Hong Kong stocks close higher

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Hong Kong stocks closed Friday slightly higher, ending a strong week on a healthy note.
Hong Kong stocks closed Friday slightly higher, ending a strong week on a healthy note.
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Hong Kong stocks finished on a positive note Friday, boosted by vaccine hopes and signs of progress in US stimulus talks.

The Hang Seng Index rose 0.40%, or 107.42 points, to 26 835.92.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index added 0.07%, or 2.45 points, at 3 444.58, while the Shenzhen Composite Index on China's second exchange gained 0.50%, or 11.50 points, to 2 301.83.

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