Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) uncertainty over US-China trade talks

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) uncertainty over US-China trade talks

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) uncertainty over US-China trade talks Major stock markets in Asia ended mixed on Wednesday amid concerns over the state of ongoing U.S.-China trade negotiations, after reports emerged that the White House canceled a trade planning meeting with Beijing this week. The mainland Chinese markets, closely watched in relation to […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold SteadyUSD FlatCrude Oil UpStocks Off In Asia Notes: The Federal Open Markets Committee (FOMC) will hold the next policy-setting meeting on 29-30 January. China reported its lowest annual economic growth since Y 1990 and must stimulate. Gold: Gold prices stood firm Wednesday on higher demand for safe-haven assets over concerns of slowing global economy and […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) concerns about the global economic outlook

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) concerns about the global economic outlook

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) concerns about the global economic outlook Stocks in Asia declined on Tuesday as investor sentiment dipped on concerns about the global outlook, after the International Monetary Fund (IMF)slashed its world economic growth forecast on Monday. In the Greater China region, the Shanghai composite declined about 1.18 percent to close at around 2,579.70 and […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors shrugged off data showing the Chinese economy slowed

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors shrugged off data showing the Chinese economy slowed

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors shrugged off data showing the Chinese economy slowed Hong Kong’s main Hang Seng index crept higher on Monday as investors shrugged off data showing the Chinese economy slowed within market expectations in the fourth quarter of 2018, amid expectations that Beijing would roll out more stimulus to boost […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) bets of US/China trade progress

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) bets of US/China trade progress

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) bets of US/China trade progress Australian shares are set to open higher on hopes that the US and China are moving to resolve their trade dispute. ASX futures were up 43 points. US markets will be closed Monday for a holiday. The Australian dollar slipped 0.4 per cent. Wall […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) struggling for gains despite strong US earnings

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) struggling for gains despite strong US earnings

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) struggling for gains despite strong US earnings Asia Pacific shares traded mixed on Thursday, despite strong quarterly earnings in the U.S. and after the U.K. government won a parliamentary confidence vote. Worries over China likely weighed on market sentiment. Japan’s Nikkei 225 erased early gains of near 0.3 percent […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Investors now focus on a no-confidence vote on May’s government by Britain’s parliament

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Investors now focus on a no-confidence vote on May’s government by Britain’s parliament

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Investors now focus on a no-confidence vote on May’s government by Britain’s parliament Asian shares ended mostly higher on Wednesday even as the U.K. House of Commons voted down Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal by a crushing margin, stoking fresh uncertainty. Investors now focus on a no-confidence vote […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Beijing pledges a mix of tax breaks to help businesses

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Beijing pledges a mix of tax breaks to help businesses

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Beijing pledges a mix of tax breaks to help businesses Hong Kong and China stocks shot up Tuesday, after the Chinese government pledged tax cuts to boost manufacturing and small enterprises amid a slowing economy and the US-China trade war. The Hang Seng Index surged 2 per cent, or […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) ends six-day stretch of gains

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) ends six-day stretch of gains

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) ends six-day stretch of gains Shares in Hong Kong and Shanghai fell and the yuan declined as China’s weakest trade data since 2016 fueled concern about the impact of a dispute with the U.S. and slowing economy. The Hang Seng Index fell 1.4 percent, ending a six-day run of […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) focus for local investors will be offshore this week

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) focus for local investors will be offshore this week

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) focus for local investors will be offshore this week Australian shares are poised to start the week on a positive note as investors await the start of the US reporting season for a read on the outlook for corporate profits. ASX futures up 15 points. The Australian dollar edged […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) firm on continued trade optimism and surging crude oil prices

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) firm on continued trade optimism and surging crude oil prices

