Hong Kong Market Report Headlines

Hong Kong main share index closes at lowest in two weeks

HONG KONG, Aug 28 - Hong Kong's benchmark index finished at a two-week low in choppy conditions on Thursday, hurt by continued weakness in the Chinese onshore market and poor corporate earnings.

Wed, Aug 27 2014

Hong Kong shares slip on profit-taking, poor earnings

HONG KONG, Aug 27 - Hong Kong shares finished lower on Wednesday, hit by afternoon session losses as investors took profit on recent outperformers and sold shares in companies with weak earnings.

Tue, Aug 26 2014

Hong Kong shares weaken despite strength in oil sector

HONG KONG, Aug 26 - Hong Kong's benchmark share index finished lower on Tuesday, as weakness in a few heavyweight stocks cancelled out strength in oil companies.

CORRECTED-China shares slip on weaker airlines, media firms; Hong Kong lacklustre

(Corrects second-to-last paragraph to say that Sunac China is not a shareholder in Greentown China)

Mon, Aug 25 2014

Hong Kong main index closes at highest since May 2008

HONG KONG, Aug 25 - Hong Kong's benchmark index finished at a new more-than-six-year high on Monday, reversing midday losses as financial and energy companies strengthened on corporate earnings.

Fri, Aug 22 2014

Hong Kong shares finish higher, helped by Wall Street's record

HONG KONG, Aug 22 - Hong Kong shares rose on Friday, tracking gains in the U.S. after upbeat economic data sparked a record close on Wall Street.


Key retirements mean a changing of the guard next year in U.S. Congress

Regardless what voters decide in the November elections, there will be a major changing of the guard next year in the U.S. Congress as result of a number of key retirements.