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With new index launched, Hong Kong seeks to attract more tech firms

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With new index launched, Hong Kong seeks to attract more tech firmsHONG KONG, July 27 (Xinhua) -- The Hang Seng Tech Index tracking tech giants listed in Hong Kong was launched on Monday as the world's top fund-raising center is striving to attract more tech firms and reinforce its position amid global volatility. The new index of Hang Seng Indexes Company closed 1.28 percent lower to 6,774.78 points on its debut. The tech index follows the performance of the 30 largest Hong Kong-traded tech firms in...
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