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    The Hang Seng Index or HSI is a market capitalisation-weighted index of the largest companies that trade on Hong Kong Exchange.The Index is a free-float adjusted benchmark for blue chip stocks traded on Hong Kong...The Hang Seng Index or HSI is a market capitalisation-weighted index of the largest companies that trade on Hong Kong Exchange.The Index is a free-float adjusted benchmark for blue chip stocks traded on Hong Kong Exchange. The index is composed of four sub-sector indices in industry, finance, utilities, and real estate investment trusts, and comprises 50 constituents. The index uses a free float market capitalisation weighting scheme with a 10 per cent cap on any one component's index weight.HSI was started on November 24, 1969 and records and monitors daily changes in the top companies of Hong Kong stock market and is the key indicator of the overall market performance in Hong Kong. These 50 companies represent about 58 per cent of the total capitalisation of the Hong Kong Exchange.The index is compiled and maintained by Hang Seng Indexes Company, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hang Seng Bank, one of the largest banks registered and listed in Hong Kong.The components of Hang Seng index include China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, The Hong Kong and China Gas Company , Hang Lung Properties, Hang Seng Bank, CLP Holdings, CITIC, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, AIA Group and Tencent Holdings, among others.

    Hang Seng Index

    The Hang Seng Index or HSI is a market capitalisation-weighted index of the largest companies that trade on Hong Kong Exchange.The Index is a free-float adjusted benchmark for blue chip stocks traded on Hong Kong Exchange. The index is composed of four sub-sector indices in industry, finance, utilities, and real estate investment trusts, and comprises 50 constituents. The index uses a free float market capitalisation weighting scheme with a 10 per cent cap on any one component's index weight.HSI was started on November 24, 1969 and records and monitors daily changes in the top companies of Hong Kong stock market and is the key indicator of the overall market performance in Hong Kong. These 50 companies represent about 58 per cent of the total capitalisation of the Hong Kong Exchange.The index is compiled and maintained by Hang Seng Indexes Company, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hang Seng Bank, one of the largest banks registered and listed in Hong Kong.The components of Hang Seng index include China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, The Hong Kong and China Gas Company , Hang Lung Properties, Hang Seng Bank, CLP Holdings, CITIC, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, AIA Group and Tencent Holdings, among others.

    Alibaba, Xiaomi to join Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index

    The change announced by the Hang Seng Indexes Company on Friday was made possible after the 50-year-old benchmark's publisher changed the rules on shareholder structure and secondary listings in May.

    HSBC HK shares drop to lowest since 1995, StanChart falls after 'FinCEN' leak

    The revelations underscore challenges for regulatory and financial institutions trying to stop the flow of dirty money despite billions of dollars of investments and penalties imposed on banks in the past decade.

    Hong Kong and Shanghai stocks end with gains

    The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.13 percent, or 4.03 points, to 3,214.13 after plunging more than four percent Thursday

    Stocks slip after sobering Fed; dollar holds loss

    Contracts on the S&P 500 were down after the index closed with a modest drop Wednesday.

    16,700% return in 50 years makes Hang Seng index world’s best

    The benchmark stock gauge marks 50 years since its official debut on Sunday.

    Hong Kong stocks close at 3-month low as trade woes weigh

    At the close of trade, the Hang Seng index was down 1.2 per cent at 27,946.46 points.

    Nifty not the only concentrated index, some sectors just perform better

    Not just financials, even technology sector is over-represented in several leading indices.

    Trump-Xi trade truce stock rally lasted 24 hours; here's why

    Asian took a breather Tuesday, with MSCI Asia Pacific Index coming off from a 2-month high.

    China stocks end lower as Trump comments, external risks weigh

    CSI300's financial sector sub-index closed 0.3 per cent lower

    China bars foreign companies, other securities from stock link

    The decision is another setback for Beijing-based Xiaomi to attract local investors.

    Hong Kong's drawing a crowd of skeptics

    Volume of bearish options on Hong Kong's benchmark gauge jumps.

