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Hong Kong: Stocks rise at open

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong shares opened with gains Monday on fresh hopes for a coronavirus vaccine, while traders were also looking ahead to the start of the corporate earnings season.

The Hang Seng Index rose 0.47 per cent or 121.39 points to 25,848.80.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index dipped 0.12 per cent or 3.94 points to 3,379.39, while the Shenzhen Composite Index on China's second exchange added 0.35 per cent or 7.80 points to 2,258.81.


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