Hong Kong stocks rise

shares went into the weekend with another rise, marking a gain following more records on Wall Street and as benefited from a rally in .

The rose 0.25 percent, or 78.16 points, to close at 30,814.64.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index added 0.18 percent, or 6.04 points, to 3,391.75 and the , which tracks stocks on China’s second exchange, edged up 0.04 percent, or 0.84 points, to 1,941.80. (AFP)