    Hong Kong shares up on strong China market, fading US rate hike fears

    The Hang Seng index rose 1.2 per cent to 22,730.93 points, while the China Enterprises Index gained 1.3 per cent to 10,538.19 points.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening higher; Infosys Q3 results eyed

    Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index is expected to reclaim its crucial psychological level of 8,300 in trade today.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening higher; may reclaim 8150 levels

    Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index is expected to reclaim its crucial psychological level of 8,150 levels.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening flat; may retest 8250 levels

    Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index is expected to retest its crucial psychological level of 8,250 in trade today.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening flat; has strong support at 8170

    Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index is expected to retest its crucial psychological level of 8,200 in trade today.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening higher; may reclaim 8250 levels

    The 50-share Nifty index is expected to open higher on Tuesday following positive trend seen in SGX Nifty.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening higher; may reclaim 8250

    The trade is likely to remain volatile, but the index may reclaim its crucial psychological level of 8250.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening higher; may reclaim 8350 levels

    Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index is expected to reclaim its crucial psychological level of 8350 in trade today.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening higher; may reclaim 8250 levels

    Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index is expected to reclaim its crucial psychological level of 8,250 in trade today.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening higher; may reclaim 8200 levels

    At 07:30 a.m., Nifty India stock futures in Singapore were trading 61 point higher at 8,233.50 indicating a gap-up opening on the domestic market.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening higher; may reclaim 8100 levels

    At 07:30 a.m., Nifty India stock futures in Singapore were trading 89 point higher at 8,133.50 indicating a gap-up opening on the domestic market.

    Nifty seen opening flat; may retest 8050 levels

    Nifty remained under tremendous throughout the trading session and ended the day with a loss of 153 points at 8067. The Sensex lost 538 points to conclude at 26,781.

    Nifty seen opening lower; may retest 8200 levels

    At 07:30 a.m., Nifty India stock futures in Singapore were trading 46 points lower at 8,220 indicating a negative opening on the domestic market.

    China stocks bounce back; surge over 2% after Tuesday's carnage

    Chinese shares bounced back following hefty losses in the previous session after the govt clamped down on low-grade corporate bonds.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening lower; may retest support at 8290

    Tracking the momentum, the index is expected to head lower, but may bounce back from its key support levels of 8,290-8,280 levels.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening lower; may retest 8420 levels

    Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index is expected to retest its crucial support level of 8,420 in trade today.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening higher; may reclaim 8600 levels

    Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index is expected to reclaim its crucial psychological level of 8,600 levels.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening flat; mid & smallcap stocks in focus

    Nifty is expected to move in a narrow range, but should be able to hold on to its crucial support level of 8,500.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening lower; RBI policy eyed

    Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index is expected to retest its crucial psychological level of 8540-8550 in trade today.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening higher; GDP data eyed

    Tracking the momentum, the index is expected to reclaim 8500 and head higher to touch its fresh record highs.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening flat; F&O expiry eyed

    The 50-share Nifty index is expected to open flat following muted trend seen in other Asian markets ahead of November F&O expiry.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening flat; may hit fresh record high

    Tracking the momentum, the index may open flat but should be able to surpass its previous record high of 8534.65 hit on 24 November.

    China stocks rise after surprise rate cut, yuan drops

    The first rate cut in more than two years reflects a change of course for Beijing and the central bank, which had persisted with modest stimulus measures.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening flat; may reclaim 8450 levels

    Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index is expected to reclaim its crucial psychological level of 8,450 in trade today.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening higher; may reclaim 8000 levels

    The Nifty index may pare gains after strong start tracking muted momentum seen in other Asian markets.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening higher; may reclaim 7900

    Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index is expected to reclaim its crucial psychological level of 7900 in trade today.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening lower; TCS eyed ahead of Q2 results

    Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index is expected to retest its crucial psychological level of 7800-7840 levels.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening lower; RIL eyed ahead of results

    Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index is expected to retest its crucial psychological level of 7,800 in trade today.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening higher; may reclaim 7850 levels

    Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index is expected to reclaim its crucial psychological support level of 7850 in trade today.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening lower; may retest 7900 levels

    Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index is expected to retest its crucial psychological level of 7900 in trade today.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening higher; F&O expiry eyed

    The market is likely to remain volatile as traders roll over positions in the futures & options (F&O) segment.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening flat; may reclaim 8150 levels

    Tracking the momentum, the index is expected to reclaim its crucial psychological level of 8150 in trade today.

