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Hong Kong, Shanghai Stocks Higher By Lunch.

Hong Kong and shanghai stocks rose in the morning session today after an upbeat us jobs report boosted global markets.
The Hang Seng index added 1.24 percent to 22,421.25 points by the break.
The benchmark shanghai composite index rose 0.26 percent to 2,984.44 points while the Shenzhen composite index, which tracks stocks on china's second exchange, gained 0.26 percent to 1,946.67 points.

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