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Hong Kong shares end up 0.5pc, China banks gain on liquidity move

Hong Kong shares crept higher in anaemic Tuesday trade, lifted by strength in the Chinese banking sector as the central bank’s first cash injection since February eased jitters about a repeat of last month’s cash crunch.

Thursday, 1 August, 2013, 4:20pm

Hong Kong shares close 0.54pc lower

Hong Kong shares ended down 0.54 per cent on Monday, in line with a regional sell-off as traders await a policy meeting of the US Federal Reserve later in the week.

The benchmark Hang Seng Index slipped 118.80 points to 21,850.15 on turnover of HK$42.17 billion (US$5.44 billion).

29 Jul 2013 - 6:25pm

Hong Kong shares end 0.31pc higher

The Hang Seng Index ended up 0.3 per cent at 21,969 points, while rising 2.8 per cent this week.

Hong Kong shares closed up 0.31 percent Friday following small gains on Wall Street and after China unveiled some measures to help boost the mainland economy.

The benchmark Hang Seng Index added 67.99 points to 21,968.95 on turnover of HK$44.43 billion (US$5.73 billion).

1 Aug 2013 - 4:21pm

Hong Kong shares end down 0.3pc on weakness in mining

Hong Kong shares posted a first loss in five sessions on Thursday, as weakness in mining companies offset strength that railway-related stocks showed after Beijing pledged more funding for the sector.

1 Aug 2013 - 4:23pm