Hong Kong stocks open with small gains

Hong Kong stocks started Tuesday with small gains after suffering another hefty drop in the previous session, although traders remain on edge over the mainland’s worsening Covid-19 situation.

The Hang Seng Index rose 0.60 percent to 19,989. The Shanghai Composite Index edged up 0.07 percent, to 2,930, while the Shenzhen Composite Index added 0.10 percent, reaching 1,792. (AFP)