Caution over Middle East, N. African unrest

2011-02-28 13:30:55

Asian stocks fell last week amid concern instability in the Middle East and North Africa may derail a global economic rebound, reversing gains the previous week on signs the recovery was strengthening.

Rubber output not as large as growth target

2011-02-28 13:17:44

Output of natural rubber from so-called key producing countries is forecast to grow 4.8 percent to 9.77 million metric tons in 2011, the Association of Natural Rubber Producing Countries said in a monthly bulletin. The group's members account for 92 percent of global production.

Market roundup

2011-02-28 11:14:06

Market roundup

Officials prepare for wave of listings in China

2011-02-28 10:25:00

China's authorities are preparing for overseas companies wishing to float shares in China's A-share market. Foreign players are expected to list on the Shanghai international board in the second half of this year.

HK stocks close 1.82% higher - Feb 25

2011-02-25 16:49:37

Hong Kong stocks went up 411.33 points, or 1.82 percent, to close at 23,012.37 on Friday.

China stock index futures close up - Feb 25

2011-02-25 16:31:31

China's stock index futures closed up Friday with the contract for March, the most actively traded, up 0.64 percent from the previous trading day to end at 3,214.6 points.

ChiNext Index closes down - Feb 25

2011-02-25 16:30:35

The ChiNext Index, launched by the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SSE) on June 1, 2010, fell 6.85 points, or 0.62 percent, to close at 1,095.1 Friday.

China stocks close mixed Friday

2011-02-25 16:20:13

Chinese shares closed mixed Friday with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index down 0.04 points, or 0.00 percent, to end at 2,878.57.

Palm oil tumbles

2011-02-25 13:10:52

Palm oil tumbled to the lowest in almost three months on expectation that output in Malaysia may grow this year and on speculation unrest in Libya and the Middle East may continue.

Shanghai Index rises Thursday on energy, airline prospects

2011-02-25 13:09:37

Stocks on the Chinese mainland rose for a second day as surging oil prices boosted the earnings outlook for energy producers and airlines gained on prospects for increased infrastructure investment from the government.

Hong Kong stocks close 1.34% lower -- Feb 24

2011-02-24 17:12:16

Hong Kong stocks went down 305. 86 points, or 1.34 percent, to close at 22,601.04 on Thursday.

ChiNext Index closes down - Feb 24

2011-02-24 16:38:40

The ChiNext Index, launched by the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SSE) on June 1, 2010, fell 12.10 points, or 1.09 percent, to 1,101.95 Thursday.