Hong Kong stocks extend gains at open

Agence France-Press September 12, 2019

HONG KONG: Hong Kong stocks rose again on Thursday morning after Donald Trump delayed the latest round of tariffs on Chinese goods, fuelling fresh hopes for an easing of trade tensions between the two biggest economies.

The Hang Seng Index added 0.46 percent, or 124.92 points, to 27,283.98.

And the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index added 0.26 percent, or 7.82 points, to 3,016.63 while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China’s second exchange, also rose 0.26 percent, or 4.28 points, to 1,675.82.


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