Index heavyweights like Chinese technology giant Tencent drove Hong Kong stocks slightly higher on Thursday. Photo: Reuters

Heavyweights push Hong Kong shares higher

Hong Kong stock market edged higher amid light trading on Thursday, driven by a surge in index heavyweights.

The Hang Seng Index closed 0.17 per cent or 36.17 points higher at 21,790.91. The Hang Seng China Enterprises Index added 0.13 per cent or 12.13 to 9,312.76.

More on A-shares