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Hong Kong: Stocks push rally into fourth day

Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 10:07

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[HONG KONG] Hong Kong shares extended their rally into a fourth consecutive day Thursday and to near two-year highs, with energy firms boosted by a surge in oil prices.

The Hang Seng Index added 0.19 per cent, or 47.86 points, to 25,063.28 - at levels not seen since July 2015.

But the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.52 per cent, or 16.00 points, to 3,036.79, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, slipped 0.62 per cent, or 11.35 points, to 1,811.21.


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