^HSI - HANG SENG INDEX

HKSE - HKSE Delayed price. Currency in HKD
27,198.650
+107.840 (+0.40%)
As of 9:46AM HKT. Market open.
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Previous close27,090.811
Open27,134.270
Volume0
Day's range27,084.301 - 27,201.020
52-week range24,540.631 - 33,484.078
Avg. volume1,644,234,188
  • Buyer Beware: Hong Kong's $4.8 Billion Stock Wipeout Shows Risk
    Bloomberg4 hours ago

    Buyer Beware: Hong Kong's $4.8 Billion Stock Wipeout Shows Risk

    Local observers speak about “dark corners” of Hong Kong’s market where a web of cross-holdings and low liquidity fuel corruption and keep valuations at one of the lowest levels in the world. Much of the losses on Thursday came from Chinese developer Jiayuan International Group Ltd., which plunged 81 percent.

  • China Stocks Rally On Optimism Of U.S. Trade-War Thaw
    Investor's Business Daily2 days ago

    China Stocks Rally On Optimism Of U.S. Trade-War Thaw

    China stocks rallied Friday on hopes of a resolution to the US-China trade wars, based on several news reports, with JD.com, Momo, Vipshop Holdings and YY being among the big gainers.

  • China Down After Record Stimulus, UK Moves To Brexit Plan B, Earnings Drag US Futures Lower
    FX Empire3 days ago

    China Down After Record Stimulus, UK Moves To Brexit Plan B, Earnings Drag US Futures Lower

    A weak earnings report from Morgan Stanley had US futures down about -0.35% in the early pre-market session. The UK FTSE 100 was the biggest loser in early Thursday trading, down more than -0.80% at midday. In Asia, the Hang Seng led the losses as traders and investors take advantage of the liquidity event.

  • China Stimulus Lifts Equities, A Hard-Brexit Is At Hand, Bank Earnings Better Than Expected
    FX Empire4 days ago

    China Stimulus Lifts Equities, A Hard-Brexit Is At Hand, Bank Earnings Better Than Expected

    A round of better than expected bank earnings has the US equity futures moving higher in the early morning session. The financial sector led the EU market at midday with gains averaging 1.0%. The Shanghai Composite closed with no movement, 0.0%, for the day while the Hong Kong Heng Seng and Shenzen markets both saw small gains.

  • As China Trade Disappoints, Asia's Stock Rally Goes Up In Smoke
    Bloomberg7 days ago

    As China Trade Disappoints, Asia's Stock Rally Goes Up In Smoke

    While Japan is closed for a holiday, key equity markets retreated across the rest of the region, led by declines in Hong Kong and Shenzhen after China released disappointing December trade data and warned of weaker trade growth this year due largely to external uncertainty. It didn’t help that the U.S. government shutdown is showing no sign of ending and S&P 500 Index futures fell as much as 0.9 percent. The MSCI Asia Pacific ex-Japan Index fell 0.9 percent as of 5:05 p.m. in Singapore, the most since the first day of trading this year, as Taiwan, South Korea and other markets also declined.

  • China Stocks Retreat, Yuan Pares Gain as Trade Data Fuel Concern
    Bloomberg7 days ago

    China Stocks Retreat, Yuan Pares Gain as Trade Data Fuel Concern

    (Bloomberg) -- Shares in Hong Kong and Shanghai fell and the yuan declined as China’s weakest trade data since 2016 fueled concern about the impact of a dispute with the U.S. and slowing economy.

  • Trade Data out of China Hits the Aussie Dollar and Risk Sentiment
    FX Empire7 days ago

    Trade Data out of China Hits the Aussie Dollar and Risk Sentiment

    China sees imports and exports slide, adding to market jitters at the start of the week.

  • The Week Ahead – Brexit, Earnings and Trump in the Spotlight
    FX Empire8 days ago

    The Week Ahead – Brexit, Earnings and Trump in the Spotlight

    It’s a big week ahead, with the Brexit vote on Tuesday and a mass of data to give further direction on the global economy, as earnings season kicks off.

  • Financial Times10 days ago

    [$$] Global stocks falter after five days of gains

    A five-session winning streak for global stocks ran out of steam as participants took a more cautious stance ahead of the weekend and the start of the US quarterly earnings season next week. “Although stock markets have mostly dismissed the shutdown as having little relevance for trading, Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell has warned that a prolonged US government shutdown could start taking a toll on the country’s economic growth,” said Fiona Cincotta, senior market analyst at City Index.

  • Financial Times10 days ago

    [$$] Asia stocks edge higher as doubts linger over US-China trade

    Equities edged higher in early Asia-Pacific trading on Friday but investors showed relatively muted excitement over fresh signs of progress in the trade negotiations between the US and China. US Treasury ...

  • Stocks Climb on Strength in Utilities, Real Estate: Markets Wrap
    Bloomberg10 days ago

    Stocks Climb on Strength in Utilities, Real Estate: Markets Wrap

    Treasury yields advanced with the dollar, and West Texas crude continued its bull market surge past $52 a barrel. The S&P 500 Index rallied as gains in utilities, industrials and real estate shares overwhelmed weakness in retailers sparked by concerns about a sales slowdown and fears about the potential consequences of the ongoing partial government shutdown. Alcohol distributor Constellation Brands Inc. rebounded from Wednesday’s decline to lead the benchmark on positive comments from analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Guggenheim Securities.

  • Analysts Still Hopeful on China Drugmakers After 2018 Rout
    Bloomberg11 days ago

    Analysts Still Hopeful on China Drugmakers After 2018 Rout

    The average 12-month target on drugmakers is 36 percent higher than their share price, according to data compiled by Bloomberg as of Wednesday. The disparity grew in December, when $46 billion was wiped from health-care stocks as China changed its drug procurement policy in a bid to drive down prices.

