An investor at a stock exchange in Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu province on March 4, 2019. Contrary to global conventions, China’s stock market denotes gains and advances in red, and represents losses and declines in green. Photo: Xinhua

Shanghai’s benchmark stock index rises to a 12-month high, buoyed by an unexpected pickup in China’s services industry

  • Shanghai’s Composite Index rose 1.2 per cent to 3,216.30, the first time it had crossed the 3,200 level since May 2018
  • Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index rose for the seventh day, advancing 1.2 per cent to 29,986.39, the highest since June 2018
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An investor at a stock exchange in Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu province on March 4, 2019. Contrary to global conventions, China’s stock market denotes gains and advances in red, and represents losses and declines in green. Photo: Xinhua
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