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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.

    Mainland China, Hong Kong shares rebound; property stocks jump

    At the midday break, the Shanghai Composite index was up 1.07 per cent at 3,602.28, while China's blue-chip CSI300 index was up 1.43 per cent to 5,512.23.

    Financials lift China stocks, but policy tightening worries persist

    The CSI300 index edged up 0.1 per cent to 5,603.68 points by the end of the morning session, while the Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.3 per cent to 3,654.77 points.

    China's Lenovo posts record profit in third quarter, beating expectations

    Net profit jumped by 53% to a record $395 million in the October-December quarter. That beat an average estimate of $293.7 million from eight analysts, according to Refinitiv data.

    Equity futures slide on nerves over retail-trading frenzy

    S&P 500 futures fell 1.2% and Nasdaq 100 futures fell 1.4%. FTSE futures, DAX futures and EuroSTOXX 50 futures all fell by just over 1%. The U.S. dollar rose to a seven-week high against the yen.

    Alibaba, Xiaomi to join Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index

    The change announced by the Hang Seng Indexes Company on Friday was made possible after the 50-year-old benchmark's publisher changed the rules on shareholder structure and secondary listings in May.

    HSBC HK shares drop to lowest since 1995, StanChart falls after 'FinCEN' leak

    The revelations underscore challenges for regulatory and financial institutions trying to stop the flow of dirty money despite billions of dollars of investments and penalties imposed on banks in the past decade.

    Hong Kong and Shanghai stocks end with gains

    The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.13 percent, or 4.03 points, to 3,214.13 after plunging more than four percent Thursday

    Stocks slip after sobering Fed; dollar holds loss

    Contracts on the S&P 500 were down after the index closed with a modest drop Wednesday.

    16,700% return in 50 years makes Hang Seng index world’s best

    The benchmark stock gauge marks 50 years since its official debut on Sunday.

    Hong Kong stocks close at 3-month low as trade woes weigh

    At the close of trade, the Hang Seng index was down 1.2 per cent at 27,946.46 points.

    Nifty not the only concentrated index, some sectors just perform better

    Not just financials, even technology sector is over-represented in several leading indices.

    Trump-Xi trade truce stock rally lasted 24 hours; here's why

    Asian took a breather Tuesday, with MSCI Asia Pacific Index coming off from a 2-month high.

    China stocks end lower as Trump comments, external risks weigh

    CSI300's financial sector sub-index closed 0.3 per cent lower

    China bars foreign companies, other securities from stock link

    The decision is another setback for Beijing-based Xiaomi to attract local investors.

    Hong Kong's drawing a crowd of skeptics

    Volume of bearish options on Hong Kong's benchmark gauge jumps.

    Hong Kong shares up on strong China market, fading US rate hike fears

    The Hang Seng index rose 1.2 per cent to 22,730.93 points, while the China Enterprises Index gained 1.3 per cent to 10,538.19 points.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening higher; Infosys Q3 results eyed

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

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening higher; may reclaim 8150 levels

    Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index is expected to reclaim its crucial psychological level of 8,150 levels.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening flat; may retest 8250 levels

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

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening flat; has strong support at 8170

    Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index is expected to retest its crucial psychological level of 8,200 in trade today.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening higher; may reclaim 8250 levels

    The 50-share Nifty index is expected to open higher on Tuesday following positive trend seen in SGX Nifty.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening higher; may reclaim 8250

    The trade is likely to remain volatile, but the index may reclaim its crucial psychological level of 8250.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening higher; may reclaim 8350 levels

    Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index is expected to reclaim its crucial psychological level of 8350 in trade today.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening higher; may reclaim 8250 levels

    Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index is expected to reclaim its crucial psychological level of 8,250 in trade today.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening higher; may reclaim 8200 levels

    At 07:30 a.m., Nifty India stock futures in Singapore were trading 61 point higher at 8,233.50 indicating a gap-up opening on the domestic market.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening higher; may reclaim 8100 levels

    At 07:30 a.m., Nifty India stock futures in Singapore were trading 89 point higher at 8,133.50 indicating a gap-up opening on the domestic market.

