Enter multiple symbols separated by commas

Asia Top News and Analysis China


  • SHANGHAI, Nov 26- The China Securities Regulatory Commission has issued window guidance to domestic brokerages requiring them to cease financing clients' stocks purchases using swaps and other over-the-counter derivatives, two sources with direct knowledge told Reuters. The CSRC did not respond to calls requesting comment. The move comes after CITIC...

  • Hong Kong shares close flat as MidEast tensions ease Thursday, 26 Nov 2015 | 3:18 AM ET

    Nov 26- Hong Kong stocks ended barely changed on Thursday, as most Asian markets stabilised after jitters over Turkey's downing of a Russian fighter jet abated. The Hang Seng index was unchanged at 22,488.94, while the China Enterprises Index lost 0.2 percent, to 10,108.39 points. Macquarie said it expected the Shenzhen- Hong Kong stock connect to be launched by...

  • Asia stocks lower amid Thanksgiving trading lull Thursday, 26 Nov 2015 | 2:25 AM ET

    SEOUL, South Korea— Asian stocks were mostly higher Thursday on expectations for additional European Central Bank stimulus as jitters about tensions between Russia and Turkey faded. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 0.5 percent to 19,944.41 and South Korea's Kospi gained 1.1 percent to 2,030.68. But Shanghai's index turned lower while stocks in Taiwan...

  • SHANGHAI, Nov 26- China stocks gave back early gains and ended lower on Thursday, as a retreat in small-caps in afternoon trading eclipsed a sharp rebound in resource shares. The CSI300 index of the largest listed companies in Shanghai and Shenzhen fell 0.6 percent, to 3,759.43, while the Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.3 percent, to 3,635.55 points.

  • METALS-Nickel leads broad rally amid possible output cuts Wednesday, 25 Nov 2015 | 11:45 PM ET

    *Copper, zinc also gain sharply in Shanghai, London. MANILA, Nov 26- Nickel in Shanghai surged more than 7 percent on Thursday amid expectations of production cuts, leading a broad-based rally in base metals after an early-week rout that pulled prices to multi-year lows. London copper, zinc and nickel jumped more than 3 percent, and copper and zinc in Shanghai...

  • INTERVIEW-GSK in China: escaping the shadow of a scandal Wednesday, 25 Nov 2015 | 11:30 PM ET

    *GSK cut 40 pct of China sales reps after bribery scandal. SHANGHAI, Nov 26- GlaxoSmithKline Plc has cut 40 percent of its sales reps in China and axed some units as it eyes a return to growth in 2016, after sales plunged during a bribery scandal that landed it with a record $490 million fine in 2014.. The British firm is gambling on a new, cleaner image to reboot its...

  • Islamic State thinks Taiwan is an independent country Wednesday, 25 Nov 2015 | 11:15 PM ET
    Flag of Taiwan

    In its latest propaganda video, ISIS lists countries that it says are part of a global coalition against it. Among them: Taiwan.

  • China's yuan flat for 3rd straight day on c.bank guidance Wednesday, 25 Nov 2015 | 11:15 PM ET

    SHANGHAI, Nov 26- China's yuan stayed flat against the dollar on Thursday for the third consecutive trading session after the central bank set the daily guidance rate marginally weaker. The People's Bank of China set the midpoint rate at 6.3896 per dollar prior to market open, 0.03 percent weaker than the previous fix 6.3877. Granting foreign investors greater...

  • METALS-Nickel extends rally amid possible output cuts Wednesday, 25 Nov 2015 | 8:56 PM ET

    MANILA, Nov 26- Nickel in Shanghai rallied more than 7 percent on Thursday and London prices also jumped ahead of a meeting among Chinese producers on Friday to discuss possible production cuts. Nickel for January delivery on the Shanghai Futures Exchange was up 6.4 percent at 71,220 yuan a tonne by 0143 GMT after rising as far as 71,700 yuan.

  • China's SDR inclusion is overhyped: HSBC economist Wednesday, 25 Nov 2015 | 7:16 PM ET
    China's SDR inclusion is overhyped: HSBC economist

    China's reforms to support the yuan's inclusion in the SDR basket is what's really significant, explains Frederic Neumann, MD and co-head of Asian economics research at HSBC.

  • Cramer Remix: Guard against this in a portfolio Wednesday, 25 Nov 2015 | 6:58 PM ET
    Jim Cramer on Mad Money.

    "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer is sharing his money managing tips to help investors create a winning portfolio.

  • Cramer: Foreign affair? Rethink overseas exposure Wednesday, 25 Nov 2015 | 6:52 PM ET
    Globe and financial papers

    In Jim Cramer's new diversification method, foreign stocks are out and a healthy geography is in.

  • Ex-Goldman employee charged with insider trading Wednesday, 25 Nov 2015 | 3:36 PM ET
    A Goldman Sachs sign hangs on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    A former Goldman Sachs employee stole confidential information from the Wall Street powerhouse, USA TODAY reports.

  • Singapore entices China with its chili crab dish Wednesday, 25 Nov 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    Singapore entices China with its chili crab dish

    Singapore hopes to turn the city-state's iconic chili crab into a new export.

  • BEIJING, Nov 25- China announced a number of policies on Wednesday to encourage foreign trade and help exporters as the world's second-largest economy struggles with persistent weakness in demand at home and abroad. China's exports and imports were down for the first 10 months of the year, with the picture for foreign trade "complicated and grim", according to a...

  • HONG KONG, Nov 25- China's aluminium and nickel producers have asked Beijing to buy up surplus metal, sources said, the first coordinated effort since 2009 to revive prices suffering their worst rout since the global financial crisis. The state-controlled metals industry body, China Nonferrous Metals Industry Association, proposed on Monday that the...

  • BUDAPEST, Hungary— Hungary says it will issue government bonds denominated in yuan together with the Bank of China in the hope of attracting more Asian investors. Prime Minister Viktor Orban signed an agreement on the plan with Bank of China Chairman Tian Guoli on Wednesday in Beijing. Hungary's economy ministry did not provide any details about the timing or...

  • BEIJING, Nov 25- CITIC Securities Co, China's biggest brokerage, overstated some of its financial derivatives by more than 1 trillion yuan in monthly reports from April to September, the country's securities association said. The Securities Association of China said that CITIC reported inaccurate numbers in statistical reports on over-the-counter equity...

  • ECB in China ‘spillover’ warning for euro zone Wednesday, 25 Nov 2015 | 6:05 AM ET
    PetroChina workers at the site of an oil well in Xinjiang, China.

    China’s slowdown could pose risks for the euro area ranging from falling exports, capital outflows and exchange rate fluctuations, the ECB has said.

  • *Shanghai nickel jumps by 6 percent upside limit. MANILA, Nov 25- Nickel jumped 6 percent in Shanghai on Wednesday, leading a rebound in Chinese base metals, amid talk that producers may trim output as prices hit multi-year lows this week. But once they saw London prices recover, we also saw an increase in Shanghai, "said Peter Peng, analyst at CRU Group in Beijing, said on...