^HSI - HANG SENG INDEX

HKSE - HKSE Delayed price. Currency in HKD
28,181.68
-357.98 (-1.25%)
At close: 4:09PM HKT
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Previous close28,539.66
Open28,451.50
Volume0
Day's range28,137.95 - 28,460.87
52-week range26,381.14 - 33,484.08
Avg. volume1,930,002,345
  • Asian Market Sentiment Is Weak on July 17
    Market Realist1 hour ago

    Asian Market Sentiment Is Weak on July 17

    After closing higher last week, China’s Shanghai Composite Index started this week on a weaker note by pulling back on Monday. Carrying forward the weakness, the Shanghai Composite Index opened lower on July 17 and declined as the day progressed.

  • UK Stats and FED Chair Powell Put the GBP and USD into Focus
    FX Empire8 hours ago

    UK Stats and FED Chair Powell Put the GBP and USD into Focus

    Key stats out of the UK over the next few days could reinforce an August rate hike by the BoE, while FED Chair Powell may need to elaborate on possible effects of the trade war in the economy and policy.

  • Asian Markets Are Lower Due to China’s Weak Economic Data
    Market Realistyesterday

    Asian Markets Are Lower Due to China’s Weak Economic Data

    China’s Shanghai Composite Index closed higher last week and broke the seven-week losing streak. However, the Shanghai Composite Index opened lower and declined as the day progressed on Monday amid the weak market sentiment.

  • Trump and U.S Retail Sales Puts the USD in the Spotlight
    FX Empireyesterday

    Trump and U.S Retail Sales Puts the USD in the Spotlight

    Softer economic growth in China weighed on risk appetite early in the day, with the U.S – Russia Summit, trade tariff chatter and U.S retail sales figures in focus through the day.

  • Asian Markets Are Stable, Cautious on US-China Trade War
    Market Realist4 days ago

    Asian Markets Are Stable, Cautious on US-China Trade War

    China’s Shanghai Composite Index regained strength on Thursday and rose to two-week high price levels. However, the Shanghai Composite Index opened lower on Friday and closed the day with limited losses. The Shanghai Composite Index closed this week with a gain of 3.07%—the biggest weekly gain in two years.

  • Will China’s Trade Data Catch Trump’s Eye?
    FX Empire4 days ago

    Will China’s Trade Data Catch Trump’s Eye?

    While risk appetite returns to the markets, the Dollar looks to have found its some upside in the early part of the day, though it could all change should sentiment towards trade tariffs take another turn.

  • Stocks Bolt Higher As Trade War Worries Ease; CA Scores Breakaway Gap
    Investor's Business Daily5 days ago

    Stocks Bolt Higher As Trade War Worries Ease; CA Scores Breakaway Gap

    Stocks were off to a strong start Thursday, as the tone improved in U.S. trade war and NATO rhetoric. Airlines rallied on Delta Air earnings. CA spiked on takeover news.

  • Asian Markets Rebound amid Bargain Hunting
    Market Realist5 days ago

    Asian Markets Rebound amid Bargain Hunting

    China’s Shanghai Composite Index pulled back on Wednesday and broke the three-day gaining streak. Carrying forward the weakness, the Shanghai Composite Index opened lower on July 12. However, the Shanghai Composite Index regained strength as the day progressed and closed at two-week high price levels on Thursday.

  • Financial Times5 days ago

    [$$] Forced to buy shares in a lossmaking company

    Further to “ Xiaomi/Chinese IPOs: cell division ” (Lex, July 10): the compiler of the Hang Seng index has offered a reason as to why Xiaomi is not a sell. Its shares will be included into the index through ...

  • Financial Times5 days ago

    [$$] Global stocks rebound after tariff-driven sell-off

    The US S&P 500 benchmark equity index closed at a five-month while the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite hit an intraday record peak. The dollar hit a six-month high against the yen — reflecting “an unwinding in the [Japanese] currency’s built-in ‘haven’ premium, which has allowed market participants to re-focus on bullish fundamentals for dollar/yen”, said analysts at Action Economics. The headline consumer price index rose 2.9 per cent in the year to June — the fastest pace since 2012, while the core inflation rate — which strips out food and energy — rose to 2.3 per cent, an 18-month high.

  • U.S Inflation Figures and ECB Minutes to Drive the USD and the EUR
    FX Empire5 days ago

    U.S Inflation Figures and ECB Minutes to Drive the USD and the EUR

    The risk tap opened this morning, providing much needed support for the Asian equity markets and the commodity currencies, with focus now shifting to the release of the ECB policy meeting minutes and U.S inflation figures.

  • Chinese Stocks Rebound With Yuan as State Media Appeal for Calm
    Bloomberg5 days ago

    Chinese Stocks Rebound With Yuan as State Media Appeal for Calm

    Chinese stocks rose, reversing Wednesday’s slump, as state media sought to downplay recent market turbulence and the central bank set a stronger daily currency fixing than traders had expected. Xinhua News Agency said moves in financial markets were within a controllable range and valuations for some industries had fallen to lows. Signs of a bottom are emerging in China’s battered stock market.

