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Wednesday 13:10 BST All eyes remain on the Federal Open Market Committee’s two-day meeting that wraps up later on Wednesday, with officials expected to raise interest rates for the third time this year. ...
Stock markets around the world were trading in narrow ranges Wednesday ahead of a widely predicted interest rate hike from the U.S. Federal Reserve and the potentially more interesting subsequent press ...
A period of weakness for Hong Kong's dollar may be coming to an end. The tightly controlled currency is showing signs of strength on the prospect of higher local interest rates.
Asia-Pacific equities were broadly higher on Wednesday, led by a solid gain for energy stocks in Hong Kong. The Hang Seng index climbed 1.6 per cent, boosted by a 4.3 per cent advance for the energy segment reflecting the gain in oil prices during the market holiday the day before. Shares in Chinese restaurant group Haidilao Hotpot jumped 10 per cent on their debut in Hong Kong after being priced at the top end of the target range.
Equities were broadly higher and foreign exchange markets were steady ahead of the close of the Federal Open Market Committee’s two-day meeting on Wednesday where the Fed is expected to raise interest rates for the third time this year. The broader Hang Seng index was 0.5 per cent higher in Hong Kong, buoyed by a 3.7 per cent gain for energy stocks reflecting the rise in oil prices during the market holiday on Tuesday.
Kiwi Dollar spikes on less pessimistic business sentiment, with Trump and Powell in the spotlight later today to hit the Dollar and the majors.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average retreated from its Friday record, as heightened trade tensions stoked cautiousness among investors on Monday. The Dow and the S&P 500 began the week on a downbeat note after China pulled out of trade talks with the U.S. The move came after the two countries announced new tariffs on each other’s goods last week, escalating a conflict that has kept many investors on edge this year. The broad S&P 500 dropped 10.30 points, or 0.4%, to 2919.37, while the Nasdaq Composite edged up 6.29 points, or 0.1%, to 7993.25.
Hong Kong's booming IPO market is set to reach more than 300 billion Hong Kong dollars ($38.4 billion) in 2018, according to consultancy KPMG. The city continues to attract mainland Chinese companies and is likely to finish the year as the world's top market for new listings.
* Hang Seng index ends down 1.6 pct China Enterprises index HSCE falls 1.8 pct HSI financial sub-index 1.5 pct lower; property down 2.2 pct HONG KONG, Sept 24 (Reuters) - Hong Kong's main Hang Seng index ...
Trade war jitters return, weighing on the equity markets and commodity currencies, Trump’s 2nd general assembly speech tomorrow of little comfort.
* Hang Seng index falls 1.24 pct China Enterprises index HSCE slides 1.56 pct HSI financial sector eases 1.1 pct; property down 1.9 pct HONG KONG, Sept 24 (Reuters) - Hong Kong's main Hang Seng index fell ...
A choppy week ahead, with Trump at the UN, Theresa May at Tory Party Conference and the FED delivering a rate hike and projections.
Across the Atlantic, the Stoxx 600 Europe index enjoyed its sixth successive daily advance and the FTSE 100 had its best day for three months as sterling came under severe pressure from the latest Brexit developments. In China, the CSI 300 stock index jumped 3 per cent. This easing of trade concerns allowed participants to focus on the broadly positive outlook for the US economy and also removed a plank of support from the dollar — helping EM currencies steady after a recent sell-off.
A key index of Chinese stocks had its best day in more than two years on Friday with sentiment buoyed by a record close on Wall Street and following reports of sweeteners pledged by Beijing to soften the hit from the US-China trade dispute. The CSI 300 index of major Shanghai and Shenzhen stocks closed 3 per cent higher, marking the biggest one-day gain since May 2016, according to Reuters data. All market segments were higher, but the financials segment posted the biggest gain, adding 4.2 per cent, followed by consumer and industrial stocks.
Equities swung higher in Asia on Friday with Japanese stocks hitting their highest since May, spurred by a record close on Wall Street overnight. The Topix rose 0.9 per cent to a four-month high in Tokyo, ...
Asian stocks rose Friday after Wall Street hit a new high and a survey showed Japanese manufacturing accelerating. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 rose 0.5 percent to 23,793.35 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng ...
Inflation numbers out of Japan this morning were a reminder of how far off the BoJ is from making a move, focus shifting to the EU and the Oval Office.
Asia-Pacific equities were on track to end the week on a firmer footing on Friday after a record close on Wall Street overnight. The Topix in Tokyo rose 0.6 per cent in early trading, with all market segments ...
On Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrial Average also reached a new high since January and the S&P 500 surged to a new record.
SINGAPORE (AP) — European markets climbed Thursday following a mixed day in Asia, buoyed by hopes the U.S. and China will proceed with talks to tackle their escalating trade dispute.
Asian shares stumbled in holiday-thinned trading on Monday as China's decision to cancel talks with the United States reinforced fears of a protracted trade war with neither side willing to back down. Laura Frykberg reports.
Sep.20 -- Liu Yang, chairperson, chief investment officer and fund manager at Atlantis Investment Management, discusses the current state of markets and where she thinks they are heading. She speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: China Open."