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Hong Kong: Stocks close higher


[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks finished Monday on a positive note as hopes for a virus vaccine overshadowed concerns about a fresh wave of infections in the financial hub.

The Hang Seng Index added 0.17 per cent, or 44.71 points, to 25,772.12.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index climbed 1.77 per cent, or 59.96 points, to 3,443.29 while the Shenzhen Composite Index on China's second exchange jumped 3.48 per cent, or 78.39 points, to 2,329.40.


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