract it

$MSFT $BRK.A $BRK.B The coronavirus was 1st publicly identified in Wuhan, China, dubbed The China Virus, in November 2019 is a new coronavirus, the 7th coronavirus identified that is able to infect humans, 6 other coronaviruses are capable of infecting humans and these can cause diseases which range from mild to severe, and include the […]

Wednesday’s World Markets: Asia and Oceania

Wednesday’s World Markets: Asia and Oceania

Japanese stocks advanced Wednesday after Wall Street staged a strong rebound as policymakers across the world cobbled together packages to counter the severe restrictions on various regular activities aiming at slowing the spread of the coronavirus. Australian shares are set to open slightly lower on Wednesday as unnerved investors took note of the US Fed […]

China: Coronavirus Peak is Over, Businesses Reopen in Wuhan

China: Coronavirus Peak is Over, Businesses Reopen in Wuhan

Recognizing a marked slowdown in new infections at the epicenter of the coronavirus, China’s Top health commission says the virus has passed its peak in the nation. Travel restrictions being lifted, and businesses reopening in Wuhan. Businesses in Wuhan and Hebei Province have reopened while authorities ease travel restrictions. “Broadly speaking, the peak of the […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) – COVID-19: Global markets fall into bear territory

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) – COVID-19: Global markets fall into bear territory

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) – COVID-19: Global markets fall into bear territory Markets fell sharply this week, as the rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus continues to weigh on business activities around the globe. U.S markets fell in excess of 16% this week, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunging 10%, its highest drop […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) – Asian shares sink after pandemic news

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) – Asian shares sink after pandemic news

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) – Asian shares sink after pandemic news Asian shares plunged Thursday after the World Health Organization declared a coronavirus pandemic and indexes sank on Wall Street. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 dived 4.4% to 18,559.63. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 dropped 7.4% to 5,304.60. South Korea’s Kospi dipped 4.7% to 1,817.87. Hong Kong’s […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) – Profit Taking Drives China Stock Markets to Lower Close After Early Rise

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) – Profit Taking Drives China Stock Markets to Lower Close After Early Rise

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) – Profit Taking Drives China Stock Markets to Lower Close After Early Rise Investors cashed in their chips in the afternoon following Chinese stock markets’ buoyant opening after yesterday’s rise in the US, thus undermining the day’s earlier gains and drawing the overall market down as the curtain fell. The Shanghai Composite […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) bounces back after Monday slump

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) bounces back after Monday slump

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) bounces back after Monday slump Hong Kong and Shanghai shares jumped on Tuesday following the previous day’s rout, with energy firms tracking a bounce in oil prices and firms linked to Hubei, the centre of the coronavirus, rallying after Xi Jinping visited the province. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index climbed […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) – Asia stocks plunge on virus fears, oil prices

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) – Asia stocks plunge on virus fears, oil prices

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) – Asia stocks plunge on virus fears, oil prices Stock markets plunged around Asia on Monday, as panic selling set in with traders fretting over the economic impact of the new coronavirus and digesting a free-fall in the oil price. By mid-morning, the benchmark Nikkei 225 index had dropped 5.10 […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) – China’s trade economy slowly coming back to life, but US$190 billion export hit expected

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) – China’s trade economy slowly coming back to life, but US$190 billion export hit expected

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) – China’s trade economy slowly coming back to life, but US$190 billion export hit expected China’s trade economy is slowly coming back to life, but the coronavirus outbreak has already inflicted huge and lasting damage to global trade. A series of metrics showed that this week, China made significant progress […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) – Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street sinks despite rate cut

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) – Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street sinks despite rate cut

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) – Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street sinks despite rate cut Asian stock markets were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street sank despite an emergency U.S. interest cut aimed at defusing fears a virus outbreak might depress global economic activity. Benchmarks in Shanghai and Sydney declined while Tokyo and Seoul advanced. […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) lower as fewer new coronavirus cases offset negative cues stemming from Wall Street’s sharp drop

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) lower as fewer new coronavirus cases offset negative cues stemming from Wall Street’s sharp drop

