Stocks in Hong Kong extended gains today. The benchmark Hang Seng Index added 0.73 percent, or 208.35 points, to 28,689.18 at the open. At 10:330 local time, the blue chip indicator was up by 0.36 percent, or 102.14 points at 28,582.97.
In mainland China, the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.22 percent, or 6.23 points,
to 2,831.43 but the Shenzhen Composite Index, was marginally higher, edging up 0.67 points to 1,597.84.