Wednesday, October 1, 2014   

Hang Seng leaps 2pc at close
(09-02 16:14)

Stocks in Hong Kong climbed 2.04 percent after data showed Chinese manufacturing activity hit a 16-month high in August.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index added 443.97 points to 22,175.34 on turnover of HK$55.27 billion.
In Shanghai, shares ended flat. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index edged up 0.07 points to 2,098.45 on turnover of 121.1 billion yuan.—AFP
   
Other Hong Kong breaking news:
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China suspends HK tours: reports (09-30 18:15)
Printing error discovered in Hospital Authority system (09-30 18:04)
British PM reminds China of obligations over Hong Kong (09-30 17:32)
Minimum wage raised for foreign domestic helpers (09-30 17:28)
Occupy to open way for emergency services (09-30 17:14)
Emergency services disrupted: police (09-30 16:56)
Several bus routes remain closed (09-30 16:53)
Fiscal reserves at HK$711b (09-30 16:43)
China backs Hong Kong leaders against 'illegal' acts: govt (09-30 16:36)

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