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The Hang Seng Index or HSI is a market capitalisation-weighted index of the largest companies that trade on Hong Kong Exchange.The Index is a free-float adjusted benchmark for blue chip stocks traded on Hong Kong...The Hang Seng Index or HSI is a market capitalisation-weighted index of the largest companies that trade on Hong Kong Exchange.The Index is a free-float adjusted benchmark for blue chip stocks traded on Hong Kong Exchange. The index is composed of four sub-sector indices in industry, finance, utilities, and real estate investment trusts, and comprises 50 constituents. The index uses a free float market capitalisation weighting scheme with a 10 per cent cap on any one component's index weight.HSI was started on November 24, 1969 and records and monitors daily changes in the top companies of Hong Kong stock market and is the key indicator of the overall market performance in Hong Kong. These 50 companies represent about 58 per cent of the total capitalisation of the Hong Kong Exchange.The index is compiled and maintained by Hang Seng Indexes Company, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hang Seng Bank, one of the largest banks registered and listed in Hong Kong.The components of Hang Seng index include China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, The Hong Kong and China Gas Company , Hang Lung Properties, Hang Seng Bank, CLP Holdings, CITIC, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, AIA Group and Tencent Holdings, among others.

Hang Seng Index

The Hang Seng Index or HSI is a market capitalisation-weighted index of the largest companies that trade on Hong Kong Exchange.The Index is a free-float adjusted benchmark for blue chip stocks traded on Hong Kong Exchange. The index is composed of four sub-sector indices in industry, finance, utilities, and real estate investment trusts, and comprises 50 constituents. The index uses a free float market capitalisation weighting scheme with a 10 per cent cap on any one component's index weight.HSI was started on November 24, 1969 and records and monitors daily changes in the top companies of Hong Kong stock market and is the key indicator of the overall market performance in Hong Kong. These 50 companies represent about 58 per cent of the total capitalisation of the Hong Kong Exchange.The index is compiled and maintained by Hang Seng Indexes Company, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hang Seng Bank, one of the largest banks registered and listed in Hong Kong.The components of Hang Seng index include China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, The Hong Kong and China Gas Company , Hang Lung Properties, Hang Seng Bank, CLP Holdings, CITIC, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, AIA Group and Tencent Holdings, among others.

Brexit shock may have silver lining for bruised Asian investors

Asia’s equity markets were the first to suffer through a Brexit-fueled rout. Old Mutual Plc and Citi Private Bank are betting they may be the first to recover.

Stocks crumble in vicious sell-off as "goldilocks" trade unravels

S&P mini futures fell as much as 3.0 per cent to four-month lows.

China stocks rise on policy easing expectations, Hong Kong up

Thursday's gains were heavily concentrated in the finance sector, with more than half the gains to midday coming from major banks.

Sensex, Nifty end lower ahead of Fed outcome; TCS, Infy, Wipro crack

Markets took a breather and settled almost unchanged, citing mixed global cues ahead of the US Fed meet outcome, said Jayant Manglik of Religare Securities.

Sensex drops 70 points, Nifty below 8,900 ahead of GDP data; logistics stocks rally

The 30-share index closed 69.56 points down at 28,743.32, while the Nifty 50 index settled 17.10 lower at 8,879.60.

Pre-market: Nifty likely to open higher with a gap on first day of September series

Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index may reclaim its crucial psychological level of 8050-8100 in trade on the first day of September series.

Pre-market: Nifty seen opening higher; may reclaim 8500 levels

Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index may reclaim its crucial psychological level of 8,500 in trade today.

Pre-market: Nifty seen opening flat; sell on rallies, say experts

The ideal strategy for Friday would be to sell on rallies as long as Nifty trades below 8,450 levels, say experts.

Pre-market: Nifty seen opening flat; may retest 8350

Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index may retest its crucial psychological support level of 8,350 in trade today.

Pre-market: Nifty seen opening higher; may reclaim 8550 levels

Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index may reclaim its crucial psychological level of 8500 in trade today.

