A man stands in front of an electronic board displaying stock information at a brokerage firm in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China April 1, 2019. Picture taken April 1, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. CHINA OUT.

Shanghai ekes out a gain, while Hang Seng falls on day filled with jitters over global growth, trade

  • IMF cuts global growth forecast to 3.3 per cent
  • Hang Seng still at 10-month high
Topic |   China stock market

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A man stands in front of an electronic board displaying stock information at a brokerage firm in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China April 1, 2019. Picture taken April 1, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. CHINA OUT.
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Sumo wrestlers perform a show fight during the annual “Honozumo” ceremonial sumo tournament in Tokyo on April 18, 2016. Photo: Reuters

Hong Kong wins back title as Asia’s second-largest stock market by body slamming Japan

  • Last time Hong Kong market was more valuable than Japan was in April 2015
  • Hang Seng has shot up 16 per cent this year – almost double that of the Nikkei 225 gauge
Topic |   Hang Seng Index

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Sumo wrestlers perform a show fight during the annual “Honozumo” ceremonial sumo tournament in Tokyo on April 18, 2016. Photo: Reuters
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