Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) China reported stronger-than-expected investment in its slowing economy

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) China reported stronger-than-expected investment in its slowing economy

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) China reported stronger-than-expected investment in its slowing economy Hong Kong stocks edged higher on Thursday after China reported stronger-than-expected investment in its slowing economy, but a weaker industrial output growth limited the gains. The Hang Seng index ended 0.2 percent higher at 28,851.39 points. The Hang Seng China Enterprises […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Steady , USD Off, Crude Oil Higher, Stocks Flat Notes: The United States aims to cut Iran’s Crude exports by about 20% to below 1-M BPD from May by requiring importing countries to reduce purchases to avoid US sanctions, 2 sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. Both sources said they were […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Drop as Rally Eases

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Drop as Rally Eases

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Drop as Rally Eases Asian stocks dropped Wednesday as the positive sentiment at the start of the week faded on continuing global growth concerns. The pound steadied ahead of a further Brexit vote. Shares slipped from Sydney to Shanghai, while futures signaled lower starts in Europe and the U.S. […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) post gains of more than 1%

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) post gains of more than 1%

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) post gains of more than 1% Asian stocks rallied Tuesday, following strong gains on Wall Street that snapped five straight days of losses. Investors may have also been buoyed by increased optimism over a Brexit vote in the British Parliament later in the day after Prime Minister Theresa May […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Chinese officials boosted investor hopes of policy support for a slowing economy

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Chinese officials boosted investor hopes of policy support for a slowing economy

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Chinese officials boosted investor hopes of policy support for a slowing economy Hong Kong shares rebounded on Monday after two straight sessions of losses amid cautious optimism that China and the United States will work out a trade deal, and as Chinese officials boosted investor hopes of policy support […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Up , USD Steady, Crude Oil Higher, Stocks Up Notes: Fed Chairman Powell said Friday that the central bank will be careful not to shock financial markets as it stabilizes its bond portfolio, saying that it does not see problems in the US economy that warrant an immediate change in its policy. Washington […]

China Resources Land HEFFX Highlights

China Resources Land HEFFX Highlights

China Resources Land Limited is an investment holding company mainly engaged in the development of properties for sale. Along with subsidiaries, the Company operates its business through four segments: The Development Properties for Sale segment, the Property Investment and Management segment, the Hotel Operations segment, the Construction, Decoration Service and Others segment. The Company’s investment […]

WH Group HEFFX Highlights

WH Group HEFFX Highlights

WH GROUP LIMITED is a Hong Kong-based investment holding company principally engaged in pork businesses. The Company operates its businesses through four segments. Packaged Meats segment is engaged in the production, wholesales and retailing of low temperature and high temperature meat products. Fresh Pork segment is engaged in the production, wholesales and retailing of fresh […]

China Unicom HEFFX Highlights

China Unicom HEFFX Highlights

China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited is a Hong Kong-based investment holding company principally engaged in the provision of telecommunications services. The Company’s businesses include mobile businesses, fixed-line businesses and others. Its mobile businesses include the provision of call services, roaming services, mobile broadband services, traditional value-added services such as short message services, multimedia message services […]

Hang Seng Bank HEFFX Highlights

Hang Seng Bank HEFFX Highlights

Hang Seng Bank Limited is a company mainly engaged in the banking business. Along with subsidiaries, the Company operates its business through four segments: the Retail Banking and Wealth Management segment, the Commercial Banking segment, the Global Banking and Markets segment, and the Other segment. The Retail Banking and Wealth Management segment is involved in […]

AIA Group HEFFX Highlights

AIA Group HEFFX Highlights

AIA Group Limited is an investment holding company principally engaged in the provision of life insurance. The products and services mainly include life insurance, accident and health insurance and savings plans, as well as employee benefits, credit insurance and pension services to corporate clients. The Company operates through eight business segments: Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore, […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) concerns surrounding global growth mounted

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) concerns surrounding global growth mounted

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) concerns surrounding global growth mounted Stock markets across Asia sank on Friday as concerns surrounding global growth mounted, with the region’s benchmark index posting its biggest plunge of the year. Chinese shares fell the most as traders took a sell rating from the nation’s largest brokerage as a sign […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) retreat as uncertainty over U.S.-China trade deal grows

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) retreat as uncertainty over U.S.-China trade deal grows

