China shares have enjoyed a three-month-long rally and now it's time for investors to turn selective, analysts said.» Read More
HONG KONG, July 17- Hong Kong shares look set for a third daily gain, lifted by strength in Chinese coal and cement counters as investors rushed to cover short bets after favourable June coal sales and a major cement producer sold assets to its parent company.
*Signs of easing in China property swells trading volumes. HONG KONG, July 11- China shares spiked to a three-week high on Thursday, buoyed by a report in official media that financing rules may be partially relaxed for real estate firms, boosting the property, construction and financial sectors. Hong Kong markets were also lifted by dovish comments from U.S.
*China banks, property sink as fund injection disappoints. HONG KONG, July 2- Hong Kong and China shares fell from their highest in more than a week on Tuesday, with Chinese banks as key index drags after disappointment with the amount of funds the central bank injected at the first of this week's two scheduled open market operations.
HONG KONG, June 28- Hong Kong shares snapped a six-week losing streak on Friday, their longest string of weekly losses in a year, as China's cash crunch eased and investors hunted for bargains after the market's recent heavy sell-off.
*China financial, property stocks anchor rebound. *China properties jump after reports on financing relaxation. HONG KONG, June 28- China shares had solid gains and helped buoy Hong Kong on Friday, led by a strong rebound in financials and properties as worries on China's cash crunch eased.
*Mengniu spikes after $1.6 bln Yashili takeover offer. HONG KONG, June 19- Shanghai shares closed at their lowest since mid-December, exerting pressure on Hong Kong markets on Wednesday, as a cash squeeze in the mainland worsened and official news reports further dampened hopes for policy easing.
*Mengniu spikes after $1.6 bln Yashili takeover offer. HONG KONG, June 19- China shares tested six-month lows, sinking Hong Kong markets, as a cash squeeze in the mainland lingered and official news reports on Wednesday dampened hopes for policy easing.
*'Big Four' China banks lackluster despite higher state stakes. HONG KONG, June 18- Hong Kong shares ended little changed after two days of gains with investors selling recent outperformers and turnover low as markets braced for the U.S.
*'Big Four' China banks lackluster despite higher state stakes. HONG KONG, June 18- Hong Kong shares slipped after two days of gains with investors selling recent outperformers and turnover low as global markets brace for this week's U.S.
Speculation that the Chinese government will implement further measures to cool the country's bubbly property market has sent stocks of major Chinese developers tumbling in recent weeks. But analysts tell CNBC this provides investors an opportunity to hunt for bargains.
China markets resumed their decline, after a one-day recovery on Wednesday, dampened by fresh worries about monetary tightening and expansion of property sector curbs.
Asian stock markets climbed higher on Thursday led by Australian shares, which hit a four-year high on strong corporate earnings. Risk sentiment was also boosted by firm gains in Japan and Hong Kong ahead of a weekend meeting of G20 central bank officials.
Asian stocks closed higher on Wednesday, with investors shifting their focus to corporate earnings in the region and the Federal Reserve's policy announcement later in the day.
Asian shares rose on Tuesday as recent selling drew bargain hunters ahead of more U.S. economic data and a Federal Reserve policy decision later in the week.
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 stocks hit multi-month highs on Wednesday as expectations of more aggressive monetary stimulus from Japan and signs of progress in reaching a U.S. fiscal deal lifted riskier assets.
Asian shares touched a 16-month high on Monday as investors took heart from rising factory output growth in China and a falling unemployment rate in the United States that raised hopes about the outlook for the world's top two economies.
Asian shares hit a 16-month high on Wednesday, led by surging Chinese equities on hopes for stable growth, but concerns over whether U.S. lawmakers can break a budget impasse before year-end to avert a possible economic slump kept optimism in check.
HONG KONG, Nov 1- Hong Kong shares closed at a new 2012 closing high on Thursday, boosted by gains in mainland Chinese markets which advanced on hopes that some city governments were easing restrictions on property purchases. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong ended up 1.1 percent.
HONG KONG, Nov 1- Mainland Chinese shares lifted Hong Kong markets with their best daily performance in nearly a month on Thursday, boosted by stronger Chinese economic data and a report that more city governments were easing restrictions on the real estate sector. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong rose 0.8 percent.