Friday, October 24, 2014   

Warrants help lift Hang Seng turnover to HK$63b
(02-26 16:45)

Stocks in Hong Kong gained 0.54 percent as bargain hunting offset a weak set of US indicators and losses on Wall Street.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index added 120.24 points to end at 22,437.44 on turnover of HK$63.80 billion.
Warrants totalling HK$6.29 billion accounted for 9.9 percent of the market turnover.
In Shanghai, shares closed up 0.35 percent on bargain-hunting following steep losses in the previous session on worries over the property market.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index added 7.03 points to 2,041.25 on turnover of 96.1 billion yuan.
The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, was up 0.51 percent, or 5.51 points, to 1,094.73 on turnover of 140.8 billion yuan.—AFP/The Standard
   
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