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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