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Hong Kong: Stocks climb to break five-day loss


[HONG KONG] Hong Kong stocks surged almost one per cent Tuesday following five straight days of losses,after China released data suggesting its manufacturing sector picked up last month.

The Hang Seng Index rallied 0.93 percent, or 212.53 points, to end at 23,147.07.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.71 perc ent, or 21.95 points, to 3,122.44. The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, jumped 1.11 per cent, or 22.83 points, to 2,073.11.


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