Hang Seng climbs, tech shares gain

Business | 23 Apr 2021 4:52 pm

Stocks climbed in Hong Kong today, led by tech and healthcare plays amid signs of a flare-up in coronavirus disease in some Asian countries, Reuters reports.

The Hang Seng index rallied by 1.1 percent, at 29,078.75, while the

China Enterprises Index gained by 1.2 percent, at 11,067.84 points.

Healthcare stocks jumped by more than 3 percent.

The market was also bolstered by a rebound in tech stocks. The Hang Seng Tech Index gained by 2.3 percent.

Hong Kong shares of Ping An Insurance (Group) Co of China climbed the most in seven weeks before paring gains to end 1 percent higher, after its first-quarter results.

 



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