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hongkong stock exchange2 40HONG KONG: Hong Kong shares finished 0.99 percent higher Thursday as traders followed a rally on Wall Street that was fuelled by renewed hopes of a US deal to avert the fiscal cliff of tax hikes and spending cuts.

 

The benchmark Hang Seng Index added 213.91 points to end at 21,922.89 on turnover of HK$54.46 billion ($7.03 billion).

 

However, Chinese shares fell for a fourth straight day to a fresh four-year low. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index fell 10.04 points to 1,963.49 on turnover of 49.5 billion yuan ($7.9 billion).

 

The index finished at its lowest level since January 16, 2009.

 

Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2012


 



 
Index Closing Chg%
Arrow DJIA 17,810.06 0.51
Arrow Nasdaq 4,712.97 0.24
Arrow S&P 2,063.50 0.52
Arrow FTSE 6,750.76 1.08
Arrow DAX 9,732.55 2.62
Arrow CAC-40 4,347.23 2.67
Arrow Nikkei 17,357.51 0.33
Arrow H.Seng 23,437.12 0.37
Arrow Sensex 28,334.63 0.95






Banking Review 2013


Annual2013/14
Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
MonthlySeptember
Trade Balance $-2.380 bln
Exports $2.181 bln
Imports $4.561 bln
WeeklyNovember 13, 2014
Reserves $13.268 bln