Hong Kong stocks open with gains

Hong Kong stocks open with gains
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Hong Kong: Hong Kong stocks edged up in the first few minutes of trade Thursday as dealers picked up bargains the day after another sharp sell-off, with business winding down ahead of the long Easter break.

The Hang Seng Index added 0.44 percent, or 131.65 points, to 30,154.18.

And the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.16 percent, or 4.97 points, to 3,127.26, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China’s second exchange, climbed 0.34 percent, or 6.14 points, to 1,818.50.