Hong Kong stocks close 2.56 pct higher

HONG KONG, June 19 (Xinhua) -- Hong Kong stocks closed up 703.37 points, or 2.56 percent, to 28,202.14 points on Wednesday.


A man walks past an electronic board displaying exchange rates in Hong Kong on May 14, 2019. (Photo: AFP)

The benchmark Hang Seng Index traded between 28,022.49 and 28,224.87. Turnover totaled 105.15 billion Hong Kong dollars (about 13.43 billion US dollars).