Hong Kong stocks top 30,000 for first time in 10 years

 22 Nov 2017 - 11:28

Hong Kong stocks top 30,000 for first time in 10 years
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AFP

Hong Kong: Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index ended above 30,000 points for the first time in 10 years on Wednesday as it rallied in line with an Asia-wide advance, following a Wall Street record.

The Hang Seng Index rose 0.62 percent, or 185.42 points, to close at 30,003.49 -- its highest since November 2007.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index added 0.59 percent, or 19.96 points, to 3,430.46 but the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, lost 0.26 percent, or 5.17 points, to 1,982.28.