Hang Seng Index ending Wednesday up 1.13 per cent at 23,098, rising above the psychologically 23,000 level for the first time in a month and hitting a two and half a month intraday high. Traders were reassured by what they heard from British Prime Minister Theresa May on how she plans to extract the UK from the European Union. Photo: David Wong
Jennifer Li
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Daily Report by Jennifer Li

Hong Kong stocks rally as British PM’s Brexit speech cheers global markets

Attention now shifts to Friday, and Donald Trump’s inaugural speech in Washington. Fears remain over a potential trade war between China and the US

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Hang Seng Index ending Wednesday up 1.13 per cent at 23,098, rising above the psychologically 23,000 level for the first time in a month and hitting a two and half a month intraday high. Traders were reassured by what they heard from British Prime Minister Theresa May on how she plans to extract the UK from the European Union. Photo: David Wong
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