Thursday, September 18, 2014   

Hong Kong shares end 0.71 percent higher
(07-24 16:26)

Shares in Hong Kong and Shanghai rallied Thursday after an index tracking manufacturing activity in China hit an 18-month high in June, raising hopes for the world's number two economy.
Hong Kong's benchmark Hang Seng Index jumped 0.71 percent, or 169.63 points, to 24,141.50 on turnover of HK$86.03 billion (US$11.10 billion).
In China the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index jumped 1.28 percent, or 26.57 points, to 2,105.06 on turnover of 128.7 billion yuan ($20.8 billion).
But the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, slipped 0.15 percent, or 1.64 points, to 1,101.09 on turnover of 126.5 billion yuan --AFP   
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