^HSI - HANG SENG INDEX

HKSE - HKSE Delayed price. Currency in HKD
27,953.58
+475.91 (+1.73%)
At close: 4:09PM HKT
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Previous close27,477.67
Open27,712.35
Volume0
Day's range27,536.27 - 27,965.96
52-week range26,219.56 - 33,484.08
Avg. volume1,799,045,606
  • Brexit and Trade Chatter to Drive the GBP and USD
    FX Empire2 days ago

    Brexit and Trade Chatter to Drive the GBP and USD

    Inflation numbers out of Japan this morning were a reminder of how far off the BoJ is from making a move, focus shifting to the EU and the Oval Office.

  • Cautious Mood Has Returned to Stocks, Asian Markets Mixed
    FX Empire3 days ago

    Cautious Mood Has Returned to Stocks, Asian Markets Mixed

    In the Asian markets, it seems that the recovery rally has exhausted. After two days of growth, Asian markets mixed, returning to the levels of the end of last week. Global stocks mostly higher.

  • The Kiwi Spikes, with Focus Shifting to Retail Sales and the Pound
    FX Empire3 days ago

    The Kiwi Spikes, with Focus Shifting to Retail Sales and the Pound

    Impressive 2nd GDP numbers drive the Kiwi, with Brexit and retail sales numbers putting the Pound in the spotlight.

  • ACN Newswire4 days ago

    BDO Survey: Second-year ESG Reports Show Little Improvement in Level of Disclosure and Limited Governance

    BDO representatives, Mr. Ricky Cheng, Director and Head of Risk Advisory (left) and Mr. Clement Chan, Managing Director of Assurance (right), present the Survey on the Performance of ESG Reporting of Hong Kong Listed Companies. HONG KONG, Sept 19, 2018 - (ACN Newswire) - While it is expected that listed companies should have a better understanding on the reporting requirements and capability to achieve better performances in the environmental, social and governance ("ESG") reporting in the second year of its survey of ESG reporting in Hong Kong, the results of this year's survey is still far from satisfactory with rooms for improvement.

  • Financial Times4 days ago

    [$$] Japan leads Asia stock markets higher

    Asia-Pacific equities were moving higher, led by a rally for Japanese stocks after a strong lead from Wall Street. Tokyo’s Topix index, buoyed by a weaker yen, was the best performer among the region’s major bourses, up 1.8 per cent and at its highest point since June. In China, the CSI 300 index of major Shanghai and Shenzhen stocks was 1.1 per cent higher, recovering from an initial fall.

  • Financial Times4 days ago

    [$$] Chinese stocks rebound despite tariff worries

    China-focused stocks posted a turnround in morning trade on Wednesday as global equities broadly gained despite lingering concerns over the US-China trade dispute.  The CSI 300 index of major Shanghai ...

  • No Surprises as the BoJ Holds, Focus now Shifting to Inflation and the GBP
    FX Empire4 days ago

    No Surprises as the BoJ Holds, Focus now Shifting to Inflation and the GBP

    It’s been a bullish start to the day, in spite of rising trade war tension, the Aussie Dollar leading the way, focus now shifting to UK inflation.

  • Financial Times4 days ago

    [$$] Asia equities gain after Wall Street shrugs at trade war

    Equities were mostly higher in early Asia-Pacific trading on Wednesday with Japanese stocks rallying after a strong lead from Wall Street overnight. Tokyo’s Topix index, also buoyed by a weaker yen, was ...

  • Financial Times5 days ago

    [$$] S&P 500 nears record despite trade war escalation

    assets had a solid day in the face of the tit-for-tat tariff moves, with the FTSE EM equity index edging up 0.2 per cent and some currencies — including the Russian rouble, Mexican peso and South Africa rand — gaining ground. The dollar index was up 0.2 per cent at 94.65 as the euro shed 0.2 per cent to $1.1665 and sterling retreated from a seven-week peak of $1.3172 to stand 0.1 per cent lower on the day at $1.3140.

  • Inverting Hong Kong Yields Signal More Hang Seng Pain: Jefferies
    Bloomberg5 days ago

    Inverting Hong Kong Yields Signal More Hang Seng Pain: Jefferies

    With the U.S. yield curve coming close to inverting, so is Hong Kong’s thanks to its currency peg to the dollar. “While a Hong Kong inverted yield curve is not unheard of, it has generally preceded Hang Seng Index market peaks,” analysts led by Sean Darby, chief global equity strategist at the brokerage, wrote in a Sept. 17 note. “The Hong Kong equity market is facing higher domestic real rates, an inverting yield curve and ongoing contraction in the Hong Kong aggregate balance.

  • RBA Minutes Do Little for the Aussie as Trade War Tensions Drive the USD
    FX Empire5 days ago

    RBA Minutes Do Little for the Aussie as Trade War Tensions Drive the USD

    Another set of tariffs on China supporting the U.S Dollar early on, with the RBA meeting minutes failing to give the Aussie Dollar a boost.

