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 […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) continues to drift sideways

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) continues to drift sideways

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) continues to drift sideways The Straits Times Index peaked temporarily at 3,285, before retreating. At its current level of 3,238, the index has stayed above the 200-day moving average at 3,227 and the 100-day moving average at 3,208. Quarterly momentum is intact and in rising mode. The 50-day moving average continues […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) revised down its estimate for economic growth this year as political unrest grips the city

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) revised down its estimate for economic growth this year as political unrest grips the city

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) revised down its estimate for economic growth this year as political unrest grips the city Hong Kong revised down its estimate for economic growth this year as political unrest grips the city, with the government now forecasting the first annual contraction since the global financial crisis a decade ago. […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) investors look for concrete details in a possible trade agreement between the United States and China

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) investors look for concrete details in a possible trade agreement between the United States and China

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) investors look for concrete details in a possible trade agreement between the United States and China The Singapore stock market has finished higher in three straight sessions, rising almost 35 points or 1 percent along the way. The Straits Times Index now rests just above the 3,260-point plateau although it may […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) trading higher on reports China and the US have agreed on a plan to roll back additional tariffs in phases

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) trading higher on reports China and the US have agreed on a plan to roll back additional tariffs in phases

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) trading higher on reports China and the US have agreed on a plan to roll back additional tariffs in phases Hong Kong stocks turned up in late trading Thursday on reports China and the US have agreed on a plan to roll back additional tariffs in phases, a potentially […]

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% […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Continuation of Uptrend

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Continuation of Uptrend

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Continuation of Uptrend Most stock markets in the region traded flat or lower on Wednesday as investors waited for more developments on US-China trade, but Singapore bucked the trend, boosted by bright spots in corporate earnings. Local shares rose for a third straight session, with the Straits Times Index closing at […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors bag profits while waiting for fresh news on US-China trade negotiations

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors bag profits while waiting for fresh news on US-China trade negotiations

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors bag profits while waiting for fresh news on US-China trade negotiations The Hang Seng Index extended a winning streak to a fifth day, eking a teensy gain as investors bagged profits while waiting for fresh news on US-China trade negotiations. China stocks ended down. The Hang Seng rose […]

Japanese giant SoftBank Group suffered an operating loss of $6.4 billion in the second quarter

Japanese giant SoftBank Group suffered an operating loss of $6.4 billion in the second quarter

Japanese giant SoftBank Group suffered an operating loss of $6.4 billion in the second quarter, it said Wednesday, as investments in start-ups such as WeWork and Uber took a massive hit. In the three-month period ending September 30, operating losses hit a whopping 704.4 billion yen ($6.4 billion). The firm said first-half operating losses from […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) share benchmarks across most countries bucked the “October effect”

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) share benchmarks across most countries bucked the “October effect”

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) share benchmarks across most countries bucked the “October effect” Share benchmarks across most countries bucked the “October effect”, with the Straits Times Index (STI) posting a 4 per cent monthly gain, the Singapore Exchange (SGX) noted yesterday. Trading was affected by a week-long national holiday in China and the announcement of […]

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% […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stock gains come despite protests, economic concerns

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stock gains come despite protests, economic concerns

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stock gains come despite protests, economic concerns Signs of euphoria are showing in Hong Kong’s stock market as investors brush off five months of protests and an economic recession. The Hang Seng Index is up 11% from August’s intraday low and back through the key 27,000-point level. The rally is […]

Hong Kong’s economic woes showed no sign of easing

Hong Kong’s economic woes showed no sign of easing

Hong Kong’s economic woes showed no sign of easing Wednesday after a key measure of business confidence fell to its lowest level in more than a decade as the city reels from the global trade war and violent democracy protests. The Purchasing Managers Index — which measures the health of the private sector — dropped […]

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 […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) market tipped to open firmly higher

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) market tipped to open firmly higher

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) market tipped to open firmly higher The Singapore stock market gave up less than a single point on Friday, but that was enough to end the five-day winning streak in which it had advanced more than 80 points or 2.7 percent. The Straits Times Index remains just beneath the 3,230-point plateau […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) soar to their highest level in over three months