    Sensex slips over 150 points; capital goods, metals, banks down

    "Trend in investment activity of FIIs and movement in global markets will determine the near term trend on the domestic bourses."

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening lower; may retest 8100 levels

    Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index is expected to retest its crucial psychological level of 8100 in trade today.

    Nifty seen opening higher; likely to reclaim 7950 levels

    At 07:30 a.m., Nifty India stock futures in Singapore were trading 51.50 points higher at 7995.50 indicating gap-up opening on the domestic market.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening higher; may reclaim 7950 levels

    Tracking the momentum, the index is expected to reclaim its crucial psychological support level of 7,950.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening lower; may retest 8040 levels

    Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index is expected to retest its crucial support levels placed around 8,040.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening higher; may reclaim 8100 levels

    Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index is expected to reclaim its crucial psychological level of 8,100 in trade today.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening lower; may retest 8100 levels

    Tracking the momentum, the index is expected to retest its crucial psychological support level of 8,100 in trade today.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening higher; may reclaim 8100 levels

    Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index is expected to reclaim its crucial psychological level of 8,100 in trade today.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening flat; may retest 8000 levels

    Tracking the momentum, the index is expected to retest its crucial psychological support level of 8000 in trade today.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening higher on strong GDP data

    Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index is expected to surpass its previous record high of 7968.25 in trade today.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening higher; F&O expiry eyed

    Tracking the momentum, the Nifty index is expected to reclaim its crucial psychological level of 7950 in trade today.

    Hong Kong shares weaken despite strength in oil sector

    The Hang Seng Index slipped 0.4 per cent from its highest close since May 2008, hit in the previous session, and finished at 25,074.50 points.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening flat; may retest 7,900 levels

    The index is expected to head down but should be able to recoup losses later in the day and retest its crucial level of 7900.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening flat; may retest 7800 levels

    The index is expected to head lower in morning trade, but should be able to pare losses and retest 7,800 levels later in trade today.

    Pre-market: Nifty seen opening lower; Hero MotoCorp eyed

    Tracking the momentum, the index is expected to retest its crucial psychological support level of 7700 in trade today.

    Shriram City's Rs 200-crore NCD to open on April 16

    NCDs are loan-linked securities issued by a company and cannot be converted into stocks and usually carry a higher interest rate than a convertible debenture.

    Sensex opens in red on weak global cues; capital goods, auto down

    The S&P BSE Sensex began the week on a subdued note after Ukraine tensions spooked sentiment in Asian markets.

    China's planned reforms to throw open economy to private companies like GM and Alibaba

    Plans to change China’s financial sector include a new registration system for IPOs and allowing qualified private investors to set up small-to-medium banks.

    Soaring Hong Kong rents hinder ParknShop supermarkets sale

    Soaring Hong Kong rents helped make Li Ka-shing Asia's richest man.They're now becoming a hindrance as he looks to sell the city's No.2 grocery chain.

    Sensex starts marginally higher; Biocon, RIL up

    The BSE Oil & Gas Index was trading 0.57% higher, the BSE FMCG Index rose 0.52% and the BSE Metal Index was up 0.51%.

    Citic Securities to Acquire Credit Agricole's CLSA unit

    Citic Securities agreed to buy Credit Agricole's CLSA unit for $1.25 billion, joining banks across Asia acquiring the assets of troubled European financial firms.

    Euro crisis fears leave world's richest poorer by $9 bn

    The world's 20 wealthiest people lost a combined $9.1 bn this week over renewed concerns that Europe's crisis might worsen.

