Hong Kong stocks close higher

Pedestrians walk past a stock market display board showing the losses at Hang Seng Index results in Hong Kong.
Pedestrians walk past a stock market display board showing the losses at Hang Seng Index results in Hong Kong.
Photo by Budrul Chukrut

Hong Kong shares finished with healthy gains Tuesday following a recent sell-off as investors were cheered by vaccine progress and falling infection rates, though inflation worries continue to niggle.

The Hang Seng Index climbed 1.03%, or 312.81 points, to 30 632.64.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index slipped 0.17%, or 6.09 points, to 3 636.36, while the Shenzhen Composite Index on China's second exchange eased 0.85%, or 20.65 points, to 2 396.01.

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