Hong Kong stocks end week on strong note

Hong Kong shares ended higher on July 3, 2020. — Reuters pic
Hong Kong shares ended higher on July 3, 2020. — Reuters pic

HONG KONG, July 3 — Hong Kong shares ended higher today, extending the previous day’s near-three per cent gains, as global markets were boosted by a better-than-expected reading on US jobs creation.

The Hang Seng Index jumped 0.99 per cent, or 248.93 points, to 25,373.12.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rose 2.01 per cent, or 62.24 points, to 3,152.81 while the Shenzhen Composite Index on China’s second exchange rallied 1.28 per cent, or 25.84 points, to 2,041.89. — AFP

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