Thursday, 12 December 2019
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Hong Kong stocks close higher

Hong Kong stocks ended with healthy gains Thursday after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates for a third time this year, as investors await the release of the city's key economic growth data.

The Hang Seng Index added 0.90 percent, or 239.01 points, to 26,906.72.

But the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index slipped 0.35 percent, or 10.26 points, to 2,929.06, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, dropped 0.76 percent, or 12.43 points, to 1,616.19.

Source : AFP

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