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Hong Kong: Stocks edge up at open after run of losses


[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks rose soon after the open of trade on Thursday, in line with broad gains across Asia after a volatile three days that have seen the benchmark Hang Seng Index dive about six percent.

The Hang Seng Index added 0.77 per cent, or 232.60 points, to 30,555.80.

But the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.85 per cent, or 28.21 points, to 3,281.05 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, eased 0.29 per cent, or 4.89 points, to 1,709.50.


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