Shares of embattled developer China Evergrande rise 5% in early trade

Shares of China Evergrande Group (3333.HK) rose more than 5% on Thursday as hopes of a managed debt restructuring calmed fears of a messy corporate collapse after the developer missed a debt payment deadline this week.

Evergrande’s shares, which hit a record closing low on Wednesday, rose as much as 5% to HK$1.82.