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Hong Kong stocks up 6.3 per cent in first two weeks of September, as sentiment improves on eventual US-China trade deal

“The Hang Seng could see further upside even to 30,000,” said Linus Yip, chief strategist at First Shanghai Securities.

13 Sep 2019 - 6:01PM

“The Hang Seng could see further upside even to 30,000,” said Linus Yip, chief strategist at First Shanghai Securities.

Hong Kong stocks up 6.3 per cent in first two weeks of September, as sentiment improves on eventual US-China trade deal
Stocks Blog: Hang Seng is now ahead 6.3 per cent in September, as trade concerns ease

Hong Kong’s ‘unwise policies’ fuelled protests, Hang Lung Properties chairman says

15 Sep 2019 - 12:24PM

Hong Kong’s ‘unwise policies’ fuelled protests, Hang Lung Properties chairman says

Stocks Blog: Hang Seng is now ahead 6.3 per cent in September, as trade concerns ease
Shanghai benchmark closes at highest level in 10 weeks, as US delay in tariff hike cools tensions

“Investors are hopeful that the upcoming trade negotiations between Chinese and US officials in October in Washington will bring the two sides closer to a deal,” said Kenny Tang, chief executive of Royston Securities.

12 Sep 2019 - 5:46PM

“Investors are hopeful that the upcoming trade negotiations between Chinese and US officials in October in Washington will bring the two sides closer to a deal,” said Kenny Tang, chief executive of Royston Securities.

Shanghai benchmark closes at highest level in 10 weeks, as US delay in tariff hike cools tensions
Stocks Blog: Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing falls hard after bid for London Stock Exchange

The Shanghai Composite closes at a 10-week high on improved sentiment, but Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index finishes the day down a bit.

12 Sep 2019 - 5:28PM

The Shanghai Composite closes at a 10-week high on improved sentiment, but Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index finishes the day down a bit.

Stocks Blog: Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing falls hard after bid for London Stock Exchange
Hang Seng Index rises to highest level in six weeks as trade war angst eases

Kweichow Moutai tumbles 4.8 per cent to 1,069.52 yuan – its first close since it passed the 1,100 yuan mark on August 22.

11 Sep 2019 - 6:03PM

Kweichow Moutai tumbles 4.8 per cent to 1,069.52 yuan – its first close since it passed the 1,100 yuan mark on August 22.

Hang Seng Index rises to highest level in six weeks as trade war angst eases
Stocks Blog: Wharf, Sun Hung Kai, other Hong Kong property developers surge after being weighed down by protests

Global Times editor says China to introduce 'important' measures to ease impact of trade war

 

15 Sep 2019 - 12:38PM

Global Times editor says China to introduce 'important' measures to ease impact of trade war

 

Stocks Blog: Wharf, Sun Hung Kai, other Hong Kong property developers surge after being weighed down by protests
Hang Seng ekes out teensy gain as protests weigh on sentiment; China indexes down on deflationary data

The jewellery and watch making sector was the top losing industry in Hong Kong, after news that August visitor numbers to the city were down nearly 40 per cent from a year ago – the most since Sars.

10 Sep 2019 - 6:08PM

The jewellery and watch making sector was the top losing industry in Hong Kong, after news that August visitor numbers to the city were down nearly 40 per cent from a year ago – the most since Sars.

Hang Seng ekes out teensy gain as protests weigh on sentiment; China indexes down on deflationary data
Stocks Blog: Hang Seng ekes out a gain, even as sentiment is weighed down by worst tourism drop since Sars

Tourism gloomy numbers hit Hong Kong jewellery and watch makers

11 Sep 2019 - 10:00AM

Tourism gloomy numbers hit Hong Kong jewellery and watch makers

Stocks Blog: Hang Seng ekes out a gain, even as sentiment is weighed down by worst tourism drop since Sars
Shanghai-Shenzhen CSI 300 closes at four-month high, while Hong Kong slips on protest-fuelled economic woes

A sharp drop in tourists visiting Hong Kong in August added to concerns the city could be headed into a recession.

9 Sep 2019 - 5:47PM

A sharp drop in tourists visiting Hong Kong in August added to concerns the city could be headed into a recession.

Shanghai-Shenzhen CSI 300 closes at four-month high, while Hong Kong slips on protest-fuelled economic woes
Stocks Blog: China shares gain on liquidity injection; Hong Kong stocks slip after protesters set fire at MTR subway stop

Shanghai could soar to break this year's high, Citic Securities says

 

 

9 Sep 2019 - 6:14PM

Shanghai could soar to break this year's high, Citic Securities says

 

 

Stocks Blog: China shares gain on liquidity injection; Hong Kong stocks slip after protesters set fire at MTR subway stop
Chinese traders snap up US$7.5 billion worth of cheaper Hong Kong shares of dual-listed companies in busy August

A gauge that tracks the price difference between shares listed in both the mainland and Hong Kong shows that Hong Kong stocks have gotten cheaper this year, especially in mid-August, setting off a buying spree by mainland traders.

