Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index was dragged down 1% today, with Chinese property developer stocks among the worst performers after new property sale restrictions were introduced in eight cities across China in an effort to rein in prices.
... weighed down by losses in retail and banking stocks, but posted its fourth straight weekly again. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 rose 1% Friday, bolstered by financial stocks, and snapped a two-week losing streak.
The Hang Seng Index added 2.3 per cent to 28,173 at the close, racking up the market's biggest one-day gain since March 16, mainly led by advances in the banking sector, after China's central bank said on Sunday it will cut the reserve requirement ...
The Hang Seng Index rose 0.3 per cent to 28,127.8. About 104 stocks touched their highest levels in 52-weeks. The Hang Seng China Enterprises Index, known as the H-share index, was up 0.4 per cent to 11,125.71.