^HSI - HANG SENG INDEX

HKSE - HKSE Delayed Price. Currency in HKD
28,185.98
-327.02 (-1.15%)
At close: 4:09PM HKT
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Previous close28,513.00
Open28,447.96
Volume0
Day's range28,066.13 - 28,470.10
52-week range24,540.63 - 30,280.12
Avg. volume1,938,008,510
  • Futures Weighed by Geopolitical Tensions, Upcoming Fed Speeches in Focus
    FX Empire12 hours ago

    Futures Weighed by Geopolitical Tensions, Upcoming Fed Speeches in Focus

    The global equity markets were mostly lower ahead of the opening bell as investors digested tensions between Iran and the US. There are two Fed member speeches today that stand to move the markets, depending on the message conveyed.

  • Asian Investors “Uncomfortable” After U.S. Official Dampens Positive Sentiment Ahead of Trump-Xi Meeting
    FX Empire20 hours ago

    Asian Investors “Uncomfortable” After U.S. Official Dampens Positive Sentiment Ahead of Trump-Xi Meeting

    The early sentiment in Asia indicates that sellers have gained the upper hand. It’s not a bearish tone, per se, but rather one being dictated by long liquidation by those investors who want to avoid the pain of another steep sell-off, and aggressive short-sellers betting on the worst outcome.

  • Futures Rise Alongside Bonds and Oil Prices
    FX Empire2 days ago

    Futures Rise Alongside Bonds and Oil Prices

    US equities are set for a modestly higher open while global equities are mixed to start the new week. The focus for equity traders will be on a meeting between Trump and Xi that takes place later this week.

  • Global Equity Market Gains Limited by Rising Middle East Tensions
    FX Empire5 days ago

    Global Equity Market Gains Limited by Rising Middle East Tensions

    The new worry is a potential escalation of the tensions between the United States and Iran. This could limit gains today by encouraging investors to lighten up their long positions.

  • Financial Times6 days ago

    S&P 500 closes at record high after doves fly at central banks

    US equities closed at a record high on Thursday as the series of dovish turns by central banks continued to drive the rally in global markets. The US benchmark S&P 500 finished 0.9 per cent higher at 2,954.18, besting the previous peak on April 30 by about 8 points. Jim Tierney, chief investment officer of AllianceBernstein’s concentrated US growth equities fund, said the S&P 500 record reflected the Fed’s dovish tilt ahead of the G20 meeting where the US and Chinese president will discuss a trade deal.

  • Asian Shares Up on Rate Cut Expectations, Trade Deal Hopes
    FX Empire6 days ago

    Asian Shares Up on Rate Cut Expectations, Trade Deal Hopes

    After presenting a plethora of data and projections, Fed Chair Jerome Powell held a press conference. It was at this press conference that he opened the door to the possibility of a rate cut as soon as July. He said, “Many participants now see the case for somewhat more accommodative policy has strengthened.”

  • Financial Times7 days ago

    Wall Street rallies as Fed signals possible rate cut

    US stocks and government bonds climbed on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve adopted a more dovish stance on interest rates, a day after a signal of more potential stimulus from the European Central Bank sparked one of the strongest global rallies of the year. The Fed left rates unchanged following its two-day policy meeting but now forecasts a rate cut in 2020, saying it would monitor incoming data and “act as appropriate to sustain the expansion”. Candice Bangsund, vice-president and portfolio manager at Fiera Capital, said the Fed “placated the doves” by adopting an increasingly cautious stance amid trade tensions and ahead of next week’s planned meeting between President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping.

  • Asian Stocks Higher on Wall Street’s Lead Ahead of Fed Decisions
    FX Empire7 days ago

    Asian Stocks Higher on Wall Street’s Lead Ahead of Fed Decisions

    “The news on the talks in Osaka is a short term positive for asset markets, but we believe any talks will change little unless either side makes some meaningful concessions, which we do not view as likely at this time,” Pang added. While there is only a 20% chance of a rate cut in June, traders want to hear the Fed is leaning to its first cut in 10 years in July. If this isn’t stated clearly then the markets could weaken.

  • Financial Times7 days ago

    Asia equities boosted by news of Trump-Xi meeting at G20

    his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the G20 summit later this month reignited hopes that trade talks could get back on track. Mr Trump said on Twitter on Tuesday that he had a “very good” phone conversation with Mr Xi and that their respective teams would begin talks ahead of the meeting in Osaka. Up until Mr Trump’s comments, the White House had not confirmed whether the two leaders would meet separately from the group setting.

  • CNBC8 days ago

    European stocks surge following Draghi speech; Stoxx 600 up 1.8%

    European stocks rebounded Tuesday following a speech from European Central Bank President Mario Draghi, which suggested that the ECB will provide more stimulus if inflation does not pick up.

  • World shares rise after ECB says rate cuts possible
    Associated Press8 days ago

    World shares rise after ECB says rate cuts possible

    Global shares rose Tuesday after the president of the European Central Bank said it was ready to cut interest rates and provide stimulus if the economy needed it. Traders also focused on upcoming rate decisions by the U.S. Federal Reserve and the British and Japanese central banks this week.

