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Hang Seng Index: Stock market index in Hong Kong
The Hang Seng Index is a freefloat-adjusted market-capitalization-weighted stock-market index in Hong Kong. It is used to record and monitor daily changes of the largest companies of the Hong Kong stock market and is the main indicator of the overall market performance in Hong Kong. These 50 constituent companies represent about 58% of the capitalisation of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

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Equity indices in red after RBI rate cut, banking stocks down as loan moratorium extended [Video]

Equity indices in red after RBI rate cut, banking stocks down as loan moratorium extended

Equity benchmark indices closed lower on Friday due to underperformance by banking and financial stocks as the Reserve Bank of India forecast contraction in H1 FY21 GDP growth, cut repo rate by 40..

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Equity indices hold firm, pharma and financial stocks up [Video]

Equity indices hold firm, pharma and financial stocks up

Equity benchmark indices gained for the second consecutive day on Wednesday as heavy buying was witnessed in pharma and financial stocks. The BSE SandP Sensex closed 622 points or 2.06 per cent higher..

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Equity indices slip amid selling pressure in auto, financial sectors [Video]

Equity indices slip amid selling pressure in auto, financial sectors

Equity benchmark indices traded lower during early hours on Friday as selling pressure built up in auto and financial sectors. A day earlier, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had unveiled..

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Equity indices close in green but FMCG and OMCs lose [Video]

Equity indices close in green but FMCG and OMCs lose

Heavy buying in financial counters led equity indices to close in the positive terrain on Wednesday after a highly volatile session which saw stocks of FMCG and oil marketing companies taking a..

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Stocks slip as U.S. pins blame for virus on China [Video]

Stocks slip as U.S. pins blame for virus on China

European stock markets and oil prices fell Monday as a spat between top U.S. officials and China over the origin of the coronavirus fuelled fears of a new trade war, derailing a rebound in global..

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Stocks slide as hopes for virus crisis exit fade [Video]

Stocks slide as hopes for virus crisis exit fade

Global stocks turned negative again Wednesday as hopes waned for an early end to the global crisis in key markets. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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Asian Shares Mostly Fall Over Pandemic, U.S. Trade Worries

asian shares mostly fall over pandemic, u.s. trade worries
Asian shares were mixed Thursday as worries about the pandemic’s damage to the global economy swirled with glimmers of hope about some regions reopening gradually to business as usual. Comments by..
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Asian shares rise, echoing Wall St optimism on virus battle

asian shares rise, echoing wall st optimism on virus battle
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares rose Tuesday, echoing the rally on Wall Street, amid a few glimmers of hope that the coronavirus pandemic could be slowing. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 2.0% to..
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Asian stocks rise after Wall Street health-care-led rally

asian stocks rise after wall street health-care-led rally
Asian shares surged Tuesday after a rally in U.S. stocks, mostly spurred by health care companies’ announcements of developments that could aid in the coronavirus outbreak. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei..
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Japan, China Shares Rise as Investors Bet on Stimulus Measures

japan, china shares rise as investors bet on stimulus measures
The major Asia-Pacific stock indexes finished mixed but mostly higher on Friday – once again led by a sharp rise in Japan while Australia suffered another beat down. The theme remained the same...
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Asian Shares Drop as Virus Fears Grip Markets Again

asian shares drop as virus fears grip markets again
Asian shares slipped Friday as fears about the virus outbreak once again dominated financial markets. Japan's benchmark Nikkei dived 2.7% to finish at 20,749.75. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 lost 2.8% to..
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Asian markets slump as new coronavirus cases jump outside China

asian markets slump as new coronavirus cases jump outside china
BANGKOK — Shares skidded in Asia on Monday after reports of a surge in new virus cases outside China. The decline followed a sell-off Friday on Wall Street. South Korea’s Kospi 180721, -3.19%..
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Asian Shares Mostly Up After Signing of China-U.S. Trade Pact

asian shares mostly up after signing of china-u.s. trade pact
Share prices were mostly higher Thursday in moderate trading in Asia after the U.S. and China signed a preliminary trade agreement that investors hope will bring better relations between the two..
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Asian shares rise ahead of US-China 'Phase 1' trade deal

asian shares rise ahead of us-china 'phase 1' trade deal
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares mostly followed Wall Street higher on Tuesday amid optimism that a trade deal between the U.S. and China will be a boon for the regional economy. Japan's benchmark Nikkei..
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Asian Shares Mixed as U.S. Says Trade Deal With China Ready

asian shares mixed as u.s. says trade deal with china ready
Asian shares meandered in a narrow range on Friday despite another session of record highs on Wall Street. There was little apparent reaction Friday after U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said..
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Asian Shares Mostly Lower as U.S.-China Deal Optimism Fades

asian shares mostly lower as u.s.-china deal optimism fades
Asian shares were mostly lower Wednesday after Wall Street logged fresh record highs as investor optimism faded about an interim U.S.-China trade deal announced last week. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei..
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Asian shares rise after Wall Street rally on China reports

asian shares rise after wall street rally on china reports
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares rose Tuesday following a rally on Wall Street that sent the major indexes to record highs, cheered by surprisingly strong economic reports out of China. Japan's benchmark..
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Asian shares mixed as Fed leaves rates unchanged

