Hong Kong Stocks Open Higher After Wall St Record

Hong Kong stocks open higher after Wall St record

HONG KONG, Jan 9, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 09th Jan, 2017 ) - Hong Kong stocks opened higher Monday, tracking a record close on Wall Street following data showing a healthy increase in US jobs and wages.

The Hang Seng Index gained 0.31 percent, or 70.

08 points, to 22,573.09 soon after opening. But the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index shed 0.18 percent, or 5.79 points, to 3,148.53 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, slipped 0.12 percent, or 2.37 points, to 1,985.76.