The U.S. House of Representatives has passed the plan to raise the government's debt ceiling on Wednesday (31) local time, while the Senate will vote on Thursday (1st) local time. On the eve of the Senate vote, the three major indexes in the United States benefited from the rising expectations of the Federal Reserve not raising interest rates this month, and all closed higher, of which the Dow recovered 33000,<> points. Asia-Pacific equities generally carried the rally in U.S. stocks this morning.
Hong Kong stock gains extended to nearly 700 points in the afternoon, last reported at 18908, up 691 points, the national index rose 265 points to 6415 points, and the science index rose 181 points to 3812 points.
Longfor (0960) rose 12% and Country Garden Services (6098) rose 10.8%.
The HSI closed half-day at 18,883 points, up 666 points or 3.7%. The Hang Seng Technology Index was up 3 points or 806.175 percent at 4,8. The national index rose 260 points, or 4.2 percent, to 6,409.
The U.S. Senate passed a bill to raise the government debt ceiling, and Hong Kong stocks maintained a rise of more than 600 points, the latest at 18831 points, 614 points, the national index rose 238 points to 6388 points, and the science index rose 163 points to 3794 points.
Hong Kong stocks rose to nearly 600 points, last reported at 18805 points, up 588 points, the national index rose 222 points to 6372 points, and the science index rose 154 points to 3785 points.
Domestic housing stocks rose, with Longhu (0960) soaring 9.7% and Country Garden (2007) rising 7.9%.
Country Garden Services (6098) rose 9.4%.
Hong Kong stocks rose more than 400 points, with the Hang Seng Index last trading at 18629,412 points, up 146 points, the China National Index up 6295 points at 94,3725 points, and the Science and Technology Index up <> points at <>,<>.
Ali (9988) rose 4% and Tencent (0700) rose 3.1%.
Hengdi (0012) rebounded, soaring 4.5%.
The stock opened 349 points higher at 18566,122 points, the National Composite Index opened 6271 points higher at 96,3727 points, and the Ko Index opened <> points higher at <>,<> points.
Tencent (0700) opened 3.9% higher, Meituan (3690) opened 3.5% higher, and Alibaba (9988) opened 4.5% higher.
HSBC (0005) opened 1.3% higher and HKEX (0388) opened 2.3% higher.
Hengdi (0012) opened 0.6% higher.