Hong Kong: Stocks edge up at open

HONG KONG stocks started on Tuesday (Sep 20) slightly higher after 2 days of losses and following a positive lead from Wall Street, though traders remain nervous ahead of the Federal Reserve's interest rate decision later this week.

The Hang Seng Index rose 0.73 per cent, or 134.71 points, to 18,700.68.

The Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.39 per cent, or 12.23 points, to 3,127.84, while the Shenzhen Composite Index on China's second exchange added 0.58 per cent, or 11.50 points, to 2,001.86. AFP

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