Friday, December 19, 2014   

Hang Seng, Shanghai down at close
(05-29 16:11)

Hong Kong shares slipped 0.30 percent on profit-taking Thursday as investors took their lead from a sell-off on Wall Street.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index eased 69.89 points to 23,010.14 on turnover of HK$58.32 billion, AFP reports.
In other markets the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index slid 0.47 percent, or 9.63 points, to 2,040.60 on turnover of 69.5 billion yuan.
The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, dropped 1.19 percent, or 12.64 points, to 1,050.58 on turnover of 99.0 billion yuan.   
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Cautious Japanese firms holding record assets: BoJ (12-18 17:24)
German business confidence grows in December (12-18 17:23)
Swiss central bank introduces negative interest rate (12-18 17:03)
Hang Seng finishes higher, Shanghai down (12-18 16:35)
Ruble rallies in early trading on day of Putin press conference (12-18 15:42)
Nikkei soars on weaker yen (12-18 14:59)
Hang Seng up by lunch (12-18 12:35)
Fed says can be 'patient' on rate rise (12-18 12:11)
China's home prices continue to cool, declines narrowing (12-18 12:09)

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