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Hong Kong stocks open 0.36% higher

Published on May 8, 2014 10:14 AM

HONG KONG (AFP) - Hong Kong shares were 0.36 per cent higher in early trade Thursday, after Fed chief Janet Yellen said the US economy is on track for "solid growth" in the second quarter.

The benchmark Hang Seng Index rose 77.25 points to 21,823.51 after the session opened.