The ChiNext Index, tracking China's NASDAQ-style board of growth enterprises, opened 0.21 percent lower at 1,440.70 points on Tuesday.
The ChiNext Index, together with the Shenzhen Component Index and the Shenzhen SME (small and medium-sized enterprises) Board Index, makes up the three core indices reflecting the performance of China's stocks listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange.
The ChiNext Board, which…Read more
Chinese stocks opened lower on Tuesday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index opening at 2,225.29 points, down 3.98 points, or 0.18 percent.
The Shenzhen Component Index opened at 7,915.33, down 19.47 points, or 0.25 percent.Read more
Gold futures on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange retreated Monday after S&P 500 hit the round number of 2,000 points for the first time.
The most active gold contract for December delivery lost 1.3 dollars, or 0.1 percent, to settle at 1,278.9 dollars per ounce.
After an uptick Friday, Gold prices came back to its losing…Read more
The Nikkei stock index gained 0.48 percent Monday as the U.S. dollar's rise to the 104 yen zone encouraged investors to chase assets higher, following the U.S. Federal Reserve saying that employment has improved and the overall economy is recovering.
The Nikkei 225 index gained 74.06 points to close at 15,613.25, while the broader Topix index of all first-section issues…Read more
Singapore shares closed 0.14 percent higher on Monday, as European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi said the bank was prepared to respond with all its " available" tools should inflation drop further.
Data due out on this Friday are expected to show annual inflation of Euro-zone slowed to just 0.3 percent in August from 0. 4 percent in July,…Read more
Indian rupee recovered after initial losses against the American currency and was quoted at 60.46 per dollar in morning trade on fresh selling of dollars by banks and exporters in view of a strong equity market.
The rupee resumed lower at 60.52 per dollar as against the last weekend's level of 60, Press Trust of India reported.Read more
Bahrain All Share Index has closed at 1,473.96points marking a decrease of 11.29 points below the previous closing.
This decrease was due to the fall in the Commercial Banks Sector, Investment Sector, Services Sector and Hotels & Tourism Sector.
Results indicated that 84 transactions took place with a volume of 15,667,916 worth BD 3,154,775.
Investors traded mainly in the Commercial…Read more
Hong Kong stocks closed up 54.68 points, or 0.22 percent to 25,166.91 points on Monday.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index traded between 24,946.85 to 25, 243.16. Turnover totaled 63.41 billion HK dollars (about 8.18 billion U.S. dollars).
The Hang Seng China Enterprises Index rose 57.10 points, or 0. 52 percent, to close at 11,115.79.
Two of the four sub-indices gained…Read more
Singapore stocks finished higher on Monday, with the benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) up 4.78 points, or 0.14 percent, to close at 3,330.28.
A total of 1.34 billion shares changed hands with turnover of 808 million Singapore dollars (646 million U.S. dollars).
Decliners led gainers 221 to 198, while 527 others finished unchanged.
The STI index gained 1.41 points, or…Read more