Monday, March 30, 2015   

Central bank cuts downpayment rate in China to 40pc
2 hrs 53 mins ago
China's central bank lowered the minimum downpayment levels on second homes nationwide, scrapping a key policy originally aimed at controlling housing prices. ...
Ex-Fed chair Bernanke becomes Brookings blogger
03-30 18:36
Former US Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is getting a new title _ blogger. The man who spent eight years as the head of the US central bank is ...
Yuan loses ground in global transactions
03-30 17:33
The yuan has dropped to seventh place among the world's payments currencies, global transactions organization SWIFT said today. The currency, which is n...
Billionaire Soros seeks rich pickings in Ukraine
03-30 17:11
US financier George Soros said he was ready to invest US$1 billion in Ukraine if the West promised to help the embattled country. “Ukraine is defendi...
Wing On profits shrink, Tai Koo store to close
03-30 16:40
Department store operator Wing On Company International (00289) said profit fell to HK$1.27 billion for 2014, representing a decline of 2.9 percent compared ...
Hang Seng bounces 1.5pc
03-30 16:10
Shares in Hong Kong and Shanghai surged today after the head of China's central bank hinted at further monetary easing measures. Hong Kong's benchmark H...
Nikkei up at close
03-30 16:02
Tokyo stocks rebounded today. The benchmark Nikkei closed 0.65 percent higher, after Wall Street rallied Friday for the first time after a four-day sell-off....
Positive start for Europe equities
03-30 16:01
Europe's main stock markets gained at the start of trading today. London's benchmark FTSE 100 index climbed by 0.62 percent to 6,897.28 points. Frankfur...
Shanghai, Shenzhen bull run continues
03-30 15:45
Chinese stocks surged today. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index climbed by 2.59 percent to finish at 3,786.57 points. The Shenzhen Component Index ...
Hang Seng, Shanghai rally
03-30 14:04
Stocks in Hong Kong ended the morning session 1.50 percent higher today. Investors piled into the market after the head of China's central bank hinted at ...
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