China’s blue-chip stocks dropped on Wednesday, after a senior White House adviser played down expectations of fresh trade talks, while Beijing’s latest pledge to further liberalise financial markets seemed to generate limited enthusiasm.
…¥107.73 to the dollar. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng gained 1.4 per cent at the lunch break, lifted by strong rises in banks including HSBC and Standard Chartered and local developer stocks. China’s CSI 300 of…
Asian stock markets held firm and bond yields rose on Wednesday as hopes of diminishing U.S.-China tensions and reduced risk of no-deal Brexit prompted investors to take profit in risk-off trade ahead of key central bank policy meetings.
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Hong Kong stocks gained 361.19 points, or 1.35 percent, to close Wednesday’s morning session at 27,044.87 points.
Indian opened flat with positive note Wednesday on the back of firm global cues.
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Asian markets mostly gained in early trading Wednesday, ahead of expected further monetary easing by the European Central Bank.
The ChiNext Index, tracking China’s Nasdaq-style board of growth enterprises, went down 0.35 percent to 1,719.34 points in the morning session Wednesday.
China’s major stock indices ended mixed in the morning session Wednesday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index remaining unchanged at 3,021.1 points.
Tokyo stocks advanced Wednesday morning on receding trade concerns and expectations for global easing measures, while a comparatively weak yen versus the dollar gave exporters a boost.