Thursday, April 24, 2014   

Hang Seng, Shanghai take cue from Wall Street
(12-17 10:11)

Stocks in Hong Kong gained 0.72 percent in the first few minutes of trade today following a rally on Wall Street in response to another batch of upbeat US economic data. The Hang Seng Index climbed 166.72 points to 23,281.38.
In Shanghai, shares were up slightly, tracking gains on Wall Street. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index added 0.14 percent, or 3.08 points, to 2,163.94.—AFP

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European markets open flat (04-23 15:40)
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