Chinese investors monitor stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing on April 4, 2019. Photo: Associated Press

Hang Seng ekes out teensy gain as protests weigh on sentiment; China indexes down on deflationary data

  • Both the CSI 300 and Shanghai Composite Index close down, ending previous six days of gain
  • Telecom stocks help keep Hang Seng afloat
Topic |   Hang Seng Index

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Chinese investors monitor stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing on April 4, 2019. Photo: Associated Press
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Five-tael (6.65 ounces or 190 grams) gold bars are seen at a jewellery store in Hong Kong. Gold prices have risen in recent months. Photo: Reuters

Citigroup says cuts in Fed rates, global recession risks could propel gold above US$2,000  

  • Gold hit a six-year high this month as central banks ease policy to address the slowdown in growth amid the trade war
  • Gold reached an all-time high of US$1,921.17 in 2011
Topic |   Federal Reserve

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Five-tael (6.65 ounces or 190 grams) gold bars are seen at a jewellery store in Hong Kong. Gold prices have risen in recent months. Photo: Reuters
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