Property developers, energy producers lead strong rally in stocks
China's stocks rose, led by property developers and energy producers, as military tensions on the Korean Peninsula eased and investors speculated that demand for housing and coal will be sustained.
Hong Kong stocks close 1.57% higher
Hong Kong stocks closed up 354.78 points, or 1.57 percent, at 22,993.86 on Tuesday.
ChiNext Index closes up -- December 21
The ChiNext Index, launched by the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SSE) on June 1, rose 2.68 points, or 0.22 percent, to close at 1,215.02 on Tuesday.
China stock index futures close up -- December 21
China's stock index futures closed up Tuesday with the contract for December, the most actively traded, up 2.85 percent from the previous trading day to end at 3,303.4 points.
Chinese shares close higher on Tuesday
Chinese equities closed higher on Tuesday as the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index went up 1.79 percent, or 51.20 points, to close at 2,904.12 points.
Copper goes up for second day
Copper from London to Shanghai rose for a second day, nearing an all-time high, on speculation that further signs of an improvement in the US economy will boost the outlook for demand for the metal used in pipes and wires.
Market hurt by rate rise rumors
China's stocks fell, driving the benchmark index down by the most in three weeks, on concerns the government may raise interest rates to tame inflation.
Hong Kong stocks close down 0.33%
Hong Kong stocks closed down 75.77 points, or 0.33 percent, at 22,639.08 on Monday.
China stock index futures close down -- Dec 20
China's stock index futures closed down Monday with the contract for December, the most actively traded, down 0.52 percent from the previous trading day to end at 3,221.2 points.
ChiNext Index closes down -- Dec 20
The ChiNext Index, launched by the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SSE) on June 1, dropped 20.64 points, or 1.67 percent, to close at 1,212.34 on Monday.
China's stocks close lower Monday
Chinese shares fell Monday with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index closing down 1.41 percent, or 40.82 points, to end at 2,852.92 points.