HK stocks extend gains to fifth day

11 January, 2019 12:00 AM printer

HONG KONG: Hong Kong stocks ended Thursday with more gains, extending their rally to five straight days on hopes for a breakthrough in China-US trade talks.

The Hang Seng Index added 0.22 percent, or 59.11 points, to end at 26,521.43, reports AFP.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.36 percent, or 9.24 points, to 2,535.10 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China’s second exchange, lost 0.27 percent, or 3.47 points, to 1,303.48.