Hong Kong: Tracks regional advance
SHARES ended up 0.17 per cent yesterday, in line with a regional advance despite a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing growth in February.
The Hang Seng Index added 37.64 points to 22,820.08 on turnover of HK$54.60 billion.
Bargain hunting after the market lost 2.3 per cent in the last two sessions helped offset the government's Friday announcement of more measures to cap property prices.
Sun Hung Kai dropped 1.3 per cent to HK$117.70 and Henderson Land fell 0.7 per cent to HK$53.
Cathay Pacific rose 2.1 per cent to HK$14.70 after falling 5.3 per cent last week. AFP