SHANGHAI, May 18- China's main stock indexes sagged on Monday ahead of a fresh wave of new share sales, but the Nasdaq-style board ChiNext surged to new heights as investors shift interest to small-caps. But ChiNext, the Shenzhen- based start-up board surged 4.5 percent to a record close, after China's securities regulator on Friday denied media reports that it...
May 8- Hong Kong shares rose on Friday, with small- and mid-cap stocks taking the lead, on expectations that regulators will soon launch a cross-boarder investment scheme that will potentially benefit the city's smaller companies. China's state council, or cabinet, has given the green light to the Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect, with the scheme likely to be...
SHANGHAI, Dec 23- A former top executive at a China's largest coal producer has been put under investigation by the country's top graft busting body, the latest in a series of corruption cases against high ranking political and business figures. Former vice president of China Shenhua Energy Co Ltd Hua Zeqiao is suspected of "serious violations" of the law, a...
Rio Tinto rejected a merger approach from smaller rival Glencore to create a $160 billion mining and trading giant in August.
Asian equity markets rose on Tuesday as geopolitical concerns in eastern Ukraine and the Gaza strip eased.
Asian shares ended higher on Thursday as much stronger-than-expected Chinese trade data magnified positive momentum from global markets overnight, strengthening signs of recovery in the world's second-largest economy.
Nov 5- Coal miner SouthGobi Resources Ltd said Chief Financial Officer Matthew O'Kane has resigned, months after the company fired its chief executive after Aluminum Corp of China Ltd dropped a $926 million bid.
TIANJIN, China, Nov 5- Aluminum Corp of China Ltd is willing to get involved in the Oyu Tolgoi copper project in Mongolia, owned by Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd, the firm's senior vice president Liu Xiangmin said on Monday. Turquoise Hill, previously know as Ivanhoe Mines Ltd, is controlled by Rio Tinto Ltd.
HONG KONG, Oct 26- Hong Kong shares snapped a ten-day winning streak on Friday, as the Hang Seng Index retreated from 2012 highs, dragged down by China Unicom's 7.6 percent slump after posting disappointing third quarter corporate earnings.
HONG KONG, Oct 12- Hong Kong shares rose to a five-month high on Friday, set for a sixth-straight weekly gain as investors put money in growth-sensitive sectors on expectations of more governmental support for the Chinese economy. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong rose 0.8 percent and is up 3.5 percent this week.
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HONG KONG, Oct 11- These are some of the leading stories in Hong Kong newspapers on Thursday. --Poly Real Estate Group has acquired a commercial-residential block in Shanghai's centre for 4.5 billion yuan, the highest price for a site in the city this year.
-1000-1100 News briefing by Amnesty International to launch report- "Standing Their Ground- rise in forced evictions in China". The Foreign Correspondents' Club, Central. -1500 Wyndham Hotel Group, part of Wyndham Worldwide Corp.
-1100 First meeting of the fifth term Legislative Council. Empire Room 2, 1/ F, Empire Hotel. -1000-1100 News briefing by Amnesty International to launch report- "Standing Their Ground- rise in forced evictions in China".
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9++ COMPANY RESULTS++-# Hang Seng Bank Ltd third interim dividend.++ AGM/SGM/EGM++. Empire Room 2, 1/ F, Empire Hotel. -1000-1100 News briefing by Amnesty International to launch report- "Standing Their Ground- rise in forced evictions in China".
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Oct 05- Fitch Ratings has downgraded Hong Kong- based Winsway Coking Coal Holdings Ltd's. Long-Term Issuer Default Rating and senior unsecured rating to' BB-' from' BB', due to its worse-than-expected business performance arising from the volatile coking coal environment.
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HONG KONG, Oct 3- Asian bond spreads tightened further on Wednesday as signs of a slowdown in Australia and China were taken by investors as a prelude to more stimulus, stoking bids for riskier, higher yielding assets.
HONG KONG, Oct 3- Hong Kong shares are set to open flat to slightly lower after a long weekend as uncertainty over the timing of Spain's request for a bailout and worries about the global economy keep investors on the sidelines.