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) retreat as uncertainty over U.S.-China trade deal grows Asian shares were mostly lower Thursday as optimism about progress in trade talks between the U.S. and China started wearing off. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 NIK, -0.65% slipped 0.8% in early trading. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 XJO, +0.29% edged up nearly 0.3% […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Steady , USD Flat, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Down Notes: Investors are looking ahead to the ECB’s board meeting Thursday. The ECB is expected to pare growth forecasts and give its strongest signal yet that more stimulus is coming in the form of more cheap loans. Washington could lift most or all […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) edges higher helped by optimism for policy support from China as the National People’s Congress began in Beijing

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) edges higher helped by optimism for policy support from China as the National People’s Congress began in Beijing

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) edges higher helped by optimism for policy support from China as the National People’s Congress began in Beijing Hong Kong shares edged higher on Wednesday morning, helped by optimism for policy support from China as the National People’s Congress began in Beijing this week. The Hang Seng Index added […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) China announced at its annual parliamentary meeting that it has cut its growth target

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI)  China announced at its annual parliamentary meeting that it has cut its growth target

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) China announced at its annual parliamentary meeting that it has cut its growth target Markets in Asia were mixed by the end of Tuesday, with China announcing at its annual parliamentary meeting that it has cut its growth target. Shares in mainland China were higher, with the Shenzhen component […]

Economic Tell: Swiss Watch Exports + 6.3% in Y 2018

Economic Tell: Swiss Watch Exports + 6.3% in Y 2018

FLASH: Asia accounted for over 50% of that turnover According to The Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry FH, Swiss watch exports in Y 2018 grew 6.3% Y-Y to CHF 21.2-B. Although the value of exports was up, the total number of watches exported declined by 2.3% to 23.7-M items there were 570,000 fewer timepieces […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Washington and Beijing are close to reaching an agreement

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Washington and Beijing are close to reaching an agreement

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Washington and Beijing are close to reaching an agreement Asian stocks rose Monday after news reports said Washington and Beijing are close to reaching an agreement as early as this month to end their costly tariff war. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo and Seoul advanced after Bloomberg News and The […]

Hang Seng Bank HEFFX Highlights

Hang Seng Bank HEFFX Highlights

Hang Seng Bank Limited is a company mainly engaged in the banking business. Along with subsidiaries, the Company operates its business through four segments: the Retail Banking and Wealth Management segment, the Commercial Banking segment, the Global Banking and Markets segment, and the Other segment. The Retail Banking and Wealth Management segment is involved in […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) U.S. and North Korean leaders cut short their widely-watched summit

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) U.S. and North Korean leaders cut short their widely-watched summit

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) U.S. and North Korean leaders cut short their widely-watched summit The Hong Kong stock market fell on waning hopes for a speedy de-escalation to the Sino-U.S. tariffs tussle, and after the U.S. and North Korean leaders cut short their widely-watched summit. At the close of trade, the Hang Seng […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) PBOC said it will encourage financial market innovation to boost the economy

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) PBOC said it will encourage financial market innovation to boost the economy

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) PBOC said it will encourage financial market innovation to boost the economy China and Hong Kong stocks rose on Wednesday, after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell reinforced the U.S. central bank’s recent shift towards a more “patient” approach on policy in the face of a slowing economy. Mainland and […]

Global Economy May Have Bottomed Out

Global Economy May Have Bottomed Out

$GS, $USD, $USO, $OIL FLASH: On the global markets, some green shoots are emerging. The global economy may have already bottomed out, according to Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Chief Economist in a note Tuesday. While growth remains soft, Goldman’s current activity indicator in February is slightly above the downwardly-revised December and January numbers. Some green […]

Hang Seng Bank HEFFX Highlights

Hang Seng Bank HEFFX Highlights

Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 183.92. The projected upper bound is: 197.54. The projected lower bound is: 187.88. The projected closing price is: […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) slipped on the day after a turbulent session

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) slipped on the day after a turbulent session

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) slipped on the day after a turbulent session Major Asian stock markets closed lower on Tuesday, as investors sought clarity on the U.S.-China trade front a day after President Donald Trump postponed a closely watched tariff deadline in early March. In a volatile session Tuesday, mainland Chinese stocks slipped on the […]

China Unicom HEFFX Highlights

China Unicom HEFFX Highlights

China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited is a Hong Kong-based investment holding company principally engaged in the provision of telecommunications services. The Company’s businesses include mobile businesses, fixed-line businesses and others. Its mobile businesses include the provision of call services, roaming services, mobile broadband services, traditional value-added services such as short message services, multimedia message services […]