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) firm on continued trade optimism and surging crude oil prices The Hong Kong stock market has climbed higher in four straight sessions, gathering almost 1,400 points or 5.5 percent along the way. The Hang Seng Index now rests just above the 26,460-point plateau and it’s expected to open higher […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Higher USD Lower Crude Oil Down Stocks Higher sans Japan In Asia Gold: Gold prices rose Thursday as expectations that the Fed will pause its rate tightening cycle this year. Spot gold was up 0.2% at $1,295.84 oz as of 0556 GMT, hanging near Friday’s at $1,298.42, a mark last seen in mid-June 2018. US gold futures gained […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) progress toward ending their trade war and a Beijing official indicated new policies are coming to boost domestic consumption

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) progress toward ending their trade war and a Beijing official indicated new policies are coming to boost domestic consumption

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) progress toward ending their trade war and a Beijing official indicated new policies are coming to boost domestic consumption The Hang Seng Index rose 2.3 per cent, or 586.87 points, to 26,462.32, while the Hang Seng China Enterprises Index gained 2.2 per cent, or 224.47 points, to 10,358.21. On […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) improved market sentiment

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) improved market sentiment

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) improved market sentiment Most markets in Asia opened higher on Tuesday as investor sentiment improved on the back of the positive trade talks between the United States (US) and China. Earlier cautious comments coming from the US Federal Reserve on future rate hikes also continued to provide relief to […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investor sentiment picked up slightly

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investor sentiment picked up slightly

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investor sentiment picked up slightly Stocks in Asia gained on Monday as investor sentiment picked up slightly amid a new round of trade negotiations between the United States and China in Beijing. Japan’s Nikkei 225 bounced 2.44 percent to close at 20,038.97 while the Topix jumped 2.81 percent to […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) technology firms again in the firing line

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) technology firms again in the firing line

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) technology firms again in the firing line Hong Kong stocks opened with more losses Friday following another steep drop on Wall Street, with technology firms again in the firing line after Apple’s shock decision to slash its December quarter revenue forecast. The Hang Seng Index eased 0.47 percent, or […]

Asia 2019: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia 2019: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Up USD Off Crude Oil Up Stocks Higher Notes: Selling pressure on US stocks fading, positive sentiment recovering. The Big Q: Will stock markets can sustain their recovery at the start of the New Year? In Asia Gold: Gold on pace to end the year on a high note after rallying almost 5% in the past month […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) 2019 Outlook Flat

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) 2019 Outlook Flat

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) 2019 Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways The projected upper bound is: 29,407.27. The projected lower bound is: 21,961.63. The projected closing price is: 25,684.45. Candlesticks A black body occurred (because prices closed lower than they opened). During the past 10 bars, there have been 2 white candles […]

In Asia: Gold Up, USD Off, Stocks Up + Commodities

In Asia: Gold Up, USD Off, Stocks Up + Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Up USD Off Crude Oil Choppy Stocks Higher Notes: Selling pressure on US equities is beginning to fade, but the VIX is still around 29 with investor risk sentiment still recovering. The CBOE Volatility Index rose mid-week to 36, its highest mark since early February. It has since pulled back to 29, still above a recent […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stocks give up early gains

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stocks give up early gains

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stocks give up early gains An incredible day on Wall Street, which saw major indexes finishing at least 5% higher, spurred Asian stock gains Thursday as some traders returned from a Christmas break. U.S. markets were, however, indicating a pullback in the Thursday session. Stock markets also got a […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) brace for possible wild ride

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) brace for possible wild ride

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) brace for possible wild ride Hong Kong traders are bracing themselves for what could be a wild session when trading resumes Thursday, following days of drama building out of the US that sparked a bloodbath on Wall Street and in Tokyo. The Hong Kong market has been closed since […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) city’s de facto central bank raised its base rate in line with the U.S. Federal Reserve

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) city’s de facto central bank raised its base rate in line with the U.S. Federal Reserve

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) city’s de facto central bank raised its base rate in line with the U.S. Federal Reserve Hong Kong shares ended lower on Thursday after the city’s de facto central bank raised its base rate in line with the U.S. Federal Reserve, and warned of increasing downside risks to the […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Halts Losing Streak

