The Business Times

Hong Kong: Stocks rise at Thursday's open

Published Thu, Apr 1, 2021 · 09:40 AM

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks opened solidly higher on Thursday morning following a broadly positive lead from New York as investors welcomed Joe Biden's US$2 trillion infrastructure spending plan.

The Hang Seng Index rose 0.76 per cent, or 216.20 points, to 28,594.55.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index edged up 0.08 per cent, or 2.90 points, to 3,444.81, while the Shenzhen Composite Index on China's second exchange added 0.14 per cent, or 3.21 points, to 2,220.83.

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