HONG KONG: Hong Kong stocks finished higher Thursday, with technology shares keeping up momentum despite investor doubts over next week's US-China trade meeting.

The Hang Seng Index closed up 0.25 percent, or 70.26 points, at 28,594.30.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index climbed 0.48 percent, or 14.08 points, to close at 2,937.36, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, ended up 0.63 percent, or 9.83 points, at 1,572.80.

Copyright AFP (Agence France-Press), 2019