BUSINESS Hong Kong stocks open on front foot

BUSINESS

Hong Kong stocks open on front foot

AFP

09:52, October 22, 2021

Hong Kong shares rose in the first few minutes of trade Friday morning following a record lead from Wall Street while a report said troubled developer China Evergrande had paid the interest on an offshore bond a day before the deadline.

The Hang Seng Index rose 0.37 percent, or 97.31 points, to 26,114.84.

The Shanghai Composite Index was flat, inching down 0.04 points to 3,594.75, while the Shenzhen Composite Index on China's second exchange rose 0.11 percent, or 2.67 points, to 2,418.85.


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