Hong Kong stocks edge up at break

HONG KONG, Feb 12, 2019 (BSS/AFP) – Hong Kong stocks ended the morning
slightly higher Tuesday following reports of a deal to avoid a new US
government shutdown, and hopes for trade talks between Beijing and
Washington.

The Hang Seng Index rose 0.16 percent, or 44.30 points, to 28,188.14 by
the break.