Hong Kong stocks gain in early trade

Hong Kong - Hong Kong stocks gained ground in early trade on Tuesday, recovering some losses from recent choppy sessions caused by concerns about the global economic growth outlook.

The Hang Seng Index rose 0.49%, or 123.78 points, to 25 568.84 in the opening minutes.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index was flat, easing 0.34% to 2 567.76.

The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, was also barely changed, giving up 0.26 points to 1 280.82.

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ZAR/USD
16.92
(+1.33)
ZAR/GBP
21.36
(+0.76)
ZAR/EUR
19.18
(+0.84)
ZAR/AUD
11.82
(+0.73)
ZAR/JPY
0.16
(+1.03)
Gold
1808.26
(+0.80)
Silver
18.73
(+2.61)
Platinum
848.00
(+1.37)
Brent Crude
42.97
(-0.05)
Palladium
1925.00
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55870.69
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51558.75
(+1.25)
Financial 15
10275.29
(+1.87)
Industrial 25
77503.35
(+0.84)
Resource 10
52793.47
(+1.49)
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