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Hong Kong: Stocks open higher


[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks opened Thursday with gains, extending the previous day's advance and following a positive lead from Wall Street.

The Hang Seng Index added 0.31 per cent, or 92.86 points, to 29,690.52.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index slipped 0.11 per cent, or 3.49 points, to 3,272.29 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, eased 0.11 per cent, or 1.98 points, to 1,876.82.


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