Hang Seng

Today's data summary

Market closed
% change
-1.87%
Value
27900.84
Change
-531.21
As of 21:11 15 Feb 2019

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Chinese shares slip

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It's been a lacklustre session for Chinese stocks.

The Shanghai Composite edged down 0.1% to close at 2,719.70 points, while Hong Kong's Hang Seng dropped 0.3% in late trading.

Shares in Tokyo rise

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It's been a positive session for investors in Japan.

The Nikkei 225 index put on 1.3% to end at 21,144.48. Elsewhere in the region, the Shanghai Composite rose 1.8% and Hong Kong's Hang Seng added 1.2% in afternoon trading.

Chinese stocks rise

The Shanghai Composite, which reopened after a week long break, rose 1.4%, while Hong Kong's Hang Seng added 0.6%.

South Korea's Kospi index added 0.2% to end at 2,180.73, while Australia's ASX 200 lost 0.2% to close at 6,060.80.

Japan's market was closed for a holiday.

China stocks rise

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It's been a mixed start for markets in Asia.

China's Shanghai Composite added 0.8%, while Hong Kong's Hang Seng added 0.2% and Australia's ASX 200 lost 0.2%.

Japan's stock market was closed for a holiday.

Asia markets drop

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It's been a downbeat session so far for markets in Asia.

Japan led the declines, with the Nikkei 225 index down 2% in afternoon trading. Hong Kong's Hang Seng lost 0.6% as trading resumed after a three-day break and Australia's ASX 200 was down 0.4%.

Hong Kong stocks rise

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Hong Kong's market closed with gains in a shortened trading session.

The Hang Seng put on 0.2% to close at 27,990.21 with the market now closed for a three-day Lunar New Year break. The Shanghai Composite is closed all week.

China stocks rise

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It's been a strong finish to the week for Chinese investors

The Shanghai Composite added 1.3% to end at 2,618.23, while the Hang Seng was little changed, edging down 11.7 points to close at 27,930.74.

Hong Kong stocks climb

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Hong Kong stocks have closed on a high note.

The Hang Seng index put on 1.1% to end at 27,942.47, while the Shanghai Composite added 0.4% to close at 2,584.57.

Nikkei bounces on US Fed rate pledge

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Japan's Nikkei opened at four month highs after the US Federal Reserve suggested it could hold-off on raising interest rates.

The Nikkei gained more than 1% before paring back its gains slightly to 20,766.69.

Hong Kong's Hang Seng rose 0.87% to 27,884.47 while South Korea's Kospi and Australia's ASX 200 also got a bump in early trade.

As expected, the US Fed held interest rates steady, saying it would be "patient" before making any further moves amid a gloomy outlook for the US economy.

Japan stocks sink

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Tokyo stocks have closed lower in a mixed session across the region.

The Nikkei index dropped 0.5% to end at 20,556.54. Shanghai Composite was down 0.3% while Hon Kong's Hang Seng added 0.1% in afternoon trading.