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shanghai shares start week with losses 25 june 2018

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Hong Kong, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – 25th Jun, 2018 ) :Hong Kong and mainland Chinese stocks fell on Monday as concerns about a trade war overshadowed easing measures by the People’s Bank of China, while an early rally in energy firms faded. The Hang Seng Index slipped 1.29 percent, or 377.31 points, to close at 28,961.39. The benchmark ... Read More »

European stock markets slide at open 25 june 2018

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London:Europe’s main stock markets dropped 0.7 percent in opening deals on Monday, as investors worried over the festering global trade war. London’s benchmark FTSE 100 index of major blue-chip firms fell to 7,629.01 points compared with Friday’s closing level. In the eurozone, Frankfurt’s DAX 30 reversed to 12,497.48, while the Paris CAC 40 declined to stand at 5,350.96 points. Asian ... Read More »

Hong Kong, shanghai stocks end week with gains 22 june 2018

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Hong Kong :Hong Kong stocks finished a painful week on a positive note Friday but investors remain on edge about a possible trade war between China and the United States. The Hang Seng Index rose 0.15 percent, or 42.65 points, to close at 29,338.70, sinking 3.18 percent over the week. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.49 percent, or 13.95 ... Read More »

Hackers steal $30m from top seoul bitcoin exchange

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Ireland :Hackers stole more than $30 million worth of cryptocurrencies from South Korea’s top bitcoin exchange, sending the unit’s price falling around the world on Wednesday. The virtual Currency was priced at $6,442 dollars late afternoon in Seoul, down about 4.4 percent from 24 hours earlier, after the latest attack on Bithumb raised concerns over cryptocurrency security. Hyper-wired South Korea ... Read More »

US stocks tumble on latest Trump-China trade threats

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New York :Wall Street stocks tumbled in opening trading on Tuesday as fresh tariff threats by the United States and China against each other exacerbated trade war fears. About 10 minutes into trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 1.2 percent to 24,699.90. The broad-based S&P 500 dropped 0.7 percent to 2,753.79, and the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index also ... Read More »

Hong Kong stocks bounce slightly by break

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Hong Kong :Shares ended the morning session with slight gains on Wednesday as bargain buyers moved in after the previous day’s pummelling, but investors remain on edge over a possible China-US trade war. The Hang Seng Index added 0.41 percent, or 120.25 points, to 29,588.40. Read More »

Global stocks falter

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LONDON: World stock markets faltered on Monday as traders eyed looming trade wars and worried about EU rifts over migration. Spreadex analyst Connor Campbell said that “the latest twist in the US-China tariffs tiff last Friday continued to define trading”. Frankfurt underperformed EU peers “with political tensions in Germany rising over an argument about migration”, noted Campbell. The euro stabilised ... Read More »

Shanghai, Hong Kong stocks plunge on trade war fears

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Shanghai :Shanghai and Hong Kong stocks plunged on Tuesday on investors’ fears that the US and China could be heading for a full-blown trade war following tit-for-tat tariff threats. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index ended down 3.78 percent, or 114.08 points, at 2,907.82 while Hong Kong was 3.12 percent lower in late afternoon trade. Read More »

European stock markets slump at open

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London :Europe’s main stock markets slumped at the start of trading on Tuesday, mirroring heavy losses across Asia on global trade war fears. Shortly after the open, London’s benchmark FTSE 100 index had tumbled 1.1 percent to 7,551.4 points compared with the close on Monday. In the eurozone, Frankfurt’s DAX 30 shed 1.7 percent to 12,622.20 points and the Paris ... Read More »

European stock markets drop at open 14 june 2018

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London :Europe’s main stock markets slid at the start of trading on Thursday, with London’s benchmark FTSE 100 index down 0.6 percent to 7,658.53 points. In the eurozone, Frankfurt’s DAX 30 shed 0.7 percent to 12,806.07 points and the Paris CAC 40 lost 0.6 percent to 5,420.39, compared with the closing levels on Wednesday. Thursday’s weak open followed similar losses ... Read More »

