Wednesday, September 3, 2014   

Hang Seng ends on positive column
(05-08 17:25)

Hong Kong stocks closed 0.42 percent higher Thursday on positive Chinese trade data and upbeat comments on the US economy from Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index added 90.86 points to 21,837.12 on turnover of HK$65.20 billion, AFP.
Chinese stocks ended mixed despite an improvement in April's foreign trade showing exports and imports rose marginally, rebounding from sharp declines the month before.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.26 percent, or 5.19 points, to 2,015.27 on turnover of 59.5 billion yuan.
The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, slipped 0.17 percent, or 1.79 points, to 1,026.20 on turnover of 69.8 billion yuan.
   
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