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China, Hong Kong benchmarks rebound, defying big sell-offs in region over Apple train wreck

China, Hong Kong benchmarks rebound, defying big sell-offs in region over Apple train wreck

China and Hong Kong stocks defied big sell-offs in Asia in Friday trading, with the Shanghai Composite capping its biggest gain in a month, as suspected state buying and bargain-hunting of beaten-down companies propped up equities reeling from the world?s worst performance last year. Apple suppliers in Asia, however, took […]

Market woes continue into 2019 as China, Hong Kong stocks kick off new year with losses amid fresh indications of slowdown

Market woes continue into 2019 as China, Hong Kong stocks kick off new year with losses amid fresh indications of slowdown

The stock markets in mainland China and Hong Kong kicked off 2019 with losses, after two gauges indicated manufacturing had contracted in China, the world?s second-largest economy, and added to concerns about a slowdown. On the mainland, the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index dropped 1.15 per cent, or 28.61 points, to […]

Shanghai?s stock index ends 2018 as the world?s biggest loser as trade war, slowing Chinese economy weigh on confidence

Shanghai?s stock index ends 2018 as the world?s biggest loser as trade war, slowing Chinese economy weigh on confidence

Shanghai?s stock benchmark ended 2018 as the world?s worst market performer for a second year, falling 24.6 per cent over 12 months as an unprecedented trade war between China and the United States weighed on the Chinese economy and crimped corporate earnings. The city?s key stock index closed the year […]

Why China?s economic success is no bellwether for foreign investors in Chinese stocks

Why China?s economic success is no bellwether for foreign investors in Chinese stocks

?s economic revolution has been one of the defining stories of the 21st century. Yet, for foreign investors in Chinese , the returns have been far less impressive. This is a stark reminder that equity investors buy not economies. High economic growth may create an environment that is conducive to […]

Xavier Rolet, one of the brains behind London-Shanghai Stock Connect, joins hedge fund CQS

Xavier Rolet, one of the brains behind London-Shanghai Stock Connect, joins hedge fund CQS

Xavier Rolet, former London Stock Exchange chief executive and one of the brains behind the London-Shanghai stock connect, which is expected to launch in early 2019, has been named as the chief executive of London-based hedge fund CQS. Rolet takes over in January and will help the company expand globally, […]

Chinese banks? shares sink after Beijing reportedly tells them to control profit to support economy

Chinese banks? shares sink after Beijing reportedly tells them to control profit to support economy

Plummeting shares in Chinese banks dragged down stock markets on Friday morning, after the central government reportedly ordered lenders to ?control profit growth? and increase funding support for small and private businesses amid a worsening economic slowdown. In Hong Kong, all Chinese lenders were in the red at the lunch […]

US investor appetite grows for Chinese stocks despite market bloodbath and trade worries

US investor appetite grows for Chinese stocks despite market bloodbath and trade worries

A stock market bloodbath in China this year may have spooked investors in the country, but Wall Street fund managers see bargains in the carnage. First Wilshire, a Pasadena, California-based firm managing about US$400 million of US capital, is among US investment managers that have been adding Chinese stocks in […]

China and Hong Kong stocks end mixed as investors await outcome of Federal Reserve meeting

China and Hong Kong stocks end mixed as investors await outcome of Federal Reserve meeting

Chinese stocks fell on Wednesday while Hong Kong stocks ended the day flat, as investors awaited the outcome of the US Federal Reserve meeting and brushed aside a meeting between US and Chinese officials to de-escalate the trade war. The Shanghai Composite Index fell 1 per cent, or 27.09 points, […]

Hong Kong, China stocks rise after Huawei?s Meng Wanzhou is freed on bail and possible tariff cut

Hong Kong, China stocks rise after Huawei?s Meng Wanzhou is freed on bail and possible tariff cut

Stocks in Hong Kong and China rose as US-China trade tensions eased after Beijing signalled it would cut tariffs on imports of US cars and the detained executive of Huawei Technologies was released on bail. The Hang Seng Index climbed 1.6 per cent, or 415.04 points, to 26,186.71 on Wednesday, […]

Chinese auto part makers and dealers rally on optimism Beijing will cut tariffs on US car imports to 15 per cent

Chinese auto part makers and dealers rally on optimism Beijing will cut tariffs on US car imports to 15 per cent

Chinese auto-related stocks, from accessory makers to dealers, jumped on Wednesday on speculation that Beijing will lower tariffs on the import of US cars, tempering a report showing a decline in sales in the world?s biggest auto market. Auto-part makers that have exposure to overseas sales including Kuang-Chi Technologies and […]