The New York Stock Exchange on Wall Street. US benchmarks gained overnight, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 1.1 per cent and the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite climbing by 1.3 per cent. Photo: AFP
The New York Stock Exchange on Wall Street. US benchmarks gained overnight, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 1.1 per cent and the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite climbing by 1.3 per cent. Photo: AFP
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Hong Kong stocks rise on hopes of US economic stimulus, vaccine roll-out

  • Hang Seng Index gained 1 per cent on Wednesday, its biggest daily increase in more than a month
  • Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical soared 8 per cent after securing 100 million doses of BioNTech vaccine for use in China

The New York Stock Exchange on Wall Street. US benchmarks gained overnight, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 1.1 per cent and the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite climbing by 1.3 per cent. Photo: AFP
The New York Stock Exchange on Wall Street. US benchmarks gained overnight, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 1.1 per cent and the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite climbing by 1.3 per cent. Photo: AFP
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