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) lower as fewer new coronavirus cases offset negative cues stemming from Wall Street’s sharp drop China and Hong Kong stocks were flat on Wednesday as fewer new coronavirus cases offset negative cues stemming from Wall Street’s sharp drop following the U.S. Fed’s surprise rate cut. The CSI300 index was unchanged […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) – Asian Shares Rise Ahead of Central Bankers’ Conference Call

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) – Asian Shares Rise Ahead of Central Bankers’ Conference Call

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) – Asian Shares Rise Ahead of Central Bankers’ Conference Call The major Asia-Pacific stock indexes were mostly higher on Tuesday as expectations grew central banks will ease policies to cushion the economic impact from a fast-spreading coronavirus. Stocks were primarily guided by an overnight surge on Wall Street. Global equity […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Chinese equity market a beacon for rebound on global markets

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Chinese equity market a beacon for rebound on global markets

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Chinese equity market a beacon for rebound on global markets China’s stock market staged a strong rebound from Friday’s massive sell-offs on Monday, which experts said could herald global markets’ recovery following last week’s rout on rising COVID-19 epidemic fears.  The experts predict that China’s equities market, supported by the […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks gain on China virus toll drops

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks gain on China virus toll drops

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks gain on China virus toll drops Hong Kong and Shanghai stocks ended higher on Thursday as the spread of coronavirus shows signs of easing in China, with figures showing for the first time there were more infections reported outside the country than inside. The Hang Seng Index added 0.3 […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) markets bounce back

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) markets bounce back

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) markets bounce back Hong Kong stocks ended the morning session higher on Wednesday on hopes for a limited economic fallout from the new coronavirus, which has killed more than 2,000 people. The Hang Seng Index rose 0.4 percent, to 27,651 by the break. On the mainland, the Shanghai Composite Index […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Stock Recovery Nearing $1 Trillion Is Drawing Skeptics

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Stock Recovery Nearing $1 Trillion Is Drawing Skeptics

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Stock Recovery Nearing $1 Trillion Is Drawing Skeptics Concern is mounting over the speed of a nearly $900 billion rebound in Chinese equities that’s been driven by bets of sustained government support. The CSI 300 index of stocks in Shanghai and Shenzhen has climbed 10% since a record sell-off earlier […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) rise on Wall Street lead

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) rise on Wall Street lead

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) rise on Wall Street lead Hong Kong stocks ended the morning session higher on Wednesday, following a positive lead from Wall Street and an apparent easing of investor concerns about the coronavirus outbreak. The Hang Seng Index rose 0.7 percent, to 27,774 by the break. On the mainland, the Shanghai […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) – Asian markets rebound after fresh Wall Street records

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) – Asian markets rebound after fresh Wall Street records

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) – Asian markets rebound after fresh Wall Street records Asian markets rebounded yesterday spurred by fresh Wall Street records but investors remained jittery about the global economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak in China. Eyes are on China as the world’s second-largest economy sputters back up after a forced extension […]

Coronavirus Fears Wipe $393 Billion Off Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Stock Market

Coronavirus Fears Wipe $393 Billion Off Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Stock Market

Coronavirus Fears Wipe $393 Billion Off Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Stock Market Investors erased $393 billion from China’s benchmark stock index on Monday, sold the yuan and dumped commodities as fears about the spreading coronavirus and its economic impact drove selling on the first day of trade in China since the Lunar New Year. […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) readies cushion for virus shock when markets re-open

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) readies cushion for virus shock when markets re-open

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) readies cushion for virus shock when markets re-open China’s central bank announced plans Sunday to inject 1.2 trillion yuan ($173 billion) into the economy to cushion the shock to financial markets from the outbreak of a new virus when trading resumes on Monday after a prolonged Lunar New Year holiday. […]

China’s Viral Death Toll Hits New High as World Health Agency Declares a Global Emergency

China’s Viral Death Toll Hits New High as World Health Agency Declares a Global Emergency

World Health Organization declared the outbreak sparked by a new virus in China that has spread to more than 12 countries a global emergency after the number of cases spiked more than tenfold in a week, including the record number of deaths in 24 hrs reported Friday. China counted 9,692 confirmed cases with a death […]

