HK shares rebound on Thursday
Hong Kong shares caught the global updrift on Thursday rising 185.70 points, or 0.90% to 20,813.48 points at lunchtime. This followed a higher close on Wall Street and world markets overnight, supported by positive U.S. jobs data and optimism over Greece's debt swap.
Bargain buying was to the fore in metal and Chinese property developers leading the rebound.
Shares of Aluminum Corp. of China Ltd. added 1.3% and Jiangxi Copper Co. rose 1.5%, while China Resources Land Ltd. climbed 1.5%.
Shares of Esprit Holdings Ltd. were +4.8% higher and China Life Insurance Co. LFC was +0.7% higher, both of which had lost heavily earlier this week. China's Shanghai Composite Index added 0.54% to 2,407.19.
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