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Hong Kong: Stocks extend gains at open, Shanghai dips

Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 10:08

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[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks extended their recent rally soon after opening on Thursday after another positive lead from Wall Street but Shanghai edged down after surging more than four percent in the previous session.

The Hang Seng Index rose 0.12 per cent, or 24.50 points, to 20,027.99.

In Shanghai, the composite index eased 0.08 per cent, or 2.35 points, to 2,847.33, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, edged down 0.01 per cent, 0.26 points, to 1,760.32.

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