Shares finished Friday with a slight gain, bringing another tough week to a close but investors remain on edge owing to rising China-US tensions. The Hang Seng Index rose 0.32 percent, or 86.80 points, to 27,353.93. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index was barely moved, inching up 0.48 points to 2,852.99, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, slipped 0.49 percent, or 7.34 points, to 1,496.03. Source : AFP

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