April 5 Hong Kong stocks eked out marginal gains
on Wednesday, drawing inspiration from a mainland rally, but
gains were limited as investors were cautious before a
highly-anticipated meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump
and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping later this week.
The benchmark Hang Seng index added 0.6 percent, to
24,400.80 points, while the Hong Kong China Enterprises Index
gained 0.5 percent, to 10,365.32 points.
Much of the market's attention was on the landmark Trump-Xi
summit on Thursday and Friday.
It will be their first face-to-face meeting since Trump took
office on Jan. 20, with trade and security issues set to figure
Most sectors gained ground at the close, with services
and tech stocks leading the gains.
Coal miners advanced after coal prices hit the
highest in four months in the mainland market.
(Reporting by Jackie Cai and John Ruwitch; Editing by Shri