VINCENT International was the best performer yesterday with the share price leaping 26.67 per cent, or 12 cents to close at 57 cents. Turnover was $186,670 with 362,000 shares traded. The company told the stock exchange yesterday that it was not aware of the reason for the surge in price and turnover. Volume increased substantially to 324,000 on Wednesday last week when the share price dropped to 40 cents. The price then continued to rise and closed at 45 cents on Monday with 202,000 shares traded. Wong's Kong King (WKK) International saw its price soar by 12.5 per cent or 5.5 cents to 49.5 cents on turnover of $348,620. The company told the stock exchange that the proposed redevelopment of the WKK Building had been under negotiated with an independent third party for more than a year but no formal agreement had been reached. HB International also saw a surge in its price yesterday. The counter closed at 52 cents up 5.5 cents or 11.8 per cent on heavy turnover with 11.1 million shares traded. A broker said there was speculation that the electronics company was being supported by a market maker. Dharmala Holdings saw its price continued to rise yesterday. The counter closed at $1.03 up six cents or 6.2 per cent in heavy turnover of $ 7.3 million with 7.08 million shares traded. The counter rose to 97 cents up seven cents on Monday in heavy turnover with 6.5 million shares traded. The average volume of the counter over the last four weeks was 602,156 shares. Brokers said the counter was boosted by the news that Li Ka-shing had a small stake in the company. Hanny Magnetics was the most active stock yesterday. It rose 1.5 cents or 3.9 per cent to close at 40 cents in heavy turnover with 20.5 million shares traded. It was revealed last month that Peregrine Investment held almost 20 per cent in the loss-making disk maker. Hongkong China, a property company in the Lippo Group, saw its price leap in heavy trading for the second day yesterday. The counter added 15 cents or 4.02 per cent to $3.875 with 8.2 million shares changing hands.