Saturday, January 31, 2015   

Hang Seng hits high since December
(07-22 16:30)

Hong Kong stocks surged 1.69 percent Tuesday -- hitting their highest level since December --as tensions over Ukraine eased and speculation grew that China would ease property purchase rules to kickstart the sector.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index jumped 394.97 points to 23,782.11 on turnover of HK$71.70 billion.
In China the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index jumped 1.02 percent, or 21.00 points, to 2,075.48 on turnover of 98.7 billion yuan.
The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, gained 1.33 percent, or 14.67 points, to 1,114.76 on turnover of 110.5 billion yuan. --AFP
   
Other Business breaking news:
Eurozone deflation accelerates in January (01-30 18:10)
German retail sales grow for fifth year in row: data (01-30 17:32)
Spanish economy grows by 1.4 percent in 2014: stats office (01-30 17:19)
Taiwan's economy slows in fourth quarter 2014 (01-30 17:03)
European stocks rise at open (01-30 17:02)
Hang Seng ends lower (01-30 16:16)
Honda cuts full-year profit forecast (01-30 15:14)
Japan's biggest airlines project smooth annual earnings (01-30 15:13)
Nikkei finishes higher (01-30 15:01)
Japan unemployment rate down in December (01-30 12:23)

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