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  • Jul 24, 2014
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UBS sees the Hang Seng Index gaining at least 15 per cent next year on the back of improving earnings growth in sectors like consumption, internet commerce and non-bank financial firms.

13 Dec 2013 - 4:30am

World shares hit a near six-year high yesterday, boosted by signs of ambitious economic reforms in China and the prospect of extended stimulus in the United States.

19 Nov 2013 - 2:52am

Hong Kong shares sank to a two-week low on Friday, led by growth-sensitive counters with weak turnover magnifying uncertainty about the outcome of a crucial Communist Party policy meeting starting...

8 Nov 2013 - 6:18pm

Hong Kong shares touched their lowest in nearly two weeks early on Thursday, as losses deepened for Chinese financials after more media reports emerged about possible sector reforms from a key...

7 Nov 2013 - 3:13pm

Hong Kong shares closed at their lowest in a week on Tuesday, with Chinese financials hurt by fears of more competition and the market roiled by hawkish comments from China’s premier.

5 Nov 2013 - 5:47pm

Hong Kong and China shares gave up early gains on Monday, with the Chinese property sector weak after the southern city of Shenzhen was reported to be raising minimum down payment on second home...

4 Nov 2013 - 2:46pm

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Asian stock markets surrendered early gains on Wednesday on fears of tighter policy in China, while the dollar dropped after tepid US jobs data vanquished expectations that the Federal Reserve...

23 Oct 2013 - 3:24pm

Hong Kong stocks fell 0.46 per cent Wednesday as nervous traders hope for a deal in Washington that will reopen the US government and avert a devastating debt default.

16 Oct 2013 - 8:13pm

Hong Kong stocks rose 0.51 per cent on Tuesday as US lawmakers inched closer to a deal to reopen the government and raising the country’s borrowing limit to head off a devastating debt default.

15 Oct 2013 - 9:02pm

Asian shares and US stock index futures fell while the safe-haven yen rose on Monday as a possible US debt default crept closer after weekend talks in Washington failed – though markets appear...

14 Oct 2013 - 4:04pm

Hong Kong shares hit their highest close since September 23 and eked out their first weekly gain in three, buoyed by a strong mainland Chinese market and rising hopes that a US debt default can be...

11 Oct 2013 - 6:20pm

Hong Kong shares tested their lowest in a month in early Thursday trade, with mainland China markets also weaker, as power producers fell following cuts to on-grid prices of thermal electricity...

10 Oct 2013 - 2:55pm

Hong Kong shares slipped on Wednesday, led by Tencent as investors took profits on the outperforming technology sector while the impasse in Washington sapped confidence the US will avert a debt...

9 Oct 2013 - 6:05pm

Hong Kong shares rebounded on Tuesday, buoyed by a solid performance in China’s markets as investors cheered strong Golden Week holiday spending in the mainland’s property and retail sectors.

8 Oct 2013 - 4:36pm

Hong Kong shares fell on Monday, led by Sun Hung Kai Properties on fears of weak demand after local media said the world’s second-largest real estate developer was offering cash discounts at a...

7 Oct 2013 - 4:57pm

Hong Kong stocks closed 0.33 per cent lower on Friday as investors grew concerned that a stand-off in Washington over the US budget could lead to a government debt default.

4 Oct 2013 - 8:54pm

Hong Kong shares had their biggest gain in two weeks on Thursday, lifted by the Macau casino and Chinese consumer sectors on hopes that stronger Chinese visitor numbers in the Golden Week holiday...

3 Oct 2013 - 4:51pm

Hong Kong shares rebounded off a three-week low on Wednesday, led by Hutchison Whampoa after local media reported the ports-to-telecoms conglomerate may spin off its Watsons health and beauty...

2 Oct 2013 - 10:52pm

Asian markets were mixed on Tuesday after political gridlock in Washington triggered the first US government shutdown in 17 years, while upbeat regional economic data provided some cheer.

1 Oct 2013 - 5:24pm

China shares inched higher on Monday, outperforming other Asia markets as investors chased strength in retailers ahead of a week-long holiday, with the Shanghai benchmark heading for its biggest...

30 Sep 2013 - 3:50pm

China shares rebounded modestly early Friday after data showed the pace of profit growth for Chinese industrial firms in August more than doubled from July, tempering Hong Kong weakness, with coal...

27 Sep 2013 - 2:10pm
 

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