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Hong Kong shares end 0.31pc higher HONG KONG: Hong Kong stocks rose 0.31 percent Friday, a fourth-straight advance, following a record close on Wall Street and with confidence boosted by a strong reading on Chinese manufacturing activity.The benchmark Hang Seng Index jumped 74.51 points to 24,216.01 on turnover of HK$76.73 billion (US$9.90 billion).Dealers were still on a high after Thursday's preliminary HSBC purchasing managers index for July, which came in at an 18-month high, the latest sign of an uptick in the Asian economic giant.In New York the S&P 500 closed at an all-time high for the second straight session after data showed new claims for US unemployment insurance slid to an eight-year low last week. However, gains were tempered by a fall in sales of new single-family houses.HSBC rose 1.24 percent to HK$81.75, Tencent added 0.16 percent to HK$124.7, insurance giant AIA was 0.49 percent higher at HK$41.3 and ICBC put on 0.19 percent to ...

European stock markets fall at open LONDON: Europe's main stock markets dropped at the start of trading on Friday, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index down 0.32 percent to 6,799.54 points.Frankfurt's DAX 30 lost 0.24 percent to 9,770.24 points and in Paris the CAC 40 index shed 0.45 percent to 4,390.85 compared with Thursday's close.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2014

Asian stocks mostly rise, euro holds gains HONG KONG: Asian markets mostly rose Friday following another record on Wall Street, while the euro dug in against the dollar and yen after rebounding from multi-month lows.Investors were still upbeat after Thursday's strong manufacturing data from China as well as the eurozone, which lifted hopes for the global economy.Tokyo rallied 1.13 percent, or 173.45 points, to a six-month high of 15,457.87 thanks to a weakening yen, while Seoul rose 0.36 percent, or 7.23 points, ...

Tokyo stocks close up 1.13pc at six-month high TOKYO: Tokyo stocks rose 1.13 percent Friday to close at a six-month high after a healthy US jobless claims report boosted the dollar against the yen, sending exporter shares higher. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index added 173.45 points to 15,457.87, its best finish since late January, while the Topix index of all first-section issues rose 0.90 percent, or 11.49 points, to 1,281.35.In currency trading, the dollar held steady after rallying against the yen in New ...

China shares higher in morning trade SHANGHAI: Chinese stocks were higher in morning trade Friday on improved sentiment after the release of strong manufacturing data for July, dealers said.The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.26 percent, or 5.51 points, to 2,110.57.The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, edged up 0.10 percent, or 1.11 points, to 1,102.20.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2014

Hong Kong stocks flat at lunch HONG KONG: Hong Kong stocks were flat by the break Friday as early gains were wiped out by profit-taking after a three-day rally.The benchmark Hang Seng Index dipped 12.12 points to 24,129.38 on turnover of HK$41.82 billion (US$5.40 billion).Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2014

Tokyo stocks up 0.57pc by break TOKYO: Tokyo stocks rose 0.57 percent Friday morning after a sharp decline in US jobless claims boosted the dollar against the yen. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index added 87.17 points to 15,371.59 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section issues rose 0.37 percent, or 4.70 points, to 1,274.56.But dealers said the Nikkei would likely move in a tight range as investors eye quarterly financial results from Japanese firms. Sony, Nissan and Japan ...


Index Closing Chg%
Arrow DJIA 16,982.59 0.13
Arrow Nasdaq 4,444.91 0.10
Arrow S&P 1,978.91 0.03
Arrow FTSE 6,788.07 0.05
Arrow DAX 9,598.17 0.48
Arrow CAC-40 4,344.77 0.33
Arrow Nikkei 15,529.40 0.46
Arrow H.Seng 24,428.63 0.88
Arrow Sensex 25,991.23 0.52

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Foreign Debt $60.9bn
Per Cap Income $1,368
GDP Growth 3.6%
Average CPI 7.5%
Trade Balance $-1.558 bln
Exports $2.117 bln
Imports $3.675 bln
WeeklyJuly 10, 2014
Reserves $14.638 bln