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) soar to their highest level in over three months

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) soar to their highest level in over three months Hong Kong stocks soared to their highest level in over three months on Monday, while China markets also climbed, as investors piled in on signs of US-China trade deal progress and the mainland regulator’s vow to reform the A-share market. […]

Asian markets rally following a forecast-busting US jobs report

Asian markets rally following a forecast-busting US jobs report

Asian markets rallied Monday following a forecast-busting US jobs report, and on growing optimism that China and the United States will finally sign off on a mini trade pact. Investors took their lead from another record-breaking close on Wall Street, which came at the end of a strong week for equities thanks to strong earnings […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) higher as a surprise rise in factory activity in mainland China and increased hopes of a U.S.-China trade agreement cheered investors

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) higher as a surprise rise in factory activity in mainland China and increased hopes of a U.S.-China trade agreement cheered investors

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) higher as a surprise rise in factory activity in mainland China and increased hopes of a U.S.-China trade agreement cheered investors Hong Kong’s main stock index closed at its highest level in over six weeks on Friday as a surprise rise in factory activity in mainland China and increased […]

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 […]

China-US trade talks returned to the fore after a report said Beijing officials had raised doubts about the chances of a long-term deal

China-US trade talks returned to the fore after a report said Beijing officials had raised doubts about the chances of a long-term deal

Asian markets were mixed on Friday but about the China-US trade talks returned to the fore after a report said Beijing officials had raised doubts about the chances of a long-term deal. Investors were also spooked by a speech by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in which he called China “truly hostile” to the US, […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) higher after the US Federal Reserve cut interest rates as expected to keep economic expansion on track

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) higher after the US Federal Reserve cut interest rates as expected to keep economic expansion on track

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) higher after the US Federal Reserve cut interest rates as expected to keep economic expansion on track Asian shares rose on Thursday (Oct 31) and US stock futures edged higher after the US Federal Reserve cut interest rates as expected to keep economic expansion on track. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) GDP growth slows down in the recession

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) GDP growth slows down in the recession

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) GDP growth slows down in the recession Hong Kong stocks broke a two-day losing streak on Thursday, with bank and property stocks among the gainers after moves in the US and the city to lower interest rates. The Hang Seng Index rose 0.9 per cent to finish at 26,906.72. […]

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 […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors taking profits, and as the city’s leader warned that Hong Kong could record negative growth for the full 2019 year

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors taking profits, and as the city’s leader warned that Hong Kong could record negative growth for the full 2019 year

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors taking profits, and as the city’s leader warned that Hong Kong could record negative growth for the full 2019 year The Hang Seng index closed 104.50 points down or 0.39% at 26,786.76. The Hang Seng China Enterprises index fell 0.22% to 10,547. The sub-index of the Hang Seng […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors monitoring further developments on the U.S.-China trade front

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors monitoring further developments on the U.S.-China trade front

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors monitoring further developments on the U.S.-China trade front Major Asian markets were mixed on Tuesday as investors monitored further developments on the U.S.-China trade front, with the two economic powerhouses working toward a deal. In Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 index gained 106.86 points, or 0.5%, to 22,974.13. The […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) investors growing increasingly optimistic over concrete progress on the US-China trade front

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) investors growing increasingly optimistic over concrete progress on the US-China trade front

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) investors growing increasingly optimistic over concrete progress on the US-China trade front Taking cues from Monday’s record close on Wall Street, Asian markets were mostly higher on Tuesday, with investors growing increasingly optimistic over concrete progress on the US-China trade front as well as diminishing fears of a no-deal Brexit. Returning […]

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 […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stocks are trading about 9% cheaper than the five-year average

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stocks are trading about 9% cheaper than the five-year average

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stocks are trading about 9% cheaper than the five-year average The economy is heading for a recession, violent protests show no sign of easing and yet Hong Kong’s financial markets are enjoying an unusual period of calm. A gauge of Hang Seng Index volatility has fallen more than 20% […]

Lee Jae-yong is vice-chairman of Samsung Electronics in retrial over a sprawling corruption scandal