Pre-market: Nifty seen opening flat; may reclaim 8600 levels

The index should be able to recoup losses and head higher to reclaim its crucial psychological level of 8,600 in trade today.

Pre-market: Nifty seen opening flat; may reclaim 8550 levels

The index may slip in early trade, but should be able to recoup losses and head higher towards its next crucial level of 8,550 in trade today.

Sensex, Nifty closed on account of 'Ram Navami'; Asia subdued

The stock market will remain closed on Friday on account of a public holiday while Asian markets remain subdued ahead of the big oil producers meet on Sunday.

Pre-market: Nifty seen opening flat; parliament session eyed

Tracking the momentum, the index may retest its crucial psychological level of 8,600 in trade today.

Sensex ends 438 points higher on dovish Fed comments; Nifty50 above 7,700; Tata Steel gains 6.5%

Risk-on sentiments rose on the Street as high-beta and beaten-down stocks made merry in the rally. Positive cues from European markets also buttressed the market.

Sensex ends 66 points lower, Nifty50 below 7,600; Lupin tanks 6%

Investor sentiment was weighed down on profit booking by domestic institutional investors. DIIs pulled out Rs 2,494 crore from the market on Monday.

Sensex starts on a cautious note on Greece anxiety; Nifty holds 8300

Sensex slipped over 87 points in trade tracking Asian markets, which were trading lower as political uncertainty in Greece spooked world markets.

Why China is so afraid of the market fall

The past two trading days have told a different story as the Shanghai composite jumped 5.8 per cent Thursday and then closed 4.5 per cent higher Friday.

Fifteen stocks in focus on Friday, 20 January 2017

Adani Power, Canara Bank, JSW Energy, RBL Bank and SBBJ will announce their financial results for the quarter ended December 31, 2016 on Friday.

Eleven stocks in focus on Tuesday, 10 January 2017

State-run Bank of Baroda on Monday reduced home loan rates by 70 basis points to the industry's lowest level of 8.35 per cent that will be applicable for customers having a strong Cibil scores

Pre-market: Nifty seen opening higher; may reclaim 8,250 levels

Tracking the momentum, the index may reclaim its crucial psychological level of 8,250 in trade today.

Ten stocks in focus on Friday, 6 January 2017

Drug firm Wockhardt said German regulator has issued European Union Good Manufacturing Practice certificate to the company's Ankaleshwar facility in Gujarat.

Pre-market: Nifty seen opening flat; may retest 8000 levels

Tracking the momentum, the index may retest its crucial psychological level of 8,000 in trade today.

Pre-market: Nifty seen opening flat; may trade around 8050 levels

Tracking the momentum, the index may trade around its crucial psychological level of 8,050 in trade today.

Pre-market: Nifty seen opening flat; may retest 8100 level

Tracking the momentum, the index may retest its crucial psychological level of 8100 in trade today.

Dalal Street ends 2016 on a high! Sensex jumps 260 points, Nifty50 at 8,160

Despite demonetisation shock and global events including Brexit, domestic equities came a long way to register 3 per cent rise on a year-on-year basis.

Pre-market: Nifty seen opening flat; mat retest 8100 levels

If the index fails to build momentum it may retest its crucial psychological support level of 8100 in trade today.

Pre-market: Nifty seen opening flat; L&T eyed post Q4 results

Tracking the momentum, the index may retest its crucial psychological support level of 8400 in trade today.

Pre-market: Nifty seen opening flat; F&O expiry eyed

If the index manages to build on momentum, it may reclaim its crucial psychological level of 8350 in trade today.

Pre-market: Nifty seen opening flat; ITC eyed post Q4 results

Tracking the momentum, Nifty may retest its crucial psychological level of 8450 in trade today.

Sensex slumps 115 points; Nifty50 below 8,110; Asian Paints falls 2%

The domestic equity market ended at a two-week closing low, with telecom and consumer durables stocks leading the fall.

Pre-market: Nifty likely to open higher; may reclaim 8400 levels

Tracking the momentum, the index may reclaim its crucial psychological level of 8,400 in trade today.

