Wednesday, July 23, 2014   

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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European markets open higher (07-22 15:33)
Credit Suisse posts heavy loss after fine (07-22 15:07)
Nikkei closes higher on weaker yen (07-22 14:09)
Hang Seng jumps by break (07-22 12:30)
Nikkei up by break (07-22 10:59)
Taiwan exports surge on higher mobile demand (07-21 17:46)
HK inflation eases in June (07-21 17:36)
China, Switzerland sign currency swap deal (07-21 17:27)
Hang Seng, Shanghai end lower (07-21 16:38)

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