    China, Hong Kong stocks slip on profit-taking after recent rally

    The CSI300 index slipped 0.5 per cent to 5,537.05 at the end of the morning session, while the Shanghai Composite Index slid 0.7 per cent to 3,595.

    China stocks slip on Sino-US tensions, fresh virus cases; Hong Kong gains

    The CSI300 index fell 0.1 per cent to 5,492.74 at the end of the morning session, while the Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.2 per cent to 3,561.77.

    China shares rise on central bank's liquidity boost; EV, healthcare stocks shine

    By the midday break, the Shanghai Composite index was up 0.01 per cent at 3,566.67, while the blue-chip CSI300 index was up 0.28 per cent.

    Markets bounce back on Asian cues, buying by local investors

    Stock indices fell almost 2.2 per cent in the last two sessions amid growing concerns that the market is overheated. Fund managers said continuous foreign portfolio investor (FPIs) flows in the past three months helped investors ignore steep valuations.

    China, Hong Kong stocks climb on upbeat GDP data

    The CSI300 index rose 0.8 per cent to 5,504.17 by the end of the morning session, while the Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.7 per cent to 3,591.33.

    Hong Kong stocks close at 9-month high on upbeat China data

    The Hang Seng index rose 0.3% to 26,894.68, its highest closing level since Feb. 21, while the China Enterprises Index gained 0.8% to 10,790.30 points.

    Gold steadies as weaker Asian stocks offset stronger dollar, bond yields

    ​​Benchmark Treasury yields held firm at 10-month highs as investors adjusted for higher government spending under the Joe Biden administration, helping the dollar rebound and making gold expensive.

    China, HK stocks join Asian markets rally on economic recovery hopes

    China's blue-chip CSI300 index rose 1 per cent to 5,093.86 at the end of the morning session, touching the highest level since June 2015. The Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.9 per cent, to 3,409.48.

    China stocks retreat from 13-year high on Sino-US tensions; Hong Kong up

    The CSI300 index fell 1.0 per cent, to 5,458.06 points at the end of the morning session, while the Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.6 per cent, to 3,553.96 points.

    Asia shares mostly lower amid rising coronavirus cases, Washington turmoil

    Japan's Nikkei slipped 0.48 per cent, South Korea's KOSPI fell 0.91 per cent and Hong Kong's Hang Seng index futures lost 0.54 per cent.

    China stocks rise on hopes of policy support; Hong Kong dips

    The CSI300 index rose 0.6% to 4,918.20 at the end of the morning session, while the Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.4%, to 3,360.48.

    Asian stocks jump as revived recovery hopes push Wall Street to new highs

    The broadly upbeat mood came after Wall Street hit record highs on Thursday while bond prices fell as markets bet a new Democrat-controlled government would lead to heavy spending and borrowing to support the U.S. economic recovery.

    Asian stocks slip as new COVID-19 strain darkens recovery prospects

    MSCI's gauge of Asia Pacific stocks outside Japan fell 0.21%. China's benchmark CSI300 Index and Hang Seng Index both opened down 0.2%.

    Asia stocks set for small gains as U.S. advances fiscal stimulus

    MSCI’s gauge of stocks across the globe shed 0.02 per cent. Australia’s S&P ASX 200 rose 0.26 per cent.

    China stocks climb as investors bet on recovery hopes

    China's blue-chip CSI300 index was up 0.92 per cent, with its financial sector sub-index higher by 0.72 per cent, the consumer staples sector up 1.37 per cent.

    Asian shares pause recent rally, euro near 2-1/2-year high

    Shares on Wall Street had pulled back from record highs overnight as uncertainty about whether the U.S. Senate would authorize additional stimulus checks gave investors a reason to take profits.

    China stocks set for biggest weekly loss in 5 months as Sino-US tensions flare up

    The blue-chip CSI300 Index dropped 1.3 per cent to 4,875.26 points, on track to fall more than 3.7 per cent for the week - the biggest weekly decline since July. The Shanghai stock market fell 1 per cent.

