Wednesday, October 7, 2015   

Hang Seng, Shanghai finish higher
(07-29 16:18)

Hong Kong stocks climbed for a sixth straight session Tuesday, adding 0.87 percent ahead of the release of key US data and a Federal Reserve policy meeting this week.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index jumped 211.90 points to 24,640.53 on turnover of HK$88.66 billion, AFP reports.
In China the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.24 percent, or 5.24 points, to 2,183.19 on turnover of 159.3 billion yuan.
The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, gained 1.05 percent, or 11.91 points, to 1,145.74 on turnover of 157.2 billion yuan.   
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