Hong Kong shares end with gains

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Financial bubble with Chinese national
SEAN GLADWELL

Hong Kong stocks rose again Wednesday on lingering optimism over strong results from vaccine trials that has fanned hopes the world can begin a return to normal in the new year.

The Hang Seng Index gained 0.49%, or 129.20 points, to 26 544.29.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index added 0.22%, or 7.41 points, to 3 347.30, while the Shenzhen Composite Index on China's second exchange dipped 0.34%, or 7.74 points, to 2 261.59.

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