Hang Seng Index closes at eight-month high propelled by gains in Tencent, Alibaba

  • Hang Seng Index climbs 1.1 per cent to its highest close since May 8 
  • Shanghai Composite gains 0.8 per cent to its best level since April 25    

Topic |   Stocks Blog
The flags of Hong Kong stock exchange, China and Hong Kong are seen outside Exchange Square in Hong Kong. Photo: AFP

Good day, traders

Chinese and Hong Kong markets picked up from where they ended last week, as solid investor sentiment helped to boost stocks on the first day of trading this week. Tech stocks were the star performers today.

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- Zhang Shidong in Shanghai and Srinivasan Iyer in Hong Kong

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