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Hong Kong: Stocks rally for fourth day

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[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks rose for the fourth day in a row on Thursday as energy firms were lifted by a surge in oil prices, while Shanghai recovered from early losses to close higher.

The Hang Seng Index rose 0.44 per cent, or 110.13 points, to 25,125.55.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index added 0.29 per cent, or 8.71 points, to 3,061.50 but the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, slipped 0.19 per cent, or 3.41 points, to 1,819.15.


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