  • Bloomberg5 days ago

    China Stocks Rebound as State Media Reignite Support Speculation

    Chinese stocks rose, reversing Wednesday’s slump, as state media sought to downplay recent market turbulence and the central bank strengthened the daily currency fixing more than expected. Xinhua News Agency said moves in financial markets were within a controllable range and valuations for some industries had fallen to lows. The yuan rose 0.3 percent in Hong Kong, after tumbling 1.1 percent late Wednesday in its biggest loss since January 2016.

  • Financial Times5 days ago

    [$$] Equities edge higher as trade war sell-off slows

    Asia-Pacific equities rose on Thursday after declining in the previous session on the latest development in the US-China trade spat, while oil prices steadied following the biggest one-day tumble in more than two years. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index nudged higher, rising 0.1 per cent following a 1.3 per cent fall in the previous session after Donald Trump began the process of imposing tariffs on a further $200bn of Chinese goods.

  • Stocks Dive On Trump Trade War Fears; Fastenal, TripAdvisor Jump
    Investor's Business Daily6 days ago

    Stocks Dive On Trump Trade War Fears; Fastenal, TripAdvisor Jump

    Stocks and global markets shifted sharply lower Wednesday, as an expansion of the U.S.-China trade war threatened to snap the market's four-day win streak.

  • Financial Times6 days ago

    [$$] Global stocks retreat as trade war worries deepen

    The dollar rose moderately against most of its main peers — and jumped against the Turkish lira — although the Canadian dollar hit a one-month high versus its US namesake after the Bank of Canada raised interest rates, as expected. The US currency’s broad strength — which helped push gold back towards a recent six-month low — came in spite of falling Treasury yields.

  • Stock Futures, China Markets Dive As China Responds To New Trade-War Threat
    Investor's Business Daily6 days ago

    Stock Futures, China Markets Dive As China Responds To New Trade-War Threat

    A potential $200 billion escalation in the U.S. trade war with China sent stock futures and China's markets sprawling early Wednesday. AAR and WD-40 dived on earnings news, as a handful of oil names stuck close to buy points.

  • Financial Times6 days ago

    [$$] Stocks fall as China vows to hit back after latest US tariffs

    China’s commerce ministry said during the lunch time trading break that it was “shocked” by Washington’s latest actions and promised to retaliate against the tariffs. The Chinese ministry said  the US actions “were hurting China, hurting the entire world and hurting the US itself” and that the “irrational action was unpopular”.

  • Here's How Markets Are Reacting to Trump's Latest Trade Salvo
    Bloomberg6 days ago

    Here's How Markets Are Reacting to Trump's Latest Trade Salvo

    Global markets already caught in the crossfire of Donald Trump’s escalating trade conflict with China took yet another hit Wednesday after the U.S. pushed ahead with plans to impose tariffs on an additional $200 billion in Chinese goods. The 10 percent tariffs proposed on items from clothing to television components to refrigerators further escalates a trade conflict that’s helped wipe out $2 trillion in value from global stock markets in the past month, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. “The fear is that the trade war is far from being over and tariffs will be enacted on both sides, reducing international trade and causing inflation, hurting investor sentiment,” Tim Ghriskey, chief investment strategist with Inverness Counsel, said in a phone interview.

  • Financial Times6 days ago

    [$$] China-focused stocks slump as US ratchets up trade tension

    China-focused stocks led a broad sell-off in Asia-Pacific equities on Wednesday after the US started the process of imposing tariffs on a further $200bn of imports from China, escalating the trade war ...

  • Asian Markets Are Strong amid US-China Trade Risks
    Market Realist7 days ago

    Asian Markets Are Strong amid US-China Trade Risks

    After declining for seven consecutive trading weeks, China’s Shanghai Composite Index started this week on a stronger note by rebounding on Monday. Carrying forward the strength, the Shanghai Composite Index opened higher on July 10 and closed the day at ten-day high price levels.

  • Financial Times7 days ago

    [$$] Wall St ticks higher as investors look towards earnings season

    “In terms of the detail, the market is no nearer to being able to consider the implications of Brexit on the UK economy and, of equal concern, companies are reining back investment until those ramifications can be understood” — Richard Hunter, head of markets at Interactive Investor. The pound moved back above the flatline, rising from intraday losses that followed weak economic data, as investors bet that the cabinet accord on Brexit will survive two senior ministerial departures. Sterling rose 0.1 per cent overall at $1.3276, having been as low as $1.3222, after the weaker than expected data served as a reminder of the complex economic fundamentals faced by UK assets.

  • Why Did Asian Markets Rebound Higher on July 9?
    Market Realist8 days ago

    Why Did Asian Markets Rebound Higher on July 9?

    China’s Shanghai Composite Index closed lower last week and clocked the seventh consecutive weekly drop. However, the Shanghai Composite Index opened higher on Monday and rose to one-week high price levels.

  • MarketWatch8 days ago

    Asian markets make strong gains, but Xiaomi sputters after IPO

    Asian stocks climbed Monday, building on the Friday uptick seen in much of the world, including Wall Street.

  • Financial Times8 days ago

    [$$] Sterling volatile after Boris Johnson quits Foreign Office

    “There is more uncertainty over the future shape and leadership of the Conservative Party but, I think, less uncertainty over the type of Brexit we’re headed for: cotton soft” — Stephen Gallo at the Bank of Montreal. Having at one stage gained 0.5 per cent at $1.3346, the pound traded as much as 0.7 per cent lower after the news of Mr Johnson’s resignation.