Hong Kong shares rise as city prepares for 20th anniversary of handover
SHANGHAI, June 26 Hong Kong shares started the week on a bullish note, with tech shares and mainland property firms leading the main indexes higher on Monday.
TOKYO, June 7 Japanese stocks barely moved in thin trade on Wednesday as investors continued to shun riskier assets ahead of potentially market moving global events later this week.
The Nikkei was flat in choppy trade, ending at 19,984.62 points.
Investors awaited Britain's general election, a European Central Bank policy decision and former FBI director James Comey's Senate testimony all due on Thursday. China is also releasing a raft of data this week.
The broader Topix ended flat at 1,597.09. Turnover was 2.3 trillion yen, the lowest level in more than a week. (Reporting by Ayai Tomisawa; Editing by Kim Coghill)
MILAN, June 26 European shares got off to a firm start to the week on Monday as banks rallied after Italy reached a deal on two failed regional banks and consumer bellwether Nestle hit a record high after becoming the next target of activist investor Third Point.