    Financials drag Sensex 100 points after RBI warning on NPAs

    At 9.59 am, BSE flagship Sensex was down 106 points or 0.22 per cent to 49,163. NSE benchmark Nifty followed and slid 11 points or 0.08 per cent to 14,473.

    Asian markets wary over stimulus, pandemic concerns

    Australian S&P/ASX 200 futures were down 0.54 per cent in early trading, while Japan's Nikkei 225 futures were up 0.09 per cent. Hong Kong's Hang Seng index futures were up 0.44 per cent.

    Asian shares open higher following stellar month of gains

    MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan added 0.26 per cent on Tuesday after closing the month 9 per cent higher, the best November since 2001. Japan's Nikkei and Australia's S&P/ASX 200 were each 0.9 per cent higher, while South Korea was up 1.4 per cent.

    Asian shares slip as investors pause for breath after massive rally

    Australia's S&P/ASX 200 dipped 0.12%, while Japan's Nikkei 225 index slipped 0.16%. Hong Kong's Hang Seng index futures were up 0.16%. E-mini futures for the S&P 500 fell 0.10%.

    Asian shares hold firm, shrug off US election jitters

    Australia's ASX 200 jumped 1.17% in early trading, while Hong Kong's Hang Seng index futures rose 0.28%. S&P 500 futures climbed 0.31%, extending gains on Wall Street overnight, and Japan's Nikkei 225 futures added 0.41%.

    Stocks rise as vaccines, Biden presidency lift global confidence

    The main drivers of that exuberance were increasing confidence a COVID-19 vaccine would be ready soon and the formal start of U.S. president-elect Joe Biden's transition to the White House, which ends weeks of post-election political uncertainty.

    Sensex extends losses, falls 150 points; Nifty near 13,250

    The volatility indicator also surged, highlighting the nervousness among D-Street traders. Analysts have cautioned that the market may fall 5-10 percent from here but maintain that overall trend is positive.

    SGX Nifty down 80 points; here's what changed for market while you were sleeping

    US Treasury Secretary nominee Janet Yellen's push for a sizable fiscal relief package in response to the Covid-19 pandemic could not lift Asian markets that fell despite overnight rise on US indices.

    Sensex slips below 44,000 on weak global cues; Nifty tests 12,900

    Sixteen of 30 Sensex stocks were still trading higher in early trade.

    Sensex rises 300 points to fresh highs on firm global cues

    A number of positive news on the vaccine front also boosted the morale of investors that took benchmark indices to fresh highs. However, cautiousness has also creeped in some quarters of the market.

    Asia stocks climb on vaccine, US stimulus optimism

    The index, hovering near record highs, is up 3.3% so far in December and is on track for its best yearly performance since 2017 thanks to generous government and central bank stimulus around the world.

    SGX Nifty up 30 points; here's what changed for market while you were sleeping

    Asian equities made early trading gains on Thursday after a mixed session Wall Street buoyed by expectations of a US stimulus package even as political events in Washington culminated in the impeachment of President Donald Trump.

    Sensex gains 200 points, Nifty at 13,530; ONGC surges 7%, SBI up 2%

    Asian markets were also mixed in early trade on Friday, but domestic stocks gained after a brief halt in the buying momentum the previous day.

    SGX Nifty up 25 points; here's what changed for market while you were sleeping

    Asian stocks traded mostly higher on Wednesday, tracking modest Wall Street gains as prospects of an eventual victory against coronavirus shored up recovery hopes. Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 0.11 per cent while South Korea's Kospi gained 0.64 per cent higher. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index edged up 0.12 per cent.

    SGX Nifty down 30 points; here's what changed for market while you were sleeping

    Asian stocks were mostly lower on Tuesday, tracking Wall Street declines as political turmoil in Washington and rising coronavirus cases worldwide weighed on sentiment ahead of the start of the quarterly earnings season.

    Sensex jumps over 500 points: Key factors behind market rally

    FII buying is likely to slowdown in December due to the holiday season.

    Hang Seng revamps benchmark index to open door for Alibaba

    Dual class and secondary listings will each be subject to a 5% weighting cap.

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