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HONG KONG, Sept 10- China shares slipped on Wednesday, with investors discouraged by Premier Li Keqiang's comment that China cannot rely on loose credit to lift its economy. Ping An Insurance Group Co of China slid 1.1 percent and Agricultural Bank of China 0.8 percent. China is set to release August credit data between Wednesday and Monday.
HONG KONG, Sept 1- Your child throws a tantrum and smashes something? Premiums in China are less than $278 billion a year, way below the $1.3 trillion paid in the United States and below even the UK's $330 billion, according to Munich Re and Swiss Re data.
*Hong Kong shares flat ahead of major bank earnings. SHANGHAI, Aug 19- China's stock indexes fell slightly by midday on Tuesday due to weakness in the financial sector while Hong Kong shares were mostly flat on investor caution ahead of earnings.
SHANGHAI, Aug 15- Shanghai shares rose 0.9 percent to an 8- month high on Friday, supported by a rebound in large-cap shares and some solar companies after Beijing said it will halt imports of processed polysilicon. The CSI300 of leading Shanghai and Shenzhen A-share listings was up 1.1 percent for the day and 1.3 percent this week.
HONG KONG, Aug 12- Hong Kong's benchmark share index reversed midday losses and finished higher on Tuesday, as strength in two leading technology firms outweighed weakness among financial stocks. The Hang Seng Index closed up 0.2 percent at 24,689.41 points. Ping An Insurance Group Co of China fell 0.8 percent and China Pacific Insurance Group lost 1.2 percent.
HONG KONG, July 23- China shares finished little changed on Wednesday, a day when five companies began accepting subscriptions for initial public offerings, diverting some funds from existing stocks. The two largest listed players- CITIC Securities and Haitong Securities climbed 1 and 2.3 percent, respectively.
HONG KONG, July 23- The index of major Chinese companies listed in Hong Kong surged early Wednesday, getting close to its 2014 peak, as investors particularly targeted financial and energy counters seen as undervalued. At midday, the CSI300 of the leading Shanghai and Shenzhen A-share listings was up 0.3 percent to a 3- month high.
HONG KONG, June 30- Gains by aerospace and financial counters helped China shares rise on Monday and during the second quarter, but the main indexes retreated during the first half of 2014.. The CSI300 of the leading Shanghai and Shenzhen A-share listings gained 0.7 percent.
HONG KONG, June 27- Hong Kong shares ended mixed on Friday after strong gains in the previous session, with weakness in insurance stocks weighing on sentiment. The China Enterprises Index of the leading offshore Chinese listings in Hong Kong slipped 0.3 percent.
HONG KONG, June 27- China shares ended mixed on Friday but recouped some early losses as gains in growth-sensitive metal producers offset a weaker insurance sector. Ping An Insurance Group Co of China shed 1.0 percent, while China Pacific Insurance Group slid 2.8 percent, extending losses after closing at its highest this year on Tuesday.
HONG KONG, June 27- Hong Kong and China shares slipped on Friday after a strong rally the previous session, with losses led by Chinese insurers who pulled back from highs hit earlier in June. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong fell 0.8 percent, off 1.4 percent on the week, its worst since late April.
HONG KONG, June 25- The index of Chinese companies listed in Hong Kong edged down to a one-month closing low on Wednesday, weighed down by China banks and insurers, while the benchmark index remained tepid. The China Enterprises Index of the leading offshore Chinese listings in Hong Kong shed 0.7 percent at 10180.05 points, its lowest since May 27.
HONG KONG, June 25- China shares ended lower on Wednesday, with losses led by financial counters as a wave of new initial public offerings continued to divert money from existing stocks.
HONG KONG, June 25- China shares fell in early trade on Wednesday, weighed down by underperforming financial institutions, while the benchmark index in Hong Kong eked out slim gains. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong fell 0.4 percent.
HONG KONG, June 19- Hong Kong shares fell for the fourth consecutive day on Thursday, tracking steep losses in the China A-share markets where a resumption of initial public offerings is diverting funds away from already-listed stocks. China Resources Land sank 3 percent, while China Overseas Land& Investment shed 2.6 percent.
Asian shares were mixed on Tuesday while liquidity was thin with Japanese markets shut for a public holiday.
BEIJING, April 29- Hong Kong shares ended up sharply on Tuesday, fuelled by a late afternoon rally in shares on the mainland and a rebound in telecom operators such as China Unicom which hit a near four-month high. The China Enterprises Index of the leading offshore Chinese listings in Hong Kong was up 1.2 percent.
Asian stocks ended higher on Thursday, with mainland shares outperforming, as investors shrugged off disappointing Chinese trade figures.
Japan's benchmark index extended losses on Wednesday but the rest of Asian shares rose following a recovery on Wall Street overnight.
SHANGHAI/ HONG KONG, April 8- China's decision to partially relax mergers and acquisition rules in the insurance industry could see global insurance firms expand their footprint in the $288 billion market.