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Hong Kong: Stocks end up as Shenzhen link announced, Shanghai slips

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[HONG KONG] Hong Kong shares rallied Monday as traders welcomed news that a long-awaited link-up with the Shenzhen market would kick off next week.

The Hang Seng Index added 0.47 per cent, or 107.12 points, to close at 22,830.57.

But the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, slipped 0.14 per cent, or 3.03 points, to 2,126.82.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.46 per cent, or 15.06 points, to end at 3,277.00.


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