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Halts Losing Streak

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Halts Losing Streak The Hong Kong stock market has fallen lower in three straight trading days, sliding almost 700 points or 2.7 percent in that span. The Hang Seng Index now rests just beneath the 25,815-point plateau, although it figures to get a lift from bargain hunters on Wednesday. […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) hit by a double whammy of policy disappointment in China

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) hit by a double whammy of policy disappointment in China

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) hit by a double whammy of policy disappointment in China Hong Kong stocks slipped on Tuesday, hit by a double whammy of policy disappointment in China and depressing share prices across the region. The Hang Seng index fell 1.1 percent to 25,814.25, while the Hang Seng China Enterprises index […]

In Asia: Gold Up, USD Down, Stocks Cautious + Commodities

In Asia: Gold Up, USD Down, Stocks Cautious + Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Prices Up USD Down Crude Oil Off Asian Stocks Cautious  Notes: We do not believe OPEC cuts will work this time around with Qatar going out and Iran refusing to cut, and there is a Big Q is when Russia will go to its agreed production level. US shale oil production will continue to increase. So, […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stock market faces continued headwinds in 2019

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stock market faces continued headwinds in 2019

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stock market faces continued headwinds in 2019 Hong Kong stocks are closing out a rough year and the outlook for 2019 remains largely negative, according to analysts and investors. Headwinds from a weakening economy in China, the Beijing-Washington trade war, concerns about signs of emerging U.S. weakness and an expected slowdown […]

In Asia: Gold Flat, USD Firm, Stocks Cautious + Commodities

In Asia: Gold Flat, USD Firm, Stocks Cautious + Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Prices Flat to Little Changed USD Mixed/Firm Crude Oil Steady Asian Stocks Cautious  Notes: We do not believe OPEC cuts will work this time around with Qatar going out and Iran refusing to cut, and there is a Big Q mark when Russia will go to its agreed production level. And US production will go on […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) rising diplomatic tensions between Beijing and Ottawa

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) rising diplomatic tensions between Beijing and Ottawa

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) rising diplomatic tensions between Beijing and Ottawa Stocks in Hong Kong and China fell in morning trading on Friday on the back of weak November economic data and rising diplomatic tensions between Beijing and Ottawa. The benchmark Hang Seng Index slipped 1.4 per cent, or 372.24 points, to 26,152.11 […]

In Asia: Gold Steady, USD Mixed/Firm, Stocks Falling + Commodities

In Asia: Gold Steady, USD Mixed/Firm, Stocks Falling + Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Prices Steady USD Mixed/Firm Crude Oil Off Asian Stocks Falling In Asia Notes: China feeling the pain, the nation’s November retail sales grew at the weakest pace since Y 2003 and industrial output rose the least in nearly 3 years as domestic demand softened further, underlining rising risks to the economy as Beijing now works to quickly […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) two-day rally has helped erase losses

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) two-day rally has helped erase losses

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) two-day rally has helped erase losses Today’s rally across Asian stock markets has put the regional benchmark index in the green for the week. Barely. The MSCI Asia Pacific Index climbed 0.6 percent as of 4:52 p.m in Hong Kong on Wednesday. Its two-day rally has helped erase losses […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) market participants forecast a slower pace of interest rate hikes in the U.S

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) market participants forecast a slower pace of interest rate hikes in the U.S

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) market participants forecast a slower pace of interest rate hikes in the U.S Hong Kong stocks rose on Wednesday as market participants forecast a slower pace of interest rate hikes in the U.S. and possible policy stimulus in China. At the close of trade, the Hang Seng index was […]

Gold Up, USD Down, Stocks Down + Commodities

Gold Up, USD Down, Stocks Down + Commodities

Gold Up, USD Down, Stocks Down + Commodities $GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Prices Up USD Down Crude Oil Fell Asian Stocks Down In Asia Gold: Gold is higher Thursday as growing risk aversion weighed on USD Spot gold up 0.2% at $1,239.86 oz as of 0429 GMT US gold futures up 0.2% at $1,244.9 oz. Note: Technicals; Spot gold may test resistance at $1,245 oz Markets are […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) questions remain about the details of the trade agreement

