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Hong Kong: Stocks boosted by US stimulus deal

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The Hang Seng Index jumped 3.81 per cent, or 863.70 points, to close at 23,527.19.

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks rallied with the rest of Asia on Wednesday after US lawmakers agreed a massive stimulus package to support the world's number one economy as the coronavirus spreads.

The Hang Seng Index jumped 3.81 per cent, or 863.70 points, to close at 23,527.19.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rose 2.17 per cent, or 59.15 points, to 2,781.59 and the Shenzhen Composite Index climbed 2.92 percent, or 48.63 points, to 1,714.86.

AFP