Hong Kong stocks gain ground

Hong Kong: Hong Kong shares saw a slight rise Thursday in light trading ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday and following a rebound on Wall Street.

The Hang Seng Index closed up 0.18 percent, or 47.94 points, at 26,019.41.

However, the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index dropped 0.23 percent, or 6.08 points, to 2,645.43, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China’s second exchange, closed 0.04 percent lower, or 0.59 points, to 1,385.84.