^HSI - HANG SENG INDEX

HKSE - HKSE Delayed Price. Currency in HKD
27,008.199
+2.750 (+0.01%)
At close: 4:09PM HKT
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Previous close27,005.449
Open26,879.910
Volume0
Day's range26,879.910 - 27,131.221
52-week range24,540.631 - 33,484.078
Avg. volume1,634,834,229
  • Financial Timesyesterday

    [$$] Global growth and trade worries weigh on stocks

    Tuesday 21.00 GMT Pessimism on the outlook for global growth, along with lingering uncertainty over the prospects for US-China trade talks, helped drag down equities and oil prices while offering support ...

  • Growth Worries Hit Early, with the GBP and Brexit Still in the Spotlight
    FX Empireyesterday

    Growth Worries Hit Early, with the GBP and Brexit Still in the Spotlight

    It’s risk off early in the day, growth forecast revisions by the IMF and central banks coming amidst softer GDP numbers.

  • Financial Timesyesterday

    [$$] Equities slip after IMF lowers global growth outlook

    Stock markets in Asia-Pacific fell on Tuesday after the IMF lowered its outlook for global growth in 2019 on risks to the Chinese economy and Brexit. US markets were closed for the Martin Luther King, Jr holiday. its main economic forecasts, predicting global economic growth would slow to 3.5 per cent growth in 2019, down from its October forecast of 3.7 per cent. Growth for 2020 is expected to come in at 3.6 per cent, down 0.1 percentage points on the previous forecast.

  • CNBCyesterday

    Asian stocks slip amid concerns about the global economic outlook

    Stocks in Asia declined on Tuesday as investor sentiment dipped on concerns about the global outlook, after the International Monetary Fund (IMF) slashed its world economic growth forecast on Monday.

  • Stocks subdued as Chinese growth falls to weakest since '90
    Associated Pressyesterday

    Stocks subdued as Chinese growth falls to weakest since '90

    World stocks were subdued Monday after China reported its slowest economic expansion in 30 years and the International Monetary Fund cut its forecasts for global growth this year. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's ...

  • Financial Times2 days ago

    [$$] China concerns unsettle European stock markets

    European stock markets made a cautious start to the week as the latest economic data out of China highlighted risks to the global growth outlook and as participants awaited the latest Brexit developments in Westminster. Trading activity was relatively light given the closure of US markets for the Martin Luther King, Jr holiday. showed the country’s economy growing at an annual rate of 6.6 per cent in 2018 — down from 6.8 per cent in 2017, and the slowest pace since 1990.

  • Trade Uncertainty and China’s Slow Down Test Resilience Ahead of Brexit Plan B
    FX Empire2 days ago

    Trade Uncertainty and China’s Slow Down Test Resilience Ahead of Brexit Plan B

    With a Plan B seemingly in the wind, Theresa May could be in hot water later today, with Parliament getting restless.

  • Financial Times2 days ago

    [$$] Stocks trim gains, forex steady as China GDP slows

    Asia-Pacific equities trimmed gains while foreign exchange markets were mostly steady in the wake of China reporting a dip in fourth quarter GDP growth on Monday as investors digested the  latest signs ...

  • China Stocks Rally On Optimism Of U.S. Trade-War Thaw
    Investor's Business Daily5 days ago

    China Stocks Rally On Optimism Of U.S. Trade-War Thaw

    China stocks rallied Friday on hopes of a resolution to the US-China trade wars, based on several news reports, with JD.com, Momo, Vipshop Holdings and YY being among the big gainers.

  • CNBC5 days ago

    Asia stocks trade higher, boosted by optimism in US-China trade talks

    The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin proposed lifting all or some of the tariffs on China in order to advance trade discussions.

  • The Wall Street Journal6 days ago

    Stocks Jump on Trade Hopes

    U.S. stocks flipped between small gains and losses Thursday after two sessions of advances as investors parsed a raft of earnings reports and trade developments. Trade and other political uncertainties have helped depress investor sentiment in recent months, given the potential implications for economic growth and corporate supply chains. Among decliners, shares of Morgan Stanley fell 4.5% after the bank’s fourth-quarter profit missed expectations. The company’s lows of the day had put the stock on pace for its largest percentage loss since June 2016.

  • China Down After Record Stimulus, UK Moves To Brexit Plan B, Earnings Drag US Futures Lower
    FX Empire6 days ago

    China Down After Record Stimulus, UK Moves To Brexit Plan B, Earnings Drag US Futures Lower

    A weak earnings report from Morgan Stanley had US futures down about -0.35% in the early pre-market session. The UK FTSE 100 was the biggest loser in early Thursday trading, down more than -0.80% at midday. In Asia, the Hang Seng led the losses as traders and investors take advantage of the liquidity event.

