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  1. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Hong Kong stocks set for bullish start to the Year of the Snake

    Posted Feb 14th 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... stocks could open the Year of the Snake on a bullish note as Asian markets rose after US corporate earnings sent the Dow Jones Industrial Average to a five-year high. The Chinese zodiac calendar ... Markets in Singapore, Indonesia and the Philippines also rose. The Asian markets' rally came after the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 47.46 points, or 0.3 per cent, to 14,018.70, ...

  2. Mainland stocks gloom extends to sixth week

    Posted Mar 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Nick Westra

    ... capital market as it complements the main board's functions,' the CSRC said in a statement. 'It also helps adjust the industrial mix and boosts innovation.' The rules ...

  3. Lee & Man seeks HK$1.52b in placement to increase capacity

    Posted Jan 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... level, the firm is trading at 24 times 2007 earnings. But investors regard Lee & Man as a traditional industrial stock that is worth 18 times only.' Lee & Man's larger rival, ...

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    Beware of mixed economic signals

    Posted Feb 04th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... thought in the December quarter, sending the Dow Jones index above 14,000 for the first time since 2007. At the same time, China sent mixed signals about its industrial outlook, with the official ...

  5. Hang Seng hit by US deficit gloom

    Posted Mar 12th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Hang Seng Index fell 190 points, or 1.43 per cent, yesterday on the back of falls on Wall Street after an unexpected US record trade deficit of US$43.1 billion in January. As the deficit news saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Nasdaq Composite Index erase this year's gains on Wednesday, Asian markets were also affected by investors' concerns ...

  6. Stocks to face volatility as market looks to US

    Posted Apr 14th 2008, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... be in store if more bad news came from the US, he said. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 256.56 or 2.04 per cent on Friday, the S&P 500 shed 27.72 points or 2.04 per cent while the Nasdaq ...

  7. HK market tipped to rebound, but not for long

    Posted Aug 20th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung and Wong Ka-chun The Hong Kong stock market is expected to rebound by at least 500 points today, buoyed by the late recovery on world markets at the close of trade last week. The US benchmark Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 1.82 per cent at 13,079.18 on Friday after the Federal Reserve cut the discount rate by 50 basis points in a bid to stabilise ...

  8. An investment strategy that has really gone to the dogs

    Posted Apr 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... popular with American investors. The idea is that at the beginning of each year investors should look at the 30 stocks which make up the Dow Jones Industrial Average. For each of the index ... the Dow Jones Industrial Average as a whole has comfortably outperformed a portfolio of its top ten constituents by dividend yield, rebalanced annually (and a portfolio of the top five come ...

  9. Division grows over stock market's need for speed

    Posted Jun 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Seng Indexes. In update frequency terms, the HSI lags behind the United States, Britain, the mainland, Singapore, New Zealand and India. The US Dow Jones Industrial Average is updated every two ... of the companies. This is a method close to that employed by the S&P 500 but different from that used in compiling the Dow Jones Industrial Average, which is based only on price changes of its ...

  10. Hang Seng plunge feared over US economy

    Posted Jan 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The HSI was likely to shed at least 700 points but could plunge further if regional markets also dived, said Castor Pang Wai-sun, a strategist at Sun Hung Kai Financial. The Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbled nearly 2 per cent to 12,800 points on Friday, completing the worst three-day start to a year for US stocks since the Great Depression. The selling was triggered by government ...




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