Hong Kong stocks close at 20-month high
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HONG KONG, Jan 22 AFP
January 22 2013, 7:41PM
Hong Kong shares have closed 0.29 per cent higher as the Bank of Japan unveiled an open-ended monetary easing plan.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index added 68.08 points to 23,658.99, a 20-month high, on turnover of HK$72.47 billion ($A8.93 billion).
Chinese shares closed down 0.56 per cent. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index fell 13.08 points to 2,315.14 on turnover of 123.4 billion yuan ($A18.92 billion).