Hong Kong stocks close slightly up

Hong Kong shares finished slightly up on Wednesday, following a strong lead from Wall Street.

The Hang Seng Index was up 0.1 percent, or 13 points, to 23,996.

The Shanghai Composite Index was up 1.2 percent, or 42 points, to 3,637, while the Shenzhen Composite Index gained 1.8 percent, or 43 points, to 2,521. (AFP)