Hong Kong stocks up 1.25 percent at lunch | Inquirer Business

Hong Kong stocks up 1.25 percent at lunch

/ 12:35 PM October 11, 2013

HONG KONG–Hong Kong shares jumped 1.25 percent on Friday morning as President Barack Obama and Republicans held talks to end a budget stand-off that threatens to plunge the US into default.

The benchmark Hang Seng Index rose 287.76 points to 23,239.06 by lunch on turnover of HK$32.93 billion (US$4.25 billion)

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TAGS: Barack Obama, Economic indicators, Hang Seng Index, Hong Kong, Stock Market

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