Hong Kong Stocks Extend Gains To End Morning On A High

Hong Kong stocks extend gains to end morning on a high

HONG KONG,(UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News -6th Sept,2016) - Hong Kong stocks ended the morning session on a high Tuesday, extending the previous day's gains after below-forecast US jobs data indicated the Federal Reserve would not lift borrowing costs this month.

The Hang Seng Index rose 0.32 percent, or 76.54 points, to 23,726.09 by the break. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index was flat, edging up 0.76 points to 3,072.86, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, added 0.21 percent, or 4.27 points, to 2,022.37.