Hong Kong Leads Asian Rally As Tech Shares Jump

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2018-04-30 HKT 09:43

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  • Shares in Hong Kong extended their rally as tech sector gained. File photo: RTHK

    Shares in Hong Kong extended their rally as tech sector gained. File photo: RTHK

Hong Kong shares rallied in the morning session on Monday, in line with broad gains across Asia, with technology firms and energy giants among the big winners.

The Hang Seng Index jumped 1.5 percent, to 30,738 by the break.

Mainland markets are closed for a public holiday.

Hong Kong-listed AAC Technologies rose more than 2 percent and Tencent added 1 percent, while in Taipei, Apple suppliers TSMC and Foxconn were also sharply higher.

Among other regional markets, Seoul was 0.6 percent higher, while Sydney gained 0.5 percent.

Singapore surged more than 1 percent, while Wellington, Manila, Taipei and Jakarta were all deep in positive territory. (AFP)


Last updated: 2018-04-30 HKT 13:45


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