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Hong Kong stocks open 0.86% higher

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Hong Kong shares were up 0.86 percent in the opening minutes of trade Wednesday following a rise on Wall Street, as US economic indicators showed a strengthening housing market.

The benchmark Hang Seng Index rose 192.70 points to 22,503.78 in early trade.

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http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130326/hong-kong-stocks-open-086-higher