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Hong Kong: Shares close up after four-day sell-off

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 16:23

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong shares edged up Wednesday after four days of losses, boosted by a forecast-beating reading on Chinese factory activity.

The Hang Seng Index added 0.15 per cent, or 35.76 points, to end at 23,776.49.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index climbed 0.16 per cent, or 5.20 points, to 3,246.93 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, gained 0.38 per cent, or 7.55 points, to 2,008.87.

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