Thursday, August 28, 2014   

Hang Seng boosted by Wall St lead and manufacturing data at break
(07-02 12:10)

Hong Kong stocks rose 0.97 percent in the morning Wednesday, following a record close on Wall Street and after a survey suggested Chinese manufacturing in June was growing at its fastest pace this year.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index added 223.92 points to 23,414.64 by the break on turnover of HK$36.04 billion. --AFP   
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