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Hong Kong: Stocks close 0.43% higher

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Hong Kong stocks ended barely changed on Thursday, as most Asian markets stabilised after jitters over Turkey's downing of a Russian fighter jet abated.

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks ended up 0.43 per cent on Thursday, after China reassured markets it would not allow the yuan to plummet in the wake of a surprise devaluation this week.

The benchmark Hang Seng Index added 102.78 points to end the day at 24,018.8 on turnover of HK$86.81 billion (S$15.6 billion).

AFP