Hong Kong stocks end day with gains

Hong Kong stocks ended on a positive note on Wednesday with attention now turning to the start of key congressional testimony from Federal Reserve boss Jerome Powell later in the day.

The Hang Seng Index added 0.31% to 28 204.69.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index slipped 0.44% to 2 915.30, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, lost 0.46% to 1 550.87.

ZAR/USD
17.36
(+0.71)
ZAR/GBP
22.63
(+0.93)
ZAR/EUR
20.45
(+0.43)
ZAR/AUD
12.38
(+0.96)
ZAR/JPY
0.16
(+1.16)
Gold
1935.96
(+1.58)
Silver
25.43
(+2.44)
Platinum
924.51
(+0.86)
Brent Crude
44.46
(-1.09)
Palladium
2128.99
(+2.01)
All Share
57273.64
(+0.18)
Top 40
52948.66
(+0.22)
Financial 15
10186.29
(-0.29)
Industrial 25
76117.05
(+0.78)
Resource 10
58453.33
(-0.38)
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