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Hong Kong: Stocks finish on positive note
[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks closed higher on Monday following forecast-beating Chinese factory data that helped ease concerns about the world's number two economy.
The Hang Seng index rose 0.37 per cent, or 98.23 points, to 26,444.72.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index added 0.13 per cent, or 3.83 points, to 2,875.81 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, rose 0.22 per cent, or 3.50 points, to 1,596.60.