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Hong Kong: Stocks rally out of blocks

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong opened more than 1 per cent higher Tuesday on hopes for a virus vaccine after promising results in early tests.

The Hang Seng Index climbed 1.47 per cent or 369.07 points to 25,427.06.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.49 per cent or 16.40 points to 3,330.55, while the Shenzhen Composite Index on China's second exchange added 0.25 per cent or 5.49 points to 2,222.19.


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