SHANGHAI, Nov 25 (Reuters) - Hong Kong stocks had their best
week in 1-1/2 months, with the benchmark index closing at a
two-week high on Friday, partly aided by steady money inflows
from China as a cross-border link will be launched soon.
The Thanksgiving break in the United States also helped slow
a relentless surge in the U.S. dollar that has sucked capital
out of most emerging markets.
The Hang Seng index rose 0.5 percent, to 22,723.45,
the highest closing since Nov. 10.
The Hong Kong China Enterprises Index, which tracks
Chinese companies listed in the city, posted solid gains, rising
1.2 percent, to 9,790.23 points, aided by a recovering mainland
The market has witnessed relatively strong inflows from
Chinese investors via the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect, as a
sister investment link connecting Hong Kong and Shenzhen will be
Most sectors rose, with financial and consumer
stocks leading the gains.
(Reporting by Samuel Shen and John Ruwitch; Editing by