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Hong Kong: Stocks end 0.26% up, Shanghai extends rebound


[HONG KONG] Equities in Hong Kong rose 0.26 per cent on Wednesday, a fourth straight gain, on hopes Greece will agree a debt reform deal with its creditors, while Shanghai extended the previous day's gains on improved liquidity.

The benchmark Hang Seng Index added 71.51 points to 27,404.97 on turnover of HK$117.04 billion.

In mainland China the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index jumped 2.48 per cent, or 113.66 points, to 4,690.15 on turnover of 815.1 billion yuan.

The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, rose 1.73 per cent, or 48.09 points, to 2,822.73 on turnover of 675.2 billion yuan.