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Hong Kong: Stocks end sharply higher

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Hong Kong shares rallied in line with Asian markets on Wednesday, with energy firms boosted by a jump in oil prices, while investors await the conclusion of a key Federal Reserve meeting.

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong shares rallied in line with Asian markets on Wednesday, with energy firms boosted by a jump in oil prices, while investors await the conclusion of a key Federal Reserve meeting.

The Hang Seng Index rose 1.15 per cent, or 317.48 points, to close at 27,816.87.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.92 per cent, or 25.67 points, to 2,806.81 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, added 0.73 per cent, or 10.54 points, to 1,447.85.

AFP

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