Hang Seng Index rises on back of gains in gaming giant Tencent Holdings

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The Hong Kong stock exchange flag flies outside Exchange Square. Photo: Bloomberg

Good day traders,

As expected trading was muted in Hong Kong. Trading was mixed in Hong Kong and the mainland. While the benchmark Hang Seng Index eked out small gains in Hong Kong, the Shanghai Composite fell below the crucial 3,000 level.

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-- Zhang Shidong in Shanghai and Srinivasan Iyer in Hong Kong