Hong Kong, China - Peoples Republic of
FIRST DAY TRADING IN NEW MILLENNIUM AT HONG KONG STOCKS EXCHANGE.
A general view of the trading floor at the Hong Kong Stocks Exchange during the first-day trading in the new millennium January 3. The territory's stocks closed at a record high on Monday, as investors sidelined by year-2000 fears piled back in with a vengeance. The blue-chip Hang Seng Index closed up 407.53 points or 2.40 percent at 17,369.63.