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Here are the firms with the highest share price appreciation from market close on Dec. 31, 2008 through Jan. 12, 2011 on the Shanghai Composite Index.
For years, Shanghai has been the undisputed king of China’s equity markets, vitalized by a steady stream of initial public offerings from the country’s biggest and best state-owned enterprises.
The Shanghai Composite, often a leading indicator in global markets' direction, is due for a consolidation, followed by a rebound, Daryl Guppy, CEO of Guppytraders.com, told CNBC on Thursday.
The U.S. dollar index will continue rising over then next three weeks, but then collapse thereafter, Daryl Guppy, CEO of Guppytraders.com, told CNBC Thursday.
Chinese stocks could be set for a strong rally in the wake of better-than-expected economic growth data out of the country, but the Dow hasn't run out of steam yet, Daryl Guppy, CEO of Guppytraders.com, told CNBC Thursday.
After a terrible 2008, Indian stock markets came roaring back to life in 2009. But as we enter 2010, with stocks becoming more expensive, and fears and inflation and asset bubbles forming in parts of the global economy, where are India markets headed?
Now is not the time to put money into the Shanghai Composite Index as the Chinese stock market looks set to fall for the next several months, Robin Griffiths, technical strategist from Cazenove Capital, told CNBC Monday.
Chinese stocks have become too expensive and are need of a pause at current levels or a "substantial pullback" to make them better value, Robin Griffiths, technical strategist at Cazenove Capital, told CNBC Monday.
China took a major step toward making its capital market system more sophisticated, allowing stock index futures, short selling and trading on margin.
With gains of more than 70% so far this year, China is the only global market which has showed a true and powerful “V” shaped recovery, epitomizing the return of investor confidence after a dud year that was 2008.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average looks set to stage a steady climb to 11,600 points, but it won't get there before Christmas, Daryl Guppy, CEO of Guppytraders.com, told CNBC Thursday.
The rising trend in Tokyo and Chinese stocks has broken and selling pressure is ahead for the two Asian indexes, Royce Tostrams, technical analyst at Tostrams Groep said Friday. And weakness in Asian markets could affect global stock markets, he warned.
Fear over the recent slump in the Shanghai Composite Index is overblown and the volatility in the region is largely due to the low volumes that come in summer trading, Chris Tinker, equity strategist at ICAP, told CNBC.
The Shanghai Composite Index has gained a remarkable 40% since the low of October, 2008. Other than this outstanding growth, the most important feature of the market is the way it points to the potential bottom pattern development in Western markets.
Western stock markets have been experiencing a sucker's rally, but the Shanghai market might be the real thing, Robin Griffiths, technical strategist from Cazenove Capital, told CNBC.
In the spirit of the Beijing Olympics set to begin on Friday, we thought it would be fun to apply a CNBC twist to the summer games. Which World Market Index is poised to win the gold?
China's main stock index sank more than 3 percent to a fresh 16-month closing low on Tuesday, led by financial and property shares, on worries about rising interest rates and heavy supplies of shares from IPOs.