  • Asia markets struggle for gains despite strong US earnings; China concerns linger
    CNBC6 days ago

    Asia markets struggle for gains despite strong US earnings; China concerns linger

    China's central bank pumped almost $83 billion into its banking system in a single day, which eased concerns over a potential funding squeeze in the economy ahead of a major festive season, analysts said.

  • China Stimulus Lifts Equities, A Hard-Brexit Is At Hand, Bank Earnings Better Than Expected
    FX Empire7 days ago

    China Stimulus Lifts Equities, A Hard-Brexit Is At Hand, Bank Earnings Better Than Expected

    A round of better than expected bank earnings has the US equity futures moving higher in the early morning session. The financial sector led the EU market at midday with gains averaging 1.0%. The Shanghai Composite closed with no movement, 0.0%, for the day while the Hong Kong Heng Seng and Shenzen markets both saw small gains.

  • CNBC7 days ago

    Asia shares mixed as investors sift through fresh Brexit uncertainties; pound holds at $1.28

    Prime Minister Theresa May's plan on how Britain should exit the European Union was overwhelmingly voted down in the House of Commons, the U.K.'s lower house of parliament.

  • CNBC8 days ago

    Asia markets trade higher as investors wait on crucial Brexit vote

    Shares in Australia, Japan, South Korea and China jumped despite lingering concerns about an economic slowdown in China and ahead of a crucial vote in the British parliament over the U.K.'s plans to leave the European Union.

  • World shares sink after China reports slowdown in exports
    Associated Press9 days ago

    World shares sink after China reports slowdown in exports

    LONDON (AP) — Stock markets around the world drifted lower Monday after China reported a slowdown in exports dented the recent upturn in confidence. The British pound was steady ahead of a tumultuous week in British politics with lawmakers expected to vote against Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal.

  • Asian shares decline as China reports slowdown in exports
    Associated Press9 days ago

    Asian shares decline as China reports slowdown in exports

    Shares were lower in Asia on Monday, extending the latest losses on Wall Street, as China reported a slowdown in exports. KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong's Hang Seng index lost 1.4 percent to 26,299.19 while ...

  • Trade Data out of China Hits the Aussie Dollar and Risk Sentiment
    FX Empire9 days ago

    Trade Data out of China Hits the Aussie Dollar and Risk Sentiment

    China sees imports and exports slide, adding to market jitters at the start of the week.

  • CNBC9 days ago

    Asia Pacific markets fall as investors react to China's trade data

    Chinese government data showed that December exports and imports fell unexpectedly, deepening concerns of a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy as Beijing's trade war with the U.S. appeared to be taking a toll.

  • The Week Ahead – Brexit, Earnings and Trump in the Spotlight
    FX Empire10 days ago

    The Week Ahead – Brexit, Earnings and Trump in the Spotlight

    It’s a big week ahead, with the Brexit vote on Tuesday and a mass of data to give further direction on the global economy, as earnings season kicks off.

  • Financial Times12 days ago

    [$$] Global stocks falter after five days of gains

    A five-session winning streak for global stocks ran out of steam as participants took a more cautious stance ahead of the weekend and the start of the US quarterly earnings season next week. “Although stock markets have mostly dismissed the shutdown as having little relevance for trading, Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell has warned that a prolonged US government shutdown could start taking a toll on the country’s economic growth,” said Fiona Cincotta, senior market analyst at City Index.

  • Financial Times12 days ago

    [$$] Asia stocks edge higher as doubts linger over US-China trade

    Equities edged higher in early Asia-Pacific trading on Friday but investors showed relatively muted excitement over fresh signs of progress in the trade negotiations between the US and China. US Treasury ...

  • CNBC12 days ago

    Asia stocks mostly higher amid improving investor sentiment following US gains

    Major indexes in Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong and China traded up as the Dow and S&P 500 notched gains overnight that put them on a five-day winning streak.

  • The Wall Street Journal12 days ago

    U.S. Stocks Regain Ground Despite Concerns About Global Growth

    Speaking at the Economic Club in Washington, Mr. Powell said the economy is on solid footing and there are few signs a recession is imminent, but the Federal Reserve isn’t committed to a set course of rate increases, echoing a more market-friendly tone the central bank has taken since a punishing fourth-quarter selloff nearly upended the long-running bull market. The Fed is open to quickly altering its pace, especially with inflation remaining subdued, he said. “We are in a place where we can be patient and flexible and see what does evolve,” added Mr. Powell.