Asian markets lower after hawkish fed, fresh trade war fears

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Hong Kong :Asian markets fell Thursday after the Federal Reserve hiked interest rates and signalled a more hawkish tone for future moves, while US President Donald Trump stoked trade war fears. After a keenly watched meeting, the US central bank lifted borrowing costs, as expected, but indicated another two this year and four in 2019 as the world’s top economy ... Read More »

Stocks markets rise before Trump-Kim Summit

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London :Global equity markets rose Monday as traders brushed off a chaotic G7 meeting to focus instead on US President Donald Trump’s upcoming summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Investors were also on tenterhooks ahead of this week’s European Central Bank and Federal Reserve interest rate decisions. Stock prices mostly rose despite a contentious Group of Seven (G7) ... Read More »

Hong Kong stocks close higher after summit 12 june 2018

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Hong Kong :Hong Kong shares ended higher on Tuesday following a historic summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un, while the focus now turns to key policy meetings at the Federal Reserve and European Central Bank. The Hang Seng Index rose 0.13 percent, or 39.36 points, to close at 31,103.06. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index closed 0.89 percent higher, ... Read More »

Hong Kong stocks finish with modest gains 11 june 2018

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Hong Kong :Hong Kong stocks ended up on Monday but gains were moderate ahead of the historic summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un and following a tumultuous Group of Seven meeting. The Hang Seng Index rose 0.34 percent, or 105.49 points, to 31,063.70. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.47 percent, or 14.37 points, to 3,052.78, and the ... Read More »

US stocks edge up as tense G7 meeting opens

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New York :Wall Street stocks moved cautiously on Friday in the shadow of a tense Group of Seven meeting in Canada amid trade conflicts, finishing a choppy session slightly higher. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.3 percent to 25,316.53. The broad-based S&P 500 also advanced 0.3 percent to 2,779.03, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index edged up 0.1 percent ... Read More »

Hong Kong stocks end down to snap six-day win streak 08 june 2018

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Hong Kong :Hong Kong stocks tumbled on Friday after a six-day winning streak as investors cashed out ahead of a much-anticipated Group of Seven summit this weekend. The Hang Seng Index fell 1.76 percent, or 554.42 points, to 30,958.21. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index lost 1.36 percent, or 42.35 points, to 3,067.15 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks ... Read More »

Stock markets slide ahead Of G7 summit 08 june 2018

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London:World stock markets slumped on Friday before a Group of Seven summit that could see world leaders clash with US President Donald Trump over his latest tariff moves. European stock indices were down across the board following a slump in Asia — and after a week of largely strong gains in the wake of robust US jobs data and easing ... Read More »

Hong Kong stocks rise for sixth straight day 07 june 2018

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Hong Kong :Hong Kong stocks clocked up a sixth successive gain on Thursday as investors tracked a rally on Wall Street, while looking ahead to the weekend’s Group of Seven summit. The Hang Seng Index rose 0.81 percent, or 253.53 points, to 31,512.63. But the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index edged down 0.18 percent, or 5.68 points, to 3,109.50 and the ... Read More »

European markets rise in early deals 07 june 2018

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London :Europe’s stock markets mostly rose in early deals, with London opening late due to a technical glitch. In initial trade, the British capital’s benchmark FTSE 100 index rose 0.5 percent to 7,751.39 points, in a delayed opening that followed initial technical problems. In the eurozone meanwhile, Frankfurt’s DAX 30 added 0.4 percent to 12,884.77 points and the Paris CAC ... Read More »

Hong Kong stocks rally at start of the week 04 june 2018

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Hong Kong:Hong Kong stocks jumped on Monday following a strong lead from Wall Street where investors welcomed a forecast-busting jobs report. The Hang Seng Index climbed 1.66 percent, or 505.07 points, to 30,997.98. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.52 percent, or 16.05 points, to 3,091.19 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China’s second exchange, rose 0.09 ... Read More »