Thursday, March 5, 2015   

Hang Seng, Shanghai rise
(04-17 16:58)

Hong Kong shares closed 0.28 percent higher on Thursday following a third straight rally on Wall Street.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index ended up 64.23 points at 22,760.24 on turnover of HK$42.80 billion, AFP reports.
In China, the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index slipped 0.30 percent, or 6.24 points, to 2,098.88 on turnover of 74.3 billion yuan.
The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, edged up 0.11 percent, or 1.17 points, to 1,086.23 on turnover of 83.0 billion yuan.
   
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