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) questions remain about the details of the trade agreement

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) questions remain about the details of the trade agreement Stocks in Asia mostly slipped on Tuesday amid uncertainty about the future of U.S.-China trade relations. Japan’s Nikkei 225 fell by 2.39 percent to close at 22,036.05 while the Topix index shed 2.36 percent to 1,649.20 by the end of […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) temporary pause on escalating the ongoing trade war

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) temporary pause on escalating the ongoing trade war

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) temporary pause on escalating the ongoing trade war Stocks in Asia saw gains on Monday after Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping agreed to a temporary trade truce between the United States and China. The mainland Chinese markets, closely watched as a result of Beijing’s ongoing trade spat with […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) overtakes Japan as the world’s 2nd biggest economy

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) overtakes Japan as the world’s 2nd biggest economy

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) overtakes Japan as the world’s 2nd biggest economy When it comes to paying up for the world’s common causes, like human rights, open-source research, climate change, ravages of war and famine in faraway countries, China likes to stress that as a poor country it lacks the means and urgencies […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors remain wary ahead of the upcoming G20 meeting

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors remain wary ahead of the upcoming G20 meeting

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors remain wary ahead of the upcoming G20 meeting China shares rose on Thursday morning on hopes for policy support and as U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell made comments interpreted as a dovish shift, but investors remain wary ahead of the upcoming G20 meeting in Argentina. At the […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) traders bank on the chance of a US-China trade detente from the G20 meeting

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) traders bank on the chance of a US-China trade detente from the G20 meeting

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) traders bank on the chance of a US-China trade detente from the G20 meeting The Hang Seng Index rose 1.3 per cent and the Shanghai Composite Index added 1.1 per cent for the first gain in five days. Tencent Holdings gained the most in almost two weeks in Hong […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors mulled the pending G-20 meeting

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors mulled the pending G-20 meeting

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors mulled the pending G-20 meeting The Hong Kong Hang Seng Index traded evenly and fell slightly on Tuesday, shrugging off positive Wall Street cues as investors mulled the pending G-20 meeting and the prospects for higher interest rates in the US. President Donald Trump is expected to meet […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) showing signs of decoupling from US counterparts

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) showing signs of decoupling from US counterparts

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) showing signs of decoupling from US counterparts Stock markets in mainland China and Hong Kong reversed earlier losses to close higher on Wednesday, shrugging off an overnight rout in US shares. They bucked declines elsewhere in Asia that took their cues from a sell-off in the US, as traders […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) uncertainty continues to swirl around the dispute

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) uncertainty continues to swirl around the dispute Chinese stocks were the world’s worst performers Tuesday, falling the most this month, and Hong Kong’s November rebound came unstuck. The CSI 300 Index slid 2.3 percent, with technology shares leading declines after another sell-off in the U.S. That also dragged on […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) global uncertainties on trade and Brexit

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) global uncertainties on trade and Brexit

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) global uncertainties on trade and Brexit Stocks in Asia were mostly higher on Monday as ongoing tensions between the United States and China continued to weigh on investor sentiment. Chinese mainland markets traded higher: The Shanghai composite gained 0.91 percent to close at around 2,703.51 while the Shenzhen composite […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) slowdown in growth

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) slowdown in growth

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) slowdown in growth ‘China wants a deal’: Trump: President Donald Trump said he is optimistic about resolving the US trade dispute with China after receiving a response to his demands from Beijing. In Hong Kong, the Hang Seng index was up 0.3 per cent at 26,183.53 on Friday, and […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Rally May Stall

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Rally May Stall

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Rally May Stall The Hong Kong stock market has moved higher in back-to-back trading days, gathering almost 200 points or 0.8 percent along the way. The Hang Seng Index now rests just above the 25,790-point plateau although investors may cash in on Wednesday. The global forecast for the Asian […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Investors buy on trade optimism, but long-term interest lacking

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Investors buy on trade optimism, but long-term interest lacking

