ChiNext Index closes higher -- August 31

2010-08-31 17:07:45

The ChiNext Index, launched by the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SSE) on June 1, rose 0.06 percent, or 0.64 points, to close at 1,025.57 on Tuesday.

Hong Kong stocks close 0.97% lower -- August 31

2010-08-31 17:07:17

Hong Kong stocks closed down 200.73 points, or 0.97 percent, at 20,536.49 on Tuesday.

China's stocks close mixed

2010-08-31 17:06:00

Chinese stocks close mixed on Tuesday with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index down 13.86 points, or 0.52 percent to closed at 2,638.80.

China's yuan weakens against US dollar Tuesday

2010-08-31 11:07:34

The value of China's currency Renminbi (RMB) weakened against the US dollar Tuesday as the central parity rate of the yuan was set at 6.8105 per US dollar, compared with the 6.8025 Monday, according to the data released by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System.

Consumer firms lead recovery in equities

2010-08-31 11:07:17

Mainland stocks rose the most in two weeks, led by commodity and consumer companies, as Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's vow to safeguard the US recovery eased concern the global economic slowdown will worsen.

Corn futures soar on crop concerns in China, US

2010-08-31 10:35:18

Corn futures advanced to a 14-month high on speculation that the United States, the world's largest grower and exporter, may miss a forecast record harvest and as growing regions in China face flooding.

Hong Kong stocks close 0.68% higher -- August 30

2010-08-30 17:32:22

Hong Kong stocks closed up 139. 87 points, or 0.68 percent, at 20,737.22 on Monday.

China stock index futures close higher -- August 30

2010-08-30 16:43:36

China's stock index futures closed higher Monday with the contract for September, the most actively traded, up 2.18 percent from the previous trading day to end at 2,930.2 points.

ChiNext Index closes higher -- August 30

2010-08-30 16:41:35

The ChiNext Index, launched by the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SSE) on June 1, rose 2.55 percent, or 25.47 points, to close at 1,024.93 on Monday.

China's stocks rally, led by commodity,consumer companies

2010-08-30 16:38:08

Chinese shares advanced the most in two weeks on Monday, led by the strong performance of commodity and consumer stocks.

China funds reports 2nd biggest loss in H1

2010-08-30 13:30:52

China's 661 mutual funds managed by 60 fund management firms made a combined loss of 439.75 billion yuan ($65 billion) in the first half of the year, the Shanghai Securities News reported. It is the second biggest loss in history, following the first half of 2008.

Mainland's stocks to remain in black

2010-08-30 10:28:36

The upward momentum of the Chinese stock market is likely to continue despite volatile trading last week amid renewed worries of the government's tightening moves in the property market, analysts said.