Hong Kong shares end lower amid rising MidEast tensions Nov 25- Hong Kong shares ended lower on Wednesday, tracking regional markets on heightened geopolitical tensions after Turkey downed a Russian fighter jet, but firmer Chinese stocks lent support. Asian markets were generally on edge after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane near the Syrian border. It was one of the most serious publicly acknowledged clashes...
China shares end higher as tech shares surge SHANGHAI, Nov 25- China's tech-heavy start-up board ChiNext jumped nearly 3 percent on Wednesday to a 4- month high, lifting the broader market, which was initially dragged by cyclical sectors. "Despite rising volatility recently, the general trend of the market is still upward," said Yang Hai, strategist at Kaiyuan Securities. But shares of CITIC Securities...
Toyota recalls vehicles in Japan, Europe for air bag defect TOKYO— Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 1.6 million vehicles for defective air bags supplied by embattled Japanese manufacturer Takata Corp.. The recall includes 22 models sold in Japan, including the Corolla and Vitz, manufactured from January 2004 through December 2005, as well as vehicles in Italy, Britain and Spain, although those numbers were still...
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Standard Chartered to issue 1 bln yuan panda bond on Dec 7 SHANGHAI, Nov 25- Standard Chartered Bank Hong Kong Ltd will issue up to one billion yuan of renminbi denonminated bonds in China's interbank market on December 7, the bank said in a statement on Wednesday. The so-called "panda bond" will be underwritten by Citic Securities and carry a AAA rating from Shanghai Brilliance Credit Rating Co Ltd..
GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks stumble on geopolitical tensions, oil stands tall *Asia stocks mostly weaker in wake of Turkey- Russia incident. TOKYO, Nov 25- Asian stocks were on edge on Wednesday as geopolitical tensions flared after Turkey downed a Russian fighter jet, while crude oil prices extended gains. MSCI's index of Asia-Pacific stocks outside of Japan edged up 0.1 percent but shares in Hong Kong, Australia and South Korea slipped.
| By: Shinichi Saoshiro