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Hong Kong China Stocks Markets Noon.

Hong Kong stocks rallied today as weak us growth figures reduced the chances of an interest rate hike before the year's end but shanghai sank on data indicating china's factory activity contracted in July.
The Hang Seng index added 287.36 points, to 22,178.73 by the break.
But the benchmark shanghai composite index fell 37.10 points, to 2,942.24, while the Shenzhen composite index, which tracks stocks on china's second exchange, dropped 40.84 points, to 1,900.72.

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