Lee Jae-yong is vice-chairman of Samsung Electronics in retrial over a sprawling corruption scandal

The heir to the Samsung empire appeared in court Friday for a retrial over a sprawling corruption scandal that threatens to disrupt management at the world’s biggest smartphone and memory chip maker. Lee Jae-yong is vice-chairman of Samsung Electronics — where profits have been falling for months — and was jailed for five years in […]

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. […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Expected to Rise, Investors focus on more stimulus to support the island city’s faltering growth amid political unrest

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Expected to Rise, Investors focus on more stimulus to support the island city’s faltering growth amid political unrest

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Expected to Rise, Investors focus on more stimulus to support the island city’s faltering growth amid political unrest Hong Kong stocks closed higher on Thursday, on hopes of more stimulus to support the island city’s faltering growth amid political unrest. The Hang Seng index rose 0.9% to 26,797.95, while […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Looks Set to Rise at Open

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Looks Set to Rise at Open

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Looks Set to Rise at Open Singapore shares climbed higher on Thursday morning, tracking a largely positive session on Wall Street overnight. US stocks rose modestly on Wednesday following a mixed round of earnings, that lifted US industrial bellwethers Boeing and Caterpillar despite earnings misses, but pummelled semiconductor shares. The Dow and the […]

Asia Points to Continued Rally

Asia Points to Continued Rally

Most Asian markets rose Thursday following a positive lead from Wall Street, while the pound was marginally higher as traders await the next Brexit move with the EU expected to extend Britain’s divorce deadline yet again. While US earnings on Wednesday were a mixed bag, investors remain broadly upbeat after better-than-forecast results so far have […]

SK Hynix Takes a Beating

SK Hynix Takes a Beating

The world’s second-largest memory chip maker, South Korea’s SK Hynix, posted its lowest quarterly profit in three years as it suffers from a long-running slump in the global chip market, it said Thursday. Korean chipmakers — led by behemoth Samsung Electronics — have enjoyed record profits in recent years as prices for their products soared. […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Inflation Holds Steady at 0.5% in September

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Inflation Holds Steady at 0.5% in September

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Inflation Holds Steady at 0.5% in September Singapore’s consumer price index rose as expected in September with higher food prices offset by lower housing and utility costs. The CPI rose 0.5% on year in September, the same pace as in August. It matched the median estimate from a Wall Street Journal […]

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 […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) falls on scepticism over magnitude of new relief package

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) falls on scepticism over magnitude of new relief package

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) falls on scepticism over magnitude of new relief package Hong Kong’s stocks dropped by the most in two weeks on angst that a HK$2 billion (US$254 million) relief package would do little to revive growth at the former British colony that has been roiled by anti-government protests. The Hang […]

Samsung heir’s corruption retrial hangs over phonemaker

Samsung heir’s corruption retrial hangs over phonemaker

The heir to the Samsung empire returns to court this week for a retrial over a sprawling corruption scandal that could see him return to prison and deprive the world’s largest smartphone and chip manufacturer of its top decision-maker. Lee Jae-yong is vice chairman of Samsung Electronics — where profits have been falling for months […]

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% […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) positive start to the week

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) positive start to the week

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) positive start to the week Positive remarks from both the US and China on trade matters, which suggest productive negotiations between the two parties over a trade deal lifted spirits, making for a positive showing for Asian equities on Tuesday. In Singapore, the Straits Times Index (STI) build on a positive start […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) markets up on fresh hopes for U.S.-China ‘phase-one’ trade deal

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) markets up on fresh hopes for U.S.-China ‘phase-one’ trade deal

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) markets up on fresh hopes for U.S.-China ‘phase-one’ trade deal Asian markets rose slightly in early trading Tuesday after encouraging news about U.S.-China trade talks. President Donald Trump on Monday said “the deal with China is coming along very well. They have to make a deal because their supply […]

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 Up Headlines Crude Oil prices were little changed Tuesday Gold prices steady as US-China trade optimism sparks market cheer Investors await FOMC meeting at the end of the month Gold: Gold was muted Tuesday, weighed down by buoyant Asian shares that cheered […]