2020 Black Swan, China Virus Impact May Help US Job Market

2020 Black Swan, China Virus Impact May Help US Job Market

Thursday, US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said he does not want to take a “victory lap” concerning the deadly coronavirus outbreak, but he speculated that the disease will help “accelerate” the return of jobs to the United States. “The fact is, it does give businesses yet another thing to consider when they go through their […]

Spreading Virus Spurs Rush to Buy Gold

Spreading Virus Spurs Rush to Buy Gold

$XAU $GLD $XAG $SLV Gold spiked as the spread of the coronavirus globally spurred demand for haven assets. Prices rose as Crude Oil tumbling. In the latest attempt at containment, China extended the week-long Lunar New Year holiday and banned all outgoing overseas group tours to avoid having travelers contribute to its spread. President Xi’s […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks plunge over virus scare

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks plunge over virus scare

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks plunge over virus scare Hong Kong equities tumbled on Thursday morning trade as investors took flight over the deadly Sars-like virus that has spread from the mainland. The Hang Seng Index fell 1.7 percent, to 27,872 at the break. On the mainland, the Shanghai Composite Index fell 2.4 percent, […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Trade war is 2 years old, but China escapes with flesh wound

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Trade war is 2 years old, but China escapes with flesh wound

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Trade war is 2 years old, but China escapes with flesh wound It was this day in 2018 that President Donald Trump fired the first salvo against China by raising tariffs on solar equipment and washing machines. The series of tariff hikes that ensued has slowed growth in the world’s […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) trade lower on concern about China virus

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) trade lower on concern about China virus

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) trade lower on concern about China virus The Chinese government announced there has been a fourth death from coronavirus. The outbreak, centered on the city of Wuhan, has sickened more than 200 people. Authorities said some infections were transmitted person-to-person, increasing the risk the disease might spread faster during the […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Stocks Mostly Up as Chinese Rates Stay Put

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Stocks Mostly Up as Chinese Rates Stay Put

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Stocks Mostly Up as Chinese Rates Stay Put Stocks in major Asian markets were mostly higher on Monday, with the People’s Bank of China keeping the loan prime rate unchanged. In Japan, the Nikkei 225 index gained 42.25 points, or 0.2%, to 24,083.51, despite shares of index heavyweight Fast Retailing […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) A new epic — Chinese economy in 2020s

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) A new epic — Chinese economy in 2020s

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) A new epic — Chinese economy in 2020s With the arrival of a new decade, one predictable thing about China in the 2020s is that it is shifting into a higher-quality economy that is more open and abounds with new opportunities for global businesses. Despite a cloud of challenges, China’s […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) is expected to release key December economic data today

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) is expected to release key December economic data today

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) is expected to release key December economic data today Chinese stocks retreated for a third day, as traders looked past the tentative truce in the US-China trade war to focus on lingering issues that could still fray the relationship between Beijing and Washington. The Shanghai Composite Index dropped 0.5 per […]

President Trump Inks P-1 of China Trade Deal: DJIA, S&P 500 Close at Record Highs

President Trump Inks P-1 of China Trade Deal: DJIA, S&P 500 Close at Record Highs

$DIA $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Wednesday, the DJIA closed above 29,000 for the 1st time plus the S&P 500 closed at a record high after the United States and China signed the Phase 1 trade agreement and pledged to resolve the 2 yr tariff dispute. The centerpiece of the agreement is a pledge by China […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) China and Hong Kong stocks retreat before Washington and Beijing prepare to sign trade deal

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) China and Hong Kong stocks retreat before Washington and Beijing prepare to sign trade deal

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) China and Hong Kong stocks retreat before Washington and Beijing prepare to sign trade deal China and Hong Kong stocks retreated on Wednesday, with benchmarks falling for a second day, as investors stepped back ahead of the signing of an interim trade deal between US and China in Washington. The […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Stock Markets Drop in Afternoon Amid Tech Firms’ Reversals

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Stock Markets Drop in Afternoon Amid Tech Firms’ Reversals

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Stock Markets Drop in Afternoon Amid Tech Firms’ Reversals China’s mainland stock markets closed lower as tech firms walked back their earlier gains. The Shanghai Composite Index closed 0.28 percent down at 3,106.82. The Shenzhen Component Index fell 0.47 percent to 10,988.77. The ChiNext Price Index, which tracks growth enterprises […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) markets rise as investors shift attention from US-Iran conflict