8 Sep 2019 - 11:04PM

A gauge that tracks the price difference between shares listed in both the mainland and Hong Kong shows that Hong Kong stocks have gotten cheaper this year, especially in mid-August, setting off a buying spree by mainland traders.

Chinese traders snap up US$7.5 billion worth of cheaper Hong Kong shares of dual-listed companies in busy August
Private equity firm Permira bets on Chinese aviation growth as it buys Hong Kong aircraft parts distributor Topcast

The European private equity firm takes a bullish view on China’s aviation sector despite trade tensions dampening passenger demand

5 Sep 2019 - 10:58PM

The European private equity firm takes a bullish view on China’s aviation sector despite trade tensions dampening passenger demand

Private equity firm Permira bets on Chinese aviation growth as it buys Hong Kong aircraft parts distributor Topcast
Coating foldable phone screens with sapphire

Hong Kong startup Cathay Photonics has big plans for its sapphire coating technology, which can toughen phone screens.

4 Sep 2019 - 7:19PM

Hong Kong startup Cathay Photonics has big plans for its sapphire coating technology, which can toughen phone screens.

Coating foldable phone screens with sapphire
Hong Kong sapphire coating start-up targets expanded use in foldable phones, seeks US$1.5 million in funding

Hong Kong start-up Cathay Photonics, which has patented technology for the application of scratch proof sapphire on glass and plastic, is targeting US$1.5 million in pre-series A financing from international investors as it targets expanded use in foldable phones and other devices.

4 Sep 2019 - 10:28PM

Hong Kong start-up Cathay Photonics, which has patented technology for the application of scratch proof sapphire on glass and plastic, is targeting US$1.5 million in pre-series A financing from international investors as it targets expanded use in foldable phones and other devices.

Hong Kong sapphire coating start-up targets expanded use in foldable phones, seeks US$1.5 million in funding
‘Greater Bay Area’ reit files documentation for US$800 million Hong Kong IPO

China Merchants Shekou Industrial Zone Holdings said in an exchange filing on Monday night that it was launching a share offering of its real estate investment trust on the Hong Kong stock exchange’s main board.

3 Sep 2019 - 11:00PM

China Merchants Shekou Industrial Zone Holdings said in an exchange filing on Monday night that it was launching a share offering of its real estate investment trust on the Hong Kong stock exchange’s main board.

‘Greater Bay Area’ reit files documentation for US$800 million Hong Kong IPO
Mary Ma, former Lenovo executive instrumental in the takeover of IBM’s personal computer business, dies at 66

HKEX and Lenovo, the world’s biggest PC maker, separately express sympathy to the prominent businesswoman’s family.

3 Sep 2019 - 5:08AM

HKEX and Lenovo, the world’s biggest PC maker, separately express sympathy to the prominent businesswoman’s family.

Mary Ma, former Lenovo executive instrumental in the takeover of IBM’s personal computer business, dies at 66
Hong Kong, China stocks end August lower as trade war intensifies, yuan weakens

The Hang Seng finished Friday almost flat, but lost 7.4 per cent in August

30 Aug 2019 - 6:07PM

The Hang Seng finished Friday almost flat, but lost 7.4 per cent in August

Hong Kong, China stocks end August lower as trade war intensifies, yuan weakens
Stocks Blog: Oil firms, banks save Hong Kong from losses; Chinese stocks finish lower

Energy giants PetroChina, CNOOC jump in Hong Kong after oil price gains

30 Aug 2019 - 5:14PM

Energy giants PetroChina, CNOOC jump in Hong Kong after oil price gains

Stocks Blog: Oil firms, banks save Hong Kong from losses; Chinese stocks finish lower
China stocks weighed down by financials and utilities, while health care shares offer respite to Hong Kong markets

Hong Kong stocks ended four days of losses to close up 0.3 per cent on Thursday, with investors taking a respite from the city’s economic woes and US-China trade war-related concerns and buying defensive health care stocks.

29 Aug 2019 - 6:27PM

Hong Kong stocks ended four days of losses to close up 0.3 per cent on Thursday, with investors taking a respite from the city’s economic woes and US-China trade war-related concerns and buying defensive health care stocks.

China stocks weighed down by financials and utilities, while health care shares offer respite to Hong Kong markets
Stocks Blog: China shares slide, as weaker yuan and trade war beat down sentiment

The Hang Seng Index is on track for a second straight month of losses.

 

29 Aug 2019 - 6:14PM

The Hang Seng Index is on track for a second straight month of losses.

 

Stocks Blog: China shares slide, as weaker yuan and trade war beat down sentiment
China, Hong Kong stocks slip as trade war continues to weigh on investor sentiment

“Investors are seeking out leading consumer names that either have shown steady earnings or are leading brands in their respective consumer sector to put their money in,” said Alex Wong of Ample Finance Group.

