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Hong Kong: Shares make modest gains at open on Tuesday

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[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks edged up at the open on Tuesday after Wall Street finished mixed, with focus shifting to this week's release of corporate earnings reports as trade tensions persist.

The Hang Seng Index inched up 0.21 per cent, or 60.38 points, to 28,316.50.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.10 per cent, or 2.73 points, to 2,862.27 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, edged down 0.02 per cent, or 0.27 points, to 1,601.42.


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