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Hong Kong: Stocks surge 2.70% by close on record turnover

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[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks surged 2.70 per cent on Thursday - chalking up gains of more than six per cent in two days - with mainland investors piling into the market on a second day of record turnover.

The benchmark Hang Seng Index added 707.53 points to 26,944.39 on turnover of HK$291.53 billion. The index jumped 3.80 per cent on Wednesday.

AFP