Emerging market stocks up again

MSCI index rises for 9th day on US factory data, China stimulus rumours

[SHANGHAI] Emerging market stocks rose for a ninth day, erasing this year's decline in the benchmark index, as exporters rallied on stronger US manufacturing and investors speculated that China will take steps to bolster growth.

The MSCI Emerging Markets Index advanced 0.2 per cent to 1,003.07 as at 2.28pm in Hong Kong, heading for its longest winning streak since January 2013. Technology companies including Samsung Electronics Co and TPK Holding Co led gains in Seoul and Taipei. Property companies...

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