09 Jul '11, 1am

Hong Kong shares end 0.87% higher

Hong Kong shares end 0.87% higher

HONG KONG - Hong Kong shares closed 0.87 per cent higher on Friday as traders welcomed strong jobs data from the United States, which lifted hopes for the recovery in the world's biggest economy. The benchmark Hang Seng Index rose 196.25 points to 22,726.43 on turnover of HK$63.82 billion (S$10.058 billion). US employment data from payrolls firm ADP said on Thursday that private non-farm businesses added 157,000 jobs in June, a solid jump after the weak 36,000 increase from April to May. The figures have given hope to dealers that government data later Friday will also show strong jobs growth. The market was also looking to Saturday's release of key economic data from China, including on inflation and growth. Analysts expect inflation to hit a three-year high six per cent in June. "If the latest economic data show China's inflation may peak soon or China's current tighteni...

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