  • Brexit and the ECB’s Minutes Put the GBP and the EUR in Focus
    FX Empire11 days ago

    Brexit and the ECB’s Minutes Put the GBP and the EUR in Focus

    With a light economic calendar for the day ahead, Brexit debate and the ECB monetary policy meeting minutes will be in focus.

  • Stocks Climb But Fears of Ongoing Shutdown Linger: Markets Wrap
    Bloomberg11 days ago

    Stocks Climb But Fears of Ongoing Shutdown Linger: Markets Wrap

    “I’m happy to see that there was caution in the minutes because it means that the market didn’t mug the Fed,” Alicia Levine, chief strategist at BNY Mellon Investment Management chief strategist, said on Bloomberg TV. Stocks surged as the minutes were released, but they quickly retreated as President Donald Trump emerged from a meeting with Senate Republicans. Trump said the GOP was “very unified” behind his plan to keep the government closed until he gets funding to build a wall along the Mexican border, which is at the center of the dispute.

  • Stocks Advance On China Trade, Oil Prices: Apple Cuts Output
    Investor's Business Daily11 days ago

    Stocks Advance On China Trade, Oil Prices: Apple Cuts Output

    Stocks rose as trade optimism and oil prices drove the Dow Jones industrials to an early lead Wednesday, but the rally faced a key technical test.

  • Trade Talks End On Positive Note, EU Hits Fresh Three Week High, US Equities Up On Trade/Earnings Optimism
    FX Empire11 days ago

    Trade Talks End On Positive Note, EU Hits Fresh Three Week High, US Equities Up On Trade/Earnings Optimism

    US equity futures indicated a broadly higher open in the early Wednesday pre-market session. The move was driven by optimism a trade deal would soon be reached that both China and the US could agree on, and also expectations for the upcoming earnings season. Later in the day, the FOMC minutes will be released.

  • Financial Times12 days ago

    [$$] Bargain hunters are out in force

    FT subscribers can click here to receive Market Forces every day by email. between US and Chinese officials in Beijing have concluded and there are signs of progress. A US statement said officials will report back to the White House.

  • Bulls Rush in as FOMO for Asia Stocks Builds on Trade Optimism
    Bloomberg12 days ago

    Bulls Rush in as FOMO for Asia Stocks Builds on Trade Optimism

    Hong Kong’s benchmark Hang Seng Index and the Philippine Stock Exchange Index both climbed more than 2 percent each to lead the charge, as Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and others also rose. The MSCI Asia Pacific Index was up 1.3 percent as of 5:14 p.m. in Hong Kong, making its five-day winning streak its biggest gain since early November.

  • China Stocks Rally to 3-Week High, Though Euphoria May Be Brief
    Bloomberg12 days ago

    China Stocks Rally to 3-Week High, Though Euphoria May Be Brief

    Car companies and home appliance makers led the charge, with Great Wall Motor Co. top of the pile on the CSI 300 Index as it surged by the 10 percent daily trading limit. Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd. was the best performer on Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index, climbing as much as 11 percent, its biggest jump in two months. Qingdao Haier Co. and Midea Group Co. both advanced more than 5.5 percent in Shanghai and Shenzhen.

  • U.S – China Trade Talks, the BoC and Brexit Chatter in Focus
    FX Empire12 days ago

    U.S – China Trade Talks, the BoC and Brexit Chatter in Focus

    It’s risk on through the Asian session, driving demand for commodity currencies, with focus being on U.S – China trade talks and the BoC policy decision.

  • Financial Times12 days ago

    [$$] Wall Street eyes fourth day of gains on trade optimism

    US stock futures climbed for a fourth day amid rising optimism that the US and China, which ended their trade talks on Wednesday, are inching towards an agreement to resolve a bruising dispute that has rattled the global economy.

  • Stocks Rise on Enthusiasm for Everything But Banks: Markets Wrap
    Bloomberg12 days ago

    Stocks Rise on Enthusiasm for Everything But Banks: Markets Wrap

    All major indexes were higher, led by the small-cap Russell 2000 Index for a second day. Financials were only major industry group in the benchmark that didn’t rise. “Talks with China are going very well!” Trump tweeted on Tuesday morning as the countries wrapped up the meetings.

  • Optimistic Markets Are Waiting For Trade News, Global Indices Mostly Higher On Tuesday, Tech Stocks Lead In US
    FX Empire12 days ago

    Optimistic Markets Are Waiting For Trade News, Global Indices Mostly Higher On Tuesday, Tech Stocks Lead In US

    Asian markets were mixed in Tuesday trading as investors wait on trade-related news. European indices were higher across the board at midday on optimism US/Sino trade talks would produce positive results. US futures were indicated to open higher in early premarket trading.

  • Brexit and U.S – China Trade Talks to Keep the Pound and Dollar in Focus
    FX Empire13 days ago

    Brexit and U.S – China Trade Talks to Keep the Pound and Dollar in Focus

    No updates from Beijing, testing market resolve, with economic data providing yet more disappointment, this morning.

  • US/Sino Trade Talks Resume, EU Markets Remain Cautious, Futures Indicate A Flat Open For US Indices
    FX Empire13 days ago

    US/Sino Trade Talks Resume, EU Markets Remain Cautious, Futures Indicate A Flat Open For US Indices

    US futures indicated a flat open on Monday as traders wait for word on trade. China’s equity markets were the least bullish in Monday trading, rising about 0.75% in Shanghai and Hong Kong. Traders are expecting some positive developments although nothing substantive is likely to develop at this time.