Monday, September 22, 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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Hang Seng finishes lower (2 hrs ago)
Bosch in 3-bn-euro buyout of Siemens in home appliance joint venture (2 hrs 5 mins ago)
OSI laying off hundreds from troubled China food plant (2 hrs 7 mins ago)
Nikkei ends lower (2 hrs 53 mins ago)
European stocks markets drop at open (2 hrs 53 mins ago)
Microsoft delays launch of Xbox in China (09-22 14:39)
Tesco reveals 'serious' profit error (09-22 14:38)
Hang Seng down at midday (09-22 12:24)

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