Thursday, August 28, 2014   

Hang Seng gains continue, Shanghai flat
(04-10 09:55)

Stocks in Hong Kong gained 0.47 percent in the first few minutes of trade following a rally on Wall Street after minutes from the US Federal Reserve showed no support for an early rise in interest rates. The benchmark Hang Seng Index added 106.62 points to 22,949.79.
In Shanghai, shares were flat. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index was down 0.87 points to 2,104.37.
The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, was up 0.15 percent, or 1.59 points, to 1,089.48.—AFP

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