Hong Kong stocks build on gains at close

A floor trader walks during afternoon trading at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange September 26, 2016. — Reuters pic
A floor trader walks during afternoon trading at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange September 26, 2016. — Reuters pic

HONG KONG, Feb 21 — Hong Kong stocks extended gains today as hopes for -US trade talks were boosted by a report the two sides were working on an outline for a plan to resolve the dispute.

The Hang Seng Index rose 0.41 per cent, or 115.87  points, to 28,629.92.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index slipped 0.34 per cent, or 9.42 points, to 2,751.80, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China’s second exchange, lost 0.27 per cent, or 3.89 points, to 1,444.35. — AFP

Source: The Malay Mail Online







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