Agence France-PresseFebruary 19, 2014 06:48
Hong Kong shares rose 0.34 percent on Wednesday, reversing earlier losses, as investors await US housing data after a broadly positive lead from Wall Street.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index added 76.8 points to end at 22,664.52 on turnover of HK$60.06 billion ($7.74 billion).
Chinese shares also closed up. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index added 1.11 percent, or 23.48 points, to 2,142.55 on turnover of 127.8 billion yuan ($21.0 billion).