Thursday, December 18, 2014   

Hang Seng finishes higher
(08-19 16:40)

Hong Kong stocks closed 0.67 percent higher Tuesday, tracking positive cues from Wall Street where stocks rebounded as fears subsided of a direct military clash between Russia and Ukraine.
The Hang Seng Index gained 167.49 points to 25,122.95 on turnover of HK$72.37 billion.
The Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.26 percent, or 5.86 points, to 2,245.33 on turnover of 155.4 billion yuan. The close was the highest since December 5, 2013.
The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, edged up 0.36 percent, or 4.36 points, to 1,223.09 on turnover of 201.5 billion yuan. --AFP
   
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Fed says can be 'patient' on rate rise (12-18 12:11)
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