Agence France-PresseNovember 18, 2013 03:33
Hong Kong shares jumped 2.73 percent on Monday after China last week unveiled details of a reform drive that includes giving private firms a greater role in the economy.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index ended up 627.91 points at 23,660.06 on turnover of HK$112.08 billion ($14.46 billion).
Chinese shares ended 2.87 percent higher. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index climbed 61.39 points to 2,197.22 on turnover of 143.2 billion yuan ($23.5 billion).
The rise was the biggest single-day gain for the Shanghai index since September 9, when it surged 3.39 percent.