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Hong Kong: Stocks climb for a second day


[HONG KONG] Hong Kong shares built on the previous day's rally Tuesday, tracking another Wall Street advance on optimism that central banks around the world will ramp up stimulus.

The Hang Seng Index added 0.80 per cent, or 166.44 points, to 21,046.94 in opening deals.

But the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index edged down 0.08 per cent, or 2.40 points, to 2,992.52, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, slipped 0.11 per cent, or 2.23 points, to 1,998.75.