Hang Seng

As of 06:11 27 June 2016 - Market closed
index value 20259.13 index change: -609.21 index change percentage: down -2.92%
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Shares in Asia fall sharply on Brexit

Asian shares fall sharply as investors react to the UK voting to leave the European Union, with Japan's Nikkei slumping 7.9%.



Japanese shares finish higher

Japanese shares traded higher on Wednesday, leading a mixed picture elsewhere in Asia.



Japanese shares continue to rally

Japanese shares continue to climb after Monday's strong rally, with the country's Nikkei index leading gains across Asia.



Japanese shares post strong gains

Shares in Tokyo and Hong Kong start the week with strong gains.



Japan stocks recover as yen steadies

Japan's stock market recovers from four-month lows to close up more than 1%.

Markets: Nikkei adds more than 1%

Japan's Nikkei 225 ended 1.1% higher.

But the index is still 6% lower this week, thanks to a surge in the yen.



Japanese shares fall 3% as yen surges

The Nikkei ends down 3% for the second time this week as another rise in the Japanese yen against the dollar threatens exporters prospects.

Markets: Shares in Tokyo and Hong Kong slide

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In Japan the benchmark share index, the Nikkei 225 is down more than 2%. Shares there have been hurt by the strengthening yen, which hit its highest level against the dollar in 21 months.

The yen moved higher after the Bank of Japan decided not to introduce fresh economic stimulus.

Shares in Hong Kong were also down, the Hang Seng fell almost 2%.

But the Shanghai Composite was little changed.

Government bond prices have continued to strengthen, as investors seek safe places for their money.



Japan stocks defy global sell-off

Stocks in Japan defy the global sell-off to close higher, ending a four-session losing streak

Markets: Asian shares trade higher; Pound edges higher

Despite being snubbed by MSCI (see earlier post) Chinese shares are trading higher, with the Shanghai Composite adding 1.5%.

In Tokyo the Nikkei 225 is up 0.6%, which could end a four-day losing run. Shares in big exporters recovered after recent sharp losses.

Meanwhile the pound has recovered a little from Tuesday's fall. It's trading at $1.4137 up 0.15%.

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