BCN-08Hong Kong stocks open higher

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Hong Kong stocks open higher

HONG KONG, May 31, 2018 (BSS/AFP) – Shares bounced back in the first few
minutes of Hong Kong trade Thursday, tracking recoveries in the US and Europe
as fears of a political crisis in Italy abated.

The Hang Seng Index added 0.72 percent, or 217.39 points, to 30,274.18.

And the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.67 percent, or 20.39
points, to 3,061.83, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks
on China’s second exchange, gained 0.72 percent, or 12.45 points, to
1,748.79.

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