Friday, October 31, 2014   

Hang Seng extends win streak to eight
(07-31 16:13)

Hong Kong stocks ended higher for an eighth straight session Thursday, adding 0.10 percent, as investors welcomed data showing the US economy grew much more than expected in the second quarter of the year.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index added 24.64 points to 24,756.85 on turnover of HK$84.01 billion, AFP reports.
In China the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index jumped 0.93 percent, or 20.32 points, to 2,201.56 on turnover of 132.4 billion yuan.
The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, rose 0.82 percent, or 9.45 points, to 1,160.01 on turnover of 142.4 billion yuan.   
Other Business breaking news:
Athens stock market down 3.6pc (10-30 18:36)
Toshiba half-year net profit surges (10-30 17:27)
German jobless total falls in October (10-30 17:23)
VW confirms full-year targets after 'robust' Q3 (10-30 16:58)
Spanish economy expands by 0.5% in Q3 (10-30 16:58)
European stocks advance at open (10-30 16:57)
Hang Seng finishes lower (10-30 16:35)
Lufthansa cuts 2015 forecast on global economic slowdown (10-30 16:05)
Bayer raises forecasts for 2014 after strong Q3 (10-30 16:04)
NEC rebounds from losses on smartphone exit (10-30 15:25)

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