CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports that what happens at Foxconn is seen as a barometer for the tech industry.» Read More
*MSCI rebalancing spikes HK turnover, distorts price action. HONG KONG, May 31- China shares finished their best month this year on a whimper, with Hong Kong markets also sliding on Friday as mainland investors took profits on the outperforming property sector ahead of Chinese economic data over the weekend.
HONG KONG, May 31- Hong Kong shares fell on Friday, sinking deeper into the red for the month, as month-end flows and a MSCI rebalancing weighed on markets. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong slid 0.9 percent.
HONG KONG, May 31- China shares were ending their best month this year on a down note, with Hong Kong markets also weak on Friday as investors took profit on outperformers, bracing for fresh Chinese economic data over the weekend.
TAIPEI, March 25- Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry posted a record net profit and lifted margins in the last quarter as it braced for a weaker performance from its biggest client, iPad maker Apple Inc..
HONG KONG, March 22- Hong Kong shares were set to open weaker on Friday with turnover likely compressed by festering fears Cyprus may default on its debt, adding to losses on the week as investors focus on a series of corporate earnings.
HONG KONG/SHANGHAI, Feb 18- Hong Kong shares fell in morning trade on Monday as investors reacted to signs of softening on mainland exchanges, which reopened Monday after the Chinese Spring Festival holiday week.
HONG KONG, Feb 1- Hong Kong shares could start higher on Friday, ahead of the release of data that is likely to show China's economy expanded at its fastest pace in nine months. IATA's members include major airlines such as Air France KLM, British Airways, Delta and Air China.
Asian shares were mixed on Thursday after manufacturing data from China confirmed a recovery was on track, easing nervousness caused by a sharp drop in Apple shares.
*Apple suppliers hit after tech giant's revenue miss. Weakness in mainland markets dragged on Hong Kong, with the Hang Seng Index down 0.2 percent to 23,598.9, pulling further away from chart resistance at about 23,708, the high on May 31, 2011.
*Apple suppliers tumble after Apple's revenue miss. HONG KONG, Jan 24- China shares surrendered strong early gains on Thursday, weighing on Hong Kong, after North Korea said it was proceeding with plans for more rocket launches and a nuclear test.
HONG KONG, Jan 24- Hong Kong shares look set to start lower on Thursday, ahead of a private preliminary survey of January manufacturing activity in China expected shortly after the market open.
One day last summer, Pu Xiaolan was halfway through a shift inspecting iPad cases when she received a beige wooden chair with white stripes and a high, sturdy back. The NYT reports.