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Hong Kong stocks up 0.37% at open

Monday, April 13, 2015 - 10:08
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Hong Kong stocks added 0.37 per cent in early trade Monday, continuing a run of gains as mainland investors rush into the market after a rally in Shanghai over the past year that has seen it almost double.

[HONG KONG] - Hong Kong stocks added 0.37 per cent in early trade Monday, continuing a run of gains as mainland investors rush into the market after a rally in Shanghai over the past year that has seen it almost double.

The benchmark Hang Seng Index added 101.94 points to 27,374.33.

In mainland China the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.95 per cent, or 38.41 points, to 4,072.72.

The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, added 0.51 per cent, or 10.89 points, to 2,160.00.

AFP