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) markets rise as investors shift attention from US-Iran conflict

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) markets rise as investors shift attention from US-Iran conflict Investors are turning their focus back to the US-China trade deal following a week of tense activity in the Middle East. On Friday, Japan’s Nikkei 225 rose 0.3%. South Korea’s Kospi gained 0.7%. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index edged up 0.2%, […]

2020: What to Watch For in Commodities

2020: What to Watch For in Commodities

$DIA $SPY $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX, $SOY, $CORN, $XAU, $CU, $USO This is our 1st What to Watch in the commodities sector, it is an overview of what to expect. The picture mixed, complex picture that emerges. The list covers oil, gold, copper, iron ore, pork and more. The year’s 1st full week of trading could […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks fall, oil continues climb

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks fall, oil continues climb

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks fall, oil continues climb Hong Kong stocks closed sharply lower on Monday, extending losses from last week fuelled by fears of a Middle East conflict after the US assassinated a top Iranian general. The Hang Seng index fell 0.8 percent, to 28,226. Rising oil prices boosted the energy sector […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Ahead of Chinese New Year, central bank lets loose $115bn

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Ahead of Chinese New Year, central bank lets loose $115bn

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Ahead of Chinese New Year, central bank lets loose $115bn China’s central bank will lower the level of cash reserves that commercial lenders are required to maintain, hoping to stimulate loans to small businesses and avert any cash crunch during the Lunar New Year in late January. The 0.5 percentage-point cut […]

2020: Asian Shares Open Higher on New Chinese Monetary Policy

2020: Asian Shares Open Higher on New Chinese Monetary Policy

$MSCI, $DAX, $FTSE, $SPY Asian shares kicked off Y 2020 on a strong note Thursday, driven by Chinese markets after Beijing eased monetary policy to support its slowing economy. Investors cheered news that the United States and China will sign a trade pact on 15 January after months of negotiations between the world’s 2 largest […]

China Bought Soybeans on Tariff Waivers

China Bought Soybeans on Tariff Waivers

$SOY Tuesday, Chinese importers bought at least 2 cargoes of US soybean after receiving another round of tariff-free quota for US shipments. The sales, the 1st since Washington announced an interim trade deal with Beijing last week, may also be China’s last large US purchases before newly harvested soybean from Top supplier Brazil begin hitting […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) investors await concrete details from Beijing and Washington on their initial agreement to defuse the 17-month-long tariff war

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) investors await concrete details from Beijing and Washington on their initial agreement to defuse the 17-month-long tariff war

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) investors await concrete details from Beijing and Washington on their initial agreement to defuse the 17-month-long tariff war China stocks took a breather on Wednesday from three sessions of gains, retreating from multi-month highs, as weary investors awaited concrete details from Beijing and Washington on their initial agreement to defuse […]

The Beijing Report on the US-China Trade Dispute Resolution

The Beijing Report on the US-China Trade Dispute Resolution

Wider, deeper opening up to reshape China’s economic landscape Opening up has been among the major policy moves that underpinned China’s huge economic growth over the past decades, and even though protectionism is on the rise, the country has been steadily delivering its promise of opening its doors wider. At a Key economic conference earlier […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) posting an eight-month closing high

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) posting an eight-month closing high

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) posting an eight-month closing high China stocks extended gains into a third session on Tuesday, with the blue-chip index posting an eight-month closing high, boosted by an interim China-U.S. trade deal which helped temper a key external risk to its financial markets. The blue-chip CSI300 index rose 1.4%, to 4,041.80, […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) higher on strong economic data

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) higher on strong economic data

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) higher on strong economic data China stocks rose Monday on stronger-than-expected November economic data, but Hong Kong shares fell on profit taking. The Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.6 per cent to 2,984.39, while the CSI 300, which tracks blue chips listed on Shenzhen and Shanghai, rose 0.5 per cent to […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Brace Yourself, Today Could be US-China Tariff Decision Day

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Brace Yourself, Today Could be US-China Tariff Decision Day

