^HSI - HANG SENG INDEX

HKSE - HKSE Delayed Price. Currency in HKD
29,963.26
-161.42 (-0.54%)
At close: 4:09PM HKT
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Previous Close30,124.68
Open30,088.65
Volume0
Day's Range29,896.86 - 30,101.83
52 Week Range24,540.63 - 31,592.56
Avg. Volume1,837,930,755
  • Futures Rise On Data, Global Equities Mixed, Trade Deal Draws Near
    FX Empire3 days ago

    Futures Rise On Data, Global Equities Mixed, Trade Deal Draws Near

    Mixed data weighs on markets while earnings are in focus.

  • A $6 Trillion Reason to Buy Into Asian Equities: Taking Stock
    Bloomberg3 days ago

    A $6 Trillion Reason to Buy Into Asian Equities: Taking Stock

    Most participants are still underinvested in the markets globally, Fink said in an interview with CNBC Tuesday after his company reported earnings. The head of the world’s largest investment firm, with $6 trillion of assets under management, said “huge pools of money” is sitting on the sidelines as investors haven’t rushed back into equities even as the stock market bounced back this year. Fink’s comments come after an already potent rally across multiple benchmark stock indexes this year, with the S&P 500 on the cusp of a record high and the MSCI All-Country World Index about 5 percent away from its January 2018 peak.

  • The Economic Calendar Puts the EUR, GBP and USD Front and Center
    FX Empire3 days ago

    The Economic Calendar Puts the EUR, GBP and USD Front and Center

    It’s a busy economic calendar. Weak numbers all round and expect the Dollar to claw its way back…

  • Markets Brace For Earnings, Optimism Is Fading, Slower Growth Confirmed
    FX Empire4 days ago

    Markets Brace For Earnings, Optimism Is Fading, Slower Growth Confirmed

    Chinese GDP is better than expected but did little to fuel optimism for future earnings growth.

  • Stocks Rise Amid Disparate Earnings; Bonds Retreat: Markets Wrap
    Bloomberg5 days ago

    Stocks Rise Amid Disparate Earnings; Bonds Retreat: Markets Wrap

    The 10-year Treasury yield reached its highest level since the March Federal Reserve meeting. Apple Inc. was flat and Qualcomm Inc. surged after the two dropped litigation against each other. Netflix Inc. ended the regular session higher, but slid in late trading after a key metric missed estimates.

  • Earnings and Economic Data to Dictate Risk Appetite Today
    FX Empire5 days ago

    Earnings and Economic Data to Dictate Risk Appetite Today

    Consumer sentiment figures out of Germany and Eurozone and industrial production figures out of the U.S will be in focus later today.

  • China Stocks Rebound From Worst Week of the Year
    Bloomberg6 days ago

    China Stocks Rebound From Worst Week of the Year

    Sovereign bonds trimmed their declines. Utilities and information technology stocks were among the worst performers on the mainland. The Hang Seng China Enterprises Index lost 0.2 percent in Hong Kong after earlier reaching its highest level since June.

  • It’s Risk-On Early, Pinning Back the Greenback in Favor of the EUR
    FX Empire6 days ago

    It’s Risk-On Early, Pinning Back the Greenback in Favor of the EUR

    It’s risk-on in the early hours, support the EUR while pinning back demand for the Greenback. Earnings results will be key later.

  • At Least for Today, the Inflationistas Returns
    FX Empire9 days ago

    At Least for Today, the Inflationistas Returns

    The S&P traded flat ahead of earnings season while investors  picked up little from Fed’s Clarida who stuck to the Feds current  mantra  “we can be patient as we assess what adjustments, if any, will be appropriate to the stance of monetary policy.”

  • China Exports Impress with Focus Shifting to Corporate Earnings to Fuel Risk
    FX Empire9 days ago

    China Exports Impress with Focus Shifting to Corporate Earnings to Fuel Risk

    China trade figures ease some of the market jitters over the economy. The focus will now shift to earnings to support risk appetite throughout the day.

  • China A50 lost 1.8% Despite ECB and the Fed Dovish Comments
    FX Empire10 days ago

    China A50 lost 1.8% Despite ECB and the Fed Dovish Comments

    Today major indices are in red. At the same time, EURUSD cementing major support on 1.1200, and Bitcoin looks heavy after an unsuccessful attempt to grow above $5400.

  • Trade Hopes Lift Stocks, Brexit Deadline Extended, Chinese Inflation At 5 Month High
    FX Empire10 days ago

    Trade Hopes Lift Stocks, Brexit Deadline Extended, Chinese Inflation At 5 Month High

    Trade hopes continue to support stocks while traders wait on the final deal, and the start of earnings season on Friday.

  • A Quiet Day on the Economic Calendar Puts Geopolitics Front and Center
    FX Empire10 days ago

    A Quiet Day on the Economic Calendar Puts Geopolitics Front and Center

    A quiet day on the economic calendar will keep the Pound in focus. Will there be calls for a snap general election?