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, […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) mixed amid uncertainties about Britain’s exit from the European Union and the ongoing trade conflict between the U.S. and China

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) mixed amid uncertainties about Britain’s exit from the European Union and the ongoing trade conflict between the U.S. and China

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) mixed amid uncertainties about Britain’s exit from the European Union and the ongoing trade conflict between the U.S. and China Asian shares were mixed Monday amid uncertainties about Britain’s exit from the European Union and the ongoing trade conflict between the U.S. and China. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 NIK, […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) higher on hopes of progress on a US-China trade deal

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) higher on hopes of progress on a US-China trade deal

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) higher on hopes of progress on a US-China trade deal Singapore shares climbed higher by Monday afternoon on hopes of progress on a US-China trade deal, with the Straits Times Index (STI) gaining 0.9 per cent, or 28.80 points to 3,142.96. The benchmark index traded within a day range of 3,111.12 to […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) shares edged down following differing reactions in the US and Europe markets

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) shares edged down following differing reactions in the US and Europe markets

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) shares edged down following differing reactions in the US and Europe markets Singapore shares edged down on Friday morning following differing reactions in the US and Europe markets over a draft agreement on Brexit, with US stocks gaining ground but Europe closing slightly lower. Amid a tentative opening on the exchange, […]

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 […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) markets mostly tumble as China’s growth weakens more than expected

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) markets mostly tumble as China’s growth weakens more than expected

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) markets mostly tumble as China’s growth weakens more than expected Asia Pacific markets mostly declined on Friday by the close, as China released worse-than-expected gross domestic product figures, impacted by Beijing’s protracted trade conflict with the U.S. Mainland Chinese markets tumbled after the release of the data. The Shanghai […]

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 […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stocks climbed after the financial hub gave its real estate sector reason to cheer

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stocks climbed after the financial hub gave its real estate sector reason to cheer

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stocks climbed after the financial hub gave its real estate sector reason to cheer Asian markets were mostly quiet Thursday, but Hong Kong stocks climbed after the financial hub gave its real estate sector reason to cheer. China’s Shanghai Composite Index (SHCOMP) traded flat, while Japan’s Nikkei 225 (N225) […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) drags on weak export data

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) drags on weak export data

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) drags on weak export data Singapore’s shares fell on Thursday after the city-state reported dismal export figures, while most Southeast Asian stock markets slipped as investors awaited more details on the first phase of the Sino-U.S. trade deal. China’s commerce ministry said that the country hoped to reach a phased agreement […]

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 […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stocks rise to 1-month high as govt housing measures boost property shares

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stocks rise to 1-month high as govt housing measures boost property shares

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stocks rise to 1-month high as govt housing measures boost property shares Hong Kong stocks rose to a one-month high on Wednesday, led by property shares, after the city’s leader announced measures aimed at easing a housing shortage and calming anti-government protests. However, the gain was capped by lingering […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) and Asia shares cheered by Brexit deal hopes

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) and Asia shares cheered by Brexit deal hopes

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) and Asia shares cheered by Brexit deal hopes The pound surged overnight and Asias shares rose on Wednesday (Oct 16) as investors looked to whether Britain can secure a deal to avoid a disorderly exit from the European Union. Officials and diplomats involved in negotiations over the acrimonious divorce between the […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) optimism is fading

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) optimism is fading

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) optimism is fading Optimism is fading over last week’s tentative trade truce between the United States and China. Asian stocks were mixed Tuesday. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index (HSI) was flat. China’s Shanghai Composite Index (SHCOMP) dropped 0.5%. Both ended higher Monday. South Korea’s Kospi (KOSPI) also opened slightly […]

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, […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) slightly higher despite US stocks finishing lower overnight ahead of a wave of key earnings reports

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) slightly higher despite US stocks finishing lower overnight ahead of a wave of key earnings reports

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) slightly higher despite US stocks finishing lower overnight ahead of a wave of key earnings reports Singapore shares edged slightly higher on Tuesday, with the Straits Times Index gaining 0.1 per cent, or 4.19 points to 3,128.64 as at 9.02am.  This came despite US stocks finishing lower overnight ahead of a […]

