China stocks close lower Thursday

2011-03-03 16:30:31

Chinese shares closed lower Thursday with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index down 10.83 points, or 0.37 percent, to end at 2,902.98. 

Sands' shares slide after news of US probes

2011-03-03 13:25:04

Sands China Ltd fell the most in more than a year in Hong Kong trading after its majority shareholder, billionaire Sheldon Adelson's casino company, said it faced investigations from the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Justice Department.

Inflation concerns drive markets lower

2011-03-03 10:39:20

Stocks on the Chinese mainland fell on Wednesday, driving the benchmark index down by the most in a week. The retreat came on concern that inflation will accelerate as crude prices topped $100 a barrel.

China's yuan strengthens 41 basis points to 6.5695 per US dollar Thursday

2011-03-03 10:34:30

The Chinese currency Renminbi (RMB), or the yuan, on Thursday strengthens 41 basis points to 6.5695 per US dollar from Wednesday, according to the China Foreign Exchange Trading System.

Hong Kong stocks close 1.49% lower -- March 2

2011-03-02 17:24:08

Hong Kong stocks closed down 347.76 points, or 1.49 percent, at 23,048.66 on Wednesday.

ChiNext Index closes down

2011-03-02 16:10:27

The ChiNext Index, launched by the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SSE) on June 1, 2010, fell 9.11 points, or 0.83 percent, to close at 1,088.9 Wednesday.

China stock index futures close down

2011-03-02 16:07:33

China's stock index futures closed lower Wednesday with the contract for March, the most actively traded, down 0.3 percent from the previous trading day to end at 3,245.4 points.

China stocks close lower Wednesday

2011-03-02 15:28:41

Chinese shares closed lower Wednesday with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index down 5.11 points, or 0.18 percent, to end at 2,913.81.

Shanghai and HK set for an IPO battle

2011-03-02 10:59:27

The stock exchanges in Shanghai and Hong Kong look set for a collision course as they seek to attract yuan listings by foreign companies.

China's yuan weakens 30 basis points against US dollar Wednesday

2011-03-02 10:46:17

The value of Chinese currency renminbi (RMB), the yuan, weakened 30 basis points against US dollars Wednesday.

Shares extend gains as slowing home prices ease concerns over tightening

2011-03-02 10:16:41

Stocks on the Chinese mainland rose, extending the benchmark index's first monthly gain since October, as slowing growth in manufacturing and home prices eased concerns that the government will take more tightening measures to tame inflation.

Direct financing may be highlighted in 12th Five-Year Plan

2011-03-01 17:36:45

A "significant" increase in "the proportion of direct financing" may be written into the draft of the 12th Five-Year Plan (2011-2015), as one of the targets for developing China's capital market in the next five years, Shanghai Securities News reported Tuesday.