Hong Kong, Shanghai Stocks End Higher

Hong Kong, Shanghai stocks end higher

HONG KONG,(APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 4th Augst,2016) - Stocks rose in Hong Kong and Shanghai Thursday following a positive lead from Wall Street, with investors awaiting a key Bank of England policy decision and the release of US jobs data. The Hang Seng Index rose 0.

43 percent, or 93.11 points, to end the day on 21,832.23. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.13 percent, or 3.97 points, to 2,982.43 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, gained 0.73 percent, or 14.09 points, to 1,948.91.