Hong Kong stocks close 0.88% up - March 29

2010-03-29 17:13:44

Hong Kong stocks closed up 184. 32 points, or 0.88 percent, at 21,237.43 Monday.

Chinese shares close higher, led by strong heavyweights

2010-03-29 16:23:46

Chinese equities rose the most in more than a month Monday led by market heavyweights including China Construction Bank and China Petroleum and Chemical Corp. which reported encouraging profits.

ChiNext stock index down-- March 29

2010-03-29 16:20:32

The ChiNext Index was down Monday as only 22 of the 66 stocks at China's start-up board for small and medium-sized enterprises gained.

Tech shares boom to last, say analysts

2010-03-29 09:25:58

The recent strong performance of technology stocks on the A-share market may be reminiscent of the internet bubble's peak 10 years ago but analysts said the current trend was far from crashing and there was still a lot for investors to expect.

Derivative transaction will be important part of China's financial market: expert

2010-03-27 14:24:29

Derivative transaction will become an important part of China's financial market in the future, said a financial expert on Thursday in Chicago.

Index futures contracts on the way

2010-03-27 09:09:12

The trading in the benchmark Shanghai-Shenzhen 300 stock index futures contracts will make its much-awaited debut on April 16, the China Financial Futures Exchange said on Friday.
Derivatives to be important part of China's market: expert

Hong Kong stocks close 1.32% higher -- March 26

2010-03-26 17:44:30

Hong Kong stocks closed up 274.56 points, or 1.32 percent, at 21,053.11 on Friday.

China to start stock index futures trading on April 16

2010-03-26 17:41:56

China will start the trading of stock index futures from April 16, China Financial Futures Exchange said Friday in a statement on its website.

ChiNext stock market down-- March 26

2010-03-26 16:14:22

The ChiNext stock market was down Friday as only 9 of the 65 stocks at China's start-up board for small and medium-sized enterprises rose.

Chinese shares close up Friday

2010-03-26 16:13:15

Chinese equities rose on Friday. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index on the Shanghai Stock Exchange closed at 3,059.72 points, up 1.34 percent, or 40.54 points.

Trade tension takes its toll on market

2010-03-26 10:55:37

Mainland stocks fell the most in two weeks, led by developers and shippers, on concern rising trade tensions will hurt the outlook for exports and the government may further tighten policy to curb asset bubbles.

Investors cut holdings as govt ups efforts to prevent bubbles

2010-03-26 09:36:07

Investors cut their holdings of Chinese equities in January as the government stepped up efforts to cool asset bubbles, according to EPFR Global.