SHARES rose 0.15 per cent yesterday as below-forecast US growth data raised hopes the Federal Reserve will hold off bringing an end to its huge easing policy any time soon.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index added 33.06 points to end at 22,580.77.
China Construction Bank rose 1.1 per cent to HK$ 6.45 after its first-quarter net profit increased 16 per cent, the best among the big four state-owned lenders.
ICBC bank closed up 0.2 per cent at HK$ 5.42. AFP