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Hong Kong shares edge up as stimulus bets help

Hang Seng Index has best week since early February

HONG KONG (Nikkei Markets) -- Hong Kong shares ended higher on Friday following overnight gains on Wall Street, as investors kept hopes pinned on fiscal and monetary support from authorities as the coronavirus pandemic continued to wreak havoc across global economies.

The Hang Seng Index rose 0.6% to 23,484.28. Industrial & Commercial Bank of China and Bank of China (BOC) rose 0.4% and 0.3%, respectively, while China Construction Bank advanced 0.5%. All three lenders are due to report annual results later on Friday. The gauge rose 3% for the week, its best weekly performance since the first week of February.

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