asian shares mixed as fed leaves rates unchanged
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Thursday after a wobbly day on Wall Street following the Federal Reserve announcement it would leave interest rates unchanged. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225..
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Asian markets mixed after US shares forge new highs

asian markets mixed after us shares forge new highs
BEIJING (AP) — Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Wednesday after a fresh set of record highs on Wall Street, spurred by encouraging signs on trade talks between the U.S. and China. Japan’s..
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Asian Shares Decline on Renewed China-U.S. Trade Worries

asian shares decline on renewed china-u.s. trade worries
Shares declined Monday in Asia as investors watched for the latest developments in the China-U.S. trade war saga. Hong Kong led the retreat, with the Hang Seng falling 2.7% to 26,902.36 after a police..
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Asian shares fall back after China reports economy weakened

asian shares fall back after china reports economy weakened
BANGKOK (AP) — Share prices retreated in Asia after China reported Friday that its economy grew at an annual rate of 6.0% in the latest quarter. The Shanghai Composite index gave up early gains,..
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Stocks close slightly lower after choppy day on Wall Street

stocks close slightly lower after choppy day on wall street
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Tuesday after a wobbly day of trading on Wall Street. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index jumped 1.8% to 22,194.94 as Tokyo reopened from a public holiday and..
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Asian Shares Edge Higher as China-U.S. Trade Talks Planned

asian shares edge higher as china-u.s. trade talks planned
Shares edged higher in Asia on Tuesday after U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin confirmed that China-U.S. trade talks were due to resume in two weeks’ time. The Shanghai Composite index rose 0.8%..
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Asian shares advance on fresh optimism over US-China trade

asian shares advance on fresh optimism over us-china trade
BANGKOK (AP) — Stocks were broadly higher in Asia on Friday as investors stepped up buying on hopes for an easing of tensions in the costly trade war between the U.S. Japan’s Nikkei 225 added 1.1%..
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Asian shares mostly higher after rise on Wall Street

asian shares mostly higher after rise on wall street
TOKYO (AP) - Asian shares were mostly higher Wednesday, cheered by a rise on Wall Street amid some signs of easing tensions between the U.S. and China on trade issues. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 rose..
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Asian markets decline; Cathay Pacific continues its fall

asian markets decline; cathay pacific continues its fall
Hong Kong (CNN Business)Asian stocks declined Tuesday amid rising geopolitical tensions. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index (HSI) tumbled 1%. Intensifying protests forced the closure of the city's..
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Trump imposes tariffs on $300bn more Chinese goods in sharp escalation of trade war

trump imposes tariffs on $300bn more chinese goods in sharp escalation of trade war
Donald Trump has hit China with tariffs on an extra $300bn worth of imports, in a major escalation of the trade war between the two nations that threatens the health of the global economy. The US..
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Asian Shares Advance After Fed Signals U.S. Rate Cut Likely

asian shares advance after fed signals u.s. rate cut likely
Shares rose Thursday in Asia, tracking gains on Wall Street after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell suggested the U.S. central bank is ready to cut interest rates for the first time in a decade...
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Asian markets mixed, pausing ahead of Fed chief testimony

asian markets mixed, pausing ahead of fed chief testimony
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Wednesday in cautious trading ahead of closely watched congressional testimony by the U.S. Federal Reserve chairman. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 edged down..
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Asian shares advance ahead of Trump-Xi meet at Osaka G-20

asian shares advance ahead of trump-xi meet at osaka g-20
BANGKOK — Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Monday as investors watched for movement in the China-U.S. trade dispute ahead of a meeting between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping planned for..
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Asian shares retreat after S&P 500 hits fresh record close

asian shares retreat after s&p 500 hits fresh record close
BANGKOK (AP) - Shares retreated in Asia on Friday after a broad rally for stocks drove the S&P 500 index to an all-time high, as weak manufacturing data from Japan helped dampen investor sentiment...
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Asian shares up on trade optimism as Trump hints of Xi talks

asian shares up on trade optimism as trump hints of xi talks
TOKYO — Asian shares were mostly higher Wednesday on optimism about trade after President Donald Trump said he will talk with the Chinese leader later this month in Japan. Japan's benchmark Nikkei..
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Asian shares mostly higher as investors look ahead to Fed

asian shares mostly higher as investors look ahead to fed
TOKYO — Asian shares were mostly higher Monday amid a wait-and-see attitude about the direction of interest rates and the trade dispute between the U.S. and China. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 gained..
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Asian shares skid after technology sell-off hits Nasdaq

asian shares skid after technology sell-off hits nasdaq
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Tuesday after a tumultuous session for tech shares on Wall Street. Japan's Nikkei 225 index shed 0.1% to 20,384.43, while Hong Kong's Hang Seng..
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Shanghai, Hong Kong stocks slip as traders await any signs of progress in tense US-China relations

shanghai, hong kong stocks slip as traders await any signs of progress in tense us-china relations
It wasn’t a pretty first trading day of June.Shanghai markets fell for the third straight day, while Hong Kong slipped for fourth consecutive session, as traders awaited any news of progress in..
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