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Hong Kong: Stocks join global rally at open

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[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks rallied almost two per cent at the open on Thursday, tracking a global surge as investor concerns over Donald Trump's shock US election win were soothed by hopes he will boost the world's top economy.

The Hang Seng index rose 1.93 per cent, or 433.55 points, to 22,848.74.

And the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.64 per cent, or 20.17 points, to 3,148.54, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, gained 0.74 per cent, or 15.24 points, to 2,083.71.


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