You are here

Hong Kong: Stocks close with big gains

file6uegatrbbpgqr1qwhbe.jpg

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks rallied more than two per cent Tuesday, in line with a global advance, as positive results from early trials fanned hopes that scientists are on track to create a virus vaccine.

The Hang Seng Index rose 2.31 per cent, or 577.67 points, to 25,635.66.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index added 0.20 per cent, or 6.75 points, to 3,320.89, while the Shenzhen Composite Index on China's second exchange climbed 0.72 per cent, or 15.99 points, to 2,232.70.

AFP

BT is now on Telegram!

For daily updates on weekdays and specially selected content for the weekend. Subscribe to t.me/BizTimes