Hang Seng Index

Hong Kong Shares Inch Higher

After the drop in the Hang Seng Index due to the news of Kim Jong-il’s death and fears of instability in the region, Hong Kong stocks were able to rebound and close up 0.1 percent. Business Week reports: The Hang Seng...

China’s ‘Through-Train’ Test

China’s experiment with letting mainlanders invest in the Hong Kong stock market, launched last August and dubbed the “through train”, has yet to take off. From the Wall Street Journal: When China’s...

Hang Seng Index revision to lift China profile – Chris Oliver

From MarketWatch: Hong Kong’s benchmark Hang Seng Index will adopt a new weighting methodology and expand the number of constituent shares to 38 from 33, in the biggest overhaul of the index in its 37-year history. Spokesmen for compiler HSI Services Ltd said Friday they will cap individual constituent weightings at 15% using a free-float-adjusted […]

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