Hong Kong, Shanghai Close Up In First Trade Of Year

Hong Kong, Shanghai close up in first trade of year

HONG KONG, Jan 3, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 03rd Jan, 2017 ) - Hong Kong and Shanghai stocks ended higher Tuesday after opening flat on the first trading day of the year. The Hang Seng Index climbed 0.57 percent, or 125.45 points, to end at 22,126.01.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index gained 1.04 percent, or 32.28 points, to 3,135.92 on turnover of 159.9 billion Yuan ($23.30 billion). The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, increased 0.86 percent, or 16.84 points, to 1,985.95 on turnover of 199.5 billion yuan.