The Hang Seng Index added 0.5 per cent to close at 30,081.55, bringing the week’s gains to 1.6 per cent, the largest increase in four weeks. Photo: Bloomberg

Hong Kong’s benchmark stock index bursts through 30,000 points again as HSBC profit beats estimates

  • HSBC, Europe’s largest bank, beat market expectations with a 34 per cent jump in first-quarter profit
  • Whether Hang Seng Index can stay above 30,000 depends on new catalysts next week, says Haitong analyst
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The Hang Seng Index added 0.5 per cent to close at 30,081.55, bringing the week’s gains to 1.6 per cent, the largest increase in four weeks. Photo: Bloomberg
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