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Hang Seng Index’s Hot Run Hits 13 Days

Hong Kong shares have gotten off to a good start for the year after performing exceptionally well in 2017, when they rose 36%, dwarfing gains of Chinese mainland stocks. Photo: Visual China
Hong Kong shares have gotten off to a good start for the year after performing exceptionally well in 2017, when they rose 36%, dwarfing gains of Chinese mainland stocks. Photo: Visual China

Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index is on its longest rising streak ever.

Closing at 31,120.39 on Thursday, up 46.67 points from Wednesday, the benchmark index has risen for 13 consecutive trading days.

Thursday’s trading volume on the main board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange was also remarkable, at HK$128.82 billion ($16.47 billion), its eighth trading day in a row over the HK$100 billion mark.

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