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HK stocks rise on hopes of more China stimulus, fewer Fed rate hikes

Hong Kong stocks rose on Wednesday as market participants forecast a slower pace of interest rate hikes in the U.S. and possible policy stimulus in China. ** At the close of trade, the Hang Seng index was up 1.6 percent at 26,186.71, while the Hang Seng China Enterprises index rose 1.7 percent. ** Gains were recorded across the board. The sub-index of the Hang Seng tracking energy shares was up 0.7 percent, the IT sector climbed 1.5 percent, while the financial sector ended 1.

UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Dec. 12

Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 56 points higher at 6,863 on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers, with FTSE 100 futures up 0.18 percent ahead of the cash market open.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Dec. 12

Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 56 points higher at 6,863 on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers. * INTERSERVE: Britain's government will continue granting contracts to Interserve Plc as the debt-laden outsourcing company battles to avoid a Carillion-style collapse, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday. * WM MORRISON SUPERMARKETS: WM Morrisons shares jumped on Tuesday as traders cited market rumours that the UK supermarket chain could be subject to a takeover approac

All American Indices

Data as of 12 Dec 2018. All quotes delayed at least 15 minutes.
Symb Index Time Last Chg Chg %
.DJI Dow Jones Industrial Average 11 Dec 2018 24,370.24 -53.02 -0.22%
.IXIC Nasdaq Composite Index 11 Dec 2018 7,031.83 -- --%
.TRXFLDUSP Thomson Reuters Equity US Index 11 Dec 2018 232.84 -0.17 -0.07%
.TRXFLDCAP Thomson Reuters Equity Canada Index 11 Dec 2018 273.59 -1.20 -0.44%
.GSPTSE S&P/TSX Composite Index 11 Dec 2018 14,667.83 -60.45 -0.41%
.XAX AMEX Composite Index 11 Dec 2018 2,383.70 +0.00 +0.00%
.MXX MXSE IPC 11 Dec 2018 40,897.85 -458.19 -1.11%

Markets

FTSE 100 » 6,858.23 +0.75%
Euro Stox » 1,370.04 +0.83%
S&P » 2,636.78 -0.04%
Nikkei 225 » 21,602.75 +2.15%
GB 10YR
+1.205
+0.016
DE 10YR
+0.242
+0.004
JP 10YR
+0.055
+0.004
GBP / USD » 1.2534 +0.40%
EUR / GBP » 0.9036 -0.26%
GBP / JPY » 142.2100 +0.47%

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