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World stocks mostly higher on US optimism

World stocks mostly higher on US optimism HONG KONG — World stocks mostly rose Monday on optimism about the U.S. economy, hints from China about further stimulus and hopes for greater stability in Ukraine after its elections. Trading volumes were low, however, as U.S. and British markets were … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Hong Kong stocks close higher

Hong Kong stocks close higher Hong Kong-listed shares of mainland Chinese companies gained, with shares of media group Tencent rocketing 5.26 percent to HK$ 504, while China Mobile rose 0.87 percent to HK$ 75.15. Financial stocks also received a boost, with China Construction … Full News here – Read more on Independent Online

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Hong Kong shares end 0.28% higher

Hong Kong shares end 0.28% higher Hong Kong shares have closed 0.28 per cent higher following a third straight rally on Wall Street. The benchmark Hang Seng Index ended up 64.23 points on Thursday at 22,760.24 on turnover of $ HK42.80 billion ($ A5.91 billion). The index added to gains … Full News here – Read […]

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Hong Kong stocks 0.44% higher at open

Hong Kong stocks 0.44% higher at open Hong Kong shares have opened 0.44 per cent higher despite losses on Wall Street. The benchmark Hang Seng Index added 95.95 points to 21,930.40 in the first few minutes of trade on Friday. Chinese shares were mixed in morning trade, with investors … Full News here – Read more […]

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Plan to double Lamma Island’s population stokes fears over higher ferry fares

A development plan for a quarry on Lamma that would almost double the population of the island has triggered concern over transport, with warnings of higher ferry fares or bigger subsidies for the operator. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Gold price opens higher in Hong Kong

Gold price opens higher in Hong Kong HONG KONG, Feb. 10 — The gold price in Hong Kong went up 60 HK dollars to open at 11,770 HK dollars per tael on Monday, according to the Chinese Gold and Silver Exchange Society. The price is equivalent to 1,273.19 U.S. dollars a troy ounce, up 6.49 … […]

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Hong Kong stocks end 0.37% higher

Hong Kong stocks end 0.37% higher Hong Kong stocks have risen 0.37 per cent, taking their lead from a record close on Wall Street following another upbeat batch of US economic data. The benchmark Hang Seng Index added 84.41 points to 22,986.41 on turnover of HK$ 65.17 billion ($ A9.46 … Full News here – Read […]

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Hong Kong stocks end 0.14pc higher

Hong Kong stocks end 0.14pc higher Hong Kong stocks have closed 0.14 per cent higher after the Dow and S&P 500 ended 2013 at record highs on Wall Street, although gains were capped by weak Chinese manufacturing data. The benchmark Hang Seng Index rose 33.66 points to 23,340.05 … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Hong Kong stocks end higher

Hong Kong stocks end higher Hong Kong – Hong Kong shares ended 0.29 percent higher on Monday, following a positive lead from Wall Street after data showed US unemployment dropped sharply last month. The benchmark Hang Seng Index closed up 68.07 points at 23,811.17 on … Full News here – Read more on Independent Online

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Hong Kong stocks close 1.43% higher

Hong Kong stocks close 1.43% higher Hong Kong stocks have closed 1.43 per cent higher following better than expected Chinese and US economic data and a report that Beijing will open state firms to greater private investment. The benchmark Hang Seng Index on Monday ended up 325.46 … Full News here – Read more on Ninemsn

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Hong Kong stocks end 0.19 higher

Hong Kong stocks have risen 0.19 per cent after Chinese data showed manufacturing activity at its highest level in 18 months.The benchmark Hang Seng Index on Friday added 43.42 points to 23,249.79 on turnover of $ HK49.03 billion ($ A6.71 billion).China's official purchasing managers' index (PMI) of activity in factories and workshops around the country […]

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Hong Kong shares may start higher; China money rates concerns linger

Hong Kong shares may start higher; China money rates concerns linger HONG KONG Oct 28 (Reuters) – Hong Kong shares may start higher on Monday after a top Chinese leader reportedly promised "unprecedented" economic and societal reforms at the Communist Party's much anticipated plenum meeting next month. Full News here – Read more on Reuters […]

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Hong Kong shares set to start higher as hopes grow for US deal

Hong Kong shares set to start higher as hopes grow for US deal HONG KONG Oct 15 (Reuters) – Hong Kong shares could start higher on Tuesday after senior U.S. Senate leaders indicated that they were within striking distance of a deal that could resolve a fiscal standoff and help avert an unprecedented U.S. debt […]

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Hong Kong stocks close 0.51% higher

Hong Kong stocks close 0.51% higher Hong Kong stocks have risen 0.51 per cent as US legislators inched closer to a deal to reopen the government and raise the country's borrowing limit to head off a devastating debt default. The benchmark Hang Seng Index on Tuesday added 118.20 points to … Full News here – Read […]

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Hong Kong stocks close 1.47 higher

Hong Kong shares have risen 1.47 per cent following a Wall Street rally and after fiscal hawk Larry Summers pulled out of the race to become the new US Federal Reserve head.The benchmark Hang Seng Index on Monday added 337.13 points to 23,252.41 on turnover of $ HK54.64 billion ($ A7.57 billion).The gains were in […]

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