Hong Kong Market Report Headlines

UPDATE 1-Hong Kong shares end month down despite China rally, markets lose sync

SHANGHAI, Nov 28 - Hong Kong shares ended November slightly down, despite an ongoing rally in mainland indexes and in Hong Kong-listed Chinese companies.

UPDATE 1-China shares scale 3-year highs, banks gain on expectations of deposit insurance plan

SHANGHAI, Nov 28 - China stock indexes rose for the seventh straight session on Friday and posted their biggest monthly gains in nearly two years, led by banking shares on speculation that a deposit insurance scheme would be unveiled soon.

Industrials, Financials 3:27am EST

CORRECTED-Hong Kong shares close down but China shares up on mainland rally

(Corrects fourth paragraph to show flow from Shanghai to Hong Kong took up 0.29 billion yuan, not 2.79 billion)

China shares celebrate their best month since December 2012

SHANGHAI, Nov 28 - China indexes rose for the seventh straight session on Friday and produced their biggest monthly gains in nearly two years, thanks to a surge after Beijing's surprise rate cut.

Industrials, Financials 2:12am EST

Thu, Nov 27 2014

China stocks head for best monthly gain in 2 years, Hong Kong lags

* HSI -0.1 pct, HSCE +0.5 pct, CSI300 +0.5 pct, SSEC +0.7 pct

Financials, Industrials 27 Nov 2014

Hong Kong shares fall on scepticism about China market rally

HONG KONG, Nov 27 - Hong Kong shares finished down on Thursday as investors held back from chasing continuous gains on mainland exchanges due to doubts about the state of China's economy.

China stocks close up for 6th straight day on domestic enthusiasm

SHANGHAI, Nov 27 - China stocks closed up on Thursday as fresh funds poured into mainland boards, positioning themselves for further monetary easing and a coming wave of initial public offerings.

Industrials, Financials 27 Nov 2014

Wed, Nov 26 2014

China indexes up as mainland investors jump into rally, Hong Kong down

* HSI -0.5 pct, HSCE -0.2 pct, CSI300 +0.4 pct, SSEC +0.4 pct

Industrials, Financials 26 Nov 2014

Hong Kong shares rise, led by financials, on mainland rally

Nov 26 - Hong Kong shares produced a solid rise on Wednesday following a rally in mainland markets.

China stocks rise for 5th straight day as financials lead

SHANGHAI, Nov 26 - China stocks closed up on Wednesday due to gains for brokerages and other finance-sector shares that continued to welcome the central bank's surprise interest rate cut on Friday.

Financials, Industrials 26 Nov 2014
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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.