Hong Kong stocks close 1.00 pct higher

HONG KONG, June 18 (Xinhua) - Hong Kong stocks closed up 271.61 points, or 1.00 percent, to 27,498.77 points on Tuesday.


Pedestrians walk in front of a screen at Exchange Square showing stock price movements in Hong Kong on May 8, 2019. (Photo: AFP)

The benchmark Hang Seng Index traded between 27,201.02 and 27,584.12. Turnover totaled 71.05 billion Hong Kong dollars (about 9.07 billion US dollars).