China and Hong Kong stocks shed early gains on Tuesday, as investors locked in profits from a rally underpinned by optimism ahead of a Sino-U.S. trade deal and as key data showed signs of moderate stabilization in the world’s second-largest economy.
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram cautioned the government on Tuesday over what he said could tip the country’s youth after the raging protests against the amended citizenship act and National Population Register (NPR).
Sensex closed 260 points, or 0.62 percent, higher at 41,859.69 while Nifty shut shop at 12,329.55, up 73 points, or 0.59 percent.
The Nifty could hit a fresh record high above 12,337 on January 14 tracking the positive trend seen in other Asian markets.
Asian shares hit a 7-month high, China’s yuan jumped and safe-harbor assets slipped on Tuesday, amid signs of goodwill between China and the United States, as the world’s two biggest economies prepared to sign a truce in their trade war.
- Yuan soars, stocks scale heights as markets cheer imminent Sino-U.S. deal signing (Reuters: Jan 14, 2020 at 3:12 AM)
This was an eventful year for Hongbin Qu, co-head of Asian economics research and chief economist for Greater China at HSBC.
SINGAPORE shares resumed trading in positive territory on Tuesday afternoon.
SINGAPORE shares opened higher on Tuesday.
Chief Executive Larry Fink has warned company boards to step up efforts to tackle climate change, marking a significant shift in the public stance of the world’s biggest investment manager amid mounting concerns about global warming.
If you have gone to Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE:GS) Inc’s internet home page since mid-December, it would be reasonable to wonder if you had stumbled into some kind of parallel universe.