Hong Kong: Gains 1.55pc on China data

Business Times

SHARES jumped 1.55 per cent yesterday, taking a cue from a record-breaking Wall Street and from data indicating Chinese manufacturing activity grew in June at its fastest pace this year.

The benchmark Hang Seng Index rose 358.90 points to 23,549.62 on turnover of HK$73.32 billion.

Tencent rose 3.89 per cent to HK$122.8, Galaxy Entertainment added 2.15 per cent to HK$65.0 and HSBC added 1.78 per cent to HK$80.

Cathay Pacific rose 1.10 per cent to HK$14.64, Henderson Land gained 3.64 per cent to HK$47. AFP