  • Asia Stocks Mixed; Aussie Shares Up as RBA Minutes Confirm Further Easing
    FX Empire8 days ago

    Asia Stocks Mixed; Aussie Shares Up as RBA Minutes Confirm Further Easing

    Australian shares are moving higher on Tuesday after the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) said further easing was likely. However, investors are largely targeting defensive sectors ahead of the two-day Fed meeting.

  • Futures Up With FOMC In Focus, Geopolitical Risks Mount, Markets Brace For More Tariffs
    FX Empire9 days ago

    Futures Up With FOMC In Focus, Geopolitical Risks Mount, Markets Brace For More Tariffs

    Global markets are mixed as geopolitical tensions mounts, Trump prepares to hike tariffs, and the FOMC meeting comes into sharp focus.

  • Financial Times9 days ago

    US stocks drift higher as investors eye central bank meetings

    Wall Street drifted higher following cautious trade across global markets, as investors kept their sights on a string of central bank meetings coming later this week. Brent crude came off a two-session rally after an attack on two oil tankers near the Straits of Hormuz stoked worries about potential supply disruption.

  • Reuters9 days ago

    Ping An's OneConnect leaning towards New York over Hong Kong for IPO - sources

    Ping An Insurance's OneConnect financial technology unit is leaning toward picking New York over Hong Kong for its initial public offering (IPO) in the hope of achieving a higher valuation, three people with direct knowledge of the matter said. Ping An Insurance Group Co of China Ltd, China's biggest insurer by market value, had been planning a Hong Kong IPO of the unit since the beginning of the year in a deal that could raise up to $1 billion. The insurer is now seeking to list OneConnect in New York as early as in September, said one of the people, who were not authorised to speak to media and so declined to be identified.

  • Hang Seng Falls on China Worries, Nikkei and Sony Surge
    Market Realist12 days ago

    Hang Seng Falls on China Worries, Nikkei and Sony Surge

    China’s growth worries haunted global markets today but the tremors were strongest closer to the mainland, in Hong Kong.

  • Tech Tanks, Tensions Rise In Middle East, China Data Disappoints The Market
    FX Empire12 days ago

    Tech Tanks, Tensions Rise In Middle East, China Data Disappoints The Market

    Global markets are moving lower with chip stocks and tech in the lead. Weaker than expected data in China weighs on sentiment.

  • Financial Times12 days ago

    Hong Kong stocks end turbulent week on downbeat note

    In afternoon trading the index fell 0.7 per cent, adding to Wednesday and Thursday’s declines after the city was rocked by mass political demonstrations against a proposed bill that could see some criminal suspects extradited to mainland China for trial.

  • CNBC12 days ago

    European stocks under pressure amid Middle East tensions; tech stocks down 1.5%

    European stocks traded lower Friday as tensions heightened between the U.S. and Iran following attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday.

  • Equities Snap Two-Day Losing Streak, Oil Leads Market After Tanker Incident, Trade Is Still In Focus
    FX Empire13 days ago

    Equities Snap Two-Day Losing Streak, Oil Leads Market After Tanker Incident, Trade Is Still In Focus

    Global equities rebound, snapping a two-day losing streak as the June rally resumes its upward trajectory.

  • Hang Seng Ends Flat after Protests and Nikkei 225 Slides Again
    Market Realist13 days ago

    Hang Seng Ends Flat after Protests and Nikkei 225 Slides Again

    Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index opened lower today and fell sharply in early trade in response to the political situation in the city. As life started getting back to normal in Hong Kong, the bulls returned and the index maintained upward momentum. The Hang Seng closed almost flat at the end of the session.

  • AFP13 days ago

    Tokyo stocks close lower after Wall Street losses

    Tokyo stocks closed lower on Thursday, taking a negative lead from Wall Street amid lingering worries over the US-China trade war, while concerns over Hong Kong protests also weighed on the market. "Japanese stocks fell, carrying over the negative tone in US stocks," Okasan Online Securities said in a note. "The yen strengthened against the dollar and the losses of Hong Kong shares weighed on the market," it said.

  • CNBC13 days ago

    European stocks set to open lower again as Brexit uncertainty deepens

    European stocks were expected to open lower again Thursday as U.K. lawmakers signaled the country is still open to leaving the European Union without a deal in place, a move which is bound to unnerve investors.

  • CNBC14 days ago

    Stocks in Asia mixed with Hong Kong shares falling after protests

    Hong Kong's Hang Seng index fell 0.64%, as of its final hour of trading. The benchmark index had closed 1.73% lower on Wednesday, amid violent protests over a controversial extradition bill.

  • Barrons.com14 days ago

    The Dow Fell 44 Points Because the Trade War With China Is Hurting Oil Prices

    The three main U.S. stock indexes closed slightly in the red on Wednesday. Energy stocks were worst-performing sector, dragged down by slumping oil prices, while utilities rose as uncertainties drove investors to safer corners.