Friday, April 25, 2014   

Hang Seng closes on bright note on year’s first trading day
(01-02 16:13)

Stocks in Hong Kong closed 0.14 percent higher after the Dow and S&P 500 ended 2013 at record highs on Wall Street, although gains were capped by weak Chinese manufacturing data.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index advanced 33.66 points to 23,340.05 on turnover of HK$48.76 billion.
In Shanghai, shares closed down 0.31 percent. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index fell 6.59 points to 2,109.39 on turnover of 61.9 billion yuan.—AFP
   
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