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  • Aug 21, 2014
  • Updated: 1:38pm

Stock Talk

Hong Kong shares close at near three-week high on upbeat China, US news

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 averted.

Friday, 11 October, 2013, 6:20pm

Hong Kong shares test month-low as power producers dip, China weaker too

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 that could hurt their margins.

10 Oct 2013 - 2:55pm

Hong Kong shares end down slightly, Tencent off record high

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 default.

9 Oct 2013 - 6:05pm

Hong Kong shares rebound in weak turnover, lifted by China holiday spending

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 slip, led by fall at Sun Hung Kai Properties

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 relaunched project.

7 Oct 2013 - 4:57pm

Hong Kong stocks close down 0.33pc

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.

The benchmark Hang Seng Index slipped 75.86 points to 23,138.54 on turnover of HK$54.56 billion (HK$7.04 billion).

4 Oct 2013 - 8:54pm

Hong Kong shares in biggest gain in two weeks, China Unicom surges

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 will enhance revenue.

3 Oct 2013 - 4:51pm

Hong Kong shares rebound from 3-week low, Hutchison jumps

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 retail unit through an initial public offering.

2 Oct 2013 - 10:52pm

Asian shares mixed after US government shutdown

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.

The dollar edged down against the yen, with investors saying the Capitol Hill stand-off made it less likely the Federal Reserve would start winding down its stimulus programme soon.

1 Oct 2013 - 5:24pm

China shares outshine Asia on holiday eve, Hong Kong falls

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 quarterly gain in three years.

30 Sep 2013 - 3:50pm