The ChiNext Index, tracking China's Nasdaq-style board of growth enterprises, rose 0.03 percent, or 0.35 point, to end at 1,395.51 points on Friday.
The 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.
Hong Kong stocks went up 146.94 points, or 0.64 percent, to close on Friday at 23,133.35 points.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index traded between 23,263.42 and 22, 849.10. Turnover totaled 74.89 billion HK dollars (about 9.66 billion U.S. dollars).
The Hang Seng China Enterprises Index ended down 20.24 points, or 0.2 percent, to close at 10,167.28.
Three of the four…Read more
China's stock index futures closed lower on Friday, with the contract for January 2014, the most actively traded, down 1.44 percent from the previous trading day to close at 2,182.8 points.
The February 2014 contract fell 1.1 percent to end at 2,199.2 points. The March 2014 contract fell 1.05 percent to end at 2,208 points, while the June 2014 contract…Read more
The Hushen 300 Index reflecting the performance of China's Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges closed at 2,178.49 points on Friday, down 33.36 points, or 1.51 percent.
About one-fifth of the total stocks listed on the two markets are chosen as samples of the Hushen 300 Index, accounting for 60 percent of the market value in China's stock market.Read more
The Chinese currency Renminbi, or the yuan, strengthened 24 basis points to 6.1041 against the U.S. dollar on Friday, according to the China Foreign Exchange Trading System.
In China's foreign exchange spot market, the yuan is allowed to rise or fall by 1 percent from the central parity rate each trading day.
The central parity rate of the yuan against…Read more
China's treasury bond futures opened lower on Friday, with contract for settlement in March 2014, the most actively traded, down 0.076 yuan at 91.606 yuan (15.02 U.S. dollars).
The contract for settlement in June 2014 lost 0.046 yuan to open at 92.206 yuan. The contract for settlement in September 2014 shrank 0.05 yuan to open at 92.456.
The contracts are…Read more
Chinese stocks opened lower on Friday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index opening 0.31 percent lower at 2,017.52 points.
The Shenzhen Component Index lost 0.39 percent to open at 7,637.68 pointsRead more
U.S. stocks closed mostly lower Thursday, as bad news from Corporate America weighed on the market.
In U.S. economic news, filings for initial jobless claims fell last week. A reading on consumer prices for December showed that inflation remains tame.
In international economic news, European and Asian markets posted mixed results.
In corporate news, Best Buy was the biggest loser…Read more
Indices of Egyptian Bourse collectively moved upward in the past week trades, where the EGX30 increased 2.42 percent closing at 7,144 points.
EGX70 index for small and medium stocks rose 1.21 percent, closing at 564 points, according to the bourse weekly report released on Friday.
EGX100 climbed 1.23 percent closing at 959 points and EGX20 increased 2.86 percent to settle…Read more