China shares fall as semiconductors, new energy stocks weigh on

SHANGHAI: Shares in China closed lower on Monday, dragged by semiconductor and new energy stocks, with analysts saying Premier Li Keqiang’s comments on cutting the reserve requirement ratio alone may not turn around an economic down cycle. The blue-chip CSI300 index ended 0.2% lower at 4,892.62, while the Shanghai Composite index was down 0.5% at … Read more

Trading resumes on Beijing Stock Exchange, 10 stocks jump

Shanghai: Trading on the Beijing Stock Exchange began on Monday, with shares of 10 companies that recently conducted an initial public offering (IPO) on the new Chinese exchange soared up to six times and triggered circuit breakers. A total of 81 shares began trading to mark the official launch of the exchange – which has … Read more