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  1. Lenovo joins Hang Seng Index series

    Posted Jul 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Mainland computer giant Lenovo Group has been selected as a constituent stock of the Hang Seng Corporate Sustainability Index Series - the first index of its kind to focus exclusively on Hong Kong and the mainland. Lenovo joins a group of 30 charter companies in the index, which will be launched by Hang Seng Indexes Co on July 26. Lenovo chief executive Yang Yuanxing said ...

  2. Hang Seng glitch may signal need for closer monitoring

    Posted Jan 26th 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu The computer meltdown of the Hang Seng Index last Friday was a wake-up call for the government and Securities and Futures Commission. A glitch meant Hang Seng Indexes, a Hang Seng Bank subsidiary that calculates the market's benchmarks, could not accurately calculate the blue-chip index or the China Hang Seng China Enterprises Index for half an hour. Nor could ...

  3. Hang Seng to launch new series of indices

    Posted Jul 08th 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu The Hang Seng Indexes Company has introduced a new series to trace the performance of stocks which promote environmental protection and good corporate governance. The Hang Seng Corporate Sustainability Index Series has three indices, one covering Hong Kong-listed companies, one for mainland-listed firms and a third for those listed in both. All constituent stocks ...

  4. Buyer sentiment edges up on Hang Seng rally

    Posted Oct 21st 2010, 12:00am by Nick Westra

    ... Nick Westra The recent rally in the Hang Seng Index has rekindled an appetite for the market among local investors, according to sentiment polled in a survey released yesterday. Investor confidence in a JPMorgan Asset Management survey edged up to 124 in the third quarter from 122 on a scale of zero to 200. Nearly one-quarter of the respondents expected the Hang Seng Index to top ...

  5. Glitch causes breakdown in index updates

    Posted Jan 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Brokers are calling on the company responsible for compiling the Hang Seng Index to fix the system after a breakdown yesterday left the stock market unable to update the blue-chip index and other key indices for half an hour. A system glitch meant Hang Seng Indexes, which compiles the major indices, could not calculate the Hang Seng Index and China Hang Seng China ...

  6. HK index near two-year high on liquidity hopes

    Posted Oct 07th 2010, 12:00am by Nick Westra

    ... Nick Westra The Hang Seng Index approached a two-year high yesterday after unexpected monetary easing in Japan spurred speculation that other central banks will continue to support markets ... September 8. It topped HK$100 billion yesterday for just the fifth time in the past 16 months. The increasing fund flows have sparked a rally in the Hang Seng Index and erased its 6.1 per cent slump ...

  7. System 'resilient' despite trading disruption

    Posted Feb 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Isabella Steger Hang Seng Indexes, which manages the Hang Seng group of indices, said the technical glitch in its system which disrupted trading late last month was caused by an unusual ... In a report to the Legislative Council's financial affairs panel, Hang Seng Indexes said the factors that caused the problem were so rare that it could not have been foreseen. 'We're ...

  8. Local investors get index to track sustainable firms

    Posted Jul 22nd 2010, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan Local investors will be able to track the stock price and ethical performance of listed companies from next week with the Hang Seng Sustainability Index, which comprises the top ... on Monday. Compiling the index involved assessment of the ESG (environmental, social and governance) performance of 538 companies- 274 Hong Kong firms and 264 Chinese A-share companies. Hang Seng ...

  9. Index at two-year high before US stimulus plan

    Posted Nov 04th 2010, 12:00am by Nick Westra

    ... The Hang Seng Index scaled a two-year high yesterday as investors loaded up on stocks amid last-minute speculation about the expected announcement of a long-awaited stimulus plan ... a 17.6 per cent rally in the Hang Seng Index since the start of September. Main-board turnover topped HK$100 billion yesterday for the eighth time in the past two months after only doing so once ...

  10. Tai Hang site to draw upbeat developers

    Posted Sep 08th 2010, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... slow property sales in the secondary market last month, agents expect a residential site at 3-11 Warren Street in Tai Hang, owned by LaSalle Investment Management, to be another target ... They just want prices to stabilise,' she said, adding the company is interested in the Tai Hang site. 'The bidding for the site at Ede Road was fierce as it was in a good location ...




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