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Investors buy on trade optimism, but long-term interest lacking Stocks in Hong Kong rose on Tuesday as Beijing and Washington are said to be preparing for fresh trade talks, helping investors overcome the overnight rout in the U.S. markets. The Hang Seng index gained 0.6 percent to 25792.87 and […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Govt relaxes rules on share buybacks

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Govt relaxes rules on share buybacks

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Govt relaxes rules on share buybacks Stocks in China and Hong Kong edged higher on Monday after government departments and regulators rolled out a series of measures over the weekend to support the private sector, including steps to make share buybacks easier. The Shanghai Composite index rose 0.7 percent […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Chinese regulator announced that it was setting lending targets for banks

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Chinese regulator announced that it was setting lending targets for banks

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Chinese regulator announced that it was setting lending targets for banks Chinese equities had set the tone for risk appetite earlier in the day, with the CSI300 down -1.4% and the Hang Seng down -2.4%.  The Chinese regulator announced that it was setting lending targets for banks to private […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) China’s big three telecoms firms rose on new network deals

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) China’s big three telecoms firms rose on new network deals

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) China’s big three telecoms firms rose on new network deals Hong Kong shares edged higher on Thursday following a Wall Street rally driven by relief that U.S. midterm elections produced no major surprises, and as China’s big three telecoms firms rose on new network deals. The Hang Seng index […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Asian markets mixed

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Asian markets mixed

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Asian markets mixed The East is red again. Chinese stocks have been hammered amid worries about slowing economic growth and an escalating trade dispute with the United States. China’s Shanghai Composite Index and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index are respectively down 20 per cent and 13 per cent this […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) China premier talks up targeted policy support

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) China premier talks up targeted policy support

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) China premier talks up targeted policy support Hong Kong shares erased early losses and ended higher on Tuesday after China’s premier said the country would take targeted policy steps to support private companies. *At the close, the Hang Seng index was 0.7 percent higher at 26,120.96 points while the […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) trade worries persist

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) trade worries persist

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) trade worries persist Hong Kong stocks were among the region’s biggest decliners. After ending last week with a 4.2% gain, the most in seven years, the Hang Seng Index HSI, -2.08% was down 2%. Trade worries persisted, as did concerns about the mainland economy, after a new report found […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) US-China trade war back in the spotlight

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) US-China trade war back in the spotlight

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) US-China trade war back in the spotlight Overnight on Wall Street, stocks closed lower following a Bloomberg News report that said the United States is preparing new tariffs against all remaining Chinese imports if trade talks between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping fail to reconcile the ongoing trade […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) To Continue Losing Streak

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) To Continue Losing Streak

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) To Continue Losing Streak The Hong Kong stock market has finished lower in four straight sessions, tumbling more than 1,425 points or 5.6 percent along the way. The Hang Seng Index now rests just beneath the 24,720-point plateau and it’s in one for further damage on Monday. The global […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) lowest level since May 9, 2017

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) lowest level since May 9, 2017

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) lowest level since May 9, 2017 Hong Kong shares dropped to their lowest levels in nearly 18 months on Thursday, while China’s main stock index turned around early losses after an overnight rout in the US spilled over into Asia. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index closed down 1.01 per […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) mixed between positive and negative territory

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) mixed between positive and negative territory

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) mixed between positive and negative territory Asia markets ended mixed on Wednesday, following a turbulent trading session where stocks seesawed between gains and losses. The mainland Chinese indexes finished mixed, as the Shanghai composite gained 0.33 percent to close at 2,603.30 while the Shenzhen composite fell 0.23 percent at […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Beijing policy pledges wears off

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Beijing policy pledges wears off

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Beijing policy pledges wears off Hong Kong’s benchmark stock index lost more than 800 points on Tuesday, erasing all of Monday’s gains, as a short-lived rally in the Chinese market fizzled out and a sharp drop in US futures indicated deeper losses to come on Wall Street. The Hang […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) lingering concerns over Beijing’s trade war

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) lingering concerns over Beijing’s trade war

