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HK stocks open higher, lifted by huge US package

2021-04-01 HKT 09:40
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  • The Hang Seng Index rose 0.8 percent in the opening minutes of trade. File photo: RTHK
    The Hang Seng Index rose 0.8 percent in the opening minutes of trade. File photo: RTHK
Hong Kong stocks opened solidly higher on Thursday following a broadly positive lead from New York as investors welcomed Joe Biden's US$2 trillion infrastructure spending plan.

The Hang Seng Index rose 0.8 percent to 28,594.

The Shanghai Composite Index edged up 0.1 percent to 3,444, while the Shenzhen Composite Index also added 0.1 percent to 2,220. (AFP)