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Brace Yourself, Today Could be US-China Tariff Decision Day Stocks in Asia closed mixed, with China’s Shanghai Index falling -0.3% and the Australian ASX 200 down -0.7% while the Hong Kong Hang Seng gained 1.3%, and the South Korean Kospi rose 1.5%. The major European equity indices were all slightly in […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks get small gains amidst investors’ “observation mode”

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks get small gains amidst investors’ “observation mode”

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks get small gains amidst investors’ “observation mode” The Hang Seng Index declined by 0.2 per cent to 26,436.62. However, markets in China reversed early losses, getting small gains by the close. The Shanghai Composite Index ended 0.1 per cent, or 2.84 points, higher at 2,917.32. The Shenzhen Component Index […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks see-saw as trade deal uncertainties cloud market outlook

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks see-saw as trade deal uncertainties cloud market outlook

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks see-saw as trade deal uncertainties cloud market outlook Hong Kong and China stocks swung between gains and losses before ending little changed on Monday, as traders remained cautious amid uncertainties surrounding an initial trade deal between the United States and China. The Hang Seng Index shed 0.01 per cent, […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) shares end up as investors keep the faith despite Trump’s mixed trade signals

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) shares end up as investors keep the faith despite Trump’s mixed trade signals

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) shares end up as investors keep the faith despite Trump’s mixed trade signals Chinese shares rose on Thursday, lifted by renewed hopes that China and the United States may be closer to a “phase one” trade deal to end a bitter tariff war that has dragged on since the middle […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Close Mixed Amid Gold Rally

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Close Mixed Amid Gold Rally

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Close Mixed Amid Gold Rally China’s mainland stock markets closed on different tracks while gold shares eked out their second day of climbs, rising 3.4 percent. The Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.23 percent to 2,878.12. The Shenzhen Component Index rose 0.31 percent to 9,687.95. The ChiNext Price Index, which tracks […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks hit a more than three-month low

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks hit a more than three-month low

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks hit a more than three-month low Shanghai stocks hit a more than three-month low on Tuesday, as Washington’s latest tariffs added to jitters over the prospects of a so-called “phase one” Sino-U.S. trade deal. The Shanghai Composite Index shed as much as 0.6% to touch its lowest since Aug […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Close Down As Wallflower Investors Sit Out the Dance

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Close Down As Wallflower Investors Sit Out the Dance

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Close Down As Wallflower Investors Sit Out the Dance Investors left unable to judge the future market direction voted with their feet this afternoon, bringing Chinese stock markets to a lower close. The Shanghai Composite Index dipped 0.47 percent to 2,889.69. The Shenzhen Component Index slipped 0.27 percent to 9,622.14. […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Close a Bit up; ChiNext Rises Over 1%

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Close a Bit up; ChiNext Rises Over 1%

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Close a Bit up; ChiNext Rises Over 1% ChiNext closed up 1 percent due to the optimis over MSCI increasing the weighting of Chinese shares in the Emerging Markets Index, while Shanghai market shares climbed a mere 0.3 percent. The Shanghai Composite Index closed at 2,907.10, up 0.03 percent. The […]

Positive US-China trade vibes are propelling Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) market higher

Positive US-China trade vibes are propelling Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC)  market higher

Positive US-China trade vibes are propelling Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) market higher Asian stocks advanced Monday, boosted by positive signals about a potential US-China trade deal. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index opened up 1.1% and widened the gains to 1.9% in early trading. It’s the top performer so far among major indexes in the […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks fall, as loan prime rate cuts weigh on banks and US-Beijing tensions flare up over protests

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks fall, as loan prime rate cuts weigh on banks and US-Beijing tensions flare up over protests

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks fall, as loan prime rate cuts weigh on banks and US-Beijing tensions flare up over protests China and Hong Kong stocks fell Wednesday on investors’ concerns about banks’ profitability amid rate cuts in the mainland and a flare-up in Washington-Beijing tensions over legislation headed to US President Donald Trump […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks rise most in two weeks on fresh stimulus hopes

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC)  stocks rise most in two weeks on fresh stimulus hopes

