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Hong Kong stocks closed higher
Wednesday, 16 October 2019 15:30 WIB | MARKET UPDATE |HANG SENGHONGKONG

Hong Kong shares closed higher on Wednesday, in line with a rally across Asia and after shrugging off a mid-morning drop when the city's leader was forced to briefly abandon a policy speech owing to heckling by opposition lawmakers.

The Hang Seng Index added 0.61 percent, or 160.35 points, to 26,664.28.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index dropped 0.41 percent, or 12.34 points, to 2,978.71, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, eased 0.38 percent, or 6.30 points, to 1,635.65.

Source: AFP

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