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) lingering concerns over Beijing’s trade war  Asia Pacific markets mostly rose on Monday as major Chinese indexes leaped more than 4 percent. The moves followed Friday’s rally in Chinese stocks as authorities took steps to support the market after the release of weaker-than-expected GDP data. One market observer, however, […]

Planning to Visit Hong Kong: The Must Knows

Planning to Visit Hong Kong: The Must Knows

Planning to Visit Hong Kong: The Must Knows Hong Kong is a large cosmopolitan city that you cannot compare to New York or London. To get the sense of Cantonese culture, you have to get out of HK Central and explore the outlying islands, New Territories, and surrounding fishing villages, and to help you get the most out […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) little changed even amid declines elsewhere in the region

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) little changed even amid declines elsewhere in the region

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) little changed even amid declines elsewhere in the region After Wednesday’s holiday and strong regional gains, Hong Kong stocks were little changed even amid declines elsewhere in the region. The Hang Seng Index HSI, -0.03% was about flat. The energy sector declined following Wednesday’s crude-price slide. Oil giant CNOOC […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) economic worries cap gains

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) economic worries cap gains

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) economic worries cap gains Stocks in Hong Kong ended higher on Tuesday, gaining a footing after recent losses, although data showing cooling factory-gate inflation in China for a third straight month in September and a warning from S&P on government debt curbed further gains. *The Hang Seng index ended […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) worries the Trump Administration was stepping up its hardline approach

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) worries the Trump Administration was stepping up its hardline approach

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) worries the Trump Administration was stepping up its hardline approach Stocks listed in Hong Kong and China dropped on Monday, on worries the Trump Administration was stepping up its hardline approach to Beijing, which in turn sent markets lower across Asia. In Hong Kong, the benchmark Hang Seng Index […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Expected to Open Lower

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Expected to Open Lower

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Expected to Open Lower Shares in Hong Kong rebounded on Friday after a global equity market rout saw the Hang Seng index fall 3.5 percent a day earlier, but ongoing concerns about the prospects for global trade and economic growth continue to dampen sentiment. The Hang Seng index ended […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) down as Tencent plunges

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) down as Tencent plunges

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) down as Tencent plunges A sell off in Hong Kong and Chinese shares deepened following a slump in US equities amid persistent concerns about a trade war. The Hang Seng Index sank 3.8%, falling below the 26,000 support level, with every member of the gauge declining. Tencent Holdings Ltd., […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) concerns over slowing growth

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) concerns over slowing growth

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) concerns over slowing growth Hong Kong shares ended lower on Tuesday as the Hang Seng index recorded its sixth consecutive day of loss, with concerns over slowing growth and the impact of an escalating Sino-U.S. trade war weighing on investor sentiment. At the close of trade, the Hang Seng […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stocks retreat

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stocks retreat

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stocks retreat Asian stocks retreated on Monday as strong U.S. jobs data for September added to worries about rising interest rates and investors brushed aside central bank policy loosening in China. China’s Shanghai Composite index fell as much as 3.72 percent to finish at 2,716.51 as traders returned to […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) prepare for even greater swings

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) prepare for even greater swings

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) prepare for even greater swings Prepare for even greater swings in the Hong Kong dollar and funding costs in the city, as a shrinking pool of liquidity amplifies moves in interest rates. Hong Kong’s one-week interbank borrowing cost rose the most in a decade on September 24 amid a […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) market downtrend has further room to run

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) market downtrend has further room to run

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) market downtrend has further room to run Hong Kong stocks declined to a three-week low on Thursday after a surge in the US dollar overnight caused the city’s currency as well as offshore yuan to weaken, triggering pessimism over the economic outlook. The Hong Kong’s dollar has weakened by […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) concerns linked to Sino-American trade

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI)  concerns linked to Sino-American trade

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) concerns linked to Sino-American trade Hong Kong shares fell in choppy morning trading on Wednesday as concerns linked to Sino-American trade and a strengthened U.S. dollar weakened investor confidence. The Hang Seng Index fell 0.5% to 26,985.84 by noon after changing direction at least four times. Insurer AIA Group […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) closed at two-week low

