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Hong Kong shares close with big gains

16 Apr 2021, 21:43 GMT+10

Shares in Hong Kong and Shanghai ended the week on a strong note Friday, after data showed China's vast economy expanded at a record pace in the first quarter of the year.

The Hang Seng Index jumped 0.61%, or 176.57 points, to 28 969.71.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.81%, or 27.63 points, to 3 426.62, while the Shenzhen Composite Index on China's second exchange gained 0.62%, or 13.67 points, to 2 220.22.

Source: News24

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