Hang Seng gains, China stocks steadyBusiness | 8 Apr 2021 12:18 pm
The Hang Seng Index climbed by 238.7 points or 0.83 percent, at 28,913.5 in the morning, led by financial shares.
Among blue-chip stocks, AIA (1299) advanced by 5.36 percent at HK$98.35, the best performer. HSBC (0005) added 0.98 percent at HK$46.35.
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing was up by 2 percent. China Resources Land (1109) was the worst performer among blue-chips, down by 1.89 percent.
The Hang Seng Tech Index also advanced by 0.47 percent at 8,491.67. Tencent (0700) fell by 1.27 percent to HK$624.
In mainland China, the Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite Index was up by 0.19 percent at 3,486.19, while the Shenzhen Stock Exchange Composite Index inched up by 0.21 percent at 2,262.96.