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Hong Kong shares rebound after China virus sell-off

Shanghai Composite index recoups intraday losses

HONG KONG (Nikkei Markets) -- Hong Kong shares logged their first gain in three days on Wednesday, led by a rebound for mainland companies despite mounting fears over the spread of a coronavirus that originated in China.

The Hang Seng Index added 1.3% to 28,341.04, recouping part of Tuesday's 2.8% slide. Social media and gaming company Tencent Holdings rose 1.5% after falling 2.7% on Tuesday, while insurer AIA Group climbed 1.4% following a 2.1% drop in the previous session.

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