AIA Group HEFFX Highlights

AIA Group HEFFX Highlights

Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 69.23. The projected upper bound is: 79.17. The projected lower bound is: 72.89. The projected closing price is: […]

Galaxy Entertainment Group HEFFX Highlights

Galaxy Entertainment Group HEFFX Highlights

Galaxy Entertainment Group Limited (GEG) is a hospitality and gaming company. The Company develops and operates hotels, gaming and integrated resort facilities in Macau. The principal activity of the Company is investment holding. The Company, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in operation in casino games of chance or games of other forms, provision of hospitality […]

WH Group HEFFX Highlights

WH Group HEFFX Highlights

WH GROUP LIMITED is a Hong Kong-based investment holding company principally engaged in pork businesses. The Company operates its businesses through four segments. Packaged Meats segment is engaged in the production, wholesales and retailing of low temperature and high temperature meat products. Fresh Pork segment is engaged in the production, wholesales and retailing of fresh […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Stocks rise after Trump announces tariff delay

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Stocks rise after Trump announces tariff delay

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Stocks rise after Trump announces tariff delay Hong Kong and mainland Chinese shares rose at the open of trade Monday after Donald Trump said he would delay hiking tariffs on Chinese imports and that trade talks were making “substantial progress”. The Hang Seng Index rose 0.55 per cent, or […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) End On Steady Note Amid Trade Optimism

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) End On Steady Note Amid Trade Optimism

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) End On Steady Note Amid Trade Optimism Asian stocks reversed early losses to end Thursday’s session on a steady note following a Reuters report that the US and China were outlining agreements on the stickiest trade issues. Dovish signals from the US Federal Reserve also lent some support to […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) HSBC Misses Key Growth Forecasts

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) HSBC Misses Key Growth Forecasts

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) HSBC Misses Key Growth Forecasts Despite an apparently vigorous pre-tax profit and revenues for 2018, HSBC Holdings plc and its operational results fell woefully short of analysts’ expectations and were punished with a 2.7% drop in its stock price at Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index today. Europe’s largest bank unveiled a […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) credit figures for January added to signs of increased stimulus

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) credit figures for January added to signs of increased stimulus

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) credit figures for January added to signs of increased stimulus A rally in Chinese equities steepened Monday as bumper credit figures for January added to signs of increased stimulus. The Shanghai Composite Index jumped 2.7 percent by the close, taking its rebound since a Jan. 3 low to 12 […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stumbles as differences frustrate US-China talks

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stumbles as differences frustrate US-China talks

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stumbles as differences frustrate US-China talks Major Asian stock markets closed lower on Friday, following the release of U.S. retail data overnight which raised concerns over a slowing American economy. Investors await developments from the ongoing U.S-China trade negotiations in Beijing. Mainland Chinese markets saw losses on the day. […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) optimism over U.S.-China trade talks and a new deal to avoid a government shutdown

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) optimism over U.S.-China trade talks and a new deal to avoid a government shutdown

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) optimism over U.S.-China trade talks and a new deal to avoid a government shutdown Investors were caught by surprise by a report showing that U.S. retail sales fell by 1.2% in December, the largest single-month decline since 2009 and well below the flat growth expected by economists polled by MarketWatch. […]

Higher risk appetite and improved sentiment bolstered stocks in China and Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI)

Higher risk appetite and improved sentiment bolstered stocks in China and Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI)

Higher risk appetite and improved sentiment bolstered stocks in China and Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Higher risk appetite and improved sentiment bolstered stocks in China and Hong Kong on Wednesday, as all benchmark indexes staged a mini rally. The Hang Seng Index rose to a near six-month high, boosted by investors who are […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) the Automotive Aristocrat

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) the Automotive Aristocrat

$RACE FLASH: Ferrari is the Aristocrat of of world’s automotive sector and the world’s strongest brand. Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is an iconic Italian luxury Supercar manufacturer which produces the Ferrari branded car. It is a limited production in demand car and instantly recognizable world wide. In Y 2018 only 9,251 Ferraris were shipped. The group’s high […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors had recoiled from making further big bets ahead of news from US-China trade negotiations in Beijing later this week

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors had recoiled from making further big bets ahead of news from US-China trade negotiations in Beijing later this week

