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Hong Kong: Stocks close with big gains

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks surged 2 per cent Tuesday, tracking healthy gains across Asia and following a record lead from Wall Street, with investors also cheered by a drop in new virus infections in the city.

The Hang Seng Index rallied 2 per cent or 488.50 points to 24,946.63.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index edged up 0.11 per cent or 3.72 points to 3,371.69, while the Shenzhen Composite Index on China's second exchange fell 0.65 per cent or 14.94 points to 2,300.50.

AFP

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