Friday, October 31, 2014   

Hang Seng ends on positive column
(05-14 16:19)

Hong Kong shares climbed 1.03 percent Wednesday following a record close for the Dow and S&P 500 on Wall Street.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index added 230.39 points to 22,582.77 on turnover of HK$59.48 billion.
But in China the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index slipped 0.14 percent, or 2.82 points, to 2,047.91 on turnover of 56.5 billion yuan.
The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, rose 0.14 percent, or 1.42 points, to 1,040.81 on turnover of 67.6 billion yuan. --AFP   
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