Asia Falls after Dow Hits Milestone

The Nikkei 225 fell back 50.78 points, or 0.3%, to 20,029.26 The Hang Seng Index slipped 76.37 points, or 0.3%, to 27,531.01 Standard Chartered shares listed in Hong Kong were in the spotlight after the bank reported earnings after the market close on ... ( read original story ...)

Stocks start lower as tech companies and banks slip

The British central bank left its key rate at a record low and cut its growth ... Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 lost 0.3 per cent and the Kospi of South Korea dropped 1.7 per cent. Hong Kong's Hang Seng sank 0.3 per cent. ( read original story ...)

Nam A Bank signs bancassurance partnership with FWD

Nam A bank aims to establish itself as one of Viet Nam’s most ... an Asia-based private investment group. FWD operates in Hong Kong and Macau, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, Japan and Viet Nam, offering life, medical and general ... ( read original story ...)

Hong Kong stocks slip, weighed down by financial, energy shares

Aug 3 (Reuters) - Hong Kong stocks followed other Asian markets lower on Thursday, as investors paused for breath after recent strong gains in financial and resources firms. The Hang Seng index fell 0.3 percent, to 27,531.01 points, while the China ... ( read original story ...)

Hong Kong stocks retreat from two-year high

Hong Kong’s stock market opened lower on Thursday after rallying ... The overseas markets are moving on results so they are not very indicative,” said Alex Wong, a director at Ample Finance Group. “The market has been very strong for the past few ... ( read original story ...)