Hong Kong stocks open higher

Hong Kong stocks opened with small

gains Friday morning as bargain buyers moved in following a four day drop,

with dealers keeping an ear to the ground for fresh developments in the

China US trade row.

The Hang Seng Index rose 0.24 percent, or 63.93 points, to 26,532.88.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index edged up 0.18 percent, or 5.53

points, to 3,004.81 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on

China's second exchange, also added 0.18 percent, or 3.00 points, to

1,675.63.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)