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Hong Kong stocks open 0.76% higher

Hong Kong shares climbed 0.76 percent in the opening exchanges on Wednesday after Wall Street provided a positive lead to cap off two straight losses. The benchmark Hang Seng Index rose 165.75 points to 21,898.07. dan/jw

Hong Kong stocks close 0.52% down

Hong Kong shares ended 0.52 percent lower on Tuesday following losses on Wall Street and owing to profit-taking from the previous day's big gains. The benchmark Hang Seng Index slipped 114.13 points to 21,732.32 on turnover of HK$66.68 billion (US$8.60 billion). In China, the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index was flat, edging up 1.03 points to 2,067.31 on turnover of 100.2 billion yuan ($16.2 billion). The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, slipped 0.20 percent, or 2.17 points, to 1,083.31 on turnover of 105.5 billion yuan.

Hong Kong stocks down 0.12% at lunch

Hong Kong shares eased 0.12 percent on Tuesday morning following losses on Wall Street and on profit-taking from the previous session's big gains. The benchmark Hang Seng Index fell 25.81 points to 21,820.64 by the break, on turnover of HK$33.67 billion ($4.34 billion). dan/jw

Hong Kong stocks up 1.10% at lunch

Hong Kong shares rose 1.10 percent in the morning session Monday as investors shrugged off data indicating China's manufacturing sector had contracted in March The benchmark Hang Seng Index climbed 236.51 points to 21,673.21 by the break, on turnover of HK$39.68 billion ($5.12 billion). dan/jw

Hong Kong stocks up 1.03% at open

Hong Kong shares opened 1.03 percent higher on Monday as investors await the release of Chinese manufacturing data. The benchmark Hang Seng Index rose 220.85 points to 21,657.55. dan/jw

Hong Kong stocks close 1.20% higher

Hong Kong stocks jumped 1.20 percent on Friday, following a heavy sell-off in the previous session in response to indications that US interest rates could be hiked early next year. The benchmark Hang Seng Index rose 254.54 points to 21,436.70 on turnover of HK$91.71 billion (US$11.83 billion). In China the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index advanced 2.72 percent, or 54.14 points, to 2,047.62 on turnover of 109.4 billion yuan ($17.6 billion). The index added 2.16 percent for the week.

Hong Kong stocks up 0.17% at lunch

Hong Kong stocks rose 0.17 percent by the break, in line with a regional pick-up following the previous day's sell-off, which was fuelled by the US Federal Reserve's hint that interest rates could rise early next year. The benchmark Hang Seng Index climbed 35.65 points to 21,217.81 by the break, on turnover of HK$33.10 billion ($4.60 billion). dan/st

Hong Kong stocks up 0.27% at open

Hong Kong shares rose 0.27% in early bargain-hunting Friday following heavy losses in the previous session. The benchmark Hang Seng Index edged up 56.93 points to 21,239.09. dan/sls

Hong Kong stocks down 1.00% at open

Hong Kong shares fell 1.00 percent in the first few minutes of trade Thursday, after the head of the US Federal Reserve hinted that interest rates could go up in the early part of next year. The benchmark Hang Seng Index slipped 216.20 points to 21,352.49. dan/st

Hong Kong stocks down 1.13% at lunch

Hong Kong stocks lost 1.13 percent in the morning session Thursday after Federal Reserve head Janet Yellen suggested the central bank could hike US interest rates early next year. The benchmark Hang Seng Index fell 243.73 points to 21,324.96 by the break, on turnover of HK$40.13 billion ($5.18 billion). dan/st
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