Hong Kong shares end morning with further gains; US stocks finish at all-time highs

AFPAPP: Hong Kong traders pushed the city's benchmark index to another gain in the morning session Friday, putting it on course to extend a record winning streak to 14 days, with its all-time high now in sight.

Hang Seng Index added 0.29 percent, or 90.93 points, to 31,211.32 by the break.

US stocks finish at all-time highs

Wall Street stocks finished at fresh records Thursday behind gains in industrial and petroleum-linked equities, resuming their upward climb after a one-day pullback.

At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average stood at 25,573.63, up 0.8 percent.

The broad-based S&P 500 gained 2,767.49, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index advanced 0.8 percent to 7,210.01.

Posted on: 2018-01-12T11:17:00+05:00