HKSE - HKSE Delayed Price. Currency in HKD
+5.18 (+0.02%)
As of 10:06AM HKT. Market open.
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Previous close26,521.85
Day's range26,473.36 - 26,609.13
52-week range24,540.63 - 30,280.12
Avg. volume1,619,858,782
  • FX Empire

    Asian Shares Boosted by Trade Talk Optimism

    “Big day of negotiations with China. They want to make a deal, but do I? I meet with the Vice Premier tomorrow at The White House,” Trump said in a tweet Thursday.

  • Financial Times

    US stocks rally against backdrop of limited deal on trade

    US stocks trimmed their gains late in the session as the Trump administration announced it had agreed a limited deal on trade with China. Washington agreed to not raise tariffs, due to start next week, on Chinese imports in exchange for some concessions from the Asian nation, primarily on agricultural purchases. The S&P 500 finished 1.1 per cent higher, with news of the deal prompting a late sell-off.

  • FX Empire

    Asian Shares Finish Higher after Wild Ride

    After the sharp break early in the session, Asian shares mounted a powerful comeback rally to turn higher for the day after the New York Times reported Wednesday evening stateside that U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration is set to grant licenses that would allow American firms to sell nonsensitive supplies to Huawei.

  • FX Empire

    Asian Shares Capped Amid Growing Uncertainty Over Trade Talks

    Now, just one day before the start of trade talks, reports from China are saying the Chinese delegation may cut short its planned stay in Washington and depart on Friday, dimming hopes for a trade deal.

  • Financial Times

    Global stocks slide as US-China and Brexit woes weigh on markets

    US stocks staged a late session sell-off as the Trump administration’s decision to impose visa restrictions on Chinese government officials connected to the mass detention of Uighurs in western China revived concerns about trade tension between the world’s two biggest economies. The late tumble saw the S&P 500 finish 1.6 per cent lower, the fourth move of 1 per cent or more in either direction — or its third 1-plus per cent drop — in the space of six sessions. The Nasdaq Composite shed 1.7 per cent and the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 1.2 per cent.

  • FX Empire

    Asian Shares Boosted by Hopes of US-China ‘Mini-Deal’

    U.S.-China trade talks are at the forefront, but investors are also monitoring the ongoing Brexit discussions and debating the degree of easing required from the Federal Reserve following the recent string of weakening U.S. activity indicators and the slowing in the labor market.

  • Financial Times

    Hong Kong stocks back in red as investors fear crisis is deepening

    The benchmark Hang Seng index fell almost 3 per cent amid reports that chief executive Carrie Lam would use the “emergency regulations” ordinance to ban protesters from wearing face masks. Christy Tan, senior Asia markets strategist for National Australia Bank, said the volatility in Hong Kong stocks “shows investors are struggling and opinion is divided”.

  • Financial Times

    Wall Street leaps as job numbers reassure investors

    An afternoon rally handed the S&P 500 its biggest one-day gain in nearly two months as the latest US jobs figures helped allay concerns about a domestic and global slowdown that have been brewing for most of the week. The S&P 500 finished 1.4 per cent higher on Friday in a broad-based rally that lifted all sectors. The Nasdaq Composite and Dow Jones Industrial Average each closed 1.4 per cent higher.

  • FX Empire

    Asian Shares Flatten as Uncertainty Looms Large Ahead of US Payrolls Report

    A weaker than expected headline number should drive the probability of a Fed rate cut to 100%. Treasury yields are likely to plunge and demand for safe-haven gold and Japanese Yen should jump.

  • Financial Times

    Hong Kong protests: value vendetta

    Hong Kong protesters are donning disguises, including Guy Fawkes masks inspired by anarchist comic book V for Vendetta. Intensifying civil rights protests are spooking analysts as well as the Hong Kong government. Hong Kong dollar deposits posted a record monthly drop in August. Up to $4bn went to Singapore, according to Goldman Sachs. But such declines are still a small fraction of the dips seen over the past two years.

  • FX Empire

    Asian Shares Plunge as US Slaps Tariffs on EU Goods; Hang Seng Bucks Trend on Hong Kong Mask Ban

    The breaking story on Thursday is that the World Trade Organization (WTO) gave the Trump administration the right to put tariffs on $7.5 billion in European goods.

  • Financial Times

    Topsports IPO raises $1bn in Hong Kong despite unrest

    Topsports International, China’s biggest sportswear group, has become the latest company to raise more than $1bn in an initial public offering in Hong Kong despite the territory’s long summer of political unrest. A term sheet seen by the Financial Times showed Beijing-based Topsports had priced over 930m shares at HK$8.50 (US$1.08). The shares are set to list in Hong Kong on October 10.

  • AFP

    Tokyo stocks close lower after Wall Street losses

    The benchmark Nikkei 225 index lost 0.49 percent or 106.63 points to end at 21,778.61, while the broader Topix index was off 0.42 percent or 6.71 points at 1,596.29. "The Nikkei index slid after US stocks tumbled on on weak manufacturing data," Okasan Online Securities said in a note. Kansai Electric (KEPCO) jumped 3.22 percent to 1,266 yen as the firm held a second press conference to explain the details of "gifts" executives had received from a local official.

  • FX Empire

    Global Economic Slowdown Fears Pressure Asian Shares

    Given the escalating violence in Hong Kong, traders will be keeping a keen eye on the Hong Kong retail sales data for August. The sector has taken a hit amid protracted protests in the city that have lasted for months and periodically degenerated into violence.

  • FX Empire

    Asian Markets Mixed as Optimism Over US-China Trade Deal Fades

    Trump’s comments from Tuesday that he is willing to walk away from a “bad deal” also continued to dampen bullish sentiment.

  • World shares edge higher as China-US trade talks planned
    Associated Press

    World shares edge higher as China-US trade talks planned

    World shares edged higher on Tuesday after U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin confirmed that China-U.S. trade talks were due to resume in two weeks' time. Germany's DAX was up less than 0.1% at 12,346, while the CAC 40 in Paris rose 0.2% to 5,641. Markets in China were steady after China's central bank governor said policy will stay "stable and healthy," suggesting Beijing has no plans to join the United States and Europe in cutting interest rates to stimulate economic growth.

  • FX Empire

    Fed, BOJ Policy Decisions Lift Asian Shares; Unrest Sinks Hong Kong Market

    The major Asia Pacific stock indexes are mostly higher in the wake of interest rate and policy decisions from the U.S. Federal Reserve and the Bank of Japan.

  • FX Empire

    Asian Indexes Mixed; Energy Shares Drop on Crude Oil Weakness

    Crude oil prices plunged on Tuesday after the Saudi energy minister said the kingdom’s oil supply will soon be back online. The drop in crude oil prices spread weakness throughout the Asia Pacific region on Wednesday.

  • Trade War and Oil: Double-Trouble for China’s Economy?
    Market Realist

    Trade War and Oil: Double-Trouble for China’s Economy?

    Just as the Fed is set to ponder an interest rate cut amid fears of a US slowdown, the People’s Bank of China has kept its one-year interest rate steady.

  • Global stocks slip as oil prices surge
    Associated Press

    Global stocks slip as oil prices surge

    Global stock markets sank Monday after crude prices surged following an attack on Saudi Arabia's biggest oil processing facility. Market benchmarks in Europe dropped after Asian markets mostly closed lower, while Wall Street futures were down slightly. Benchmark U.S. crude jumped $4.64 per barrel to $59.49 following the attack on oil producer Saudi Aramco's Abqaiq facility for which Yemeni rebels claimed responsibility.