HONG KONG: Hong Kong shares jumped 1.74 percent on Thursday, adding to the previous day’s advance following a positive lead from Wall Street.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index added 390.74 points to end at 22,828.18 on turnover of HK$73.19 billion (US$9.44 billion).
Chinese shares ended 0.30 percent higher. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rose 6.10 points to 2,047.35 on turnover of 112.9 billion yuan ($18.4 billion).
But the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China’s second exchange, fell 1.76 percent, or 19.25 points, to 1,075.48 on turnover of 158.9 billion yuan.