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) closed at two-week low

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) closed at two-week low Hong Kong’s main Hang Seng index closed at a two-week low on Tuesday, dragged by financial and property stocks, while China’s H-shares index fell most in more than three months amid signs of weakness in China’s manufacturing sector. Traders said U.S. President saying it was […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Bearish Outlook

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Bearish Outlook

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Bearish Outlook The Hong Kong 50 Index (proxy for Hang Seng Index futures) had traded sideways below the 28000 key medium-term pivotal resistance with no major changes on its key technical elements. Therefore, maintain bearish bias as long as the 28000 pivotal resistance is not surpassed and a break […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Long Term Bearish Outlook

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Long Term Bearish Outlook

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Long Term Bearish Outlook In Hong Kong, the sub-index of the Hang Seng index tracking energy shares rose 3.5 percent, while the IT sector gained 1 percent. The top gainer on Hang Seng was PetroChina Co Ltd, up 5.02 percent, while the biggest loser was Country Garden Holdings Co […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stocks fall as new tariffs kick in

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stocks fall as new tariffs kick in

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stocks fall as new tariffs kick in China’s stock markets fell on Tuesday morning in their first trading session after fresh U.S. tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports kicked in on Monday, prompting retaliatory tariffs on $60 billion of U.S. imports to China. At the midday break, […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) China calls off planned trade talks with Washington

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) China calls off planned trade talks with Washington

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) China calls off planned trade talks with Washington Hong Kong stocks tumbled on Monday after China cancelled trade talks with the US and accused it of “bullying” trade tactics, ending a four-day winning streak. The benchmark Hang Seng Index fell 1.6 per cent, or 454.19 points, to close at […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) US imposed fresh tariffs on $200 billion worth of imports from China

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) US imposed fresh tariffs on $200 billion worth of imports from China

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) US imposed fresh tariffs on $200 billion worth of imports from China After the US imposed fresh tariffs on $200 billion worth of imports from China, the regional stock markets rose instead of falling. The Hang Seng Index was up 2.4 percent last week while the Shanghai Stock Exchange […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Stocks Boosted by Beijing Pledge to step up investment in key areas

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Stocks Boosted by Beijing Pledge to step up investment in key areas

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Stocks Boosted by Beijing Pledge to step up investment in key areas Headline indices of the Hong Kong share market closed higher on Wednesday, 19 September 2018, with investor sentiment buoyed by gains on Wall Street overnight and gains in other Asian market today. Stocks were also boosted by […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Trade Fears Fade

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Trade Fears Fade

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Trade Fears Fade Hong Kong and mainland China markets bounced back from earlier losses to finish higher on Tuesday after the US unveiled a new round of tariffs on US$200 billion worth of imported Chinese goods.. The Hang Seng Index rebounded and is establishing a near-term support at about […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) fall on fears over US-China tariffs standoff

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) fall on fears over US-China tariffs standoff

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) fall on fears over US-China tariffs standoff Asian shares were mostly lower Monday on reports that President Donald Trump will soon place tariffs on $200 billion more of Chinese goods, even as officials worked to iron out tensions between the world’s two largest economies. On Saturday, The Wall Street […]

America First, Financial Markets Briefing 

America First, Financial Markets Briefing 

America First, Financial Markets Briefing $SPY, $USD, $OIL, $USO, $USD, $CU Hong Kong, China equities slide Monday on trade concerns  WS-J reporting Monday that China could skip trade talks with US Stocks in Asia opened the week under pressure after the latest US move to place a 3rd tranche of tariffs on Chinese goods, as […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Plunges into Bear Market

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Plunges into Bear Market

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Plunges into Bear Market Hong Kong’s stock market is caught in a perfect storm. Fears about the trade war, emerging markets, China’s slowing economy, and individual stocks pushed the city’s benchmark Hang Seng Index (HSI) into a bear market on Tuesday. The index ended the day 0.7% lower, closing more than 20% […]