28 Aug 2019 - 5:50PM

“Investors are seeking out leading consumer names that either have shown steady earnings or are leading brands in their respective consumer sector to put their money in,” said Alex Wong of Ample Finance Group.

China, Hong Kong stocks slip as trade war continues to weigh on investor sentiment
Stocks Blog: Hang Seng extends losing streak to third day amid weak sentiment over trade war, protests

Financials push Shanghai Composite Index to close down, despite rally by some Chinese automakers.  But Fosun and Huaneng Renewables jumped in Hong Kong on strong earnings reports. 

28 Aug 2019 - 5:53PM

Financials push Shanghai Composite Index to close down, despite rally by some Chinese automakers.  But Fosun and Huaneng Renewables jumped in Hong Kong on strong earnings reports. 

Stocks Blog: Hang Seng extends losing streak to third day amid weak sentiment over trade war, protests
Chinese stocks close at highest in almost a month as MSCI raises weighting, industrial profits data improves

The Shanghai Composite Index climbed back above the 2,900 level for the first since August 1

27 Aug 2019 - 6:39PM

The Shanghai Composite Index climbed back above the 2,900 level for the first since August 1

Chinese stocks close at highest in almost a month as MSCI raises weighting, industrial profits data improves
Stocks Blog: Big gains by WH Group, Anta Sports fail to breathe life into Hong Kong markets; Chinese stocks gain

City's benchmark has struggled for direction all day even, weighed down by China Mobile and HKEX

27 Aug 2019 - 7:32PM

City's benchmark has struggled for direction all day even, weighed down by China Mobile and HKEX

Stocks Blog: Big gains by WH Group, Anta Sports fail to breathe life into Hong Kong markets; Chinese stocks gain
Hong Kong stocks plunge as trade war escalates and protests compound growth concerns

The Hang Seng Index slumped 1.9 per cent, weighed down by a ramp-up in the US-China trade war and weekend demonstrations in which Hong Kong police for the first time used water cannons to try to disperse protesters.

26 Aug 2019 - 6:37PM

The Hang Seng Index slumped 1.9 per cent, weighed down by a ramp-up in the US-China trade war and weekend demonstrations in which Hong Kong police for the first time used water cannons to try to disperse protesters.

Hong Kong stocks plunge as trade war escalates and protests compound growth concerns
Stocks Blog: Hang Seng tanks over protests, trade war; China stocks also fall

Water cannon used for first time against Hong Kong protesters; trade war escalates.

26 Aug 2019 - 8:29PM

Water cannon used for first time against Hong Kong protesters; trade war escalates.

Stocks Blog: Hang Seng tanks over protests, trade war; China stocks also fall
Cryptocurrency futures exchange CoinFlex targets Asia traders with physical delivery of bitcoin contracts

New cryptocurrency futures exchange CoinFlex, which claims to be the world’s first exchange that offers physical delivery for bitcoin futures contracts, wants to ramp up business in Asia.

27 Aug 2019 - 10:19AM

New cryptocurrency futures exchange CoinFlex, which claims to be the world’s first exchange that offers physical delivery for bitcoin futures contracts, wants to ramp up business in Asia.

Cryptocurrency futures exchange CoinFlex targets Asia traders with physical delivery of bitcoin contracts
High-end Japanese retailer Takashimaya in U-turn, to keep Shanghai store open

In a U-turn on Friday, Takashimaya Company said it would continue to operate its 60,000-square metre store near Shanghai Hongqiao Airport. It had announced in late June it would close the store on Sunday, August 25.

23 Aug 2019 - 10:22PM

In a U-turn on Friday, Takashimaya Company said it would continue to operate its 60,000-square metre store near Shanghai Hongqiao Airport. It had announced in late June it would close the store on Sunday, August 25.

High-end Japanese retailer Takashimaya in U-turn, to keep Shanghai store open
China Vanke, country’s second-largest property firm, reports about 30 per cent increase in first-half profit

China Vanke, the country’s second-largest property developer by sales, said on Tuesday evening that its net profit for the six months ending June 30 rose 29.8 per cent from a year ago, rising to US$1.7 billion.

20 Aug 2019 - 10:31PM

China Vanke, the country’s second-largest property developer by sales, said on Tuesday evening that its net profit for the six months ending June 30 rose 29.8 per cent from a year ago, rising to US$1.7 billion.

China Vanke, country’s second-largest property firm, reports about 30 per cent increase in first-half profit
Li Ka-shing’s CK Asset offers to pay US$3.27 billion to buy Greene King, operator of 2,700 pubs, restaurants and hotels in UK

Deal will see CK Asset expand further into the UK’s pub and brewing sector.

20 Aug 2019 - 11:05PM

Deal will see CK Asset expand further into the UK’s pub and brewing sector.

Li Ka-shing’s CK Asset offers to pay US$3.27 billion to buy Greene King, operator of 2,700 pubs, restaurants and hotels in UK