Hong Kong shares opened 0.99 percent higher Monday after gains on Wall Street that snapped a four-day losing streak.

The benchmark Hang Seng Index added 241.26 points to 24,727.46.

In mainland China the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.67 percent, or 24.83 points, to 3,715.93.

The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China’s second exchange, added 0.29 percent, or 5.61 points, to 1,941.20.

Source : AFP