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  1. Business - Money - ECONOMY

    Hang Seng Index investors rush for exit as lunar new year trading starts

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 11:41pm by Ray Chan, JEANNY YIU

    ... will further taper its stimulus. The Hang Seng Index lost 2.9 per cent, or 637.65 points, to close at 21,397.77, its lowest level since July. The sharp drop made it the worst opening day of trading in a lunar new year since 2008, raising fears that it portends a year of losses. "The Hang Seng Index will gallop between 20,000 and 24,000, just like a horse, in the new year," said Ben ...

  2. News - China - ECONOMY

    Li Keqiang leaves world business leaders disappointed at Tianjin economic forum

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 11:40pm by Victoria Ruan

    ... Business School at the Lujiazui Institute of International Finance. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index fell 1.93 per cent yesterday, its biggest single-day drop since February, mainly on concerns ...

  3. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Weaker mainland China industrial output fuels regional pessimism

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 03:23am by Victoria Ruan

    ... industrial output growth since the global financial crisis, prompting analysts to trim their economic outlook forecasts. Hong Kong's benchmark Hang Seng Index fell 1 per cent, with H shares ...

  4. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Hong Kong in lukewarm response to European Central Bank rate cut

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 05:37am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... rallied on Thursday on the news, the Hang Seng Index closed down 57 points or 0.23 per cent yesterday. Of more immediate interest for local investors and businesses will be the euro. It dropped ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Hong Kong economy slows as stocks climb, property booms

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 06:20pm by Amy Nip

    ... to the frenzy in the stock and property markets. The Hang Seng Index yesterday broke the 25,000 barrier for the first time since May 2008, before closing at 24,954.94- the highest since November 8, 2010. An index compiled by Centaline Property reflecting private residential property prices reached a peak of 125.66, an increase from last week. The index was 100 in October 1997. While ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Don't get burnt on hot money flowing into Hong Kong, investors warned

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 11:51pm by Enoch Yiu

    ... to conduct cross-border trading of stocks in Hong Kong and Shanghai. Others say funds are also coming from Russia due to the unrest in Ukraine. In July, the benchmark Hang Seng Index rose 6.8 per cent while the H-share index gained 7.7 per cent. Monthly turnover increased 39 per cent from June. Chan warned investors that the money could leave just as easily due to the gloomy economic ...

  7. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    G20 chiefs fear market risks from low interest rates

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 04:28am by Bloomberg

    ... Europe and in Asia, amid monetary stimulus by the US Federal Reserve, European Central Bank and Bank of Japan. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index is in the midst of its longest streak of quarterly gains since 1998, rising last week to a record. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index has advanced in five of the past six weeks. "What we are looking at here is an apparent search for return ...

  8. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Beijing under pressure to ease monetary policy

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 06:19am by Jeanny Yu, Ray Chan

    ... the economy. The Shanghai Composite Index rose as much as 1.09 per cent in the morning session before closing the day down 0.29 per cent at 2,311.68 points. The CSI 300 Index, which tracks the 300 ... strategy director at Barclays. "Li's tone in Tianjin was slightly dovish, so I think there is a need for some targeted easing after the recent PMI (purchasing managers index) declines. ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Would you like a rise with that? How Hong Kong fares on the Big Mac Index

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 10:50pm by PHILA

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com As a new minimum wage recommendation nears, an alternative Big Mac Index shows just how Hong Kong workers fare on the world stage Would you like a rise ... transportation- the Post borrowed from a well-known indicator, the Big Mac Index, to try to do so. The index was invented by The Economist magazine in 1986 to make foreign exchange more digestible ...

  10. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    China credit fluctuation stirs policy uncertainty

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 12:15pm by Victoria Ruan

    ... loans reached 702.5 billion yuan last month, after slumping to 385.2 billion yuan in July from June's 1.08 trillion yuan. The Shanghai Composite Index edged up 0.88 per cent after the new ...




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