Hong Kong stocks finish with fresh gains

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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.
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Hong Kong stocks finished a strong week on a positive note Friday, extending a global rally fuelled by hopes over US stimulus talks, vaccine rollouts and easing virus infections.

The Hang Seng Index gained 0.60%, or 175.18 points, to 29 288.68.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index dropped 0.44%, or 15.45 points, to 3 501.86, while the Shenzhen Composite Index on China's second exchange lost 1.16%, or 27.52 points, to 2 353.27.

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