Typhoon Mangkhut Killed 28 in Philippines, Now Hammering South China

Typhoon Mangkhut Killed 28 in Philippines, Now Hammering South China

Typhoon Mangkhut Killed 28 in Philippines, Now Hammering South China Hong Kong and southern China are on Red Alert Sunday as strong winds and heavy rain from super Typhoon Mangkhut lashed the densely populated coast, a day after the biggest storm of the year left at least 28 dead from landslides and drownings in the […]

Philippines Seeing Typhoon Manghut’s Damage, Casualties, Heavy Rains

Philippines Seeing Typhoon Manghut’s Damage, Casualties, Heavy Rains

Philippines Seeing Typhoon Manghut’s  Damage, Casualties, Heavy Rains Saturday, Philippine officials were assessing damage and checking on possible casualties as Typhoon Mangkhut pummeled the northern breadbasket with ferocious wind and rain that set off landslides, damaged an airport terminal and ripped off tin roofs. There are no immediate deaths reported but Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana […]

China Disappears A-List Actress Fan Bingbing

China Disappears A-List Actress Fan Bingbing

China Disappears A-List Actress Fan Bingbing Fan Bingbing, 36 anni, an A-list Chinese movie star who has appeared in the “X-Men” and “Iron Man” film franchises, has more than 62-M followers online in China and fronted campaigns for Montblanc watches and De Beers diamonds, has disappeared. The star dropped out of sight in June when […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) plunges into bear market

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) plunges into bear market

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) plunges into bear market This could mean currency devaluation, selling of US Treasuries or something else, but for now, it’s hard to see a quick solution, especially as the was rhetoric helps the US President in dealing with his political troubles on home soil before the midterm elections. What’s […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Trade war battering smaller Chinese manufacturers, new data shows

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Trade war battering smaller Chinese manufacturers, new data shows

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Trade war battering smaller Chinese manufacturers, new data shows Mainland China’s benchmark Shanghai Composite Index moved into bear market territory in late June. On Monday it closed down 1.21 per cent, or 32.81 points, at 2,669.49, while the CSI 300 index of larger companies lost 1.45 per cent, or […]

Asia’s Super Rich Advised to Add More Gold to Portfolios

Asia’s Super Rich Advised to Add More Gold to Portfolios

Asia’s Super Rich Advised to Add More Gold to Portfolios $GLD, $USD Gold has been hammered lately, and some advisers are telling their wealthy clients to take advantage of lower prices and add to their stockpile to protect assets against pounding equity markets. Advisers to Asia’s super rich think their clients should put more of their […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) jitters over a potentially severe escalation in the U.S.-China trade war

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) jitters over a potentially severe escalation in the U.S.-China trade war

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) jitters over a potentially severe escalation in the U.S.-China trade war Asian shares fell for the sixth straight session on Thursday as oil skidded and safe-haven gold gained, with investor confidence shaken by turmoil in emerging markets and jitters over a potentially severe escalation in the U.S.-China trade war. […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Index sank 269.03 points to 26,974.82

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Index sank 269.03 points to 26,974.82

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Index sank 269.03 points to 26,974.82 In Hong Kong trading, the Hang Seng Index sank 269.03 points to 26,974.82. The Hang Seng China Enterprises Index, or the H-share gauge, dropped 0.6 per cent. Tencent Holdings, the biggest weighting on the benchmark, slid 3.1 per cent to HK$314.60, the lowest […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Slide as Tariff Threat Builds

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Slide as Tariff Threat Builds

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Slide as Tariff Threat Builds China’s Shanghai Composite index fell as much as 1.68 percent to 2,704.34 while Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index plunged 2.61 percent to end at 27,243.85. Activity in China’s services sector continued to expand in August, albeit at a slower rate, the latest survey from […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Market Gains are Limited

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Market Gains are Limited

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Market Gains are Limited Hong Kong share market closed higher on Tuesday, 04 September 2018, as investors chased for beaten down stocks on tracking gains in Mainland A-share market today. However, market gains were limited on caution of intensifying U. S.-led trade war after U. S. President Donald Trump […]

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