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks rise most in two weeks on fresh stimulus hopes China stocks rose the most in two weeks on Tuesday, as a cut in a key interbank funding rate on Monday bolstered hopes for more government stimulus to prop up slowing growth. The blue-chip CSI300 index rose 1.0%, to 3,947.04, […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) gains capped by weak sentiment

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) gains capped by weak sentiment

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) gains capped by weak sentiment Asian equities rose on Friday after the S&P 500 index notched a new record closing high, but investor sentiment remained fragile following weak data from China and Germany, which reinforced concerns about the global economy. Early in the Asian trading day, MSCI’s broadest index of […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) May Test Resistance At 3,000 Points

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) May Test Resistance At 3,000 Points

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) May Test Resistance At 3,000 Points The China stock market ticked higher again on Thursday, one day after it had halted the three-day winning streak in which it had gathered more than 60 points or 2 percent. The Shanghai Composite Index remains just beneath the 2,980-point plateau and it’s got […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Investors watch for market reaction to overnight developments on U.S.-China trade

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Investors watch for market reaction to overnight developments on U.S.-China trade

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Investors watch for market reaction to overnight developments on U.S.-China trade Shares in Asia Pacific were mixed in Thursday morning trade amid reports of a potential delay in the signing of a U.S.-China trade deal. Mainland Chinese stocks were mixed in early trade, with the Shanghai composite down around 0.2% […]

Signs of Global Economic Stabilization Flashing

Signs of Global Economic Stabilization Flashing

The worst may be over for the world economy’s slowdown. A wave of interest-rate cuts by central banks including the Fed and mounting expectations of a US-China trade deal are buoying confidence in financial markets just as Key economic indicators show signs of stabilization after recent declines. While a robust rebound may not be here […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) investors cheered Beijing’s latest policy easing to boost the economy

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) investors cheered Beijing’s latest policy easing to boost the economy

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) investors cheered Beijing’s latest policy easing to boost the economy Chinese stocks extended a rally into a third session on Tuesday, as investors cheered Beijing’s latest policy easing to boost the economy after a private survey showed sluggish growth in the domestic services sector. The blue-chip CSI300 index .CSI300 ended up 0.6% […]

President Xi Jinping pledged to further open China’s economy

President Xi Jinping pledged to further open China’s economy

President Xi Jinping on Tuesday pledged to further open China’s economy, declaring the world must “tear down walls” as he opened an annual trade fair in Shanghai. Xi addressed an audience including French President Emmanuel Macron at the import exhibition, staged annually by China to show its willingness to free up its vast domestic markets […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) helped by increasing optimism about the prospects for a Sino-U.S. trade deal

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) helped by increasing optimism about the prospects for a Sino-U.S. trade deal

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) helped by increasing optimism about the prospects for a Sino-U.S. trade deal China stocks ended higher on Monday, helped by increasing optimism about the prospects for a Sino-U.S. trade deal. The blue-chip CSI300 index rose 0.7% to 3,978.12, while the Shanghai Composite Index added 0.6% to 2,975.49. The United States […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) trading higher due to increased factory activity and expectations of a long-term trade deal between the United States and China

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) trading higher due to increased factory activity and expectations of a long-term trade deal between the United States and China

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) trading higher due to increased factory activity and expectations of a long-term trade deal between the United States and China Chinese shares jumped on Friday thanks to signs of increased factory activity and expectations of a long-term trade deal between the United States and China. Home appliance, rare earth and […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Renewed Uncertainty About Trade Deal

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Renewed Uncertainty About Trade Deal

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Renewed Uncertainty About Trade Deal After ending the previous session moderately higher, stocks moved mostly lower over the course of the trading day on Thursday. With the drop on the day, the S&P 500 pulled back off yesterday’s record closing high. The major averages staged a recovery attempt going into […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Investors enduring optimism over Sino-American trade talks and hopes of an interest-rate cut in the U.S

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Investors enduring optimism over Sino-American trade talks and hopes of an interest-rate cut in the U.S

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Investors enduring optimism over Sino-American trade talks and hopes of an interest-rate cut in the U.S Asian stocks outside of Japan extended gains on Tuesday amid enduring optimism over Sino-American trade talks and hopes of an interest-rate cut in the U.S. The Nikkei Asia300 Index added 0.3% to 1,303.66. Gains […]

