Asian stocks rose amid a choppy session on Thursday as the market digested hopes that the ECB will launch an aggressive stimulus package today.» Read More
BEIJING, Jan 26- Chinese investors are set to fork out $20 billion on offshore property this year, up 21 percent on 2014 as more domestic real estate developers and insurers internationalize their holdings, Jones Lang LaSalle Inc said on Monday. "The easing of restrictions over the last a few years by the Chinese government has... much easier for institutions as well...
*Hang Seng Index heads for best week in 5. HONG KONG, Jan 2- Hong Kong shares rose on the first trading day of the new year on Friday and looked set for their best week in the last five weeks, with Chinese property and financials stocks leading the way. "Sentiment toward companies which are to be benefit from China's policy remained strong, and that fuelled demand for...
Nov 19- China's bellwether TV ad auction was hit by the country's slowing economy and rising competition from online entertainment, but showed modest recovery from last year- at least for its cornerstone evening news program. More than 30 firms, including Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd, Ping An Insurance Group Co of China and Tsingtao Brewery Co,...
HONG KONG/ SHANGHAI, Nov 18- Hong Kong and China shares fell on Tuesday for a second consecutive day after the debut of the landmark Hong Kong- Shanghai trading link as investors continued to lock in profits in stocks that had risen sharply ahead of the launch. "Profit-taking pressure is weighing on the index today as the market has accumulated a considerable...
HONG KONG, Oct 29- Hong Kong shares rose, tracking strength in China markets, on anticipation the Federal Reserve later on Wednesday will reinforce signals that it could be a long time before U.S. interest rates rise. The Hang Seng Index unofficially closed up 1.3 percent at 23,819.87 points in its highest close since Sept. 24, while the China Enterprises Index of...
*Hong Kong gambling shares up after Wynn Macau earnings. HONG KONG, Oct 29- China and Hong Kong shares rose more than 1 percent on Wednesday, heading for a second straight day of gains, on hopes of more favorable policies from the Chinese government, with tranportation stocks leading gains for mainland equities. In Hong Kong, the Hang Seng Index advanced 1.4 percent...
Asian shares were mostly lower on Wednesday following a global rout but Shanghai bucked the trend after a week-long holiday.
Asian equities were mostly higher on Thursday following a rally in global markets amid hopes for additional monetary stimulus in China and Europe.
Asian stock markets were mostly lower on Monday following weak Chinese data while overall trading volumes were light with Japan closed for a holiday.
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.
Wall Street's upbeat performance overnight, helped by a subside in geopolitical tensions, elevated Asian bourses to fresh closing highs on Tuesday.
*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.
Investors will be looking at data due from Japan and China in the week ahead, for further cues on the health of Asia's two largest economies.
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.
Asian stocks rose for a second session on Tuesday on hopes that growth in the world's second-largest economy has finally stabilized.
Asian shares were mixed on Tuesday while liquidity was thin with Japanese markets shut for a public holiday.
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.