Monday, January 26, 2015   

Hang Seng soars at close
(07-02 16:25)

Hong Kong shares jumped 1.55 percent Wednesday, taking a cue from a record-breaking Wall Street and from data indicating Chinese manufacturing activity grew in June at its fastest pace this year.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index rose 358.90 points to 23,549.62 on turnover of HK$73.32 billion, AFP reports.
In China the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.44 percent, or 9.04 points, to 2,059.42 on turnover of 89.3 billion yuan.
The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, gained 0.47 percent, or 5.22 points, to 1,106.94 on turnover of 130.1 billion yuan.   
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