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Hong Kong: Stocks edge up after two days of losses


[HONG KONG] Hong Kong rose on Thursday, recovering some of the previous two days' losses, though energy firms took a hiding from a plunge in oil prices.

The Hang Seng Index added 0.65 per cent, or 199.53 points, to end at 31,044.25.

And the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index climbed 0.44 per cent, or 14.34 points, to 3,273.75 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, rose 1.23 per cent, or 22.23 points, to 1,834.01.