Hong Kong stocks close lower

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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 stocks ended slightly lower Thursday as profit-takers moved in after five days of gains that have pushed the market to its highest in 20 months.

The Hang Seng Index dipped 0.12%, or 34.71 points, to 29 927.76 after earlier topping 30 000 for the first time since April 2019.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rose 1.07%, or 38.17 points, to 3 621.26, while the Shenzhen Composite Index on China's second exchange added 1.53%, or 36.82 points, to 2 449.37.

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