RPT-UPDATE 1-China investors use full daily quota for Hong Kong stocks for 1st time

April 8, 2015 8:21 AM

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SHANGHAI, April 8 (Reuters) - Chinese investors, for the first time, on Wednesday used the entire 10.5 billion yuan ($1.69 billion) daily investment quota granted for buying Hong Kong stocks under the Hong Kong-Shanghai Stock Connect scheme.

The buying boosted the Hang Seng Index, which soared more than 3.7 percent. the Hang Seng China Enterprises Index of Hong Kong-listed mainland companies was up 5.7 percent for the day.

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