Hong Kong shares end 1.01% higher

Reported by AAP
Monday, June 18, 2012
Australia's richest and poorest postcodesOne pocket of Sydney's eastern suburbs earn close to nine times more than those who live in the country's poorest area.

Hong Kong shares have closed 1.01 per cent higher on Monday after pro-austerity parties in Greece won enough votes to form a government, easing concerns the country could exit the eurozone.

The benchmark Hang Seng Index jumped 193.87 points to 19,427.81 on turnover of HK$47.96 billion ($A6.22 billion).

Chinese shares closed up 0.40 per cent. The Shanghai Composite Index, which covers both A and B shares, added 9.20 points to 2,316.05 on turnover of 60.3 billion yuan ($A9.41 billion).

25/05/2015 13:17Sydney, Australia. 25 May,2015
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