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Hong Kong stocks close 0.97 percent higher

HONG KONG, April 20 (Xinhua) -- Hong Kong stocks closed 0.97 percent higher to 24,056.98 points on Thursday.

The benchmark Hang Seng Index traded between 23,823.07 and 24,058.87.

Turnover totaled 67.73 billion Hong Kong dollars (about 8.72 billion U.S. dollars).

[ Editor: Xueying ]