Hong Kong, China stocks end higher

Shares in Hong Kong and China rallied on Tuesday on hopes Beijing will unveil new measures to boost the mainland economy after last week's mini-stimulus.

In Hong Kong, the benchmark Hang Seng Index rose 0.98 percent, or 219.82 points, to 22,596.97 on turnover of HK$73.87 billion (US$9.53 billion).

In China the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index jumped 1.92 percent, or 39.45 points, to 2,098.28 on turnover of 108.0 billion yuan ($17.4 billion).

The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, rose 0.95 percent, or 10.13 points, to 1,078.20 on turnover of 94.4 billion yuan.