Hong Kong stocks opened on the front foot on Friday

Hong Kong stocks opened on the front foot on Friday morning, extending gains into a third day following a surge on Wall Street as investors cheered news that the White House and lawmakers had struck a huge infrastructure deal.

The Hang Seng Index rose 0.42 percent, or 120.21 points, to 29,002.67, reports BSS.

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The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index was flat, edging up 0.72 points to 3,567.38, while the Shenzhen Composite Index on China’s second exchange added 0.08 percent, or 1.96 points, to 2,417.32.

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