Hong Kong shares eked out gains on Monday in the weakest turnover this year, helped by a 5.2 per cent jump for China Resources Power that countered weakness in Chinese banks after Beijing scrapped the floor on lending rates.Monday, 22 July, 2013, 4:58pm
Hong Kong shares struggled on Friday, closing out a week almost flat with weekly turnover the second weakest this year as investors rotated into some battered materials firms and out of the Chinese banking and property sectors.19 Jul 2013 - 5:02pm
Hong Kong shares ended 0.12 per cent lower Thursday as profit-taking and concerns about China’s slowing economy offset soothing comments from the US Federal Reserve chief about its stimulus programme.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index eased 26.65 points to 21,345.22 on turnover of HK$45.78 billion.18 Jul 2013 - 6:39pm
Hong Kong shares eked out gains in weak Wednesday trade, as strength in Chinese coal and cement counters helped offset a 10 per cent plunge in China Resources Power.
The Hang Seng Index ended up 0.3 per cent at 21,371.9 points, while the China Enterprises Index of the leading Chinese listings climbed 0.7 per cent.17 Jul 2013 - 5:11pm
Hong Kong shares ended flat on Tuesday as another record close on Wall Street was offset by profit-taking following a rally in the previous session.
Hong Kong’s benchmark Hang Seng Index edged up 9.07 points to 21,312.38 on turnover of HK$48.45 billion (US$6.25 billion).16 Jul 2013 - 9:03pm
Hong Kong shares pared gains to end only slightly higher on Monday, with investors waiting for further signs of stimulus to boost growth after China’s GDP growth slowed in the second quarter.
The Hang Seng Index closed up 0.1 per cent at 21,303.31, hovering around one-month highs. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong rose 0.1 per cent.15 Jul 2013 - 6:19pm
Hong Kong shares dived on Monday, rocked by steep losses in mainland markets with Chinese financials hammered on fears that the central bank would keep money tight and economic growth could slow sharply.24 Jun 2013 - 4:26pm
Yesterday marked the longest losing streak in 4½ years for Hong Kong stocks amid concerns that slowing growth and a worsening credit crunch on the mainland would hit earnings.22 Jun 2013 - 2:56am
Hong Kong and China shares suffered another weekly loss, but on Friday pared hefty early losses thanks to a recovery in some Chinese bank counters after mainland funding costs fell, easing fears of a broader banking crisis there.21 Jun 2013 - 7:47pm
Hong Kong and China shares rebounded from a one-week low on Wednesday in weak volume, with investors mainly focused on a handful of stocks on hopes of an earnings turnaround.15 May 2013 - 11:24pm
Hong Kong and China shares snapped winning streaks on Thursday after divergent Chinese April consumer and producer price data sparked a rotation out of growth-sensitive counters as investors braced for more economic data in the coming days.9 May 2013 - 5:18pm
Hong Kong shares ended 0.10 per cent higher on Friday, after a widely expected European Central Bank interest rate cut and a positive US jobless claims report.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index added 21.66 points to end at 22,689.96 on turnover of HK$56.23 billion.3 May 2013 - 9:49pm
Hong Kong shares fell from a seven-week high on Thursday as soft China manufacturing data put growth-sensitive counters on the defensive after markets returned from the Labour Day holiday.2 May 2013 - 4:36pm
Hong Kong shares rose 1.73 per cent Wednesday on bargain buying after a sell-off in the previous session and following a strong rally on Wall Street.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index added 376.44 points to end at 22,183.05 on turnover of HK$61.51 billion.24 Apr 2013 - 6:37pm
Hong Kong shares closed flat on Monday, with disappointing Chinese economic data offsetting better-than-forecast US jobs figures and another record close on the Dow on Wall Street.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index edged down 1.13 points to 23,090.82 on turnover of HK$59.03 billion.11 Mar 2013 - 6:02pm