Saturday, January 31, 2015   

Hang Seng tumbles on rates rise hint
(03-20 09:49)

Stocks in Hong Kong fell 1 percent in the first few minutes of trade, after the head of the US Federal Reserve hinted that interest rates could go up in the early part of next year.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index slipped 216.20 points to 21,352.49.
In Shanghai, shares were down slightly in morning trade, tracking overnight losses in US stocks, dealers said.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index slipped 0.11 percent, or 2.30 points, to 2,019.43. The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, edged down 0.04 percent, or 0.44 points, to 1,094.00.—AFP

   
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Eurozone deflation accelerates in January (01-30 18:10)
German retail sales grow for fifth year in row: data (01-30 17:32)
Spanish economy grows by 1.4 percent in 2014: stats office (01-30 17:19)
Taiwan's economy slows in fourth quarter 2014 (01-30 17:03)
European stocks rise at open (01-30 17:02)
Hang Seng ends lower (01-30 16:16)
Honda cuts full-year profit forecast (01-30 15:14)
Japan's biggest airlines project smooth annual earnings (01-30 15:13)
Nikkei finishes higher (01-30 15:01)
Japan unemployment rate down in December (01-30 12:23)

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