  • Inflation and the EUR in Focus, as Trade War Jitters Linger
    FX Empire6 days ago

    Inflation and the EUR in Focus, as Trade War Jitters Linger

    Economic data could take a back seat through the day, the markets more eager to see whether there is a green light for U.S – China trade talks.

  • China Data Improves, with Focus Shifting to the USD and Retail Sales
    FX Empire9 days ago

    China Data Improves, with Focus Shifting to the USD and Retail Sales

    Economic data out of China was better than expected this morning, supporting improved risk appetite, with focus to shift to U.S retail sales and the USD.

  • Barrons.com9 days ago

    Pound, Euro Rise as Policy Makers Hold Their Fire

    The Bank of England and European Central Bank chose not to raise interest rates Thursday, but the pound and euro rose anyway.

  • The AUD Spikes as Focus shifts to the BoE and the ECB
    FX Empire10 days ago

    The AUD Spikes as Focus shifts to the BoE and the ECB

    Monetary policy to drive the EUR and the GBP this afternoon, with inflation figures to hit the USD, while Brexit, NAFTA and Trump will also be a factor.

  • Asian Stocks Are Caught in the Longest Sell-off in 16 Years
    Bloomberg11 days ago

    Asian Stocks Are Caught in the Longest Sell-off in 16 Years

    “Asian stocks have been caught in the middle of increasing trade tensions as well as the rising dollar and emerging market contagion, and certainly China weakness is also adding fuel to the fire,” said Nader Naeimi, head of dynamic markets at AMP Capital Investors Ltd. Most individual Asian stock markets fell Wednesday, with Japan’s Topix index closing 0.5 percent lower while the Hang Seng Index fell further into bear market territory with a 0.3 percent drop.

  • Wholesale Price Inflation and Trade Noise Keep the USD in the Spotlight
    FX Empire11 days ago

    Wholesale Price Inflation and Trade Noise Keep the USD in the Spotlight

    Asian equities are on the slide again, with economic data providing little support, as the markets continue to fret over rising trade tensions.

  • China Stocks Near Four-Year Low as Support Attempts Lack Punch
    Bloomberg11 days ago

    China Stocks Near Four-Year Low as Support Attempts Lack Punch

    China’s policy makers are stuck with the most bearish equity market in years as their attempts to lift sentiment fail to gain traction. The benchmark fell 0.3 percent to 2,656.11. Just three weeks ago, state-backed funds purchased stocks in a move that helped trigger a two-day bounce after the benchmark first dipped below its 2016 closing low.

  • Barrons.com11 days ago

    Libyan Attack Aids Oil Stocks

    An attack on Libya’s state-run National Oil Corp has triggered a midday rally in oil, giving a lift to energy-related stocks.

  • Trump's Trade War With China Just Sent Hong Kong Into a Bear Market
    Motley Fool11 days ago

    Trump's Trade War With China Just Sent Hong Kong Into a Bear Market

    The Hang Seng Index is a casualty of U.S. President Donald Trump's trade war with China.

  • Hang Seng index plunges into bear market on trade and China fears
    The Telegraph11 days ago

    Hang Seng index plunges into bear market on trade and China fears

    Hang Seng index plunges into bear market on trade and China fears

  • Brexit and Employment Figures Keep the GBP in the Spotlight
    FX Empire12 days ago

    Brexit and Employment Figures Keep the GBP in the Spotlight

    A mixed start to the day on the data front, leaves the markets to look ahead to employment numbers out of the UK, the Pound find strong Brexit support.

  • Battered From All Sides, Hong Kong Stocks Fall Into Bear Market
    Bloomberg12 days ago

    Battered From All Sides, Hong Kong Stocks Fall Into Bear Market

    Welcome to Hong Kong, where just about every problem afflicting global equity investors has found a foothold. The Hang Seng Index’s 0.7 percent slide Tuesday tipped it into a bear market, extending its loss since a January peak to more than 20 percent. Already reeling from a selloff in Internet and tech firms as well as concerns over China’s slowing growth, Hong Kong is now caught in an emerging-market exodus first sparked by currency crises in Latin America and Turkey.

  • Hong Kong Stocks Close on Brink of Bear Market as Tech Slides
    Bloomberg13 days ago

    Hong Kong Stocks Close on Brink of Bear Market as Tech Slides

    Hong Kong stocks dipped into a bear market before closing just outside as the worsening U.S.-China trade dispute prompted investors to pull out of riskier assets. The Hang Seng Index closed down 1.3 percent at 26,613.42 points. The benchmark’s worst performer was Sunny Optical Technology Group Co., followed by AAC Technologies Holdings Inc. as Apple Inc. warned tariffs would affect many of its products and increase costs.

  • This Is a Difficult Year, Says Atlantis Investment's Liu
    Bloomberg Video2 days ago

    This Is a Difficult Year, Says Atlantis Investment's Liu

    Sep.20 -- Liu Yang, chairperson, chief investment officer and fund manager at Atlantis Investment Management, discusses the current state of markets and where she thinks they are heading. She speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: China Open."