Friday, March 27, 2015   

Hang Seng, Shanghai climb
(02-25 09:50)

Stocks in Hong Kong gained 0.49 percent at the start following a positive lead from Wall Street. The benchmark Hang Seng Index added 109.86 points to 22,498.42 in early exchanges.
In Shanghai, shares were up 0.12 percent in morning trade due to bargain hunting following losses the previous session on concerns over the property market, dealers said. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index edged up 2.50 points to 2,079.19.
The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, edged up 0.28 percent, or 3.13 points, to 1,137.32.—AFP

   
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