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Hong Kong: Stocks extends gains at open

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Hong Kong stocks chalked up more healthy gains at the open on Tuesday after the US said it would no longer designate China a currency manipulator, further easing tensions between the two ahead of a trade deal signing.

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks chalked up more healthy gains at the open on Tuesday after the US said it would no longer designate China a currency manipulator, further easing tensions between the two ahead of a trade deal signing.

The Hang Seng Index rose 0.67 per cent, or 194.59 points, to 29,149.53.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index edged up 0.16 per cent, or 5.10 points, to 3,120.67 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, added 0.31 per cent, or 5.72 points, to 1,828.07.

AFP

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