Dec 1 Hong Kong shares jumped nearly 2 percent on Tuesday, their biggest one-day percentage gain in almost three weeks, as investors responded positively to news that the yuan would be granted global reserve currency status.
Britain's government should not give final approval to London's Heathrow airport for an expansion until it shows it accepts and will comply with environmental conditions, a Parliamentary committee said in a report.
Manufacturing activity in China hit a three-year low in November, supporting the case for more accommodative policies as authorities seek to prop up growth in the world's second largest economy.
... * Zurich CEO Senn steps down. * Chairman Tom de Swaan immediately takes temporary charge. * Search for permanent successor underway.
Petra Diamonds 64.15p +5.9p. Questor says BUY. PETRA Diamonds [LON:PDL] shares jumped more than 10pc higher yesterday as its group of lending banks granted it a covenant holiday, which gives it the breathing space to complete an ambitious ...