Hong Kong Hang Seng (HSI) Index News, Page 1
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Asian Shares Post Solid Weekly Gains Amid Trade Deal Signing, China GDP Growth
The United States removed China from a list of countries considered currency manipulators just two days before top trade negotiators for Washington and Beijing signed a key “Phase One” trade deal, the Treasury Department announced on January 13.
Asian Indexes Boosted by China GDP Growth; Australian Shares Hit Another Record High
Other Chinese economic data released alongside the GDP numbers showed growth in industrial output and retail sales for the month of December. Analysts read the data from Beijing positively, although there was still some caution about the partial trade deal with the U.S.
Asian Stocks Firm; Australian Shares Pass 7000-Point Milestone
The Australian share market surged into record territory on Thursday, passing the 7000-point milestone for the first time ever. The Bank of Japan is expected to keep monetary policy steady next week.
Anxious Markets Await Trade Deal Signing, Futures Are Flat, U.S. Data Surprises
Global markets are mixed as traders wait for the Phase One deal signing. The details so far suggest the Phase One deal is far less than the market was expecting.
Asian Shares Finishes Lower on Investor Trepidation Ahead of Trade Deal Signing
The fact that tariffs are likely to remain in place until after the 2020 U.S. presidential elections is rattling investors along with U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s comment that existing tariffs on Chinese goods would stay, pending further talks.
Earnings Season Begins, Markets Retreat From Highs, Consumer Inflation Rises
Global markets are mixed in Tuesday trading, earnings season kicks off with results from JP Morgan, the Phase One Trade Deal is expected to be signed on Wednesday.
Asian Indexes Mixed; Aussie Shares Hit Record High Led by Mining Stocks
Australian shares hit record highs on Tuesday, powered by gains in financial and mining sectors, as optimism over a planned signing of a preliminary Sino-U.S. trade deal lifted investor spirits.
Asian Shares Jump as Investors Await US-China Phase One Deal Signing
China’s blue-chip index closed at a near 2-year high on Monday, amid strength in technology shares, as investors turned optimistic ahead of the signing of the trade deal.
European Shares Trading Mixed after Asian Markets Post Strong Gains
In economic news, Australia’s retail sales data for November beat expectations, jumping 0.9%, the largest increase since last February, according to a Reuters report. A Reuters poll had forecast a 0.4% gain.
U.S. Market At New, Dow 29,000 In Sight, Apple Suppliers Jump
Global markets move higher after the U.S. set another new all-time high. The market is rising on a tide of positive sentiment that may push the Dow Jones above 29,000.
Asian Shares Rebound as Abating Middle East Tensions Drive Up Risk Demand
China’s consumer inflation steadied while factory-gate prices fell at a slower pace in December, giving Beijing room to stay the course on monetary easing as economic growth cools.
Iran Retaliations Spooks Markets, Equities Fall, Commodities Rise
Global markets fall sharply after Iran retaliates for the killing of its top general but much of the losses are recovered; geopolitical tensions are not over, a market correction is coming.
Asian Indexes Finish Lower; Gold Mining, Defense Company Shares Rise
Conflict-related tensions lifted shares of Chinese goldminers and defense companies, with the CSI national defense industry index rising to a near four-month high as discussions of a war intensified.
Asian Shares Rise as Middle East Tensions Subside
Questions are being raised over how China will meet a target of spending billions of dollars more on agricultural goods after the world’s second largest economy said it will not increase its annual low-tariff import quotas for corn, wheat and rice.
Japan’s Nikkei Hits 1-Month Low; Oil Producers, Gold Miners Boost Aussie Index
In economic news, China’s services sector expanded at a slower pace in December following a strong rebound in the previous month, with business confidence falling to the second lowest on record despite a pick-up in new orders, a private survey showed on Monday.