  • Tencent's Not the Only Tech Stock Rallying in Asia
    Bloomberg10 days ago

    Tencent's Not the Only Tech Stock Rallying in Asia

    Don’t get us wrong, Tencent has been a great story thus far. The stock with the single biggest weighting in the MSCI Asia Pacific Index is up about 25 percent already this year and briefly topped the HK$400 ($51) level for the first time since June 2018 today after one of its games won regulatory approval in China, according to a statement on the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television’s website. Let’s start in Japan, where Softbank Group Corp. and Rakuten Inc. are up around the 50 percent mark each this year, among the biggest gainers in the Nikkei 225 Index.

  • U.S. Stocks, Bonds Advance After No Fed Surprises: Markets Wrap
    Bloomberg11 days ago

    U.S. Stocks, Bonds Advance After No Fed Surprises: Markets Wrap

    U.S. stocks advanced, while Treasuries held gains after Federal Reserve meeting minutes confirmed the central bank’s dovish tilt on policy this year. The S&P 500 rebounded from its first loss in nine days as unexpectedly soft inflation reading potentially boosted the Fed’s new wait-and-see approach to rate hikes.

  • Australia's Economy Is Slowing. Its Stock Market Isn't
    Bloomberg11 days ago

    Australia's Economy Is Slowing. Its Stock Market Isn't

    Despite a backdrop of troubling economic signals, the nation’s benchmark S&P/ASX 200 Index rallied almost 10 percent in the first quarter -- its best-ever performance to begin a year in data going back almost three decades. Strong commodity prices and promises of easy monetary policy from central banks are working in the gauge’s favor even as Australia’s property slump deepens and its economy continues to wane. “It’s defied all odds and we have continued,” Eleanor Creagh, Sydney-based Australia market strategist at Saxo Capital Markets, said of the benchmark’s rally.

  • IMF Downgrades Global Growth, Inflation Weak In U.S., Brexit Summit Begins
    FX Empire11 days ago

    IMF Downgrades Global Growth, Inflation Weak In U.S., Brexit Summit Begins

    Weaker than expected inflation data and a downgrade from the IMF were not enough to move the market.

  • Hong Kong Overtakes Japan as World's Third Largest Stock Market
    Bloomberg11 days ago

    Hong Kong Overtakes Japan as World's Third Largest Stock Market

    The city’s equity market has overtaken Japan to be the world’s third largest in value, behind only the U.S. and mainland China, courtesy of a rebound in Hong Kong stocks after their worst year since 2011. Hong Kong’s market cap was $5.78 trillion as of Tuesday, compared with $5.76 trillion for Japan, according to data compiled by Bloomberg based on where primary securities are listed.

  • Stats, Monetary Policy and Brexit Puts the EUR, USD and GBP in Focus
    FX Empire11 days ago

    Stats, Monetary Policy and Brexit Puts the EUR, USD and GBP in Focus

    It’s a busy day ahead. Economic data, the ECB, the FOMC, and Brexit will all be in focus through the day.

  • Stocks End Eight-Day Rally as Growth Woes Persist: Markets Wrap
    Bloomberg12 days ago

    Stocks End Eight-Day Rally as Growth Woes Persist: Markets Wrap

    U.S. stocks ended the longest winning streak in 18 months Tuesday amid renewed concerns about slowing global growth and an escalation of trade tensions. The S&P 500 fell for the first time in nine sessions as the Trump administration threatened tariffs on the European Union and the International Monetary Fund cut its global growth outlook to the lowest since the financial crisis. Ten-year Treasury yields fell below 2.50 percent, while the greenback was mixed against major currencies.

  • Earnings And Data In Focus, Trade Tensions Rise In EU, Asia Flat But Traders Optimistic
    FX Empire12 days ago

    Earnings And Data In Focus, Trade Tensions Rise In EU, Asia Flat But Traders Optimistic

    Earnings and data are on tap and trade tensions rise but markets remain optimistic.

  • Will the EU Give the GBP a Much-Needed Brexit Boost?
    FX Empire12 days ago

    Will the EU Give the GBP a Much-Needed Brexit Boost?

    Brexit remains the headline topic for the broader markets. The EUR may have found support early in the week, but Draghi may address that tomorrow.

  • Earnings Season Begins, Equities Markets Mixed, Trade Hopes Take Back Seat
    FX Empire13 days ago

    Earnings Season Begins, Equities Markets Mixed, Trade Hopes Take Back Seat

    The 1st Quarter 2019 earnings season begins and the market is cautious.

  • The Bull Case for China Stocks Is Sticking Around
    Bloomberg13 days ago

    The Bull Case for China Stocks Is Sticking Around

    “I think it’s just the beginning” of China’s stock rally, said Banny Lam, head of research at CEB International Investment Corp. on Bloomberg Television. “The market right now wants to see the effectiveness of stimulus measures. PMI figures in March actually showed domestic demand is very strong, boosted by that stimulus.

  • Asian Shares Mixed on Muted Reaction to U.S. Non-Farm Payrolls Report
    FX Empire13 days ago

    Asian Shares Mixed on Muted Reaction to U.S. Non-Farm Payrolls Report

    The tone remains positive, but investors may be growing a little tired of the day-to-day commentary, and are likely desiring something more concrete like the announcement of the deal that finally ends the trade dispute. President Trump said last week that a deal may be about four weeks away.