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 […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) investor sentiment improved following last week’s high-level trade negotiations between the United States and China

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) investor sentiment improved following last week’s high-level trade negotiations between the United States and China

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) investor sentiment improved following last week’s high-level trade negotiations between the United States and China Asia Pacific markets rose across the board on Monday as investor sentiment improved following last week’s high-level trade negotiations between the United States and China. Mainland Chinese markets traded up at the close: The Shanghai composite […]

Asian markets rally after China, US reach partial trade deal

Asian markets rally after China, US reach partial trade deal

Asian investors on Monday cheered a partial trade deal between China and the United States, sending regional markets rallying, though observers were sceptical about the overall significance of the agreement. Dealers took their lead from a strong performance on Wall Street after top-level negotiators ended two days of talks saying US tariffs due to take […]

Singapore Airlines Ltd. HEFFX Highlights

Singapore Airlines Ltd. HEFFX Highlights

Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 9.09. The projected upper bound is: 9.33. The projected lower bound is: 8.77. The projected closing price is: 9.05. SINGAPORE AIRLIN closed up 0.050 at 9.060. Volume was […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) on track for a rally after a breakthrough in the US-China trade talks suspended a tariff escalation

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) on track for a rally after a breakthrough in the US-China trade talks suspended a tariff escalation

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) on track for a rally after a breakthrough in the US-China trade talks suspended a tariff escalation Regional sharemarkets are on track for a rally after a breakthrough in the US-China trade talks suspended a tariff escalation due this week on $US250 billion of Chinese exports set for US […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) expected to rise as hopes of progress in US-China trade talks lifted risk appetite

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) expected to rise as hopes of progress in US-China trade talks lifted risk appetite

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) expected to rise as hopes of progress in US-China trade talks lifted risk appetite Stocks in Asia rallied strongly on Friday to end the week on a high note as hopes of progress in US-China trade talks lifted risk appetite. Some regional bourses posted their best showing in weeks while in […]

Singapore Telecommunications HEFFX Highlights

Singapore Telecommunications HEFFX Highlights

Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. The projected upper bound is: 3.25. The projected lower bound is: 3.06. The projected closing price is: 3.16. SINGTEL closed up 0.010 at 3.160. Volume was 43% below average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 53% narrower than normal. […]

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 […]

Keppel HEFFX Highlights

Keppel HEFFX Highlights

Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 6.08. The projected upper bound is: 6.15. The projected lower bound is: 5.77. The projected closing price is: 5.96. KEPPEL CORPORATI closed up 0.070 at 5.970. Volume was […]

Genting Singapore HEFFX Highlights

Genting Singapore HEFFX Highlights

Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. The projected upper bound is: 0.93. The projected lower bound is: 0.89. The projected closing price is: 0.91. GENTING SINGAPOR closed up 0.010 at 0.910. Volume was 107% above average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 37% narrower than […]

Noble Group Limited HEFFX Highlights

Noble Group Limited HEFFX Highlights

Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the downside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 0.10. The projected upper bound is: 0.09. The projected lower bound is: 0.07. The projected closing price is: […]

Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation HEFFX Highlights

Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation HEFFX Highlights

Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 10.95. The projected upper bound is: 11.02. The projected lower bound is: 10.43. The projected closing price is: 10.72. OVERSEA-CHINESE closed up 0.090 at 10.740. Volume was 44% […]

Singapore Exchange HEFFX Highlights

Singapore Exchange HEFFX Highlights

Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. The projected upper bound is: 8.67. The projected lower bound is: 8.15. The projected closing price is: 8.41. SINGAPORE EXCHAN closed up 0.180 at 8.400. Volume was 21% below average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 31% narrower than […]

DBS GROUP HOLDINGS HEFFX Highlights

DBS GROUP HOLDINGS HEFFX Highlights

Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 25.12. The projected upper bound is: 25.56. The projected lower bound is: 24.18. The projected closing price is: 24.87. DBS GROUP HOLDIN closed up 0.190 at 24.900. Volume […]

