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Hong Kong stocks rise at open

2020-11-17 HKT 10:42
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  • News of Moderna's coronavirus vaccine boosted investor sentiment as the Hang Seng Index opened for trading on Tuesday. Photo: RTHK
    News of Moderna's coronavirus vaccine boosted investor sentiment as the Hang Seng Index opened for trading on Tuesday. Photo: RTHK
Hong Kong stocks began Tuesday with more gains after a second vaccine candidate appeared to be highly effective against the coronavirus.

The Hang Seng Index rose 0.51 percent to 26,515.

The Shanghai Composite Index was flat, inching up 0.18 points to 3,347, while the Shenzhen Composite Index dipped 0.05 percent to 2,288. (AFP)