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Hong Kong: Stocks open marginally higher

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[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks opened flat on Friday following a lacklustre lead from Wall Street, with traders unmoved by sacked FBI boss James Comey's congressional testimony over Donald Trump's ties to Russia.

The Hang Seng index edged up 5.58 points to 26,068.64.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index dipped 0.09 per cent, or 2.88 points, to 3,147.45 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, was flat, inching down 0.02 points to 1,852.40.