SIA Engineering HEFFX Highlights

SIA Engineering HEFFX Highlights

Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. The projected upper bound is: 2.69. The projected lower bound is: 2.53. The projected closing price is: 2.61. SIA ENGINEERING closed up 0.020 at 2.610. Volume was 63% below average (consolidating) and Bollinger Bands were 53% narrower than […]

Starhub HEFFX Highlights

Starhub HEFFX Highlights

Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the downside. The projected upper bound is: 0.90. The projected lower bound is: 0.77. The projected closing price is: 0.83. STARHUB LTD closed unchanged at 0.835. Volume was 100% below […]

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 […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stocks declined as tensions between the United States and China worsened

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stocks declined as tensions between the United States and China worsened

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stocks declined as tensions between the United States and China worsened Asian stocks declined Wednesday as tensions between the United States and China worsened. Japan’s Nikkei 225 (N225) fell 0.8%. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index (HSI) dropped 0.3%, while China’s Shanghai Composite Index (SHCOMP) declined 0.1%. Markets in South […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) shares join regional slide

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) shares join regional slide

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) shares join regional slide The days leading up to the US-China trade talks have seen more mines scattered along the road towards a resolution. And if the effect of which wasn’t noticeable during Tuesday’s Asia session, it was certainly felt on Wednesday. Singapore’s Straits Times Index (STI) started the day 0.4 […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks close higher as banks, real estate stocks rally

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks close higher as banks, real estate stocks rally

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks close higher as banks, real estate stocks rally China stocks erased losses to end higher on Wednesday, as banks and real estate firms jumped, while investors were cautious ahead of important trade talks between the U.S. and China. The blue-chip CSI300 index rose 0.1% to 3,843.24, while the Shanghai […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) amid hopes that progress can be made at U.S.-China trade talks later this week

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) amid hopes that progress can be made at U.S.-China trade talks later this week

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) amid hopes that progress can be made at U.S.-China trade talks later this week Asian markets gained in early trading Tuesday amid hopes that progress can be made at U.S.-China trade talks later this week. China confirmed that its top trade negotiator, Vice Premier Liu He, would lead its […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) mostly higher despite worrying signs that this week’s trade negotiations

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) mostly higher despite worrying signs that this week’s trade negotiations

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) mostly higher despite worrying signs that this week’s trade negotiations In contrast with Wall Street, Asian equities were mostly higher despite worrying signs that this week’s trade negotiations between the US and China have hit some pre-talk speed bumps.  Singapore’s Straits Times Index (STI) closed at 3,110.85, adding 11.37 points or 0.4 […]

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 […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors await a fresh round of U.S.-China trade negotiations

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors await a fresh round of U.S.-China trade negotiations

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors await a fresh round of U.S.-China trade negotiations Asia markets were mixed on Monday as investors awaited a fresh round of U.S.-China trade negotiations expected to begin later this week. Japan’s Nikkei 225 closed 0.16% lower at 21,375.25. Shares of index heavyweight Fast Retailing, the company behind the […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) positive start but worries remain over the global growth outlook

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) positive start but worries remain over the global growth outlook

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) positive start but worries remain over the global growth outlook Singapore equities took their cue from last Friday’s encouraging performance on Wall Street to get the week off to a positive start but worries remain over the global growth outlook as well as US-China trade tensions in the lead-up to this […]

Asia stocks mostly up on US jobs but growth, trade fears persist

Asia stocks mostly up on US jobs but growth, trade fears persist

Most markets rose in Asia Monday after a mixed US jobs report eased worries about a recession in the world’s top economy by maintained expectations the Federal Reserve will press ahead with more interest rate cuts. However, there was some nervousness after reports said China had cut back on the number of areas it is […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Falls on Emergency Law

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Falls on Emergency Law

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Falls on Emergency Law Hong Kong stocks fell on Friday after the city’s leader Carrie Lam announced a ban on face masks, effective October 5, amid more than four months of pro-democracy, anti-government protests. The Nikkei 225 regained 68.46 points, or 0.3%, to 21,410.20 The Japanese yen, often seen […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stocks lifted by face mask ban report

