^HSI - HANG SENG INDEX

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At close: 4:08PM HKT
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Previous close29,296.05
Open29,215.54
Volume0
Day's range29,089.39 - 29,436.84
52-week range25,199.86 - 33,484.08
Avg. volume1,891,724,298
  • The Week Ahead – Trade Tariffs and Economic Data in the Spotlight- 23/06/18
    FX Empire21 hours ago

    The Week Ahead – Trade Tariffs and Economic Data in the Spotlight- 23/06/18

    It’s a busy week ahead on the data front, though focus through the week will continue to be geo-political, with trade wars and the EU Summit to consider.

  • US stocks finish mostly higher as energy companies climb
    Associated Pressyesterday

    US stocks finish mostly higher as energy companies climb

    Oil prices and energy companies rallied Friday after OPEC said it will produce more oil, but not as much as investors feared. While trade tensions remained in the headlines, U.S. stocks finished slightly higher at the end of a bumpy week. U.S. crude futures jumped 4.6 percent after OPEC nations agreed to produce about 1 million additional barrels of oil per day.

  • Asian Markets Are Mixed on June 22
    Market Realist2 days ago

    Asian Markets Are Mixed on June 22

    China’s Shanghai Composite Index lost strength on Thursday and declined to fresh two-year low price levels. Carrying forward the weakness, the Shanghai Composite Index opened lower on June 22. However, the Shanghai Composite Index regained strength as the day progressed and closed higher.

  • Global markets, oil rise as OPEC mulls output increase
    Associated Press2 days ago

    Global markets, oil rise as OPEC mulls output increase

    Global stocks and oil prices were higher Friday as investors monitored OPEC's discussion on increasing crude production. Caution remained, however, over trade disputes between China and the U.S. as well ...

  • Asian Markets Lost Strength, Trade War Concerns Return
    Market Realist3 days ago

    Asian Markets Lost Strength, Trade War Concerns Return

    After declining for four consecutive trading days, China’s Shanghai Composite Index rebounded on Wednesday and broke the losing streak. However, the Shanghai Composite Index fell on June 21. The index opened the day lower and declined to fresh two-year low price levels.

  • Financial Times3 days ago

    [$$] Trade tariff worries keep stocks under pressure

    Lingering worries about global trade tensions, renewed political concerns in Italy and a fresh slide for oil prices put world stock markets under pressure and helped drive US and German government bond prices higher. Sterling rose as speculation mounted that the Bank of England could raise interest rates as early as August.

  • Financial Times3 days ago

    [$$] Asia equities choppy as investors mull trade war

    Asia-Pacific equities were mixed in a choppy session on Thursday as markets struggled to find direction and investors  mulled  the impacts of a trade war between the US and China. In Hong Kong, the Hang ...

  • Financial Times3 days ago

    [$$] Asia stocks rise as tariff tumult subsides

    Asia-Pacific markets edged higher on Thursday as investors continued to mull the likely impacts from the simmering trade war between the US and China. The S&P/ASX 200 continued to outperform, up 1 per ...

  • MarketWatch4 days ago

    European stocks stage recovery, but U.S.-China trade tensions remain

    Tobacco stocks rise on ratings callTobacco stocks were rising Wednesday. European stocks on Wednesday bounced off a nearly three-week low, staging a recovery as traders came to terms with the further deterioration in the trade relationship between the U.S. and China that sent equities world-wide tumbling in the prior session. A measure of calm was returning to equity markets, even though the U.S. and China were still locking horns on trade issues.

  • MarketWatch4 days ago

    FTSE 100 ends higher, rising from 6-week low as Ocado, tobacco firms rally

    Ocado, tobacco stocks rise after analyst commentsShares of BP and rival oil producer Royal Dutch Shell were among Wednesday’s winners in U.K. trade. U.K. stocks rose on Tuesday, with tobacco companies among biggest gainers after a positive broker note, helping London’s blue-chip index bounce off a six-week low that it reached as trade tensions between the U.S. and China escalated. The FTSE 100 index (^FTSE) gained 0.3% to close at 7,627.40, partly recovering from a 0.4% loss on Tuesday.

  • Stocks Rebound: China Bolsters Confidence, Disney Sweetens Fox Bid
    Investor's Business Daily4 days ago

    Stocks Rebound: China Bolsters Confidence, Disney Sweetens Fox Bid

    The Nasdaq led as stocks rebounded briskly at Wednesday's open, after positive currency moves by China's central bank triggered gains across global markets. Winnebago[ticker symb=WGO] and Walgreens Boots[ticker symb=WBA] were early leaders. Netflix[ticker symb=NFLX] and Facebook[ticker symb=FB] took early leads among big tech names. Oracle's[ticker symb=ORCL] stock futures fell hard on earnings news. 21st Century Fox[ticker symb=FOX] and Walt Disney[ticker symb=DIS]...

  • Financial Times4 days ago

    [$$] Tokyo stocks drop as trade war fears linger

    Japanese equities were heading lower again in morning trade on Wednesday after a  tumultuous Tuesday session left the Topix benchmark down 1.6 per cent but Australian stocks were buoyant after ending the ...

  • Asian Markets Rebound on June 20, Risk Appetite Returns
    Market Realist4 days ago

    Asian Markets Rebound on June 20, Risk Appetite Returns

    Following a weak performance for four weeks, China’s Shanghai Composite Index started this week on a weaker note and declined to two-year low price levels on Tuesday. Maintaining the weakness, the Shanghai Composite Index opened lower on Tuesday. However, the Shanghai Composite Index rebounded amid increased buying pressure and closed the day with limited gains.

