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Hong Kong: Stocks back to winning ways with sharp gains

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 16:28
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[HONG KONG Hong Kong stocks resumed their rally Wednesday, marking a seventh gain in eight days, tracking another Wall Street record and with traders betting on fresh global central bank stimulus.

The Hang Seng Index climbed 0.97 per cent, or 209.28 points, to end at 21,882.48.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.29 per cent, or 8.70 points, to 3,027.90 while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, rose 0.07 per cent, or 1.40 points, to 2,035.85 on turnover of 333.9 billion yuan.

AFP