Showing posts from January, 2011

Hang Seng to launch volatility index

Hong Kong will get its own volatility index next month paving the way for financial products that allow investors to hedge against excessive market movements.

Lunar New Year market holidays

1. China - Wed 2 Feb 2011 to Tues 8 Feb 2011 (Lunar New Year)

2. HK & SGX - Wed 2 Feb 2011 (will close at 12.30 pm for Lunar New Year's Eve)
- Thurs 3 Feb 2011 to Fri 4 Feb 2011 (Lunar New Year)

Investors brace for China crisis

45pc of global players expect bubble to burst within five years

Poor trading debuts prompt investors to shun mainland IPOs

The recent initial public offerings on the mainland have seen lukewarm response from investors following a series of poor first-day performances.

Think Environment

Closed 0.710 just above 13EMA. Daily stochastic crossover. Minor resistance at 0.730.

Think Environment

Flushing exercise almost completed. A move above 0.710 should restart the move to break previous high of 0.795.
Last done 0.695.

Asiasons Capital

After the previous Cup & Handle breakout, it formed a flag. Now heading towards the upper channel line 0.255.
Last done 0.230.

Asiasons Capital

Cup & Handle formation. Waiting to break 0.225.
Last done 0.210.

Hong Kong Trading Hours effective 7 March 2011

Securities Market & Stock Futures/Options Markets Phase 1 (1.5-hour lunch break)(effective 7 March 2011)

Pre-opening Session (for securities market only): 09:00-09:30
Morning Continuous Trading Session: 09:30-12:00
Afternoon Continuous Trading Session: 13:30-16:00

Index Futures and Options Markets

Pre-market Opening Period 08:45-09:15
Morning Continuous Trading Session 09:15-12:00
Pre-market Opening Period 13:00-13:30
Afternoon Continuous Trading Session 13:30-16:15

Singapore Says Won’t Tolerate Fund Managers’ ‘Window Dressing’

The Monetary Authority of Singapore said it won’t tolerate “window dressing” by fund managers in its response to an appeal against the civil stock-rigging lawsuit it won last year against Pheim Asset Management Sdn.