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Hong Kong: Stocks open up after last week's battering

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong shares jumped in the first few minutes of trade on Monday after last week's hammering that wiped more than nine percent off the benchmark index.

The Hang Seng Index added 0.70 per cent, or 205.66 points, to 29,713.08.

But the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index inched down 0.05 per cent, or 1.48 points, to 3,128.37 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, climbed 0.52 per cent, or 8.77 points, to 1,688.03.


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