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  1. Container maker joins another Hang Seng index

    Posted Sep 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Keith Wallis Singamas Container Holdings, the second-largest shipping container maker, will become a constituent stock of the Hang Seng Composite Index- as well as the Hang Seng Composite Industry Index-Industrial Goods and the SmallCap Index- from Monday. ...

  2. Hang Seng index down 4.38pc on recession fears

    Posted Oct 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Amanda Lee amanda.lee@scmp.com The Hang Seng Index hit a two-and-a-half-year low yesterday amid fears of global recession, with short selling of Hong Kong stocks now the highest in terms ... was the biggest loser in the Hang Seng Index yesterday, plunging 13.35 per cent to close at HK$38.30. Banking stocks continued their losing streak. Bank of East Asia declined 7.45 per cent, Bank ...

  3. Double whammy hits Hang Seng Index hard

    Posted Jul 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Amanda Lee amanda.lee@scmp.com The Hang Seng Index suffered its worst fall in 14 months yesterday amid fears over Europe's debt crisis and a ratings report on accounting risks at mainland companies. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index recorded the biggest drop in Asia, losing 689.07 points, or 3.06 per cent to close at 21,663.16 points, helped downwards by the failure ...

  4. Hang Seng ends with a whimper

    Posted Dec 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... May Chan may.chan@scmp.com The Hang Seng Index fell 20 per cent during the year, feeling the impact of the euro-zone crisis and mainland tightening measures, with stocks plunging across ... biggest casualties were companies in finance and property. The Hang Seng Finance Sub-index is down about 25 per cent in the 12 months, amid deleveraging by European banks and policy tightening ...

  5. Hang Seng ends among bears

    Posted Sep 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Amanda Lee amanda.lee@scmp.com Fears about a global recession sent the Hang Seng Index plunging below the 17,000-point level at one stage yesterday, taking the Hong Kong benchmark ... Hang Seng Index] could very well go under water again in the short term.' There are a number of definitions of a bear market. A downturn of 20 per cent or more in market indices over ...

  6. Unfazed by Hang Seng downturn, 2 launch IPOs

    Posted Jun 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of the subscription.' Tse said the benchmark Hang Seng Index was likely to be in see-saw trading near the 22,000 level this week after it slipped 257.85 points or 1.17 per cent to a 10-month low of 21,695 ...

  7. Margaret Leung - Chief executive, Hang Seng Bank

    Posted Oct 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... easily. Nor do I accept stereotypes,' says Leung, the first female CEO of Hang Seng Bank - or any listed bank in Hong Kong - and the first woman to be in command of a leading blue-chip ... of America and in 1978 joined HSBC, where she worked in various departments, including retail, commercial and investment banking. She became head of Hang Seng Bank in 2009. Leung has embraced changes ...

  8. Outlook is positive for Hang Seng Bank

    Posted Jul 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Analysts are optimistic about Hang Seng Bank's strong loan growth, but say capital levels and loan quality are two areas to watch when it delivers first-half results on Monday. Hang ... margins, a measure of lending profitability, remain soft. Rising costs could also bite into earnings, analysts said. The average market forecast for Hang Seng Bank's pre-tax profits stands ...

  9. Index to track foreign firms' performance

    Posted Aug 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... time. The fund will track the Hang Seng Index on the Shenzhen or Shanghai exchange. One of the new indices is the Hang Seng Foreign Companies Composite Index, which features 15 foreign companies ... index is the Hang Seng Global Composite Index, consisting of the 15 foreign companies and all the constituents of the Hang Seng Composite Index. Vincent Kwan, a director and general manager ...

  10. Hang Seng rally a triumph of hope over experience

    Posted Oct 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Tom Holland As sighs of relief go, yesterday's 3.26 per cent rally in Hong Kong's benchmark Hang Seng index was no gentle exhalation but a great big gusty gale. After Europe's leaders announced their latest financial rescue plan, investors rediscovered their appetite for equity risk and bought into the market with a will. It will be interesting to see how long ...




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