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Hong Kong: Stocks close 0.93% up, Shanghai bounces

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[HONG KONG] Hong Kong shares ended 0.93 per cent higher on Tuesday, boosted by hopes of a last-minute deal on Greece's debt reform as well as data showing Chinese manufacturing activity improving.

The benchmark Hang Seng Index added 252.61 points to 27,333.46 on turnover of HK$135.99 billion.

In mainland China the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index, which plunged 13 per cent over last week, gained 2.19 per cent, or 98.13 points, to 4,576.49 on turnover of 693.6 billion yuan.

The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, added 1.18 per cent, or 32.46 points, to 2,774.64 on turnover of 604.7 billion yuan.

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