You are here

Hong Kong: Stocks rally at open

SL_hang seng _300119_05.jpg
Hong Kong shares opened with healthy gains on Thursday after the Federal Reserve signalled it would slow down its pace of interest rate hikes.

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong shares opened with healthy gains on Thursday after the Federal Reserve signalled it would slow down its pace of interest rate hikes.

The Hang Seng Index rose 0.72 per cent, or 199.20 points, to 27,842.05.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index added 0.43 per cent, or 11.12 points, to 2,586.69, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, gained 0.34 per cent, or 4.42 points, to 1,288.13.

AFP

sentifi.com

Market voices on: