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Hong Kong: Stocks rally after open

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[HONG KONG] Hong Kong and Shanghai stocks climbed for a second successive day in early trade on Wednesday, in line with a regional advance and following a strong lead from Wall Street as investor fears over China ease.

The benchmark Hang Seng Index rose 1.66 per cent, or 353.56 points, to 21,612.6.

And in mainland China the Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.38 per cent, or 12.10 points, to 3,182.55.

The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, added 0.51 per cent, or 8.82 points, to 1,750.36.

AFP

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