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Hang Seng Index

Established in 1969, the Hang Seng Index is the benchmark stock market index, monitoring changes in 48 constituent blue chip stocks. It is maintained by Hang Seng Indexes Company, a unit of Hang Seng Bank, which is controlled by HSBC Group.

China, Hong Kong stock markets buck falls in Asia

China, Hong Kong stock markets buck falls in Asia

The mainland stock market, the worst performer among Asian markets this year, rose the most in the region yesterday after the nation's factory activity began to expand again last month.

Gains in both Hong Kong and mainland China bucked the downward trend in other Asian markets.