Finance companies lead drop in stocks

2010-02-23 09:34:16

Mainland stocks dropped on the first trading day after a weeklong break as financial companies fell after the central bank ordered lenders to set aside larger reserves, countering gains by Fujian-based companies.

Chinese shares dip as Lunar New Year weighs new policies

2010-02-23 09:33:35

Chinese equities fell Monday, the first trading day of the Year of Tiger in the nation's lunar calendar, after a nine-day holiday break, as market participants considered new policies and rules the government adopted prior to and after the festival.

Investors keen on new index futures

2010-02-23 09:28:01

The new kid on the futures block seems to have got off to a great start, going by the early responses from investors.

Yuan hits new high against US dollar

2010-02-23 09:24:29

The yuan strengthened the most against the greenback yesterday on speculation that the government may allow more flexibility in the currency exchange rate, even as analysts cautioned on risks from increased "hot money" flows.

ChiNext stock market down on Feb 22

2010-02-22 16:41:56

The ChiNext market went down on Monday as only 8 of the 54 stocks at China's start-up board for small and medium-sized enterprises rose.

Chinese shares close lower on first trading day in Year of 'Tiger'

2010-02-22 16:41:10

Chinese equities closed lower Monday, the first trading day after the week-long traditional Spring Festival holiday.

Market restrictions to end in 15 yrs: expert

2010-02-22 09:43:57

China's stock markets are likely to be fully open to foreign investors within 15 years, according to a leading investment expert.

Putting all bets on the blue chips

2010-02-22 09:43:26

After a dispiriting period of weak performance with a very light turnover, the bets are on blue chip shares on the Chinese stock market to lead a new round of post-holiday rallying, analysts said.

China launches stock index futures trading accounts

2010-02-22 08:41:58

Chinese investors will be able to begin applying on Monday to open accounts for stock index futures trading, the China Financial Futures Exchange said, in a key step toward the long-awaited launch of index futures trade.

Hong Kong stocks tumble 2.59% on Feb 19

2010-02-19 18:52:48

Hong Kong stocks dropped 528.13 points, or 2.59 percent to close at 19,894.02 on Friday, following an unexpected move by the US Federal Reserve to raise interest rates for emergency bank loans.

HK stocks close 1.31% higher

2010-02-17 17:41:01

Hong Kong stocks went up 265.32 points, or 1.31 percent to close at 20,534.01 on Wednesday, following overnight market rally in the United States.

Hong Kong stocks close 0.11% lower

2010-02-12 17:06:39

Hong Kong stocks went down 22 points, or 0.11 percent, to close at 20,268.69 on Friday, the last trading day before the Chinese New Year holiday.