Hong Kong stocks open higher

Hong Kong, July 18: Hong Kong shares rose in early trade Wednesday, on the back of a Wall Street rally following the US Federal Reserve chief's positive economic outlook.

The Hang Seng Index climbed 0.68 percent, or 192.80 points, to 28,374.48.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index added 0.13 percent, or 3.65 points, to 2,801.78, and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, edged up 0.05 percent, or 0.86 points, to 1,600.94.

(AFP/APP)

Posted on: 2018-07-18T08:44:00+05:00

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