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Hong Kong: Stocks open slighty higher


[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks eked out further gains in early trade on Thursday, following another record for the Dow on Wall Street, though profit-taking was tempering stronger advances.

The Hang Seng Index inched up 0.06 per cent, or 20.69 points, to 32,979.38.

And the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index slipped 0.12 per cent, or 4.30 points, to 3,555.17, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, shed 0.19 per cent, or 3.78 points, to 1,957.15.


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