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Hong Kong: Stocks finish with gains

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Hong Kong shares ended the week on a positive note, in line with an Asia-wide rally following a strong lead from Wall Street, though property firms were hit again by a rise in Hong Kong interest rates.

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong shares ended the week on a positive note, in line with an Asia-wide rally following a strong lead from Wall Street, though property firms were hit again by a rise in Hong Kong interest rates.

The Hang Seng Index added 0.26 per cent, or 72.85 points, to close at 27,788.52.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index jumped 1.06 per cent, or 29.58 points, to 2,821.35, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, added 0.83 per cent, or 11.93 points, to 1,441.54.

AFP

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