People celebrating the New Year's countdown in Wuhan in central Hubei province on December 31. The Hang Seng Index is within 1 per cent of erasing all of the losses triggered by the Wuhan lockdown a year ago. Photo: AFP
People celebrating the New Year's countdown in Wuhan in central Hubei province on December 31. The Hang Seng Index is within 1 per cent of erasing all of the losses triggered by the Wuhan lockdown a year ago. Photo: AFP

Hang Seng Index jumps as record mainland funds support sanctioned stocks and market recoups most of losses since Wuhan lockdown

  • Mainland traders continue to add to their record HK$19.5 billion (US$2.5 billion) purchases of Hong Kong stocks via Stock Connect programme
  • Stocks in Asia are mixed as Malaysian equities slump after the Southeast Asian nation imposes an emergency to stem Covid-19 outbreak

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People celebrating the New Year's countdown in Wuhan in central Hubei province on December 31. The Hang Seng Index is within 1 per cent of erasing all of the losses triggered by the Wuhan lockdown a year ago. Photo: AFP
People celebrating the New Year's countdown in Wuhan in central Hubei province on December 31. The Hang Seng Index is within 1 per cent of erasing all of the losses triggered by the Wuhan lockdown a year ago. Photo: AFP
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