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stocks lifted by face mask ban report

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stocks lifted by face mask ban report Hong Kong shares ended higher today as reports the government will ban the use of face masks at public gatherings lifted hopes that officials could cool down increasingly violent protests in the beleaguered city. Technical Indicators Overall, the bias in prices is: […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) August retail sales hammered by summer of rage

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) August retail sales hammered by summer of rage

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) August retail sales hammered by summer of rage Strife-torn Hong Kong has suffered a record slump in retail sales, data showed Wednesday, as the city reels from four months of increasingly violent pro-democracy protests. The international finance hub is a major international tourist destination and especially popular with mainland […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) slide as renewed fears of a global economic slowdown

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) slide as renewed fears of a global economic slowdown

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) slide as renewed fears of a global economic slowdown Singapore shares deepened its slide on Wednesday afternoon (Oct 2), as a shock slump in US manufacturing activity spooked investors and renewed fears of a global economic slowdown.  The Straits Times Index sank 1.2 per cent, or 39.15 points to 3,106.88 as […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) equities got the fourth quarter off to a flying start

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) equities got the fourth quarter off to a flying start

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) equities got the fourth quarter off to a flying start It would be an exaggeration to say Singapore equities got the fourth quarter off to a flying start, but the local market did register one of the region’s best showings yesterday. The Straits Times Index (STI) extended early gains to end […]

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: […]

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 […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) shares drop 0.2% despite positive China factory data

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) shares drop 0.2% despite positive China factory data

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) shares drop 0.2% despite positive China factory data Investors took heart to a better-than-expected August reading for China’s manufacturing sector but worries over US President Donald Trump’s latest trade threat meant it was a mixed start to the week for Asian equities. Singapore’s Straits Times Index (STI) dropped 0.3 per cent […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) market closes higher, as US-China trade war fears weigh on mainland Chinese stocks

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) market closes higher, as US-China trade war fears weigh on mainland Chinese stocks

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) market closes higher, as US-China trade war fears weigh on mainland Chinese stocks The Hong Kong market closed higher on Monday, boosted by heavyweights in telecom and energy, while fears about the US delisting Chinese companies weighed on sentiment in mainland China, where the Shanghai Composite fell to a […]

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

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

FLASH: Gold Dips, USD Little Changed, Crude Oil Off, Stocks Flat Headlines Asian shares mostly flat to unchanged Major currencies were little changed in early trade Crude Oil shares fall on potential limit on China investments Gold prices dip as fears of widening trade war ease Gold: Gold prices dip as fears of widening trade war ease […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) markets must test risk of worst US threat yet

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) markets must test risk of worst US threat yet

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) markets must test risk of worst US threat yet Citigroup Inc has termed it the most extreme potential US move against China in the escalating rivalry between the world’s largest two economies: Restricting access to US finance. Traders in China’s markets have to decide how to price that risk today […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) mixed as investors watched for developments on the U.S.-China trade front

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) mixed as investors watched for developments on the U.S.-China trade front

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) mixed as investors watched for developments on the U.S.-China trade front Asia Pacific stocks were mixed on Friday as investors watched for developments on the U.S.-China trade front. Mainland Chinese stocks were edged up on the day, with the Shenzhen component up 0.89% to 9,548.96 and Shenzhen composite advancing […]

President Trump Could Delist Chinese Companies From US Markets

President Trump Could Delist Chinese Companies From US Markets

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Friday, US financial markets suffered a trade-related happening on concern The Trump Administration may move to limit US investment in China, a move sure to raise tensions. The S&P 500 turned lower after it was reported that officials are discussing ways to restrict portfolio flows into the world’s 2nd-largest economy. […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) registers worst session in 3 weeks

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) registers worst session in 3 weeks

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) registers worst session in 3 weeks Singapore stocks marked their worst session in three weeks yesterday, as increased political turmoil in the United States and trade tensions rattled investors. The Straits Times Index (STI) ended in the red, declining 0.6 per cent at the opening of trading before slipping further during […]

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