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Hong Kong stocks open slightly higher

HONG KONG, Oct 10, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Hong Kong shares opened slightly higher on Tuesday after the previous day's losses but gains were muted following a weak lead from Wall Street.

The Hang Seng Index added 0.15 percent, or 41.88 points, to 28,368.47.

But the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index inched down 1.04 points to 3,373.34 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, was also virtually flat, dipping 0.62 points to 2,013.81.