^HSI - HANG SENG INDEX

HKSE - HKSE Delayed Price. Currency in HKD
26,902.100
+71.811 (+0.27%)
At close: 4:08PM HKT
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Previous Close26,830.289
Open26,702.930
Volume0
Day's Range26,567.520 - 26,903.779
52 Week Range24,540.631 - 33,484.078
Avg. Volume1,644,261,914
  • China Stimulus Lifts Equities, A Hard-Brexit Is At Hand, Bank Earnings Better Than Expected
    FX Empire6 hours 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.

  • CNBC20 hours 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.

  • Reuters23 hours ago

    Stocks rise on China hopes; sterling rebounds as Brexit vote fails

    Major world stock markets climbed on Tuesday on hopes of more stimulus for China's economy, while sterling rebounded from the day's lows after British lawmakers defeated Prime Minister Theresa May's deal on withdrawing from the European Union. Sterling rallied more than a cent to stand above $1.28 after the vote.

  • CNBC2 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 Press2 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.

  • As China Trade Disappoints, Asia's Stock Rally Goes Up In Smoke
    Bloomberg2 days ago

    As China Trade Disappoints, Asia's Stock Rally Goes Up In Smoke

    While Japan is closed for a holiday, key equity markets retreated across the rest of the region, led by declines in Hong Kong and Shenzhen after China released disappointing December trade data and warned of weaker trade growth this year due largely to external uncertainty. It didn’t help that the U.S. government shutdown is showing no sign of ending and S&P 500 Index futures fell as much as 0.9 percent. The MSCI Asia Pacific ex-Japan Index fell 0.9 percent as of 5:05 p.m. in Singapore, the most since the first day of trading this year, as Taiwan, South Korea and other markets also declined.

  • China Stocks Retreat, Yuan Pares Gain as Trade Data Fuel Concern
    Bloomberg2 days ago

    China Stocks Retreat, Yuan Pares Gain as Trade Data Fuel Concern

    (Bloomberg) -- Shares in Hong Kong and Shanghai fell and the yuan declined as China’s weakest trade data since 2016 fueled concern about the impact of a dispute with the U.S. and slowing economy.

  • Asian shares decline as China reports slowdown in exports
    Associated Press3 days ago

    Asian shares decline as China reports slowdown in exports

    BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were lower in Asia on Monday, extending the latest losses on Wall Street, as China reported a slowdown in exports.

  • Trade Data out of China Hits the Aussie Dollar and Risk Sentiment
    FX Empire3 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.

  • CNBC3 days ago

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

    Asia Pacific markets started off the trading week mostly on the back foot as major indexes in South Korea, China, Hong Kong and Singapore tumbled. Investors reacted to Chinese government data, which revealed China's December exports and imports fell unexpectedly.

  • The Week Ahead – Brexit, Earnings and Trump in the Spotlight
    FX Empire4 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 Times5 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 Times6 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 ...

  • The Wall Street Journal6 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.

  • Stocks Climb on Strength in Utilities, Real Estate: Markets Wrap
    Bloomberg6 days ago

    Stocks Climb on Strength in Utilities, Real Estate: Markets Wrap

    Treasury yields advanced with the dollar, and West Texas crude continued its bull market surge past $52 a barrel. The S&P 500 Index rallied as gains in utilities, industrials and real estate shares overwhelmed weakness in retailers sparked by concerns about a sales slowdown and fears about the potential consequences of the ongoing partial government shutdown. Alcohol distributor Constellation Brands Inc. rebounded from Wednesday’s decline to lead the benchmark on positive comments from analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Guggenheim Securities.

  • Analysts Still Hopeful on China Drugmakers After 2018 Rout
    Bloomberg6 days ago

    Analysts Still Hopeful on China Drugmakers After 2018 Rout

    The average 12-month target on drugmakers is 36 percent higher than their share price, according to data compiled by Bloomberg as of Wednesday. The disparity grew in December, when $46 billion was wiped from health-care stocks as China changed its drug procurement policy in a bid to drive down prices.

