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Asian stocks mostly lower as protests shake up Hong Kong

Shares declined in Asia on Wednesday and Hong Kong's Hang Seng index tumbled nearly 2% as thousands continued protests against proposed legislation that many city residents fear could further erode the territory's legal autonomy......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 12th, 2019

Asian shares fall on jitters over Hong Kong protests

Asian stocks were mostly lower on Thursday as activists in Hong Kong vowed to keep protesting an extradition bill they fear would whittle the Chinese territory's legal autonomy......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 13th, 2019

Hong Kong leads Asian stocks lower, oil near five-month lows

Asian shares were led lower on Thursday as the Hong Kong market fell for second consecutive session following a day of massive street protests, while oil prices flirted with five-month lows due to higher U.S. crude inventories and a bleak demand outlook......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 13th, 2019

Asia Markets: Asian markets retreat; Hang Seng sinks amid Hong Kong protests

Asian markets were mostly lower in early trading Wednesday, after the Dow Jones Industrial Average snapped a six-session winning streak......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 12th, 2019

Asia Markets: Asian markets slide lower, dragged by tech stocks

Asian markets were drifting lower in early Friday trading, with China and Hong Kong leading the way with declines around 1%......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 7th, 2018

Asian shares edge up, trade, geopolitical tensions cap gains; focus on Fed meeting

Asian stocks inched higher on Monday, with a rebound in the Hong Kong market helping the mood, as investors remained cautious ahead of a closely-watched Federal Reserve meeting......»»

Category: topSource: reuters8 hr. 7 min. ago

How Trump Could Suddenly Amplify the Hong Kong Protests

Trump has the unilateral power to rescind Hong Kong’s status as a preferential trading partner -- a potentially huge blow that would undermine confidence in the Asian financial hub. .....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 13th, 2019

Metals Stocks: Gold renews climb, spurred by worrisome geopolitical headlines

Gold prices advance Wednesday, as bulls tried for back-to-back gains after a sharp tumble to start the week. Global headlines emphasizing trade-war uncertainty, tensions in the Middle East and protests in Hong Kong provide a lift to the haven metal......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 12th, 2019

Heated Hong Kong protests dent stocks, spike cash demand

Hong Kong's financial markets came under pressure on Wednesday, with stocks falling and demand for cash surging, as protesters clashed with police during a mass demonstration against legislation that would allow citizens to be extradited to China......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 12th, 2019

Asia Markets: Stocks rally in Japan, but retreat in Hong Kong and mainland China

Asian markets were mixed in early trading Friday, with stocks in Hong Kong and mainland China retreating amid ongoing trade tensions with the U.S......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 17th, 2019

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) fell on profit taking as investors awaited more clarity in trade negotiations

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) fell on profit taking as investors awaited more clarity in trade negotiations Asian stocks ended mixed on Tuesday after US President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on selected EU goods in response to the clai.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsApr 9th, 2019

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Lingering fears of global slowdown weigh on investors

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Lingering fears of global slowdown weigh on investors Asian shares were mostly lower Thursday, following a slip on Wall Street, as investors watched the continuing trade talks between the U.S. and China. Ja.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsMar 28th, 2019

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Drop as Rally Eases

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Drop as Rally Eases Asian stocks dropped Wednesday as the positive sentiment at the start of the week faded on continuing global growth concerns. The.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsMar 13th, 2019

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) post gains of more than 1%

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) post gains of more than 1% Asian stocks rallied Tuesday, following strong gains on Wall Street that snapped five straight days of losses. Investors may.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsMar 12th, 2019

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) retreat as uncertainty over U.S.-China trade deal grows

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) retreat as uncertainty over U.S.-China trade deal grows Asian shares were mostly lower Thursday as optimism about progress in trade talks between the U.S. and China started wearing off. Japan’s benchmark Ni.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsMar 7th, 2019

Asia Markets: Hong Kong, China stocks slump as worries over Hong Kong dollar persist

Asian stocks saw.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 16th, 2018

Asia Markets: Financial stocks lead Asian market gains

Asia-Pacific stocks started the week higher, led by financial stocks in Hong Kong and Singapore as markets in China and Japan are closed for holidays......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 30th, 2018

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) swing lower after Fed rate hike

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) swing lower after Fed rate hike Asian stock markets finished lower Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve indicated two more rate hikes are coming later this year, and as Chin.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJun 14th, 2018

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) markets end mostly lower as China’s tech stocks slump

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) markets end mostly lower as China’s tech stocks slump Markets await U.S. trade tariff deadline this week Yuan likely to consolidate at current level – trader Stocks remain under pressure China.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJul 4th, 2018

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) extending gains from the previous session

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) extending gains from the previous session Asian stocks closed higher on Friday session, extending gains from the previous session, following the overnight rebound on Wall Street as investors shifted focu.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJul 15th, 2018

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) traders shrug off trade talk

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) traders shrug off trade talk U.S. stocks inched lower Friday as bond yields jumped, a shift that helped banks but hurt companies that pay big dividends. .....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJul 22nd, 2018