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Hong Kong: Shares open higher on Tuesday


[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks rose again in the first few minutes of trade on Tuesday, extending a recent rally after an official at the Federal Reserve said a US interest rate hike next month was still possible.

The Hang Seng Index was up 0.12 per cent, or 28.03 points, at 24,174.11 in the first few minutes.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index opened 0.07 per cent, or 2.26 points, up at 3,242.22 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, added 0.08 per cent, or 1.61 points, to 1,964.14.


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