21 Mar '11, 3am

Money - Asian stocks higher at midday: SHANGHAIChinese shares closed up 0.08 per cent, led by gold miners a...

SHANGHAI Chinese shares closed up 0.08 per cent, led by gold miners and energy firms as oil prices jumped following UN-backed strikes on the Libyan government. The Shanghai Composite Index, which covers both A and B shares, was up 2.25 points to 2,909.14 on turnover of 122.4 billion yuan (S$23.7 billion). HONG KONG Hong Kong shares ended 1.73 per cent higher on Monday as dealers picked up bargains after last week's heavy losses caused by the Japanese nuclear crisis. The benchmark Hang Seng Index gained 384.99 points to 22,685.22 on turnover of HK$74.20 billion (S$12.07 billion). KUALA LUMPUR At 5.00pm on Monday, there were 587 gainers, 200 losers and 231 counters traded unchanged on the Bursa Malaysia. The FBM-KLCI was at 1,508.88 up 4.99 points, the FBMACE was at 4,077.35 up 91.19 points, and the FBMEmas was at 10,329.35 up 58.23 points. Turnover was at 1.194 billion shar...

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