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HONG KONG, Nov 16 AFP

November 16 2012, 8:25PM

Hong Kong shares climbed 0.24 per cent on Friday, bouncing back slightly from a big loss in the previous session.

The benchmark Hang Seng Index added 50.08 points to 21,159.01 on turnover of HK$47.43 billion ($6.12 billion).

Chinese shares closed down 0.77 per cent. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index lost 15.56 points to 2,014.73 on turnover of 36.8 billion yuan ($5.9 billion). It fell 2.63 per cent for the week.

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