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Hong Kong: Shares end higher on Monday


[HONG KONG] Hong Kong shares jumped 1.09 per cent on Monday following a strong US jobs report, while a pro-democracy protest that shut down parts of the city thinned out.

The benchmark Hang Seng Index gained 250.48 points to 23,315.04 by the close on turnover of HK$72.57 billion (S$12 billion).

Shanghai was closed for a public holiday. - AFP

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