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China stocks having worst day in 3 months; Hong Kong firm

China stocks were on track to post their biggest one-day percentage loss in over three months on Thursday amid signs of tighter liquidity. But Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index remained firm, after climbing above the 30,000 point-mark on Wednesday for the first time in a decade. ** At 04:06 GMT, the Shanghai Composite index was down 29.60 points or 0.86 percent at 3,400.87. ** China's blue-chip CSI300 index was down 1.38 percent, with its financi

China stocks end higher, supported by banking and energy firms

** China stocks ended higher on Wednesday, underpinned by robust gains in banking and energy shares, while those in the defensive consumer and healthcare sectors paused for a breath after recent gains. ** At the close, the Shanghai Composite index was up 20.05 points or 0.59 percent at 3,430.55 points. ** The blue-chip CSI300 index was up 0.25 percent, with its financial sector sub-index higher by 0.82 percent, the consumer staples sector down 2.7 percent, the real e

Hong Kong stocks have their best day in seven weeks

Hong Kong's main Hang Seng index had its best day in seven weeks on Tuesday, as did the China H-shares index. ** Index heavyweight Tencent Holdings jumped 2.4 percent to another record, boosting market sentiment. ** At close of trade, the Hang Seng index was up 557.76 points or 1.91 percent at 29,818.07. The Hang Seng China Enterprises index rose 2.91 percent to 11,874.37. **The sub-index of the Hang Seng tracking energy shares rose 0.7 percent while the IT sector rose 2.07 pe

China's blue chips end at 28-month high, brokerages lend support

** China's blue-chip index ended at a fresh 28-month high on Tuesday, bolstered by robust gains in brokerage firms, as analysts expect the sector to benefit from the continued bull-run in the stock market. ** At the close, the Shanghai Composite index was up 18.69 points or 0.6 percent at 3,411.09 points. ** The blue-chip CSI300 index was up 1.8 percent, with its financial sector sub-index higher by 2.3 percent, the consumer staples sector up

RPT-Blue chips lead China stocks higher; Hong Kong also up

China stocks rose on Tuesday, with brokerages leading blue chips higher as analysts expect the sector to benefit from a stronger-than expected stock market performance this year. ** At the lunch break, the Shanghai Composite index was up 13.43 points or 0.4 percent at 3,405.83. ** China's blue-chip CSI300 index was up 1.3 percent, with its financial sector sub-index higher by 2.40 percent, the consu

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