Chances 'Spring' to life with overlooked stocks

2010-04-19 13:12:18

The Springs China Opportunities Fund, run by former Harvest Fund Management Co employees, is beating China's benchmark stock index by picking stocks that are overlooked by other funds and investment bank analysts.

More brokerages to get OK for margin trading

2010-04-19 11:47:06

China's securities regulator may allow a second batch of securities brokerages to conduct margin trading and short selling business at the beginning of May, the China Securities Journal reported Monday, citing unnamed sources.

Market roundup

2010-04-19 09:57:44

Positive Q1 reports may spur copper share gains

2010-04-19 09:39:34

Copper shares may extend gains in the next two weeks as publicly-listed copper producers released their first quarterly reports on expectations of increased profits amid a copper price rally.

Runaway housing prices keep investors from realty stocks

2010-04-19 09:17:45

The rampant rise in housing prices in China's major cities sharply contrasts with the share prices of listed developers.

Futures rise on trading debut

2010-04-17 09:14:46

China's first-ever stock-index futures rose on their debut on Friday against the fall of the main stock index, indicating investors' warm welcome for the new trading tool.
Stock Index Futures Launch in China
FACTBOX-China's first stock index futures contracts

Hong Kong stocks close 1.32% down

2010-04-16 17:35:29

Hong Kong stocks closed down 292.56 points, or 1.32 percent, at 21,865.26 on Friday.

ChiNext stock market up Friday

2010-04-16 17:07:05

The ChiNext stock market was up Friday as 56 of the 66 stocks at China's start-up board for small and medium-sized enterprises rose.

Chinese shares decline over 1% Friday

2010-04-16 16:20:56

Chinese equities close lower  Friday as the government extends further efforts to cool the  overheating property market, which dragged down financial and real estate heavyweights.  

China index futures may tame asset bubbles, Macquarie says

2010-04-16 10:42:45

China's stock-index futures will allow investors to hedge risks from potential asset bubbles and make equities cheaper in the long-term, according to Macquarie Group Ltd, Australia's largest investment bank.

Asian currencies to rally on appreciation

2010-04-16 10:10:37

Asian currencies and Chinese airlines will likely rally once the yuan resumes its appreciation, said Mirae Asset Global Investments (HK) Ltd, a unit of the group that owns South Korea's biggest asset manager.

FACTBOX-China's first stock index futures contracts

2010-04-16 09:56:26

The Shanghai-based China Financial Futures Exchange will launch the country's first stock index futures on April 16.