Chinese shares close lower Wednesday

2010-03-10 16:09:23

Chinese equities closed lower Wednesday. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index on the Shanghai Stock Exchange closed down 0.66 percent, or 20.21 points, at 3,048.93 points.

Gold steady as bargain hunting subsides

2010-03-10 09:40:29

Gold hardly moved on Tuesday as early bargain hunting subsided, and dealers said a weaker US dollar was probably needed to help the metal break free from its current range.

Chinese stocks close higher, led by property shares

2010-03-09 17:46:13

Chinese equities closed 0.56 percent higher on Tuesday, driven by property shares gains on upbeat market estimates.

China Enterprises Index up 2.31% Monday

2010-03-09 15:32:14

The Hang Seng China Enterprises Index on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange jumped 275.43 points, or 2. 31 percent, to close Monday's trading at 12,202.80.

China Life sees 2009 earnings up over 200%

2010-03-09 12:07:47

China Life Insurance Co, the world's biggest life insurer by market value, on Tuesday revised up its 2009 net profit growth forecast to more than 200 percent from 2008, citing accounting rule changes.

Worrying trend of recycled stories

2010-03-09 10:36:47

Much to the chagrin of believers in "value investing", there's no doubt that a good story alone can move prices.

Equities up as stimulus may stay

2010-03-09 10:31:53

The mainland's stocks rose for a second day on the prospect the government may delay withdrawing stimulus to support the economy and won't announce additional measures to crack down on the property market.

China Southern plans $1.57b share placement

2010-03-09 10:26:45

China Southern Airlines Co, the country's largest carrier, said it planned to raise no more than 10.75 billion yuan ($1.57 billion) through private issue of Shanghai and Hong Kong-listed shares.

Draft norms for overseas listings in Shanghai soon

2010-03-09 09:10:48

The Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) has completed the draft listing and trading rules of its international board which will allow overseas companies to float shares in China's A-share market, Geng Liang, the exchange's chairman, said on Monday.

China Publishing Group plans whole listing

2010-03-08 17:41:44

China Publishing Group Corp, a large State-owned publishing group, has begun preparing for a whole listing and planned to float on the A-share market by the end of this year as previously scheduled, the China Business News reported on Sunday.

Hong Kong stocks close 1.97% higher -- March 8

2010-03-08 17:12:37

Hong Kong stocks gained 408.9 points, or 1.97 percent to close at 21,196.87 Monday, trailing gains overnight on Wall Street after the better-than-expected unemployment numbers released by the US government.

ChiNext stock market up-- March 8

2010-03-08 17:12:10

The ChiNext went up Monday as 56 of the 58 stocks at China's start-up board for small and medium-sized enterprises gained.