Hong Kong stocks start day with more gains

9th January, 2019 10:24:42 printer

HONG KONG: Hong Kong surged more than one percent in the opening minutes of business Wednesday, extending a rally into a fourth day on hopes for success in China-US trade talks.

The Hang Seng Index gained 1.40 percent, or 361.84 points, to 26,237.29, reports AFP.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index added 0.39 percent, or 9.96 points, to 2,536.42 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China’s second exchange, put on 0.29 percent, or 3.75 points, to 1,303.64.