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors had recoiled from making further big bets ahead of news from US-China trade negotiations in Beijing later this week China’s benchmark stock indexes were trading flat on Tuesday morning after starting the Lunar New Year strong on Monday, while Hong Kong shares opened lower. Traders said that after […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) market is hoping US-China trade talks will at least yield an extension of March 1 deadline

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) market is hoping US-China trade talks will at least yield an extension of March 1 deadline

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) market is hoping US-China trade talks will at least yield an extension of March 1 deadline A 7.6 per cent year-on-year increase in domestic tourism during the Lunar New Year holiday failed to boost stocks on the first day of trading in the Year of the Pig in mainland […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Index ETF (2833.HK) 8.60% Higher Over past 13 Weeks

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Index ETF (2833.HK) 8.60% Higher Over past 13 Weeks

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) 8.60% Higher Over past 13 Weeks Shares of Hang Seng Index ETF (2833.HK) have been trending up over the past quarter, revealing solid bullish momentum for the equity, as they ran 8.60 over the past 13 weeks.  Looking more nearterm, the stock moved 1.25% for the week.  Looking slightly […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) poised for continued upbeat momentum

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) poised for continued upbeat momentum

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) poised for continued upbeat momentum China’s stocks posted their best monthly performance in January in a year, as the world’s biggest emerging equity market recovered from the world-beating decline in 2018. The Shanghai Composite Index rose 3.6 per cent last month, the biggest gain since January 2018. Equities were […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Lunar New Year holidays

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Lunar New Year holidays

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Lunar New Year holidays Shares in Hong Kong, Japan and Australia saw gains on Monday. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index, which closed earlier at 12:00 p.m. HK/SIN today with the eve of the Lunar New Year holidays, edged up 0.21 percent to close at 27,990.21. Over in Japan, the Nikkei 225 advanced […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold OffUSD FirmCrude Oil UpStocks Steady In Asia Note: China closed all week for the Lunar New Year Gold: Gold prices slipped Monday as risk aversion waned amid some signs of progress in US-China trade talks, while a firm USD kept bullion under pressure. Spot gold was down 0.4% at $1,313.01 oz by 0552 GMT US […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) red hot after the nightmare of 2018

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) red hot after the nightmare of 2018

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) red hot after the nightmare of 2018 Hong Kong’s Hang Seng shot up 8 per cent in January, after suffering a loss of 15 per cent over all of last year. On Thursday, the Hang Seng closed at the highest level in four months – 27,942.47, or a 1.1 […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) gains came after the U.S. central bank kept interest rates unchanged

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) gains came after the U.S. central bank kept interest rates unchanged

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) gains came after the U.S. central bank kept interest rates unchanged Hong Kong shares rose to an over four-month high on Thursday, after the U.S. Federal Reserve signaled it would be patient about further rate increases. The Hang Seng Index added 1.1% to 27,942.47, its highest close since Sept. […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors bet on the U.S. Federal Reserve to take a pause in hiking interest rates

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors bet on the U.S. Federal Reserve to take a pause in hiking interest rates

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors bet on the U.S. Federal Reserve to take a pause in hiking interest rates Shares in Hong Kong closed higher on Wednesday as investors bet on the U.S. Federal Reserve to take a pause in hiking interest rates and China to step up efforts to boost decades-low growth. […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) renewed US-China tensions

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) renewed US-China tensions

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) renewed US-China tensions Stocks in Asia were mostly lower on Tuesday as fresh concerns over a slowing Chinese economy and renewed trade tensions weighed on investor sentiment. Mainland Chinese markets slipped as investors kept an eye on Beijing’s ongoing trade war with Washington. The Shanghai composite declined 0.1 percent to close […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stocks end higher ahead of the release of preliminary economic data

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stocks end higher ahead of the release of preliminary economic data

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stocks end higher ahead of the release of preliminary economic data Chinese and Hong Kong stocks rose on Friday, with both benchmarks capping weekly gains, as investors keep an eye out on preliminary January economic data and high-stakes US-China trade talks due next week. The Shanghai Composite Index added […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) uncertainties surrounding the global economic outloo

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI)  uncertainties surrounding the global economic outloo

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) uncertainties surrounding the global economic outlook Most Asian markets closed higher on Thursday amid uncertainties surrounding the global economic outlook as well as the ongoing U.S.-China trade fight. The mainland Chinese markets, watched in relation to the ongoing trade fight between Beijing and Washington, recovered from earlier losses. The Shanghai […]

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 […]