Key indices rally as investors pump in Rs 571 crore after Bank of Japan's rate action

Among Asian markets, China's Shanghai Composite gained 3.09%, Hong Kong's Hang Seng index added 2.54% while Japan's Nikkei also gained 2.80%.

Pre-market: Nifty likely to open flat; may reclaim 8350 levels

Tracking the momentum, if the index manages to build momentum, it may reclaim its crucial psychological level of 8350 in trade today.

What's behind record Asian stock rally? Here's is what experts say

The MSCI Asia Pacific Index rose 0.6 percent to 172.67 as of 4:37 p.m. in Hong Kong.

Sensex climbs 259 pts, Nifty50 tops 8,200; Welspun rallies 7%

Traders eagerly awaited India’s GDP growth print for the July-September quarter, which is expected to be released in the evening.

Bears tighten grip on D-St; Sensex dives 385 points, Nifty below 8K; SBI, PowerGrid lose up to 6%

A spike in US bond yields, cut in Sensex targets and delay in earnings recovery weighed on investor sentiments, dragging BSE benchmark to below the 26,000 mark.

Sensex ends 174 points lower, Nifty50 below 7,750; RIL gains 3%

The domestic equity market tumbled on Wednesday after fresh weakness in crude oil prices and a weak services PMI print from China raised investor concerns over the health of the global economy.

Sensex gyrates nearly 400 points, ends flats; ITC cracks 4%

In the sectoral landscape, consumer durables stocks plunged the most dragging the S&P BSE Consumer Durables index 1.97 per cent lower to 10,830.

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SGX Nifty was trading 124 points, or 1.47 per cent, down at 8,420.50 in early trade, indicating a gap-down opening for the NSE Nifty index.

Sensex ends 185 points higher, Lupin gains most; Nifty50 tops 8,490

Lupin emerged the top gainer in the Sensex pack after the USFDA cleared inspection of its Goa plant while TCS ended as the worst performer.

Drug overdose drags Sensex 156 points lower; Nifty50 below 8,450

On similar lines, the broader Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange followed suit and ended the week at 8,433, down 51.20 points from its previous close.

Biggest stock collapse in world history has no end in sight

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Sensex sheds 87 points, Nifty50 slips below 8,700; Tata Steel down 2%

The Nifty50 index of the National Stock Exchange slipped below its crucial psychological level of 8,700 to close at 8,691, down 17.65 points.

China stocks tumble as brokerages disclose regulatory probes

The probe into the industry comes as the government widens anti-corruption campaign and seeks to assign blame for the selloff earlier this year.

Sensex ends 30 points higher; Nifty50 tops 8,580; GAIL rallies 4%

The BSE Sensex settled the day at 27,673.60, up 0.11 per cent over its previous close. The 30-share index had opened at 27,712.22 against previous day's closing of 27,643.11.

D-Street slips on Fed rate hike, decline in industrial output data adds to woes

The Sensex tanked 256.42 points or 0.99 per cent to settle at 25610.53. The Nifty lost 62.75 points or 0.80 to settle at 7762.25.

Sensex tanks 444 pts amid global selloff; Nifty50 at 8,715; Tata Steel tanks 6%, SBI 4%

The downturn in stocks was in line with the global turmoil, after a prominent US policy maker on Friday hinted that the Fed might be compelled to hike rates in the near future.

Will investors in insurers’ IPOs turn as lucky as an Infosys or RIL investor?

After the ICICI Pru IPO, a flood of share sales from insurance firms are in the offing.

China, Hong Kong stocks fall as Beijing releases mixed September trade data

China's blue-chip CSI300 index fell 0.4 percent, to 3,434.62 points by lunch time, while the Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.3 percent, to 3,277.66 points.

China stocks jump after PBOC says correction "almost over", Hong Kong extends rebound

Investors were in a buying mood ahead of the 13th five-year economic plan to be announced later this month, expecting stimulus and other growth measures.

