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HSI off to strong start, tops 20,000

2022-05-17 HKT 10:42
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  • Hong Kong stocks head north despite weak mainland economic data published the day before. Image: Shutterstock
    Hong Kong stocks head north despite weak mainland economic data published the day before. Image: Shutterstock
Hong Kong stocks opened higher on Tuesday despite Wall Street stocks finishing mostly down on weak Chinese economic data.

The Hang Seng Index rose 1.29 percent, or 256.60 points, to 20,206.81.

The Shanghai Composite Index opened down 0.09 percent, or 2.69 points, at 3,071.06, while the mainland's second exchange, the Shenzhen Composite Index, sank 0.41 percent, or 7.88 points, to 1,918.13. (AFP)