Hang Seng Index


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Hang Seng index

The major index in Hong Kong.

Hang Seng Index

An index tracking several dozen publicly-traded companies listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, weighted for market capitalization. Started in 1969, Hang Seng includes approximately 70% of the capitalization of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. It is considered to be an indicator of health in the wider market.

Hang Seng Index

A market-weighted index of 33 stocks making up approximately 70% of the market value of all stocks traded on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong. HSI Services Limited, a subsidiary of Hang Seng Bank, calculates the index. The firm also calculates several other indexes including an Asian index, a mid-cap index, and an index for companies traded in Hong Kong and headquartered in mainland China.
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We are very pleased today that Lenovo has been included as one of the constituent stocks of Hang Seng Index," said Yang Yuanqing, chairman and CEO, Lenovo Group.
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Looking at the 2011-2015e compound annual growth rate in terms of EBITDA dollars, the M&E industry is the third fastest-growing industry as compared to leading stock market indices at 7%, behind the S&P 500 Index at 10% and the Hang Seng Index at 8%; and ahead of the FTSE 100 Index, 6%; the DAX 30 Index, 4%; the Nikkei Index, 4%; the Sensex, 3%; and the CAC 40 Index, 0%.
53 percent on Wednesday, with the benchmark Hang Seng index rising 128.
4% and was the leading boost to the Hang Seng Index.
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54 per contract; and the Commission Levy for buyers and sellers of Mini Hang Seng Index Futures, Mini H-shares Index Futures, Mini Hang Seng Index Options and Stock Futures contracts will be reduced from $0.
The Hang Seng Index gave up almost its entire gain from last week, weighed down by soft mainland markets and with Chinese banks and property stocks among the hardest hit.
Although there could be a technical rebound in the short term, it is possible for the Hang Seng Index to go as low as 16,400,'' Chan said.