(Yicai Global) April 15 -- Stocks in Chinese insurers and banks led morning gains today, rising 3.6 percent and nearly 2.7 percent before the lunch break.
The Shanghai Composite Index hit the break up 1.1 percent at 3,224.45 and the Shenzhen Component Index was 1 percent higher at 10,233.52. The ChiNext price Index, which tracks growth enterprises in Shenzhen, was up 0.28 percent at 1,700.44.
The Hang Seng Index, which monitors the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, was 0.58 percent higher at 30,084.73 going into lunch after hitting a nearly 10 month high of 30,280.12.
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