Asian markets rallied after China and the US said they were close to agreeing a mini trade deal

Asian markets rallied after China and the US said they were close to agreeing a mini trade deal

Asian markets rallied Monday after China and the US said they were close to agreeing a mini trade deal, but the pound extended losses on fresh Brexit uncertainty while EU leaders consider extending a deadline for Britain to leave the bloc. Investors tracked a strong lead from Wall Street, where the S & P 500 […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) plans to make it easier to do business in the city

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) plans to make it easier to do business in the city

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) plans to make it easier to do business in the city Shanghai, which has improved the business environment substantially over the years, plans to make it further easier to do business in the city. The city, with a 55 percent weighting in the accessment for China in the World Bank’s […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Slightly Lower Pre-Market

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Slightly Lower Pre-Market

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Slightly Lower Pre-Market Asian shares were mixed on Thursday after U.S. stock indexes eked out tiny gains in a wobbly day of trading as investors reviewed another set of mixed company earnings. Japan’s Nikkei 225 advanced 0.6% to 22,763.93 and the Hang Seng in Hong Kong climbed 0.4% to 26,682.41. […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) falter with telecoms operators suffering the biggest declines

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) falter with telecoms operators suffering the biggest declines

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) falter with telecoms operators suffering the biggest declines China’s main equity indexes faltered on Wednesday, with telecoms operators suffering the biggest declines. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index closed down 0.43 percent to 2,941.62 points, and the smaller Shenzhen Component Index sank by 0.77 percent to 9, 567.75 points. The blue […]

Asia: Gold, Crude Oil, Stocks, Commodities and Currency Pairs

Asia: Gold, Crude Oil, Stocks, Commodities and Currency Pairs

$XAU, $GLD, $USD, $USO, $OIL FLASH: Gold Steady, USD Up, Crude Oil Flat, Stocks Off Headlines Asia shares slip on BREXIT snag Crude Oil prices fell after data showed US stocks rose more than expected last week. Gold holds steady, as technical buying gives support Gold: Gold prices were largely unchanged Wednesday, as investors awaited more clarity on […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks ease as investors ponder over earnings

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks ease as investors ponder over earnings

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks ease as investors ponder over earnings China stocks slipped on Tuesday, as investors chewed over the third quarter corporate earnings, amid a cooling economy hit by the Sino-U.S. trade war. The CSI300 index .CSI300 fell 0.2% to 3,873.23 at the end of the morning session, while the Shanghai Composite Index .SSEC lost 0.1% […]

China Keeps Open Door Policy to FDI Despite Trade Dispute

China Keeps Open Door Policy to FDI Despite Trade Dispute

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX The S&P 500 lost 0.4% Tuesday in a newsy session. Company-specific news contributed to outsized stock moves, but overall gainers in broader market had been nominal until a hiccup on the BREXIT issue dragged the major indices into the Red. The benchmark index closed at session lows below the 3000 […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) higher on hopes China and the United States could sign a trade deal

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) higher on hopes China and the United States could sign a trade deal

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) higher on hopes China and the United States could sign a trade deal China stocks closed up on Monday, on hopes China and the United States could sign a trade deal and that Beijing would continue its policy support for the economy. The blue-chip CSI300 index rose 0.3%, to 3,880.84, […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks lose most in a month as lowest GDP growth on record fuels fears of long-term slowdown

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks lose most in a month as lowest GDP growth on record fuels fears of long-term slowdown

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks lose most in a month as lowest GDP growth on record fuels fears of long-term slowdown Both the Shanghai Composite Index and the CSI 300, which tracks blue chips listed in Shenzhen and Shanghai, dropped the most in a month on Friday, as China’s third-quarter GDP growth at 6.0 […]

China Vs USA for Tech Supremacy

China Vs USA for Tech Supremacy

China on Sunday said it aims to become a “great power” in the online world and took a swipe at Washington on trade, kicking off its annual conference promoting the Communist Party’s controlled and censored version of the internet. US-China rivalry is increasingly playing out in the digital sphere, as Beijing pursues dominance in next-generation […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks flat as investors await trade deal details

