Hong Kong shares closed 0.11 percent higher Friday, ending the week on a positive note after a surge on Wall Street as worries about a possible US rate hike eased.

The benchmark Hang Seng Index added 25.25 points to 23,823.21 on turnover of HK$73.71 billion ($9.51 billion).

In mainland China the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.70 percent, or 23.59 points, to 3,372.91 on turnover of 374.0 billion yuan ($60.7 billion). The index added 4.06 percent over the week.

The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China’s second exchange, gained 1.38 percent, or 23.24 points, to 1,708.08 on turnover of 287.3 billion yuan. It rose 3.41 percent for the week.

Source : AFP