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Hong Kong: Shares up soon after open

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[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks edged up in the first few minutes on Tuesday as bargain-buyers moved in following three days of losses, while traders are also awaiting the release of Chinese economic growth data.

The Hang Seng Index added 0.13 per cent, or 39.30 points, to 30,354.89.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index edged up 0.07 per cent, or 2.32 points, to 3,112.97, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, climbed 0.14 per cent, or 2.55 points, to 1,827.32.


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