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Markets - Equity

Markets - Equity - Asia

Hong Kong stocks close higher as markets cheer Clinton HONG KONG: Hong Kong stocks ended more than one percent higher on Tuesday, bouncing back after Monday's sell-off as Asian markets cheered Hillary Clinton's performance in the first US presidential debate.The Hang Seng Index was up 1.06 percent, or 246.67 points, to 23,564.59 by the close. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index climbed 0.60 percent, or 17.74 points, to 2,998.17 while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, rose 0.75 percent, or 14.66 points, to 1,981.26.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2016


Markets - Equity - Asia

China stocks shrug off surging industrial profits; HK up over 1pc SHANGHAI: China stocks were little changed on Tuesday as investors were reluctant to stake out fresh positions ahead of a week-long holiday despite data showing August industrial profits surged the most in three years.China's blue-chip CSI300 index rose 0.1 percent to 3,223.15 points by the lunch break, while the Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.2 percent to 2,975.92.In Hong Kong, shares bounced over 1 percent, recovering much of Monday's drop, but investors were bracing a drop ...

Markets - Equity - Asia

Asia stocks, Mexico peso bounce as markets score one for Clinton SYDNEY: Asian shares recovered from an early bout of nerves while the Mexican peso surged on Tuesday as investors awarded the first U.S. presidential debate to Democrat Hillary Clinton over Republican Donald Trump.Markets have tended to see Clinton as the candidate of the status quo, while few are sure what a Trump presidency might mean for U.S. foreign policy, international trade deals or the domestic economy.Opinion polls have shown the two candidates in a very ...

Markets - Equity - Asia

Nikkei rises on views Clinton wins debate, weaker yen underpins TOKYO: Japanese stocks rose on Tuesday in choppy trade, recovering from 7-1/2-week lows hit in the morning after sentiment was helped by views that U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton won the debate over her rival Donald Trump.The dollar bounced back from earlier losses to post gains against the yen, lifting the mood across the board.The Nikkei share average ended 0.8 percent higher at 16,683.93, recovering from an early morning low of 16,285.41, the weakest since ...

Markets - Equity - Asia

Asian markets cautious amid first presidential debate HONG KONG: Asian markets fluctuated Tuesday as all eyes turned to the first presidential debate between battling US presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.The two White House hopefuls, in a virtual dead heat in polls with barely six weeks before the November 8 election, took the stage in what was set to be the most watched US political event in years."The first of three US presidential candidate debates during today's Asia Pacific trading session ...

Markets - Equity - Asia

Hong Kong stocks rally by lunch HONG KONG: Hong Kong stocks rallied by the break Tuesday as traders cheered Hillary Clinton's performance during the US presidential debate. The Hang Seng index jumped 1.1 percent or 256.57 points to 23,574.49. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.15 percent, or 4.51 points, to 2,975.92, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, gave up 0.31 percent, or 6.16 points, to 1,960.44.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2016

Markets - Equity - Americas

US stocks fall ahead of Trump-Clinton debate showdown NEW YORK: Wall Street stocks tumbled Monday ahead of the first debate in the tightening US presidential campaign, and as worries about Deutsche Bank hit US financial stocks.US-traded shares of the embattled German banking giant slumped 7.1 percent on reports that Berlin has refused state aid to fortify its capital base. That selloff spilled over into US banks: Bank of America and Goldman Sachs both lost more than two percent.The market was also uneasy over ...