Hang Seng

Today's data summary

Market open
% change
-1.73%
Value
26596.69
Change
-468.59
As of 04:12 13 Nov 2019

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Protests hit shares in Hong Kong

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Worries about the continuing violent protests in Hong Kong hit the Hang Seng index on Monday.

The index recorded its biggest one-day fall for more than three months, closing down 2.6% at 26,926.55

The Shanghai Composite Index lost 1.8% to end at 2,909.97. Japan's Nikkei 225 index slipped 0.3% to close at 23,331.84.

Stock market in Hong Kong hit by turmoil

An investor watches an electronic board at a stock exchange hall on November 5, 2019 in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province of China.
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Hong Kong's Hang Seng index fell 2.2% on Monday as violence in the city continued to escalate.

A policeman shot at least one person during another day of violence and chaos in Hong Kong, which has seen months of conflict between pro-democracy protesters and the police.

The Hang Seng was on track for its biggest one day fall since August.

The Shanghai Composite fell 1.3%. In Japan, the benchmark Nikkei 225 shed 0.3%.

Asia markets mixed

Investors watch an electronic ticker board displaying stock figures at a stock market on October 14, 2019 in Chengdu, Sichuan Province of China.
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Asian markets were mixed on Friday.

In China, Hong Kong's Hang Seng index was 0.7% lower while the Shanghai Composite shed 0.5%.

Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 was 0.3% higher.

Asian markets fall

Investors watch an electronic ticker board displaying stock figures at a stock market on August 29, 2019 in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province of China. Chinese shares dropped on Thursday.
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Asian markets were lower on Thursday.

In China, Hong Kong's Hang Seng index was 0.4% lower while the Shanghai Composite eased 0.3%.

Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 was down 0.08%.

Asia markets mixed

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It's been a mixed session on Asian markets.

In afternoon trading, Japan's Nikke 225 index added 0.2% while Hong Kong's Hang Seng slipped 0.1% and the Shanghai Composite lost 0.2%

Japan's stock market jumps 1.8%

Investors watch an electronic board at a stock exchange hall on August 16, 2019 in Chengdu, Sichuan Province of China.
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Asian markets traded higher on Tuesday.

In China, Hong Kong's Hang Seng index was up 0.3% while the Shanghai Composite gained 0.5%

Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 rallied 1.8%.

Asian markets rise

: Investors watch an electronic ticker board displaying stock figures at a stock market on October 14, 2019 in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province of China.
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Asian markets rose across indices on Tuesday

In China, Hong Kong's Hang Seng index was up 0.6% while the Shanghai Composite was 0.7% higher.

Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 jumped 1.8%.

Chinese stocks up

Investors watch an electronic ticker board displaying stock figures at a stock market on October 14, 2019 in Chengdu, Sichuan Province of China
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Chinese stocks traded higher on Monday

In China, Hong Kong's Hang Seng index gained 1.3% while the Shanghai Composite was 0.7% higher.

Japanese markets were closed for a holiday.

Hong Kong stocks rise

Hong Kong's Hang Seng index closed up 0.9% at 26,906.72.

Asia markets mixed

Asian markets were mixed on Thursday.

In China, Hong Kong's Hang Seng rose 1% while the Shanghai Composite shed 0.1%

Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 rose 0.4%.