Friday, October 9, 2015   

Hang Seng climbs, Shanghai falls
(03-26 16:31)

Stocks in Hong Kong gained 0.72 percent, following a rally on Wall Street after data showed a strong pick-up in US consumer confidence.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index climbed 155.43 points to 21,887.75 on turnover of HK$73.89 billion.
In Shanghai, the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index slipped 0.18 percent, or 3.64 points, to 2,063.67 on turnover of 80.5 billion yuan.
The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, ws up by 0.51 percent, or 5.54 points, to 1,088.86 on turnover of 96.3 billion yuan.—AFP

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