Hong Kong Hang Seng (HSI) Index News, Page 1
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Asia Pacific Shares Mixed: Violence Pressures Hang Seng, Weak Data Drives Shanghai, Nikkei Lower, Aussie Stocks Rise on Rate Cut Hopes
Protests in Hong Kong drove the Hang Seng Index down 4.79% last week with a violent turn Monday. China’s industrial output grew significantly slower than expected in October. The Nikkei was pressured by a report that showed growth in Japan’s economy ground to a near standstill in the third quarter.
Global Markets Edge Higher, Trades Hopes Are Stoked, Weak Data Points To Further Slowing
Global markets edge higher on trade hopes but still no deal in sight, traders are warned to expect too much from the deal when and if it comes.
Asian Shares Firm after Kudlow Says Phase One Trade Talks in Final Stages
Later on Thursday, White House economic adviser provided another ray of hope when he said negotiations over the first phase of a trade agreement with China were coming down to the final stages, with the two sides in close contact.
Asian Shares Lower; Hong Kong Violence Escalates; Alibaba Breaks Singles Day Record
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba set a new sales record on Singles Day, the world’s largest 24-hour shopping event. The S&P/ASX 200 Index posted its highest closing price since August 1, the same week it reached an all-time high closing value of 6845.
Asian Shares Weaken as Tariff Rollback Optimism Softens
China’s exports and imports declined in October, Reuters reported citing data from the country’s customs released on Friday. In dollar terms, exports fell 0.9% while imports fell 6.4% from a year ago in October, but beat analysts’ forecasts.
Markets Rise On Trade Hopes, Tariffs To Be Rolled-Back, No Deal On Table Yet
Global markets move higher as a Phase 1 Trade Deal draws closer. But traders are warned not to trust the global equity rally.
Asian Shares Rise as Japan’s Nikkei Touches 2019 High; European Stocks Firm on Trade Deal Hopes
Japan’s Nikkei touched its 2019 highs following Wall Street’s record performance. Japan’s benchmark jumped to a 13-month high on Tuesday after a long weekend, as U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators moved closer to sealing a preliminary deal.
Asian Shares Mixed; Private Survey Shows China’s Manufacturing Expanded
A private survey showed factory activity in China expanded in October with the Caixin/Markit PMI coming in at 51.7. Analysts polled by Reuters had expected the PMI number to come in at 51.0 from 51.4 for September.
Asia, Europe Present Mixed Reaction to Fed; Fiat, Peugeot Confirm Merger Deal
In China, factory activity contracted for the sixth straight month in October. The official Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) came in at 49.3 for October. In the United Kingdom, Prime Minister Boris Johnson and main opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn begin their first full day of campaigning Thursday ahead of what promises
3rd Quarter GDP Is Hot, FOMC Expected To Cut Rates, The Phase 1 Trade Deal Becomes Less Certain
Global markets tread water while traders wait on the FOMC policy statement and some key data later this week.