    Nifty seen opening flat; may retest 8050 levels

    Nifty remained under tremendous throughout the trading session and ended the day with a loss of 153 points at 8067. The Sensex lost 538 points to conclude at 26,781.

    Nifty seen opening lower; may retest 8200 levels

    At 07:30 a.m., Nifty India stock futures in Singapore were trading 46 points lower at 8,220 indicating a negative opening on the domestic market.

    China stocks bounce back; surge over 2% after Tuesday's carnage

    Chinese shares bounced back following hefty losses in the previous session after the govt clamped down on low-grade corporate bonds.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening lower; may retest support at 8290

    Tracking the momentum, the index is expected to head lower, but may bounce back from its key support levels of 8,290-8,280 levels.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening lower; may retest 8420 levels

    Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index is expected to retest its crucial support level of 8,420 in trade today.

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

    Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index is expected to reclaim its crucial psychological level of 8,600 levels.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening flat; mid & smallcap stocks in focus

    Nifty is expected to move in a narrow range, but should be able to hold on to its crucial support level of 8,500.

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

    Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index is expected to retest its crucial psychological level of 8540-8550 in trade today.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening higher; GDP data eyed

    Tracking the momentum, the index is expected to reclaim 8500 and head higher to touch its fresh record highs.

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

    The 50-share Nifty index is expected to open flat following muted trend seen in other Asian markets ahead of November F&O expiry.

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

    Tracking the momentum, the index may open flat but should be able to surpass its previous record high of 8534.65 hit on 24 November.

    China stocks rise after surprise rate cut, yuan drops

    The first rate cut in more than two years reflects a change of course for Beijing and the central bank, which had persisted with modest stimulus measures.

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

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

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

    The Nifty index may pare gains after strong start tracking muted momentum seen in other Asian markets.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening higher; may reclaim 7900

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

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening lower; TCS eyed ahead of Q2 results

    Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index is expected to retest its crucial psychological level of 7800-7840 levels.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening lower; RIL eyed ahead of results

    Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index is expected to retest its crucial psychological level of 7,800 in trade today.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening higher; may reclaim 7850 levels

    Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index is expected to reclaim its crucial psychological support level of 7850 in trade today.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening lower; may retest 7900 levels

    Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index is expected to retest its crucial psychological level of 7900 in trade today.

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

    The market is likely to remain volatile as traders roll over positions in the futures & options (F&O) segment.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening flat; may reclaim 8150 levels

    Tracking the momentum, the index is expected to reclaim its crucial psychological level of 8150 in trade today.

    Sensex slips over 150 points; capital goods, metals, banks down

    "Trend in investment activity of FIIs and movement in global markets will determine the near term trend on the domestic bourses."

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening lower; may retest 8100 levels

    Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index is expected to retest its crucial psychological level of 8100 in trade today.

    Nifty seen opening higher; likely to reclaim 7950 levels

    At 07:30 a.m., Nifty India stock futures in Singapore were trading 51.50 points higher at 7995.50 indicating gap-up opening on the domestic market.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening higher; may reclaim 7950 levels

    Tracking the momentum, the index is expected to reclaim its crucial psychological support level of 7,950.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening lower; may retest 8040 levels

    Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index is expected to retest its crucial support levels placed around 8,040.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening higher; may reclaim 8100 levels

    Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index is expected to reclaim its crucial psychological level of 8,100 in trade today.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening lower; may retest 8100 levels

    Tracking the momentum, the index is expected to retest its crucial psychological support level of 8,100 in trade today.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening higher; may reclaim 8100 levels

    Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index is expected to reclaim its crucial psychological level of 8,100 in trade today.

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

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

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening higher on strong GDP data

    Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index is expected to surpass its previous record high of 7968.25 in trade today.

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

    Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index is expected to reclaim its crucial psychological level of 7950 in trade today.

    Hong Kong shares weaken despite strength in oil sector

    The Hang Seng Index slipped 0.4 per cent from its highest close since May 2008, hit in the previous session, and finished at 25,074.50 points.

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

    The index is expected to head down but should be able to recoup losses later in the day and retest its crucial level of 7900.