  • Brexit and the ECB’s Minutes Put the GBP and the EUR in Focus
    FX Empire7 days ago

    Brexit and the ECB’s Minutes Put the GBP and the EUR in Focus

    With a light economic calendar for the day ahead, Brexit debate and the ECB monetary policy meeting minutes will be in focus.

  • CNBC7 days ago

    Asia markets mostly lower as China inflation data miss expectations

    Official Chinese inflation data for December, released at the same time as market open in China, came in below expectations.

  • Stocks Climb But Fears of Ongoing Shutdown Linger: Markets Wrap
    Bloomberg7 days ago

    Stocks Climb But Fears of Ongoing Shutdown Linger: Markets Wrap

    “I’m happy to see that there was caution in the minutes because it means that the market didn’t mug the Fed,” Alicia Levine, chief strategist at BNY Mellon Investment Management chief strategist, said on Bloomberg TV. Stocks surged as the minutes were released, but they quickly retreated as President Donald Trump emerged from a meeting with Senate Republicans. Trump said the GOP was “very unified” behind his plan to keep the government closed until he gets funding to build a wall along the Mexican border, which is at the center of the dispute.

  • Stocks Advance On China Trade, Oil Prices: Apple Cuts Output
    Investor's Business Daily7 days ago

    Stocks Advance On China Trade, Oil Prices: Apple Cuts Output

    Stocks rose as trade optimism and oil prices drove the Dow Jones industrials to an early lead Wednesday, but the rally faced a key technical test.

  • TheStreet.com7 days ago

    Stocks Extend Gains on US-China Talks; Fed's Bostic Urges 'Patience' on Rates

    Global stocks extend gains, with markets around the world rising past three week highs, as an extra day in U.S.-China trade talks adds to speculation the two sides are nearing a deal. Stocks and bond yields continue to defy growth concerns even as World Bank trims global GDP forecast and cautions on "bumper ride" in 2019. U.S. crude tops $50 a barrel, extending recent gains to nearly 20%, as a weaker dollar, trade talk progress and OPEC cuts combine to take commodity markets higher.

  • Trade Talks End On Positive Note, EU Hits Fresh Three Week High, US Equities Up On Trade/Earnings Optimism
    FX Empire7 days ago

    Trade Talks End On Positive Note, EU Hits Fresh Three Week High, US Equities Up On Trade/Earnings Optimism

    US equity futures indicated a broadly higher open in the early Wednesday pre-market session. The move was driven by optimism a trade deal would soon be reached that both China and the US could agree on, and also expectations for the upcoming earnings season. Later in the day, the FOMC minutes will be released.

  • Financial Times7 days ago

    [$$] Bargain hunters are out in force

    FT subscribers can click here to receive Market Forces every day by email. between US and Chinese officials in Beijing have concluded and there are signs of progress. A US statement said officials will report back to the White House.

  • Bulls Rush in as FOMO for Asia Stocks Builds on Trade Optimism
    Bloomberg7 days ago

    Bulls Rush in as FOMO for Asia Stocks Builds on Trade Optimism

    Hong Kong’s benchmark Hang Seng Index and the Philippine Stock Exchange Index both climbed more than 2 percent each to lead the charge, as Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and others also rose. The MSCI Asia Pacific Index was up 1.3 percent as of 5:14 p.m. in Hong Kong, making its five-day winning streak its biggest gain since early November.

  • China Stocks Rally to 3-Week High, Though Euphoria May Be Brief
    Bloomberg7 days ago

    China Stocks Rally to 3-Week High, Though Euphoria May Be Brief

    Car companies and home appliance makers led the charge, with Great Wall Motor Co. top of the pile on the CSI 300 Index as it surged by the 10 percent daily trading limit. Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd. was the best performer on Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index, climbing as much as 11 percent, its biggest jump in two months. Qingdao Haier Co. and Midea Group Co. both advanced more than 5.5 percent in Shanghai and Shenzhen.