Hong Kong stocks finish with gains

The Hang Seng Index rose 0.59 per cent, or 153.52 points, to 26,129.18. — AFP pic
The Hang Seng Index rose 0.59 per cent, or 153.52 points, to 26,129.18. — AFP pic

HONG KONG, July 8 — Hong Kong stocks closed higher today after a sharp sell-off the day before and putting them back on their recent upward trajectory despite a surge in virus infections around the world.

The Hang Seng Index rose 0.59 per cent, or 153.52 points, to 26,129.18.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rallied 1.74 per cent, or 58.10 points, to 3,403.44 while the Shenzhen Composite Index on China’s second exchange climbed 1.88 per cent, or 40.68 points, to 2,198.62. — AFP

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