Asia's equity markets rose to fresh peaks on Tuesday, fueled by hopes of central bank stimulus but Japanese shares fell, weighed down by mixed economic data.» Read More
Asia's equity markets rose to fresh peaks on Tuesday, fueled by hopes of central bank stimulus but Japanese shares fell, weighed down by mixed economic data.
Asian stock markets traded cautiously on Friday as investors digested a raft of regional corporate earnings and as attention turned to first-quarter U.S. GDP figures for signs of whether the rally on Wall Street can continue.
HONG KONG, April 26- Hong Kong shares could extend this week's gains on Friday, tracking a Wall Street rise after surprisingly resilient U.S. labour data and as physical commodity prices recovered further after their recent selloff.
SHANGHAI/ HONG KONG, April 25- China Life Insurance Co Ltd, the world's biggest insurer by market value, posted a 79.1 percent increase in its first-quarter net profit, boosted by an increase in investment yield and a decrease in impairment losses.
-1130 Bank of China Ltd. FTSE Group in developing "FTSE-BOCHK offshore RMB bond index series" press briefing. 70/ F, Bank of China Tower, Central. Board meeting at 0930.-# Bank of China Ltd Q1 results.
HONG KONG, March 1- Hong Kong shares could start March higher on Friday after official data showed factory activity in the mainland came in at its slowest pace in four months, broadly in line with expectations.
HONG KONG/SHANGHAI, Feb 19- Stock markets in Hong Kong and mainland China declined for the second straight day on Tuesday, led downward by real estate and financials, as investors grew concerned that rising property prices would lead to fresh restrictions on the sector.
Asian shares ended mostly lower on Thursday, paring initial gains as investors cashed in their chips following recent rallies with demand also capped by caution ahead of Chinese data on Friday.
Asian shares ended mostly lower on Friday, tracking overnight weakness in global equities after several Fed officials expressed concerns about continuing to expand stimulative bond buying. But, Japanese stocks surged as the market played catch-up with the region on its first trading day of 2013.