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

    The index is expected to head lower in morning trade, but should be able to pare losses and retest 7,800 levels later in trade today.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening lower; Hero MotoCorp eyed

    Tracking the momentum, the index is expected to retest its crucial psychological support level of 7700 in trade today.

    Shriram City's Rs 200-crore NCD to open on April 16

    NCDs are loan-linked securities issued by a company and cannot be converted into stocks and usually carry a higher interest rate than a convertible debenture.

    Sensex opens in red on weak global cues; capital goods, auto down

    The S&P BSE Sensex began the week on a subdued note after Ukraine tensions spooked sentiment in Asian markets.

    China's planned reforms to throw open economy to private companies like GM and Alibaba

    Plans to change China’s financial sector include a new registration system for IPOs and allowing qualified private investors to set up small-to-medium banks.

    Soaring Hong Kong rents hinder ParknShop supermarkets sale

    Soaring Hong Kong rents helped make Li Ka-shing Asia's richest man.They're now becoming a hindrance as he looks to sell the city's No.2 grocery chain.

    Sensex starts marginally higher; Biocon, RIL up

    The BSE Oil & Gas Index was trading 0.57% higher, the BSE FMCG Index rose 0.52% and the BSE Metal Index was up 0.51%.

    Citic Securities to Acquire Credit Agricole's CLSA unit

    Citic Securities agreed to buy Credit Agricole's CLSA unit for $1.25 billion, joining banks across Asia acquiring the assets of troubled European financial firms.

    Euro crisis fears leave world's richest poorer by $9 bn

    The world's 20 wealthiest people lost a combined $9.1 bn this week over renewed concerns that Europe's crisis might worsen.

    China stocks fall on fresh liquidity concerns, Hong Kong dragged by tech shares

    At the midday break, the Shanghai Composite index was down 1.02 per cent at 3,481.45 points, while China's blue-chip CSI300 index was down 0.81 per cent.

    Hong Kong dropped from Economic Freedom Index as policies 'controlled from Beijing'

    The title of the world's freest economy for 2021 was retained by Singapore for the second year, the Heritage Foundation said, with Hong Kong's investment freedom hurt by political and social unrest dating back to 2019.

    China shares slump most in 7 months as tightening fears mount

    The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index sank 2 per cent to 3,564.08, in its biggest daily percentage loss since July 24. The blue-chip CSI300 index slid 2.6 per cent.

    Chinese blue-chips dip on high valuations, policy tightening fears

    China's blue-chip CSI300 index fell 1.47 per cent to 5,693.85 by the end of the morning session. The Shanghai Composite index was down 0.06 per cent at 3,693.88.

    China's blue-chip index falls on policy tightening, valuation worries; Hong Kong down

    The CSI300 index advanced as much as 2.1 per cent to an all-time high of 5,930.9 points, before retreating 0.8 per cent to 5,759.37 points at the end of the morning session, while the Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.4 per cent to 3,669.42 points.

    Asian stocks open higher as Fed's Powell nixes inflation fears

    "The dovish influence from the Fed is going to continue to resonate over in Asia. That's really good for emerging market assets when we've got a really good impulse from the Fed," said Stephen Innes, chief global markets strategist at Axi.

    Asian stock markets open lower on inflation fears

    The Dow and S&P 500 recouped early losses after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell reiterated in testimony before the Senate Banking Committee that monetary policy would remain accommodative and would not change without advance warning.

    Asian stocks slip as global rally skids on inflation fears

    The Australian S&P/ASX 200 fell 0.11% and South Korea's Kospi declined 0.87% in early trading. Hong Kong's Hang Seng index futures rose 0.54%. Japanese markets are closed for a public holiday on Tuesday.

    China stocks rise as banks, healthcare firms lend support; Hong Kong up

    The CSI300 index rose 0.9 per cent, to 5,522.21 points at the end of the morning session, while the Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.5 per cent, to 3,518.09 points.

    China, Hong Kong stocks slip on profit-taking after recent rally

    The CSI300 index slipped 0.5 per cent to 5,537.05 at the end of the morning session, while the Shanghai Composite Index slid 0.7 per cent to 3,595.

    Hong Kong stocks close at 9-month high on upbeat China data

    The Hang Seng index rose 0.3% to 26,894.68, its highest closing level since Feb. 21, while the China Enterprises Index gained 0.8% to 10,790.30 points.

