Hang Seng closes up by 300 pointsBusiness | 31 Jan 2019 4:29 pm
Stocks in Hong Kong advanced for a second straight session today.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index gained 1.08 percent, or 299.62 points, to close at 27,942.47.
Macau casino operator Galaxy Entertainment Group, the biggest gainer among blue-chips, surged by 5.68 percent, or HK$2.9, to HK$54.
Insurer AIA Group (1299) added 2.40 percent to HK$70.50 while Tencent Holdings (0700) climbed by 0.52 percent, or HK$1.8, to HK$346.
Turnover on the main board amounted to HK$113.15 billion.