BRICS SEs to cross-list index derivatives

Five of the world's leading emerging market indices will start to cross-list their derivative indices from March 30, in a bid to expand their product offerings beyond their home markets.

Pre-market: Nifty seen opening flat; may retest 8,150 levels

Tracking the momentum, the index may retest its crucial psychological level of 8,150 levels.

Pre-market: Nifty seen opening higher; may reclaim 8,150 levels

Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index may reclaim its crucial psychological level of 8,150-8,200 in trade today.

Pre-market: Nifty seen opening higher; may reclaim 8,000 levels

Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index may reclaim its crucial psychological level of 8,000 levels in trade today.

Sensex at 16-month high, gains 109 pts; Nifty50 tops 8,800; Apollo Tyre, Welspun rally 5% each

The market rose mainly on account of impressive gains made by auto and pharma stocks. However, some cautiousness was visible ahead of the US jobs data.

Pre-market: Nifty seen opening higher; may reclaim 8,000 levels

he 50-share Nifty index is expected to open higher on Thursday following positive trend seen in other Asian markets.

Pre-market: Nifty seen opening higher; may reclaim 7,850 levels

Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index may reclaim its crucial psychological level of 7,850 in trade today.

Market rallies on Raghuram Rajan’s bold move, also frets about what’s to come

Stocks ended firm on Tuesday, bucking the weak trend in other emerging markets and Asia, after the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI’s) surprise move to ease a key policy rate by 50 basis points prompted shortcovering.

Pre-market: Nifty seen opening lower; may retest 7,850 levels

Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index may retest its crucial psychological level of 7,850-7,800 in trade today.

Sensex ends 54 points lower ahead of Janet Yellen's speech

The S&P BSE Midcap gained 0.17% to settle at 13,000.15. Mphasis was the top gainer (4.73%) while Piramal Enterprises (6.08%) lost the most.

Sensex sheds 224 pts on weak global cues; Nifty50 ends Aug series at 8,592; Welspun tanks 7%

Investors turned jittery on the expiry of August series F&O contracts even as they awaited Fed Chair Janet Yellen's speech at Jackson Hole, scheduled for Friday.

Pre-market: Nifty seen opening lower; may retest 7,750 levels

Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index may retest its crucial psychological level of 7,800-7,750 in trade today.

Pre-market: Nifty seen opening flat; may reclaim 8550 levels

Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index is expected to reclaim its crucial psychological level of 8550 levels.

Pre-market: Nifty seen opening flat; may reclaim 8,000

Tracking the momentum, the index may reclaim its crucial psychological level of 8,000 in trade today.

Pre-market: Nifty seen opening lower; may retest 7,900

Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index may retest its crucial psychological level of 7,900-7,950 levels in trade today.

Sensex, Nifty50 end flat; Hindustan Copper down 6%

The domestic equity markets traded in the negative territory for most part of the day before bouncing back some 100 points to end flat.

Pre-market: Nifty seen opening higher; may reclaim 7,950 levels

Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index may reclaim its crucial psychological level of 7,900-7,950 in trade today.

Pre-market: Nifty seen opening flat; have strong support at 8500

The index has a strong support at 8500 and below that 8420 level on the Nifty is a trend reversal level.

Pre-market: Nifty seen opening higher; may retest 7,850 levels

Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index may reclaim its crucial psychological level of 7,850-7,900 levels in trade today.

Sensex ends 88 points lower, Nifty50 tops 8,640; Sun Pharma down 2%

The US markets had seen a rally in overnight trade but that didn’t get rubbed off on the domestic market, which saw cautious trading throughout.

Pre-market: Nifty seen opening flat; may retest 8450 levels

Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index is expected retest its crucial psychological level of 8,450 in trade today.

Pre-market: Gap up opening seen on Nifty; may reclaim 7,800 levels

Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index may reclaim its crucial psychological level of 7,750-7,800 in trade today.

Pre-market: Nifty seen opening higher; may reclaim 7,600 levels

Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index may reclaim its crucial psychological level of 7,600 levels in trade today.

