SHANGHAI: China stocks dipped on Friday, as weakness in banking and consumer stocks offset gains in the energy sector, but the indexes were up for the week. At the close, the Shanghai Composite index was down 2.70 points or 0.08 percent at 3,297.36. The blue-chip CSI300 index was down 0.32 percent,...
COLOMBO: Sri Lankan shares ended flat on Friday for a second straight session, while trading was muted with turnover hitting its lowest level in a year ahead of Christmas holidays. The Colombo Stock Index ended 0.22 points firmer at 6,323.74, edging up from its lowest close since April 11 recorded...
SHANGHAI: China stocks fell on Friday, leaving main indexes down for the week, as investors responded to China's hike in market interest rates by taking profits in sectors that have had robust gains this year. At the close, the Shanghai Composite index was down 26.29 points or 0.8 percent at...
TOKYO: Japan's Nikkei ended at an eight-week low on Monday as automakers and other manufacturers were hit by news that Washington would seek a provision about currency manipulation in future trade deals, including with Japan. The Nikkei share average ended 1.8 percent lower at 22,271.30, the weakest closing point since...
LONDON: Copper tracked equity markets lower on Tuesday on concerns of slowing demand in China and as geopolitical tensions escalated over the killing of a prominent Saudi journalist. Benchmark copper ended the session 0.7 percent lower at $6,196 a tonne. It touched a one-week high in the previous session after...