The Business Times

Hong Kong: Stocks end with strong gains

Published Fri, Mar 26, 2021 · 04:33 PM

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks ended more than one per cent higher Friday, capping a five-day losing streak, following an advance on Wall Street as traders cheered strong US economic data and Joe Biden's pledge to ramp up his vaccine programme.

The Hang Seng Index rose 1.57 per cent, or 436.82 points, to 28,336.43.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index climbed 1.63 per cent, or 54.74 points, to 3,418.33, while the Shenzhen Composite Index on China's second exchange jumped 2.23 per cent, or 48.41 points, to 2,214.81.

AFP

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