Banks lift Sensex by 293 points; Nifty50 ends above 8,650 level

As soon as SBI delivered a set of Street-beating numbers with a 31.7 per cent drop in June quarter net profit, the 30-share Sensex reclaimed the 28,000 mark.

Pre-market: Nifty seen opening lower; may retest 7,650 levels

Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index may retest its crucial psychological level of 7,650 in trade today.

Sensex ends 84 points higher; Nifty50 tops 8,590; Lupin up 2%

Not that the market trajectory was anything to write home about, but it is suffice to say that the mkt ended with gains, owing to a surge in the last 1 hour.

Pre-market: Nifty seen opening flat; may retest 7,800 levels

Tracking the momentum, the index may trade in a range and retest its crucial psychological level of 7,800 in trade today.

Pre-market: Gap down opening seen on Nifty; may retest 7900 levels

Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index may retest its crucial psychological level of 7,850-7,900 in trade today.

Pre-market: Nifty seen opening lower; Q1 GDP data eyed

Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index may retest its crucial psychological level of 7,950 in trade today.

Pre-market: Nifty seen opening higher; may hit fresh record high

Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index is expected to surpass its previous record highs of 8388.05 hit on 10 November 10, 2014.

Pre-market: Gap up opening seen on Nifty; F&O expiry eyed

Tracking the momentum, the index may reclaim its crucial psychological level of 7,850 in trade today ahead of August F&O expiry.

Sensex slips over 100 points, Nifty tests 8300; top twelve stocks in focus

The 50-share Nifty index came under bit of pressure, weighed down by losses in banks, metals, oil & gas and capital goods stocks.

Pre-market: Nifty seen opening lower; may retest 7800 levels

Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index may retest its crucial psychological level of 7800 in trade today.

Pre-market: Gap-up opening seen for Nifty; may reclaim 7900

Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index may reclaim its crucial psychological level of 7900 in trade today.

Pre-market: Nifty seen opening flat; may retest 8,300 levels

Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index is expected to retest its crucial psychological level of 8,300 in trade today.

All's not lost! Nifty @ 7,809 may not be a bad thing for long-term investors

The Nifty index slipped below its crucial psychological support level of 8000 in trade, while the BSE Sensex cracked over 1,100 points.

Over 100-point gap down opening seen for Nifty; Sensex may retest 27K

Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index may retest its crucial psychological level of 8,150 in trade today.

Pre-market: Gap-down opening seen for Nifty on weak global cues

Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index may retest its crucial psychological level of 8,250 in trade today.

Pre-market: Nifty seen opening lower on US Federal Reserve minutes

Tracking the momentum, the index may retest its crucial psychological level of 8,450 levels in trade today.

Pre-market: Nifty seen opening flat; may retest 8450 levels

Tracking the momentum, the index may retest its crucial psychological level of 8,450 in trade today.

Pre-market: Nifty seen opening flat; may retest 8500 levels

Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index may retest its crucial psychological level of 8,500 in trade today.

Pre-market: Nifty seen opening higher; may reclaim 8000 levels

Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index is expected to reclaim its crucial psychological level of 8000 in trade today.

Pre-market: Nifty seen opening lower; may retest 8400 levels

Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index may retest its crucial psychological level of 8,400 levels in trade today.

Pre-market: Nifty seen opening flat; may retest 8550 levels

Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index may retest its crucial psychological support level of 8550 in trade today.

Pre-market: Nifty seen opening flat; may face pressure around 8600

The index should be able to recoup losses, but may face some resistance around 8,600-8,650 levels.

Pre-market: Nifty seen opening flat; RBI policy eyed

All eyed would be on Reserve Bank of India's monetary policy meet due later today, which will dictate trend for Indian markets.

Pre-market: Nifty seen opening flat; may reclaim 8550 levels

The Nifty index is expected to open flat, but the trend still remains on the upside as long as Nifty holds 8400 levels, say experts.

Pre-market: Nifty seen opening higher; F&P expiry eyed

Nifty is expected to open higher tracking muted trend seen in other Asian markets ahead of July F&O expiry.

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