The index measuring price differences between dual-listed companies in Shanghai and Hong Kong stood at 136.81. A value above 100 indicates Shanghai shares are pricing at a premium to shares in the same company trading in Hong Kong, and vice versa. Total volume of A shares traded in Shanghai was 9.28 billion shares, while Shenzhen volume was 10.43 billion shares.
TAIPEI, March 1- Taiwan stocks rose on Tuesday taking cues from overseas markets and hovering around levels not seen since early December. Shares in Hon Hai were off 0.8 percent. The Taiwan dollar firmed T $0.287 to T $33.205 per U.S. dollar.
Feb 29- Shares in embattled drugmaker Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc fell as much as 21 percent on Monday after Bloomberg reported that the company is under investigation by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commision in a previously undisclosed probe. The SEC probe is separate from an existing investigation into a company purchased by Valeant...
*Shares touch seven-year low of $10.01. Feb 29- Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc reported a bigger-than-expected drop in sales for the third straight quarter as it struggled with falling demand due to fears that some of its hardwood flooring laminates could cause cancer. Lumber Liquidators' stock and sales have been hammered since a "60 Minutes" report on CBS...
*Johannesburg- listed shares down 5 pct. JOHANNESBURG, Feb 29- Barclays Africa Group Ltd said on Monday that any announcement by its London- listed parent company Barclays Plc would not impact the shareholding and ownership of operations in individual African countries. Barclays Africa shares fell as much as 6 percent as markets opened and traded 4.8 percent...
Olam posted a loss in Q4 due to a fair value loss on an investment although it remains upbeat on its core food business.
TOKYO, Feb 29- Asian stocks retreated on Monday after a weekend meeting of G20 policymakers ended with no new coordinated action to spur global growth and as solid U.S. data revived expectation of the Federal Reserve further raising rates before year-end. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dipped 0.4 percent and appeared likely to...
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