    China stocks slip on Sino-US tensions, fresh virus cases; Hong Kong gains

    The CSI300 index fell 0.1 per cent to 5,492.74 at the end of the morning session, while the Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.2 per cent to 3,561.77.

    China shares rise on central bank's liquidity boost; EV, healthcare stocks shine

    By the midday break, the Shanghai Composite index was up 0.01 per cent at 3,566.67, while the blue-chip CSI300 index was up 0.28 per cent.

    Markets bounce back on Asian cues, buying by local investors

    Stock indices fell almost 2.2 per cent in the last two sessions amid growing concerns that the market is overheated. Fund managers said continuous foreign portfolio investor (FPIs) flows in the past three months helped investors ignore steep valuations.

    China, Hong Kong stocks climb on upbeat GDP data

    The CSI300 index rose 0.8 per cent to 5,504.17 by the end of the morning session, while the Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.7 per cent to 3,591.33.

    Asian stocks ease as caution persists despite calmer markets

    The lackluster start to Asian trade followed a mixed Wall Street session with the Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.12%, the S&P 500 gaining 0.10%, but the Nasdaq Composite losing 0.02%.

    China, HK stocks join Asian markets rally on economic recovery hopes

    China's blue-chip CSI300 index rose 1 per cent to 5,093.86 at the end of the morning session, touching the highest level since June 2015. The Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.9 per cent, to 3,409.48.

    What is leading the extended rally in Sensex? Key factors

    The S&P BSE Sensex index had lost over 3,500 points in the six sessions before the Budget.

    Asian equity markets firmer as retail frenzy unsettles outlook

    Australia's S&P/ASX 200 benchmark was up 0.81% and South Korea's KOSPI up 0.79%, adding to a rally in the previous session. Japan's Nikkei futures rose 0.6% and Hong Kong's Hang Seng index futures eased 0.1%.

    HSBC curbs profit and payout ambitions, bets on Asia wealth

    HSBC ditched its goal of achieving a return on tangible equity of 10 to 12%, and said instead it will aim for 10% over the medium term.

    Gold steadies as weaker Asian stocks offset stronger dollar, bond yields

    ​​Benchmark Treasury yields held firm at 10-month highs as investors adjusted for higher government spending under the Joe Biden administration, helping the dollar rebound and making gold expensive.

    Asian equities rebound but short-squeeze nerves persist

    MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.9, but is headed for a weekly loss of more than 3%, the sharpest such fall since September.

    China stocks retreat from 13-year high on Sino-US tensions; Hong Kong up

    The CSI300 index fell 1.0 per cent, to 5,458.06 points at the end of the morning session, while the Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.6 per cent, to 3,553.96 points.

    Sensex extends rally thanks to buying in banks, gains 300 points

    Foreign institutional investors have continued to pour money into India, providing massive support to the market rally.

    Asia sets up global stocks for extended bull run on economic optimism

    Oil prices soared to a 13-month high as a deep freeze due to a severe snow storm in the United States not only boosted power demand but also threatened oil production in Texas.

    China stocks rise on hopes of policy support; Hong Kong dips

    The CSI300 index rose 0.6% to 4,918.20 at the end of the morning session, while the Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.4%, to 3,360.48.

    Asia stocks set for small gains as U.S. advances fiscal stimulus

    MSCI’s gauge of stocks across the globe shed 0.02 per cent. Australia’s S&P ASX 200 rose 0.26 per cent.

    Asian stocks slip as new COVID-19 strain darkens recovery prospects

    MSCI's gauge of Asia Pacific stocks outside Japan fell 0.21%. China's benchmark CSI300 Index and Hang Seng Index both opened down 0.2%.

    Asia shares mostly lower amid rising coronavirus cases, Washington turmoil

    Japan's Nikkei slipped 0.48 per cent, South Korea's KOSPI fell 0.91 per cent and Hong Kong's Hang Seng index futures lost 0.54 per cent.

    China stocks climb as investors bet on recovery hopes

    China's blue-chip CSI300 index was up 0.92 per cent, with its financial sector sub-index higher by 0.72 per cent, the consumer staples sector up 1.37 per cent.

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