  • Financial Times4 days ago

    [$$] China’s central bank calms markets after tariff turmoil

    Yi Gang, governor of the People’s Bank of China, on Tuesday evening called for investors to “stay calm and rational” and pledged that the central bank would “ensure liquidity and reasonable stability” after the Shanghai benchmark had dropped to a near-two-year low. The PBoC also injected a net Rmb40bn ($6.2bn) into China’s financial market on Wednesday morning, according to Reuters data. Chinese media also highlighted that dozens of mainland companies had pledged share buybacks, saying that this also helped stabilise stock prices.

  • Financial Times4 days ago

    [$$] Stocks recover poise but trade war worries persist

    The technology sector led the way higher on Wall Street — with the Nasdaq Composite index hitting a record high as Facebook climbed above $200 a share for the first time and Netflix ending just shy of a record closing peak. “President Trump’s threatened 10 per cent tariffs on $200bn of Chinese imports would be big enough to noticeably reduce US growth,” said Paul Shea, strategic economist at Miller Tabak.

  • Financial Times4 days ago

    [$$] Chinese stocks slow decline after officials lend support

    Chinese equities slowed their descent on Wednesday in response to an outpouring of support from top officials and local media, which sought to reassure spooked investors in the wake of a sell-off prompted by new tariff threats out of Washington. The fall on Tuesday came in response to President Donald Trump ordering his administration to draft plans for tariffs on a further $200bn in Chinese imports should Beijing follow through on retaliatory tariffs planned in response to US duties on imports announced last week.

  • Financial Times4 days ago

    [$$] China-focused stocks mixed after trade war sell-off

    China-focused stocks were mixed as fears of a US-China trade war persisted and a stronger yen appeared to weigh on Japanese equities, with other equities benchmarks in the region notching decent gains. The Shenzhen Composite was up 0.4 per cent, however.

  • CNBC4 days ago

    Asian shares rise as markets rebound from recent declines, but trade fears linger

    Asian stocks closed higher on Wednesday after regional markets tumbled on investor jitters over U.S.-China trade tensions in the last session.

  • The Latest: China 'underestimated' Trump, a key adviser says
    Associated Press5 days ago

    The Latest: China 'underestimated' Trump, a key adviser says

    The top White House trade adviser, Peter Navarro, says Beijing "may have underestimated the resolve of President Donald J. Trump" by refusing to meet U.S. demands on trade and by threatening to retaliate against American trade sanctions. Navarro, known for his hard-line approach to China, still says the U.S. is open to talks to resolve the dispute before it imposes tariffs on up to $450 billion in Chinese products. Navarro also disputes any notion that the trade standoff would damage the broader relationship with China.

  • Asian Markets Declined amid Escalating Trade War Concerns
    Market Realist5 days ago

    Asian Markets Declined amid Escalating Trade War Concerns

    China’s Shanghai Composite Index declined last week for the fourth consecutive trading week. China’s markets were closed on Monday for the Dragon Boat Festival holiday. Carrying forward the weakness, the Shanghai Composite Index opened lower on June 19 and declined to two-year low price levels.

  • Financial Times5 days ago

    [$$] Trump tariff threat fuels risk-off mood in markets

    share index fell to a two-year low, while the offshore renminbi hit a five-month trough against the dollar. “This tells us that, firstly, the market is still quite complacent about the effect of a trade war on the renminbi and/or the market still doesn’t believe recent developments will escalate and is hoping cooler heads will prevail,” she said.

  • Financial Times5 days ago

    [$$] Fast Europe Open: Draghi speaks, Sweden unemployment

    if Beijing does not abandon its intention to retaliate against US duties on imports announced last week. In a statement issued late on Monday, Mr Trump said he had asked US trade officials to identify the further $200bn in goods from China to be subject to a 10 per cent tariff, and that he was prepared to impose tariffs on an additional $200bn beyond that. The US move marked a further escalation in the trade conflict between Beijing and the Trump administration, which have both already imposed tariffs on steel, aluminium and some agricultural goods and each promised further duties on $50bn in trade. China’s commerce ministry claimed the latest threat from Mr Trump was “blackmail” and warned of “strong countermeasures”.

  • Shares of China's ZTE sink 23% after US Senate targets company in new bill
    CNBC5 days ago

    Shares of China's ZTE sink 23% after US Senate targets company in new bill

    Shares of ZTE sank after the U.S. Senate passed a defense bill that had implications for an agreement struck with the Chinese telecommunications equipment maker.

  • Financial Times5 days ago

    [$$] Stocks fall as market reacts to Trump’s $200bn tariff threat

    The Hang Seng index was off 1.3 per cent in early trading in Hong Kong, at its lowest since early May, while the Hang Seng China Enterprises index sank 1.6 per cent. The CSI 300 index of major Shanghai and Shenzhen linked stocks dropped 1.4 per cent. All three were resuming trade after a long weekend due to a market holiday on Monday. On Wall Street overnight, the S&P 500 slipped 0.2 per cent and the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite ended little changed as the mood across markets remained unsettled by concerns about a further escalation of trade tensions between the world’s two biggest economies.

  • Asian Markets: Weak Sentiment Due to Trade War Concerns
    Market Realist6 days ago

    Asian Markets: Weak Sentiment Due to Trade War Concerns

    China’s Shanghai Composite Index declined in four out of five trading days last week and clocked the fourth consecutive weekly loss. Liquidity concerns in the market, weaker-than-expected economic data, and fears about a trade war with the US weakened China’s market sentiment last week. China’s markets are closed on Monday for the Dragon Boat Festival holiday.