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Hong Kong: Stocks end higher

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[HONG KONG] Hong Kong shares ended slightly higher on Wednesday following another record close on Wall Street as investors look ahead to the conclusion of a key Federal Reserve policy meeting later in the day.

The Hang Seng Index ticked up 9.92 points to 22,456.62 by the break.

But the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.46 per cent, or 14.51 points, to 3,140.53 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, fell 0.81 per cent, or 16.02 points, to 1,959.86.