Hong Kong stocks added 0.18 percent Monday following a record close on Wall Street as investors await crunch talks between Greece and its creditors over plans to overhaul its bailout.

The benchmark Hang Seng Index gained 43.99 points to 24,726.53 on turnover of HK$51.27 billion ($6.62 billion).

The S&P 500 ended 0.41 percent up at a new record high, while the Dow added 0.26 percent to break 18,000 for the first time this year. The Nasdaq advanced 0.75 percent

China Resources Land rose 1.23 percent to HK$20.60, Cheung Kong added 1.07 percent to HK$151.50 and Internet firm Tencent gained 0.23 percent to HK$130.50.

HSBC dipped 0.07 percent to HK$71.70, insurer AIA ticked up 0.11 percent to HK$44.50 and SinoPec put on 0.33 percent to HK$6.17.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.58 percent, or 18.53 points, to 3,222.36 on turnover of 266.0 billion yuan ($42.7 billion).

The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China’s second exchange, jumped 1.94 percent, or 30.49 points, to 1,600.05 on turnover of 266.3 billion yuan.

Security software developer Yonyou Network Technology soared by its 10 percent daily limit to 42.69 yuan in Shanghai.

Shanghai-listed China United Network Communications also jumped 10 percent to 5.34 yuan as investors bet on the possibility of parent China Unicom merging with competitor China Telecom. Unicom has denied the speculation.

Taxi operator Dazhong Transportation Group rose 1.87 percent to 11.43 yuan in Shanghai while electronic map developer NavInfo shot up 10 percent to 28.88 yuan in Shenzhen.

Source: AFP