Asian stocks were mixed on Tuesday with risk appetite dealt a triple blow over developments in Iraq, Ukraine and Argentina.» Read More
SHANGHAI, June 30- Chinese fund managers said they would raise the proportion of their portfolios invested in stocks over the next three months, marking a bounce from a 21- month low in May as sentiment rose on an expected loosening of liquidity, according to a Reuters poll.
HONG KONG, June 17- Shares in Hong Kong and China fell on Tuesday as investors took profits in banking sectors following a strong rally in the previous two sessions. Sentiment was also dampened by weak data from China. By midday, the Hang Seng Index and the China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong were each off 0.6 percent.
HONG KONG, June 16- Shanghai shares closed at their highest in almost two months on Monday, as gains accelerated in the afternoon after China lowered reserve requirements for some listed banks which boosted their stocks. The CSI300 of the leading Shanghai and Shenzhen A-share listings also gained 0.7 percent, finishing at its highest since April 23.
HONG KONG, June 13- Shares in China and Hong Kong rose on Friday, led by strong gains in the banking sector after data showed China's new bank lending and money supply rose faster than expected in May, adding to hopes that the economy was stabilising.
HONG KONG, June 6- China shares posted their first weekly loss in four, as investors pulled money out of the market while awaiting direction from major economic data in the coming week. China Merchants Bank slid 1.6 percent, Industrial Bank sank 1.2 percent, and China Minsheng Banking Corp fell 0.8 percent.
Asian shares were mixed on Friday in quiet trade with many regional markets shut for the Easter holidays, except for Japan, China and South Korea.
BEIJING, April 15- Chinese shares listed in Hong Kong suffered their biggest daily drop in 10 weeks, hit by profit-taking in automakers and sharp declines in banks following weak Chinese money supply data.
SHANGHAI, April 9- China shares ended at a new 7- week high on Wednesday, as certain tech stocks outperformed but profit-taking in banking shares weighed on index performance. Industrial Bank Co Ltd slid 0.6 percent, while China Minsheng Banking Corp Ltd and Ping An Bank Co Ltd shed 1.1 percent and 0.8 percent, respectively.
SHANGHAI, April 9- Hong Kong shares extended gains from the previous day on increases in Tencent and casino shares as well as modest rises in mainland banking stocks, sending the Hang Seng Index to its highest intraday level since February. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong gained 0.4 percent.
Asian equity markets were mixed on Tuesday with Chinese shares outperforming but sentiment remained shaky following a global stock selloff overnight.
SHANGHAI, April 8- China shares closed at its highest in 7 weeks on Tuesday, driven by investor enthusiasm for banking shares after more details on a recently unveiled preferred share scheme were released over the weekend. Industrial Bank Co Ltd rose 8.0 percent, China Minsheng Banking Corp Ltd gained 4.8 percent and Ping An bank Co Ltd added 4.5 percent.
*Tencent recovery pulls up HK indexes. Hong Kong stocks stabilised on Tuesday led by a rally in index heavyweight Tencent Holdings Ltd, whose recent volatility has heavily influenced the overall performance of the Hang Seng.
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All the fears about Chinese banks may very well come to pass, but that's no reason not to buy their stocks, JPMorgan said.