Hong Kong stocks close at 6-week high on trade talk optimism

Reuters | Sep 13, 2019 at 8:57 AM

* Hang Seng ends up 1% at highest since Aug 1; H-shares add 0.9%

* Trump wants full deal with Beijing after goodwill gestures

* Mainland China markets closed for holiday; HK trading thin

HONG KONG, Sept 13 (Reuters) - Hong Kong shares ticked up on Friday and clocked their second straight weekly gain on signs of progress in U.S.-China trade talks and tracking broad optimism in regional markets.