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Hong Kong: Stocks flat at open

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks opened marginally higher on Friday following big losses the day before and hours before a key speech by Federal Reserve boss Jerome Powell later in the day.

The Hang Seng Index edged up 9.16 points to 26,057.88 at the open.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index added 0.06 per cent, or 1.71 points, to 2,885.15 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, rose 0.05 per cent, or 0.78 points, to 1,579.69.


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