The Business Times

Hong Kong: Stocks rise at start of trade

Published Wed, Mar 31, 2021 · 09:43 AM

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks started Wednesday with more healthy gains, extending their rally into a fourth day, as data showed a forecast-beating increase in Chinese factory activity in March.

The Hang Seng Index added 0.79 per cent, or 225.03 points, to 28,802.53.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index eased 0.13 per cent, or 4.47 points, to 3,452.21, while the Shenzhen Composite Index on China's second exchange dipped 0.12 per cent, or 2.64 points, to 2,226.63.

AFP

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