Chinese shares dip 1.24% Friday

2010-03-12 16:06:49

Chinese equities shed 1.24 percent Friday, paring two weeks' gains on concerns over government moves to rein in loans to squash inflation.

Air China hit 2-yr high on M&A hopes after fundraising

2010-03-12 14:06:38

Investors bid up Air China shares to a two-year high on Friday on expectations the world's largest airline by market value will use its new $950 million war chest to fund acquisitions at home and abroad.

Brokerages apply for margin-trading pilot run

2010-03-12 11:48:27

The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) today begins to accept applications for a margin-trading and short-selling pilot program, China Securities Journal reported.

Property, autos lead decline

2010-03-12 11:32:55

Most mainland stocks fell, led by automakers and developers, after inflation accelerated and new loans exceeded forecasts, boosting the prospect for higher interest rates.

China to test index futures system

2010-03-12 09:10:01

The Shanghai-based China Financial Futures Exchange (CFFEX) has said it will test the stock index futures system during the coming weekends of March 13-14 and March 20-21.

Hong Kong stocks slightly up Thursday

2010-03-11 17:24:25

Hong Kong stocks edged up 19.91 points, or 0.09 percent to close at 21,228.20 on Thursday.

ChiNext stock index up Thursday

2010-03-11 16:51:00

The ChiNext stock market was up Thursday as 53 of the 58 stocks at China's start-up board for small and medium-sized enterprises rose.

Chinese shares close mixed Thursday

2010-03-11 16:50:09

Chinese equities closed mixed Thursday. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index on the Shanghai Stock Exchange closed at 3,051.28 points, up 2.36 points, or 0.08 percent.

Emerging-market shares may dip 15%

2010-03-11 11:40:08

Emerging-market stocks will drop as much as 15 percent this year as earnings miss estimates and global growth slows, said Devan Kaloo, who oversees $22 billion at Aberdeen Asset Management Plc.

Stocks fall on fears of rate hike

2010-03-11 10:26:47

Mainland stocks fell for the first time in four days, led by automakers and developers on concern faster exports and inflation will spur the central bank to raise interest rates from a five-year low.

Hong Kong stocks close flat -- March 10

2010-03-10 17:19:14

Hong Kong stocks edged up 0.74 points to close at 21,208.29 on Wednesday, the second day registering flat ending after Tuesday's lackluster performance.

ChiNext stock market down-- March 10

2010-03-10 16:10:32

The ChiNext was down Wednesday as 40 of the 58 stocks at China's start-up board for small and medium-sized enterprises fell.