• Asian stocks gain after Chinese assurances over slowdown

    25 days ago - By Chron

    SINGAPORE - Asian markets advanced Monday, lifted by Chinese benchmarks after officials put a positive spin on the country's slowing economy.
    KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite index jumped 4.2 percent to 2,656.65 and the Hang Seng in Hong Kong surged 2.2 percent to 26,123.24. Japan's Nikkei 225 index reversed early losses, gaining 0.4 percent to 22,614.82 and the Kospi in South Korea added 0.1 percent to 2,158.81. Australia's S&P-ASX 200 countered the trend, shedding 0.6 percent to 5,904.90. Shares rose in Taiwan, Singapore and the Philippines but were flat in Indonesia.
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  • 10 things you need to know in markets today

    10 things you need to know in markets today

    25 days ago - By Business Insider

    Good morning! Here's what you need to know in markets on Monday.
    1. Chinese stocks are trading sharply higher on Monday, adding to mammoth gains achieved on Friday that were fueled by a wave of supportive measures rolled out by Chinese policymakers. After jumping 2.76% on Friday, the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index has risen by a further 4.17%, putting the index on track to record its largest two-day percentage gain since early August 2015.
    2. Foreigners sold a net 4.01 billion riyals in Saudi stocks in the week ending October 18, exchange data showed on Sunday - one of the biggest...
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  • Asia shares rally as China surges on stimulus hopes

    25 days ago - By Reuters

    Asian share markets swung into the black on Monday as the promise of more stimulus boosted Chinese stocks for a second session and helped offset geopolitical concerns over Saudi Arabia, Italy and Brexit.
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  • Asian stocks gain after Chinese assurances over slowdown

    25 days ago - By Chron

    SINGAPORE - Asian markets were mostly higher Monday as Chinese benchmarks rallied after officials put a positive spin on the country's slowing economy.
    KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite index jumped 4.2 percent to 2,656.87 and the Hang Seng in Hong Kong surged 2.4 percent to 267,178.16. Japan's Nikkei 225 index reversed early losses, gaining 0.6 percent to 22,659.52 and the Kospi in South Korea added 0.3 percent to 2,162.01. Australia's S&P-ASX 200 countered the trend, shedding 0.5 percent to 5,912.00. Shares rose in Taiwan, Singapore, Indonesia and the Philippines.
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