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Shanghai: Stocks rise after week-long break

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[SHANGHAI] Chinese stocks ended more than one per cent higher on Monday as markets reopened after a week-long break, led by technology shares and with sentiment fuelled by a global rally last week.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rose 1.45 per cent, or 43.44 points, to 3,048.14. The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, added 1.89 per cent, or 37.77 points, to 2,033.38.

Hong Kong financial markets were closed for a public holiday.