Global shares gain as European Central Bank meeting in focus

Investors were looking ahead to a European Central Bank policy decision later in the day ... Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index rose 0.3 per cent to 26,740.21 while the Shanghai Composite Index was up 0.4 per cent to 3,244.86. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 gained ... ( read original story ...)

Asian trading muted on no change from Europe central bank

Hong Kong’s Hang Seng lost 0.3 per cent at 26,669.94. The Shanghai Composite slipped 0.2 per cent at 3,239.21. EUROPE FACTOR: Europe’s central bank maintained its current policies and ECB President Mario Draghi said the bank hasn’t even set a date ... ( read original story ...)

Contrasting Dynamics

Hong Kong’s Hang Seng lost 0.5 percent to 26,995.76 while the Shanghai Composite index in mainland China ... After having started his trading career with NatWest Bank, he is currently based in Singapore as a Senior Currency Trader and Analyst with ... ( read original story ...)

Market Trepidation

Australia’s S&P ASX 200 gained 0.8 percent to 5,735.10 and the Shanghai Composite index was flat at ... short-term interest rates for the third time since December. The central bank also announced plans to start gradually paring its bond holdings later ... ( read original story ...)