Jan 20 Hong Kong stocks ended a thinly-traded week down and snapped three weeks of gains on Friday, as investors were wary ahead of Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th U.S. president later in the day.
SHANGHAI, Jan 20 China stocks ended a volatile week on an upbeat note on Friday, as main indexes rose after data showing faster-than-expected economic growth fuelled blue-chips, while a surge in small-caps erased most of the losses earlier in the week.
SHANGHAI, Jan 20 China stocks rebounded on Friday morning as data showing stronger-than-expected fourth quarter GDP growth bolstered blue-chips, while bargain hunting helped small-caps recover much of the losses suffered earlier in the week.
Jan 19 Hong Kong stocks followed Asian markets lower on Thursday, with sentiment hurt by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's hints that the pace of U.S. interest rate hikes could accelerate.
SHANGHAI, Jan 19 China stocks fell on Thursday, with energy and infrastructure companies weaker after a price correction this week and as investors remained cautious ahead of the Lunar New Year.
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Jan 18 Hong Kong stocks closed at 2-1/2 month highs on Wednesday and rose above the psychologically key 23,000 level unseen in six weeks.
SHANGHAI, Jan 18 China's main stock indexes rose on Wednesday as some industrial heavyweights forecast sharply higher profits for 2016, but small caps wobbled near a 16-month low.
SHANGHAI, Jan 18 China stocks rose on Wednesday morning despite renewed weakness in small-caps and worries about Donald Trump's approach to Beijing, helped by a blue chip's solid 2016 earnings projection.
Jan 17 Hong Kong shares bounced back on Tuesday from the previous day's spill, but gains were capped as investors awaited British Prime Minister Theresa May's speech on Brexit later in the day and Friday's inauguration of Donald Trump as U.S. president.
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