Hong Kong stocks finish higher

The Hang Seng Index edged up 0.62 per cent, or 155.91 points, to 25,102.45. — AFP pic
The Hang Seng Index edged up 0.62 per cent, or 155.91 points, to 25,102.45. — AFP pic

HONG KONG, Aug 5 — Hong Kong stocks extended the previous day’s rally today as investors track talks in Washington to draw up a new US stimulus package.

The Hang Seng Index edged up 0.62 per cent, or 155.91 points, to 25,102.45.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index added 0.17 per cent, or 5.88 points, to 3,377.56, while the Shenzhen Composite Index on China’s second exchange rose 0.80 per cent, or 18.42 points to 2,318.93. — AFP

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