A man enters a stock brokerage office of Nanjing Securities in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, China on January 21, 2019. Photo: Reuters

China stocks end Year of the Dog with the biggest loss since 2008

  • China says it will ease foreign institutional investor access to its capital markets and encourage brokerage firms to increase investments in stocks
  • Trade talks between the US and China went well, says US President Trump, giving a boost to market sentiment
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A man enters a stock brokerage office of Nanjing Securities in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, China on January 21, 2019. Photo: Reuters
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Fireworks display over Victoria Harbour during New Year's celebrations in Hong Kong. Picture from Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong’s Hang Seng delivers a terrific January – with an 8 per cent gain

  • Hang Seng is red hot after the nightmare of 2018
  • Shanghai Composite ends first month of new year up 3.6 per cent
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Fireworks display over Victoria Harbour during New Year's celebrations in Hong Kong. Picture from Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: Winson Wong
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