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks flat as investors await trade deal details

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks flat as investors await trade deal details China’s major stock indexes ended roughly flat on Thursday in thin trading, as caution prevailed as investors awaited more details on a proposed Sino-US trade deal. The blue-chip CSI300 index rose 0.1 per cent, to 3,925.22, while the Shanghai Composite Index slipped […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks snap 5-day rally on downbeat data

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks snap 5-day rally on downbeat data

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks snap 5-day rally on downbeat data China stocks fell on Tuesday, snapping a five-day winning streak, as the latest factory gate data added to the country’s economic woes and a deal to end the trade war with the United States remained elusive. The blue-chip CSI300 index .CSI300 fell 0.4%, to 3,936.25, […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) benchmark index rises above 3,000 for first time in a month

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) benchmark index rises above 3,000 for first time in a month

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) benchmark index rises above 3,000 for first time in a month China stocks rose on Monday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index going past the 3,000 level for the first time in nearly a month amid expectations of trade deal between presidents Xi Jinping and Donald Trump next month. A […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) investors cheer signs of progress in the ongoing US-China trade talks

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) investors cheer signs of progress in the ongoing US-China trade talks

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) investors cheer signs of progress in the ongoing US-China trade talks China stocks rose on Friday to end the four-session week higher, as investors cheered signs of progress in the ongoing US-China trade talks. The blue-chip CSI300 index rose 1.0 per cent, to 3,911.73, while the Shanghai Composite Index closed […]

President Trump has China “Where He Wants Them on Trade” + Closing Market Summary

President Trump has China “Where He Wants Them on Trade” + Closing Market Summary

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Stock market guru, Jim Cramer said President Trump has the upper hand in the China trade distpute because tariffs are hurting the Chinese economy way more than the US economy. “Hate him or like him, he has them where he wants them,”  Mr. Cramer said on TV Friday. “I always […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) rose as investors returned from a week-long holiday

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) rose as investors returned from a week-long holiday

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) rose as investors returned from a week-long holiday Asian stocks moved higher on Tuesday ahead of the latest round of US-China trade talks later this week. Chinese stocks rose as investors returned from a week-long holiday. The Shanghai Composite Index (SHCOMP) added 0.7%. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index (HSI) rose […]

Asia: Gold, Crude Oil, Stocks, Commodities and Currency Pairs

Asia: Gold, Crude Oil, Stocks, Commodities and Currency Pairs

$XAU, $GLD, $USD, $USO, $OIL FLASH: Gold Off, USD Up, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Firm Headlines Crude Oil prices recover after output from US, Russia, OPEC fall Asian shares firm as investors stay hopeful on US-China disputes Gold fell to a 2 month low on the back of a strong Buck, last trading at $1,468.50 oz. Gold: […]

China’s 70-anni Parade Displays Economic and Military Might (Video)

China’s 70-anni Parade Displays Economic and Military Might (Video)

China’s Communist Party (CNC) celebrated its 70th anni in power with a parade Tuesday showcasing the country’s economic growth and newest weapons. The nationally televised event opened with a military honor guard carrying the Chinese flag through Tiananmen Square, the country’s symbolic political heart, before thousands of spectators who waved flags. Artillery guns fired a […]

Chinese Government Investing to Keep Private Businesses Alive

Chinese Government Investing to Keep Private Businesses Alive

The Chinese government is buying stakes in private companies to keep them afloat amid economic troubles in the country, the WS-J reports. The government has taken steps in the past few decades to move from state-owned businesses to private enterprises, since their public-sector companies tended to lag behind private firms in terms of efficiency and innovation. […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks mixed amid better-than-expected Chinese manufacturing activity

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks mixed amid better-than-expected Chinese manufacturing activity

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks mixed amid better-than-expected Chinese manufacturing activity Asia stocks were mixed on Monday as Chinese factory activity in September came in above expectations. Mainland Chinese stocks slipped on the day, with the Shanghai composite shedding 0.92% to about 2,905.19 and Shenzhen component falling 1.08% to 9,446.24. The Shenzhen composite also slipped […]

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