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Hong Kong: Stocks extend gains in opening trade

Friday, March 24, 2017 - 09:51

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[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks built on the previous day's rally Friday as investors await a delayed vote on US healthcare reform, which is seen as a proxy for the success of Donald Trump's pro-growth agenda.

The Hang Seng Index added 0.31 per cent, or 75.70 points, to 24,403.40.

And the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index was flat, dipping 1.20 points to 3,247.35, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, was flat, inching 0.27 points to to 2,038.33.

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