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Hong Kong: Stocks tick higher at open

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[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks edged up at the open of trade on Thursday following two days of losses, but energy firms suffered fresh selling pressure from falling oil prices.

The Hang Seng Index added 0.39 per cent, or 112.08 points, to 28,963.77.

But the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.27 per cent, or 9.33 points, to 3,393.19 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, eased 0.16 per cent, or 3.16 points, to 2,002.45.

AFP

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