Hong Kong stocks finish on positive note

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 closed Monday with slight gains on optimism that US lawmakers will push through a new, huge stimulus for the world's top economy.

The Hang Seng Index added 0.11%, or 30.00 points, to 27 908.22.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index fell 1.08%, or 38.61 points, to 3 531.50, while the Shenzhen Composite Index on China's second exchange shed 1.80%, or 43.64 points, to 2 375.86.

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