Hong Kong shares join global rally after S&P 500 record

martes 12 de julio de 2016 04:08 GYT

July 12 (Reuters) - Hong Kong shares finished up on Tuesday, joining a global equity rally after the U.S. benchmark S&P 500 hit a new high overnight.

The Hang Seng index rose 1.7 percent, to 21,224.74, while the China Enterprises Index gained 1.8 percent, to 8,855.31 points.

Total trading volume of companies included in the HSI index was 2.0 billion shares. (Reporting by Nathaniel Taplin)