Thursday, March 5, 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
   
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